A truly regional initiative of the OSCE
The mission of the OSCE Academy in Bishkek is to promote regional cooperation, conflict prevention and good governance in Central Asia through offering post-graduate education, professional training and intellectual exchange. The Academy pursues its mission through particular set of activities, including:
Providing expert training and education in human rights, media development, conflict prevention, management, resolution, post-conflict rehabilitation, and in economics, governance and development;
Conducting demand-driven and practice-oriented research on relevant Central Asian topics aiming at local, national and regional security-building;
Supporting the exchange of information and scientific co-operation among Central Asian academic institutions and their international partner organizations;
Establishing and developing a regional network of professionals and researchers.