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December 24, 2014

Duration: 2013 - 2014

Implementing Partner: American Center for International Labor Solidarity

Budget: $750,000

Key Partners: labor unions, NGOs

USAID supports the American Center for International Labor Solidarity (i.e. the Solidarity Center) which through its seven year presence in Kyrgyzstan has accumulated unique knowledge and experience in promoting democratic change through the fundamental rights of the workforce by modernizing trade unions.

USAID supports civic participation by strengthening the ability of trade unions, civil society groups, and social partners to engage in policy debates and social dialogue.

The objective of the project is to protect workers’ rights and to promote international standards through support to vibrant, independent and democratic labor unions and NGOs that promote labor rights, labor justice, and workers' participation and representation of their interests in local and national arena.

December 4, 2014

Mark Feierstein, Associate Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the third highest ranking official in the agency worldwide, will give a press conference on his impressions from the visit and discuss USAID’s development partnership with   Kyrgyz Republic on December 9, 2014 from 16.30 to 17.30 at the Internews Office Conference Room located at 234 A Chokmorova Street, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. 

December 4, 2014

USAID's Reading Together Project in  partnership with the National Testing Center of  Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic is holding a round table on the 4th of December 2014 in Bishkek at the Park Hotel, 87, Orozbekov st..,for government and regional educational institutions and international organizations working in this field to discuss the results of the early grade reading assessment in primary school (EGRA), conducted in 130 schools of Kyrgyzstan and to develop the recommendations for the use of the data received to improve the reading skills and comprehension of the  primary grade students. 

November 26, 2014

The objective of Energy Links is to increase national energy security in Central Asia to increase the ability to provide year-round, reliable power to their citizens.

November 24, 2014

The LEADER for People Living with HIV project will strengthen the organizational and leadership capacity of the Central Asia Republics Association of People Living with HIV, its Secretariat and its member organizations in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan to more effectively address stigma and discrimination, advocate for equitable access to comprehensive prevention, treatment, and care, and address human rights issues affecting People Living with HIV (PLHIV).

November 24, 2014

UNAIDS will roll out investment frameworks in Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Kazakhstan to help those countries to design and budget for national HIV programs that focus on the most impactful interventions, address inefficiencies in programs, and allow for better analysis of total cost and impact. In a global climate where donor funding is decreasing for HIV-related activi-ties, maximizing national HIV spending as well as donor resources is essential. This activity applies evidence-based strategic information to promote more efficient allocation of HIV resources.



USAID/Kyrgyz Republic produced a 2014 wall calendar that includes images of beneficiaries and brief captions telling about USAID assistance in the country. The calendar includes images of projects working to improve the quality education, health care services, youth support, local economic development, agricultural productivity, food security and independent media in the Kyrgyz Republic. USAID's successes in cooperation are highlighted throughout the calendar.


Water and Hope Flow Back into Kyrgyzstan's Hard-Hit South

March/April 2013
Renovation of Soviet-era irrigation system brings 10,000 hectares of farmland back to life.


Environmental Awareness: The Roots of Peace

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Earth Days bridge dialogue and action, addressing conflict over natural resources in Kyrgyzstan.

Last updated: December 24, 2014

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