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  • May 14, 2019

    Report on Kyrgyzstan’s Progress on Sustainable Development Goals

    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 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 31, 2019

    United States partners with UNODC to support Kyrgyzstan in countering money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism

    The United States contributed $400,000 US dollars for the implementation of an initiative in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Programme Office in the Kyrgyz Republic under the so-called “Capacity building for effective identifying and recovering the proceeds of crime in Kyrgyzstan” project.

  • 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.

  • Mar 6, 2019

    Why is a 30% gender quota in local councils important?

    On 6 March, a national forum was held in the state residence “Ala-Archa” with the participation of deputies of the Jogorku Kenesh, women deputies from local councils, Roza Otunbayeva, former president of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Chairman of the Central Electoral Commission of KR, representatives of the President’s Office, independent experts, representatives of non-governmental and international organizations.

  • Mar 5, 2019

    “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”: United Nations celebrate the International Women's Day in Talas

    TALAS, 5 March 2019 – more than 400 young people gathered today in Talas to listen to speeches of famous Kyrgyz people, about how to achieve success in life and choose their dream profession. This event was held under the UN auspices, as part of a global campaign to promote the rights and opportunities of women and girls, which was dedicated to the International Women's Day, with an emphasis to promote equality, generate innovations and technology for the changes. UN agencies, the Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic and Talas regional state administration were the organizers of the meeting with the youth of Talas.

  • Mar 2, 2019

    UNODC “Line Up, Live Up” program continues building life skills of youth to promote peace and a culture of lawfulness in Kyrgyzstan

    Some 40 Kyrgyz sports coaches and physical education teachers summed up achievements of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s (UNODC) “Line up, Live Up” program at a roundtable dedicated to youth crime prevention through sports at the end of January 2019.

  • Mar 1, 2019

    Speech of the UN Resident Coordinator at the UN-UCA Development Dialogue

    We believe that it was important to create this platform as the safe space for exchange, for discussions, for ideas, and I hope it would bring all the relevant experts and all the relevant state institutions and stakeholders on this subject for these kinds of conversations, and at the end of each conversation to then develop a national roadmap that then gets placed before decisionmakers in government, so they can decide on which of these ideas and options they find most useful. And, as the Chairperson of the State Migration Service just said, the complexity of migration and the need for comprehensive solution becomes absolutely compelling.

  • Mar 1, 2019

    UN hosts a Development Dialogue on Migration in partnership with the University of Central Asia

    Government representatives, development partners, representatives of academia, civil society and experts gathered in Bishkek to share inputs on the development of a comprehensive long-term, evidence-based migration policy for the Kyrgyz Republic. The half-day Development Dialogue on “Comprehensive Long-Term Evidence-Based Migration Policy for the Kyrgyz Republic” was co-organised by the United Nations in Kyrgyzstan, and the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Institute of Public Policy and Administration. This was the second in a series of six such development dialogues.

  • Jan 25, 2019

    Kyrgyzstan Youth Movement Steps Up to Say No to Human Trafficking

    Youth activists from around Kyrgyzstan gathered today at a conference to mark the results of a nationwide public awareness raising campaign to prevent human trafficking. For the second year running, the “100 Days against Trafficking in Persons” campaign reached out to communities all around the country to raise awareness of human trafficking as a serious crime.

  • Jan 21, 2019

    UNODC supports training for Kyrgyzstan’s judges on cases of trafficking in persons

    The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) recently partnered with Kyrgyzstan’s Association of Women Judges to organize a two-day training on trafficking in persons for 12 trainers of the Higher School of Justice under the Supreme Court.

  • Jan 16, 2019

    Validation Workshop “Health and Pollution Action Plan (HPAP) for the Kyrgyz Republic”

    On 16 January 2019, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) convened a high-level workshop in Bishkek for presenting a draft “Health and Pollution Action Plan” for validation with Kyrgyz and international stakeholders. This action plan was developed in the context of a global project funded by the European Union (EU), called “Mitigating Toxic Exposures in Low- and Middle-Income countries”. The project was supported by the EU with EUR 5 million over the past three years and is implemented by UNIDO. It aims to help governments in low- and middle-income countries to take action against environmental pollution and its impacts on human health. One of the five focus countries of the project is the Kyrgyz Republic.

  • Dec 18, 2018

    UNODC and SFIS hold seminar on combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism in Kyrgyzstan

    Issues related to combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism were discussed at a two-day seminar organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Programme Office in the Kyrgyz Republic in partnership with the State Financial Intelligence Service (SFIS) under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and financial support from the Government of the United States of America. The seminar was conducted on 18 to 19 December 2018 in Osh city.

  • Dec 18, 2018

    Migration with Dignity!

    To celebrate the International Migrants Day, IOM Kyrgyzstan has organized several activities in Hayat Regency hotel, where Extended Migration Profile, Research on Internal Migration presented and discussed with the representatives of NGO, state agencies and independent experts.

  • Dec 16, 2018

    President Sooronbay Jeenbekov's Speech on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of UDHR

    On 10 December, 2018, in Bishkek President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Zheenbekov took part in the conference marking the 25th anniversary of the Constitution of Kyrgyzstan, the 80th anniversary of the Parliament of the Kyrgyz Republic and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  • Dec 11, 2018

    UN talks "Every Girl Has a Dream" empower women and girls

    On 11 December 2018 the United Nations agencies conducted a meeting entitled “Every Girl Has a Dream!” in the format of UN talks in Bishkek. It was dedicated to the closure of the international campaign “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence” in Kyrgyzstan. This year, the campaign was held under the slogan "#HearMeToo: end violence against women and girls."

  • Dec 2, 2018

    MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

    There are approximately 1 billion volunteers across the globe, who dedicate their time, skills and passion to make the world a better place. They are often the first to act in moments of crisis. They create social bonds and give a voice to marginalized and vulnerable groups. And as the theme of this year’s observance highlights, they help build resilient communities, equipping people against natural disasters, political instability, economic shocks and other pressures.

  • Nov 29, 2018

    UN WOMEN supported “The best father-in-law” contests in provinces of the country

    “Super kaynata” (super father-in-law) contests were conducted in 16 villages of Talas, Issyk-Kul, Batken and Osh provinces of Kyrgyzstan. The aim of the contest was to draw attention to the problem of gender-based violence in order to demonstrate creative potential of older people and young people to strengthen intergenerational ties.