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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Last updated: December 24, 2014