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  • Oct 8, 2019

    Sports Unite: Central Asian Customs Officers Team Up in a Football Tournament under the Global Container Control Programme

    “Central Asian Port Control Units Team Up” was the slogan of a friendly football tournament conducted on the margins of the Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights “Combatting Counterfeiting and Piracy” under the UNODC-World Customs Organization (WCO) Global Container Control Programme (CCP) in Cholpon-Ata on 27-29 August 2019.

  • Sep 27, 2019

    UNODC supports Kyrgyzstan to enhance the quality of forensic expertise in criminal cases related to extremism and terrorism

    To strengthen capacity of forensic experts in this field, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) partnered with the State Forensic Service of the Kyrgyz Republic to hold a three-day training for some 30 governmental and independent experts on the provision of psycho-linguistic and religious expertise in extremism and terrorism related cases.

  • Sep 27, 2019

    UNODC enhances Kyrgyz Lawyers skills on TIP victims defense

    On 26 and 27 September, the Training Centre for Lawyers in partnership with UNODC equipped some 20 lawyers with skills and knowledge on national and international legislation, criminalizing human trafficking, as well as the rules of criminal procedure for reviewing and resolving cases of this category.

  • Sep 23, 2019

    UNODC supports Institutional development of Trafficking in Persons Coordination Councils in Kyrgyzstan

    United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Programme Office in the Kyrgyz Republic in partnership with the Governmental Administration of the Kyrgyz Republic and State Migration Service completed regional workshops on institutional development of Trafficking in Persons Coordination Councils in seven regions and Osh city of Kyrgyzstan.

  • Sep 18, 2019

    UNODC supports Kyrgyzstan to enhance the quality of forensic expertise in criminal cases related to extremism and terrorism

    To strengthen capacity of forensic experts in this field, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) partnered with the State Forensic Service of the Kyrgyz Republic to hold a three-day training for some 30 governmental and independent experts on the provision of psycho-linguistic and religious expertise in extremism and terrorism related cases.

  • Sep 17, 2019

    UNODC enhances dialogue between Prison Services of Central Asia States to prevent radicalization to violence in prisons

    Aimed at strengthening interaction and international cooperation in preventing radicalization to violence and working with prisoners offended for terrorism and extremism crimes, the State Prison Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Programme office in the Kyrgyz Republic, conducted an International Forum “Central Asia: challenges and opportunities for penitentiary systems”.

  • Sep 16, 2019

    UNODC-WCO Global Container Control Programme enhances capacity of Kyrgyz Customs Service officers in Strategic Trade and Export Control

    UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia conducted a five-day national seminar on Strategic Trade and Export Control (STEC) for some 19 participants from the Kyrgyz State Customs Service and Port Control Units under the United Nations Office on Drugs - World Customs Organization (WCO) Global Container Control Programme.

  • Sep 9, 2019

    UNODC and State Prison Service opened a bakery in women colony in Kyrgyzstan

    The State Prison Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and United Nations Programme Office (UNODC) with generous financial support from the Government of Qatar opened a bakery in single women colony #2 in Kyrgyzstan on 9 September 2019.

  • Aug 27, 2019

    In rural Kyrgyzstan, Coding Caravan encourages girls’ leadership and entrepreneurship

    In rural Kyrgyzstan, the first ever Technovation Coding Caravan for girls has taught more than 600 girls the basics of computer programming. Launched in Talas Province, the caravan reached Issyk-Kul, Naryn, Jalal-Abad, Batken, and Osh provinces this spring.

  • Aug 16, 2019

    Beijing+25: national-level review on the implementation of the BPfA

    Beijing+25: national-level review on the implementstion of the Beijing Declaration and Beijing Platform for Action was conducted under the leadership of the Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic with the support of UN agencies (UN Women, UNDP, UNICEF and UNFPA).

  • Aug 8, 2019

    Unmanned aerial vehicles in service with law enforcement agencies of the Kyrgyz Republic

    In order to develop legal regulatory documents on the use of UAVs in Kyrgyzstan and design technical terms of UAVs, the second meeting of the technical sector of the State Coordination Committee on drug control, psychological substances and their precursor was hold in Kyrgyzstan.

  • Jul 25, 2019

    The UN welcomes the adoption of the Food Security and Nutrition Programme in Kyrgyzstan for 2019-2023

    The UN agencies in the Kyrgyz Republic welcome the adoption of a comprehensive program of food security and nutrition, which is aimed at ensuring the food security of every Kyrgyz citizen during 2019-2023.

  • Jul 24, 2019

    World hunger is still not going down after three years and obesity is still growing – UN report

    An estimated 820 million people did not have enough to eat in 2018, up from 811 million in the previous year, which is the third year of increase in a row. This underscores the immense challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030.

  • Jul 5, 2019

    Policy brief: Development of a Comprehensive Long-Term Evidence-Based Migration Policy for the Kyrgyz Republic

    The United Nations in Kyrgyzstan together with the Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia presents a policy brief, produced as a result of a multi-stakeholder dialogue with participation of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, development partners, academia, private sector and civil society. The brief gives a short overview of the current situation and trends in migration policy and presents a set of recommendations for developing a comprehensive long-term evidence-based migration policy for the Kyrgyz Republic.

  • Jul 5, 2019

    Policy brief: Strengthening Health Emergency Preparedness and Readiness to Advance Health Security in the Kyrgyz Republic

    The United Nations in Kyrgyzstan together with the Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia presents a policy briefs, produced as a result of a multi-stakeholder dialogue with participation of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, development partners, academia, private sector and civil society. In this document a short review of the current situation and trends in health emergency preparedness policy is presented as well as a set of recommendations for coordinating such policy in terms of legislation, implementation of the International Health Regulations, organizing volunteers and psychological help during emergencies and many other aspects.

  • Jul 1, 2019

    Free Legal Aid Centres open in district administrations of Bishkek city

    the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in partnership with the Bishkek Mayor’s Office, the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Bar Association opened four centers to provide Bishkek city residents with free state-guaranteed legal aid.

  • Jun 27, 2019

    UNODC supports the Kyrgyz Government in combat with illegal drug trafficking

    Some 50 representatives of the state authorities, international organizations, civil society and Mass Media took part at the State Coordination Committee on drug control, Psychotropic Substances and Precursors meeting (SCC) organized by the Counter Narcotics Service (CNS) of the Interior Ministry of the Kyrgyz Republic under the support of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Programme Office in the Kyrgyz Republic.

  • Jun 24, 2019

    Speech of UN RC a.i. Andrea Bagnoli at UN-UCA Development Dialogue IV

    Through the Development Dialogues initiative, we as One UN system will be continuing our policy support to advise the national partners on long-term focus on approaches for inter-related dimensions of sustainable development, ensuring underlying emphasis on the commitment to leave no one behind, applying multi-stakeholder approaches and boosting implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Jun 24, 2019

    Experts Discuss Industrial and Technological Priorities in Kyrgyzstan

    The fourth in a series of development dialogues gathered leading experts, representatives of international organisations, as well as state ministries and agencies of Kyrgyzstan to discuss “Industrial and Technological Development of Kyrgyzstan”. The half-day development dialogue took place in Bishkek on June 24th, and was co-organised by the United Nations system in Kyrgyzstan and the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA). These dialogues support work on a long-term national policy on key development issues for Kyrgyzstan.

  • Jun 19, 2019

    Kyrgyzstan celebrates the World Refugee Day!

    World Refugee Day is also a moment to recognize the communities and people around the world who have opened their hearts and doors to refugees. The Kyrgyz Republic established its national asylum system and has generously provided safety to over 20,000 refugees since the 1990s. Many of these refugees either locally integrated into the Kyrgyz Republic, or were resettled, or returned voluntarily to their countries. Currently there are about 400 asylum seekers and refugees in the Kyrgyz Republic.