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December 30, 2014

Duration: 2002 - 2014

Budget: $900,000

Implementing Partner: Center for Educational Assessment and Teaching Methods (CEATM) 

The National Admission Test (NAT) is one of the largest projects in the country working against corruption in the education sector. The project is aimed at providing equal and fair access to higher education through transparent and independent testing. Since 2002, the NAT has partnered with the Ministry of Education and Science and is administered by the Center for Educational Assessment and Teaching Methods (CEATM), an independent testing organization. The management of the national testing program by an independent professional organization has been one of its strengths and is a key to the testing results being recognized as merit-based and transparent.

December 4, 2014

A national conference on “The role of local communities in state and municipal service improvement: Achievements and Challenges” will be conducted in Bishkek on 04 December 2014 at “Jannat Regency” Bishkek from 9.00am till 04:00pm. The major outcome of this conference is to make recommendations on increasing state and municipal service quality provisions. Additionally results of a three year “Local Transparency and Cooperation Initiative” program will be presented as well as the methodology on the scale of citizen satisfaction with services and ways forward will be outlined.

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 28, 2014

On World AIDS Day 2014, nearly 35 years into the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, it is important to reflect on how far we have come together.  Not so long ago, hospital beds were filled with dying patients.  Thankfully, due to our strong partnerships and collective efforts globally, new HIV infections have dropped by half since the peak of the epidemic and life expectancy has rebounded dramatically.

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).

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