The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is a regional centre of postgraduate education and a forum for regional security dialogue and research in Central Asia
  • Call for Proposals for Central Asian Policy Briefs
    25 December - 1 June, 2020
  • Capacity Building of Young Researchers from Central Asia and Afghanistan in Water Policy Studies
    22 October - 24 January, 2019
13 December, 2019

Graduation Ceremony 2019: The Alumni Network welcomes 46 new Graduates

On 13 December 46 students of the MA Programmes in Politics & Security and in Economic Governance & Development received their degrees and graduated from the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. Dr. Alexander Wolters, the Director of the OSCE Academy welcomed the members of the Diplomatic Corps, partners and donors as well as parents and friends of the graduates and gave an overview of the last 16 months that students spent at the OSCE Academy.
  • 13 December, 2019

    Public Lecture “To Bring the State Back: Mining Conflicts and Struggles for Political Participation and Social Justice in Kyrgyzstan”

    On 12 December, Dr. Asel Doolotkeldieva, Post-Doc Researcher at the OSCE Academy, delivered a Public Lecture “To Bring the State Back: Mining Conflicts and Struggles for Political Participation and Social Justice in Kyrgyzstan.” During the lecture, Dr. Doolotkeldieva reviewed mining industry and mining governance in Kyrgyzstan.
  • 13 December, 2019

    Leadership Development Workshop for Alumni of the Academy

    On 12 December, the OSCE Academy organized the Leadership Development Workshop for alumni from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan of the MA Programmes working in managerial positions. This one-day intensive training was divided into two sessions. The first part was on gender mainstreaming in management strategy led by Ms. Gulnara Ibraeva, a prominent sociologist and expert on gender issues, where Ms. Ibraeva and the participants discussed basic concepts of gender equality, gender equity and gender mainstreaming in an interactive format.
  • 12 December, 2019

    Public Lecture on " Women in STEM in Kyrgyzstan: Portrayal in the Mass Media Versus Advocacy Efforts"

    On 11 December, Ms. Nazik Mamedova, Junior Scholar at the OSCE Academy, delivered a Public Lecture on "Women in STEM in Kyrgyzstan: portrayal in the Mass Media Versus Advocacy Efforts." During the lecture, Ms. Mamedova provided an overview of the work of women in STEM (abbr. science, technology, engineering, math) in Kyrgyzstan by reviewing the most relevant research publications and statistical data available on the topic, as well analyzing implemented initiatives in this area.
  • 11 December, 2019

    Workshop on “Strategies of Academic Survival: writing approaches and publication strategies”

    On 10 December, the OSCE Academy conducted a workshop on “Strategies of Academic Survival: Writing Approaches and Publication Strategies,” led by Dr. Abel Polese, Senior Research Fellow at Dublin City University, Ireland. The workshop is based on his book: “The SCOPUS Diaries and the (il)logics of Academic Survival: A Short Guide to Design Your Own Strategy and Survive Bibliometrics, Conferences, and Unreal Expectations in Academia” and is targeting young researchers, post docs and PhD students to help them to design writing and publication strategies.
Public Lecture “Belts and Roads Initiative Policy Framework I: Entrepreneurship”
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