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September 1, 2015

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. USAID Women’s Leadership in Small and Medium Enterprises (WLSME) program’s closing event took place on August 28, 2015 from 9:00 till 14:00 at Park Hotel Bishkek. The event brought together representatives of relevant Ministries, non-government organizations, experts and 100 women entrepreneurs from all regions of Kyrgyzstan that had opportunities to develop their businesses through WLSME program. The main topic of discussion at the closing event is supporting and developing women entrepreneurship and contribution of women leaders in the development of the Kyrgyz economy.

“WLSME targeted three sectors which are a priority under the National Development Strategy: garments, agro processing, and tourism. These are priority sectors because of their potential to spur broad-based economic growth in the Kyrgyz Republic” said USAID/Kyrgyz Republic Mission Director Michael Greene in his opening remarks. 

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

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. 

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.



Water and Hope Flow Back into Kyrgyzstan's Hard-Hit South

March/April 2013
Renovation of Soviet-era irrigation system brings 10,000 hectares of farmland back to life.


Environmental Awareness: The Roots of Peace

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Earth Days bridge dialogue and action, addressing conflict over natural resources in Kyrgyzstan.

Last updated: September 02, 2015

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