Kyrgyzstan News

  • Apr 19, 2019

    UNODC and Partners Strengthen Capacity of Prison and Probation Staff to Manage Violent Extremist Offenders in Kyrgyzstan

    A 5-day training course on social rehabilitation of violent extremist offenders for some 25 newly recruited psychologists, social workers and inspectors of probation offices and open-type prisons from Jalal-Abad, Osh and Batken provinces in the south of Kyrgyzstan was conducted from 15 to 19 April 2019.

  • Apr 9, 2019

    Development Dialogue Addresses Health Emergency Preparedness in Kyrgyzstan

    Over 60 high-level government representatives, parliamentarians, development partners, researchers, technical experts on health, and civil society representatives came together to share inputs on strengthening health emergency preparedness and readiness to advance health security in the Kyrgyz Republic during a development dialogue on April 9th, 2019. The Development Dialogue was co-organised by the United Nations (UN) system in Kyrgyzstan, and the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA). This was the third in a series of six such development dialogues.

  • Mar 27, 2019

    UNHCR is handing over prefabricated housing units to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Red Crescent Society of the Kyrgyz Republic

    UNHCR National Office in the Kyrgyz Republic held an official handover of 72 prefabricated housing units (PHUs) worth a total of 78,840 Euros to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic and 60 PHUs worth a total of 65,700 Euros to the Red Crescent Society of the Kyrgyz Republic and is conducting a two-day training on assembling the PHUs for the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Red Crescent Society personnel.

  • Mar 7, 2019

    UN Women Statement on the International Women's Day: “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”

    Statement for International Women’s Day by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. At a time when innovation is dominant, shaping and changing the way people live in every part of the world, we have to be intentional about its use to positively impact the lives of women and girls. That means making sure they are not only consumers of innovation, but take their place as innovators. With their engagement, both design and execution of solutions can address the unique needs of women and girls, from the creation of decent work to delivery of products, services and infrastructure for women in all walks of life.

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  • May 14, 2019

    Настоящий отчет представляет собой совместную работу специалистов системы ООН, направленную на интеграцию вопросов Повестки в области устойчивого развития на период до 2030 года и достижения Целей устойчивого развития (ЦУР) в контексте развития Кыргызстана. Отчет явился результатом нескольких исследований, проведенных до и после недельной миссии MAPS по интеграции, ускрению и поддержке политики в Бишкеке, проведенной в период с 25 по 30 июня 2018 года. Необходимо подчеркнуть роль и участие членов Правительства, экспертов, представителей частного сектора и гражданского общества, которые открыто и активно участвовали в мероприятиях в рамках миссии.

  • Apr 18, 2018

    UN Women’s new flagship report, provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective.

  • Dec 28, 2017

    For the first time in Kyrgyzstan, a report monitoring the official development assistance (ODA) to the country’s health sector has been published. ODA is the assistance provided by the official sector, such as external partners, to promote economic development and welfare. ODA reports contribute to aid effectiveness and improve transparency.

  • Sep 24, 2017

    A Common Country Assessment (CCA) is a first step that the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) and country partners take when preparing for their next programming cycle. The CCA enables the UNCT and country partners to gain insight into the country context, identify development challenges and suggest where UNCT in the Kyrgyz Republic has a comparative advantage in supporting development priorities. Major challenges are addressed in the next step of the programming process - a multiyear United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) - that contains results and strategies for Government of the Kyrgyz Republic-UN cooperation.

  • Jul 13, 2017

    In 2015 and 2016, UN Women Kyrgyzstan having worked on girl empowerment and youth participation for a number of years saw an opportunity to prepare a cadre of young national researchers and facilitate them in conducting research on professional and marriage choices of youth aged 14 through 28 in Kyrgyzstan. The aim was to understand the prevailing knowledge, attitudes and practices of youth that results in structural and socially accepted discrimination against girls and young women, and to identify strategies to empower them to make informed choices on marriage and career.

  • Jun 15, 2017

    This brochure provides insights into the everyday lives of women living in the rural areas of Kyrgyzstan, who despite the often harsh and drab realities of rural life continue to work heroically hard to improve their lives as well as those of others around them. Adopting a deliberately narrative approach, the brochure draws together stories of remarkably strong and yet at the same time soft women, whose bravery and confidence are inspirational to women and men alike and can serve as a proof of change for the better.