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October 2, 2014

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, – A two-day conference on "Building cooperation and reducing conflicts between stakeholders in the mining industry" started today on the shore of Lake Issyk-Kul. The goal of the conference is to develop ideas to prevent conflicts and strengthen cooperation among authorities, mining companies, and local communities. Representatives of national and local government, mining companies, international groups, and non-governmental organizations are participating.

The conference has been organized by the State Agency of Geology and Mineral Resources in partnership with the Local Transparency and Cooperation Initiative Program, implemented by the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia (EFCA) with financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Caravan of Peace event raises awareness of regional issues and promotes peace, tolerance and inter-regional dialogue
June 18, 2013

On July 19, 2013, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Conflict Mitigation through Targeted Analysis and Community Action (COMTACA) project, will host a Caravan of Peace event at Dasmia restaurant (2 Gorky Street, Bishkek) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will be attended by government representatives, media, civil society, and residents of Bishkek and other regions.

On June 5, 2013, the results of the third round of the Passport to Success (PTS) life skills program will be released.
June 5, 2013

On June 5, 2013, the results of the third round of the Passport to Success (PTS) life skills program will be released, demonstrating improved life skills among vulnerable youth living in residential institutions such as boarding schools and orphanages.  The findings will also show the results of community service projects undertaken by participating young people. 

USAID improved Registration and Passport Offices in four districts of Osh province, Kyrgyzstan
May 20, 2013

On May 21, 2013, representatives of USAID’s Kyrgyz Republic Transition Initiative together with local government officials and community members will open improved registration and passport offices in the Suzak district of Jalalabad province.

Carey N. Gordon, USAID Representative to the Kyrgyz Republic presented two grants to the Osh University
May 15, 2013

On May 15, 2013, Carey N. Gordon, USAID Representative to the Kyrgyz Republic presented two grants from the U.S. Government to the Osh State University.  The two grants totaling approximately 90, 000 USD will provide equipment to support the expansion of the Independent Testing Center and improve students’ enrollment procedures at the Osh State University. Kanybek Isakov, the University Rector, participated at the event at the large conference hall of the institution at 331 Lenin Street in Osh at 09:30 a. m. on May 15, 2013.

Kyrgyzstan Parliament Speaker Asylbek Jeenbekov thanks USAID Representative Carey Gordon
April 15, 2013

On April 16, 2013, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID),through their joint Kyrgyzstan Parliamentary Strengthening Program (KPSP), will hold a presentation to introduce the program’s third phase, which will be implemented from 2013-2015.

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Calendar

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.

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