Policy Brief: Food Security and Nutrition in Kyrgyzstan: Problems and Possible Solutions
The United Nations system in Kyrgyzstan, in cooperation with the Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia, presents a policy brief based on the outcomes of a multi-stakeholder dialogue with the Government of Kyrgyzstan, development partners, academia, private sector and civil society. The brief outlines the current situation and trends in national policies on food security and nutrition and suggests multiple recommendations for improving such policies from economic, health, environmental, social, nutrition and other perspectives.
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.
Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
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.
First report on official development assistance in Kyrgyzstan
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.
Common Country Assessment for the Kyrgyz Republic
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
UN Women presents a research on "Professional and Marriage Choices of Youth in Kyrgyzstan"
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.
A day in the life of a rural woman
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.
A study in the area of HIV in the Kyrgyz Republic
UNAIDS CO in Kyrgyzstan present a study in the area of HIV conducted in 2014-2015 years:
“A study in the area of HIV in the Kyrgyz Republic” corresponds evaluation of the State programme on Stabilization of HIV epidemic in the Kyrgyz Republic for 2012-2016 as well as includes Continuum of HIV care on access to diagnoses, treatment and support for PWID/PLHIV. Moreover, the report contains recommendations for design concept and new strategy for period up to 2030.
A report on the results of optimizing Investments in Kyrgyz Republic’s HIV Response
UNAIDS CO is present a report on the results of optimizing Investments in Kyrgyz Republic’s HIV Response.
This work is a product of the staff of The World Bank with external contributions. Note that The World Bank does not necessarily own each component of the content included in this work.
Final list of proposed Sustainable Development Goal indicators
The following global indicator framework was developed by the Inter-Agency and
Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) and agreed to, as a practical starting
point at the 47th session of the UN Statistical Commission held in March 2016. The report of the Commission, which included the global indicator framework, was then taken note of by ECOSOC at its 70th session in June 2016.
IARC manual “Planning and developing population-based cancer registration in low- and middle-income settings”
IARC manual “Planning and developing population-based cancer registration in low- and middle-income settings” now available in Russian
"My Prosperous Farm" Manual
The course is an integrated resource syllabus aimed at the curriculum learning areas of economics, biology and geography. It also supports teaching aspects of the mathematics and handicrafts curriculum. My Prosperous Farm is a tool to prepare students in the 9th grade, who are about to complete their schooling, for productive and profitable self-employment.
“My Safe and Peaceful School" Manual
“My Safe and Peaceful School" Manual is the key element of the last component of the UN Women project “Building a Constituency for Peace” funded by UN Peacebuilding Fund and from 2016 year is being implemented within the UN Women project “Livelihoods through participation and equal access to water” funded by the Government of Finland. From this book youth will learn about gender equality, human rights, the rights and duties of citizens as rights holders and state functionaries as duty bearers. It will also further train their mind to think analytically and assess the current situation in their school, university, or community in a balanced way, with a view to addressing, mitigating and resolving conflicts, and bringing about (as the title of this manual suggests) safe and peaceful schools, higher education institutions, and communities.
Collaborative approaches to rights protection and conflict
The manual has been prepared by the Foundation for Tolerance International (FTI) under the project “Building a Constituency for Peace” financed by UN Peacebuilding fund and implemented by UN Women Country Office in the Kyrgyz Republic.This Manual is an educational course aimed at developing knowledge and practical skills to improve prevention and response to conflicts arising at the local level from human rights and gender perspectives.
Gender-Responsive Budgeting in the Kyrgyz Republic
This paper describes the context, key activities and project objectives, thanks to which gender-responsive budgeting case in KR can be considered successful. The cooperation experience between different players in gender-responsive budgeting showcased the possibility and ability of a non-governmental organization to be a serious resource for budgeting policy in the country, as “Innovative solution Inc.”, at the request of state agencies, has analyzed and revised methodological fundamentals of the budgeting process to include a gender dimension in to these standards.
Food Security Atlas, Kyrgyz Republic, 2016
The National Food Security Atlas reviews 28 indicators selected for measuring various aspects of food security in accordance with the Food Law of the Kyrgyz Republic which defines food security as a state where physical and economic access to food is guaranteed for the population, in accordance with minimal norms of food consumption6. To support a better understanding of food security situation, the National Food Security Atlas groups these indicators into four dimensions of food security: availability, access, utilization and stability.
Gender in Society Perceptions Study
A nation-wide research “Gender in Society Perceptions Study” (GSPS) has been completed in the framework of the joint programme “Building the evidence base to facilitate responsive gender policy and programmes for equality and lasting peace in Kyrgyzstan” by UN Women, UNFPA and IOM and in partnership with the Ministry of Labour and Social Develoment of the KR and the National Statistical Committee of the KR.
Working children in Kyrgyzstan
Бул басылма Кыргыз Республикасынын Улуттук статистика комитети тарабынан Эл аралык эмгек уюмунун (ЭЭУ)
финансылык жана техникалык колдоосу менен жүргүзүлгөн Иштеген балдардын экинчи улуттук изилдөөсүнүн
жыйынтыктарын көрсөтөт. Бул отчет иштеген балдар жөнүндө маалыматтарда болгон кенемтелерди толтурат жана балдарды коргоо саясатын жана стратегиясын иштеп чыгуу үчүн ишенимдүү маалыматтарды берет, ошондой эле ЭЭУнун № 138 жана № 182 конвенцияларын аткаруудагы прогресстин деңгээлин баалоого мүмкүнчүлүк түзөт.
Бул публикация авторлор жана консультанттар тобу тарабынан МОТ-ИПЕК учун иштелип чыкан. 2014-2015 жылдардагы балдар эмгегинин изилдөөсү Иштеген балдардын экинчи улуттук изилдөөсү болуп саналат.
Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast-Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030
Political declaration on HIV and aids: on the fast-track to accelerate the fight against HIV and to end the aids epidemic by 2030
About gender budget in brief
Support for gender-responsive policies, programming and budgets has been an important priority area of UN Women in the Europe and Central Asia region. This comic “Briefly about gender budget” provides a basic insight into gender-responsive budgeting through the story of a grandfather and a granddaughter. It’s an advocacy material developed to promote a better understanding of gender-responsive budgeting and policies among the wider public, particularly among civil society organizations.