USAID Reading Together Project will celebrate National Literature Day in the Kyrgyz Republic. The purpose of the holiday is to celebrate Chingiz Aitmatov’s achievements, familiarize students with his work and increase public interest in reading books. National Literature Day will be celebrated in Bishkek and Chui, Talas, Jalal-Abad, Batken and Osh oblasts via a series of fun events in primary schools including open classes, reading competitions, book fairs, drawing contests, and literary quizzes.
On December 10th at 9 a.m., representatives from the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic will discuss the results of an initiative to promote rational use of antibiotics coordinated by the USAID-funded Quality Health Care Project (QHCP). The discussion will highlight significant improvements in physicians’ prescription of antibiotics for common illnesses. The event will take place at the Park Hotel in Bishkek.
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.
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.
Last updated: April 06, 2015