The OSCE Academy hosts scholarly conferences and expert discussions on matters pertaining to the regional security and development in Central Asia and beyond
  • Call for Abstracts: Open Access book series edition for 2021
    16 March - 15 June, 2020
22 May, 2020

OSCE Academy Director addresses OSCE Permanent Council

On 21 May OSCE Academy Director Dr. Alexander Wolters addressed the OSCE Permanent Council within the Annual Report presentation of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek delivered by Ambassador Pierre von Arx. Dr. Wolters presented the summary of the activities of the OSCE Academy for the period since June 2019 and outlined several key developments as well as plans for the near future.
  • 25 May, 2020

    Academy Alumna presents at the OSCE Webinar on COVID-19 and Youth

    On 22 May Ms. Elvira Kalmurzaeva, alumna of 2015 and currently the Executive Director at the International Debate Education Association (IDEA) Central Asia, discussed the impact of COVID-19 crisis on youth of Kyrgyzstan and how young people tackle it at the webinar on “The Covid-19 Generation: How Youth Can Help Strengthen Security in the Current Crisis” organized jointly by the Albanian OSCE Chairmanship and the Secretariat. Ms. Kalmurzaeva discussed issues related to young people’s access to education and employment opportunities during the current crisis.
  • 19 May, 2020

    ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Fostering Change for Human Rights and Social Justice

    Today we would like to introduce our next alumna – a 2015 graduate of Politics and Security Programme – Ms Dilfuza Kurolova. As an enthusiastic and aspiring leader, Ms Kurolova is actively promoting human rights and the development of civil society in Uzbekistan. She is among the top 100 most influential national and international experts admitted by the Nationwide Movement “Yuksalish”. Currently, she is a focal point/legal consultant of the International Commission of Jurists, the Swiss NGO in Uzbekistan. In addition, she is a part of the Social Development Team and citizen engagement project for the ECA region at the World Bank. Previously, she worked with labour rights and feedback mechanisms during cotton harvest 2016-2018 and on the elimination of child and forced labour in Uzbekistan.
  • 12 May, 2020

    ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: My path to MFA and importance of the JPO Programme

    A success story of Dinmukhamed Omirali, a graduate of OSCE Academy's Politics and Security Programme (class 2018), who after finishing his internship within the framework of the Junior Public Officers' Programme was hired as a Leading Specialist at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • 5 May, 2020

    ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: From Intern to International Expert

    Today we would like to tell you about Guzal Abdirazakova, an alumna of the OSCE Academy MA Programme in Politics and Security, class 2013, who started her fascinating professional path from the internship and grew all the way up to becoming a Monitoring & Evaluation and Knowledge Management Advisor for one of the biggest programmes of the GIZ Kyrgyzstan.
Public Lecture: Towards the Implementation of the 2019 European Union's Strategy for Central Asia