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Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 3:45am

June 09, 2022, Almaty, Kazakhstan – On June 9-10, 2022, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Central Asia Media Program is hosting its first International Media Literacy Conference at the Kazakhstan Hotel in Almaty. 

The event is gathering 60 media literacy experts from Central Asia and beyond to promote media and information literacy in the region. In Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan many innovative projects are being implemented to support the spread of media and information literacy: board and mobile games, theater plays, comics, and so on. However, the vast majority of those initiatives are carried out by non-governmental and civil society organizations. Countries of the region can benefit from national strategies for developing media literacy that includes all stakeholders. The goal of the conference is to develop a conceptual framework and recommendations for designing those strategies based on local and international experience.

Venture
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 12:45am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with MOST Ventures Fund, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Freedom Holding Corp. held the Central Asian Venture Forum in Almaty.

Media
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 1:30am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has organized an Expedition for water professionals, officials, and journalists from all countries of Central Asia along the Syr Darya River basin to promote regional cooperation in the environmental, social, and water spheres.

Media
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 10:45pm

Today, the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Kazakhstan Rule of Law program, implemented by the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI), and the Committee for Civil Society Affairs under the Ministry of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, organized a meeting between regional civil society organizations (CSOs) and the government to discuss the current challenges and opportunities for their participation in decision-making processes.

USAID, EBRD Sign MOU on Central Asia Partnership for a Low Carbon Future
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 4:15am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have embarked on a partnership to increase cooperation in renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, and other areas to support accelerated decarbonization of the electricity sectors across the Central Asian region.

Women's Cooperatives in Kazakhstan
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 2:45am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), partnered with the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Atameken, the Center for the Development of Women’s Entrepreneurship, and microfinance organization Arnur Credit to host a series of trainings on the “Creation of Women Cooperatives”. Through the creation of cooperatives, more women entrepreneurs can integrate into local supply chains across Central Asia. 

Media
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 4:00am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is facilitating the expansion of bilateral trade between Pakistan and Kazakhstan and has helped organize the third ‘Made in Pakistan’ trade event at the Atakent Exhibition Center in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on May 19-23. Dr. Sajjad Ahmed Seehar, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Ryder Rogers, Director of USAID Central Asia's Economic Development Office, opened the exhibition on May 19.

study tour
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 3:15am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is conducting a study tour to Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia, to find opportunities to increase trade along the Trans-Caspian route on May 16-24, 2022.

USAID Contributes to the Improvement of Investment Legislation in Kazakhstan
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 1:30am

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Kazakhstan Rule of Law program organized an investment roundtable to discuss proposals for amendments and improvements to Kazakhstan’s investment legislation.  The program is implemented by the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI), in cooperation with both the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the National Company "KAZAKH INVEST" under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Media
Sunday, April 17, 2022 - 10:30pm

On April 18-19, The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a two-day meeting with Deputy Ministers of Energy from around Central Asia to enhance regional cooperation and strategize on the implementation of a fully functional and sustainable Central Asia regional electricity market (CAREM). 

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