From 13 to 19 November the OSCE Academy conducted its annual International Certificate Training Programme in Conflict Sensitive Development.
From 4 to 8 November a new training was held at the Academy - Seminar on analytical writing in the Kyrgyz language. This training is designed for journalists, bloggers, young researchers and activists to help develop their analytical writing and communication skills in the Kyrgyz language.
From 21 to 25 October the OSCE Academy conducted its International Policy Paper Writing Seminar for young scholars, activists and policy-makers from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. This one-week training included lectures, class discussions, group work and peer-editing sessions led by Dr. Emil Dzhuraev, Senior lecturer, and Dr. Lance Tillman, Visiting Lecturer of the OSCE Academy.
From 9 to 13 September the OSCE Academy conducted its International Certificate Training Seminar in Human Rights in an International Context, led by Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD Visiting Professor at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. This training was designed for scholars and practitioners, aiming to broaden their understanding of international human rights norms, treaties, debates, politics and governments’ and civil society’s response to them.
From 12 to 17 August the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe in cooperation with the OSCE Academy in Bishkek organized a week-long Summer School on "Youth for Gender Equality," held at the OSCE Academy. This School gathered 20 young people from Tajikistan, who are interested in gender issues.
From 15 to 19 July the OSCE Academy conducted regional training on writing feasibility studies for investment projects within the framework of state development policies (industrial development, export promotion and infrastructure development) for 22 junior and middle-level staff from the analytical departments of institutes, ministries and departments of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
From 24 to 28 June, the OSCE Academy conducted a regular Regional Training on the analysis of the impact of regulatory legal acts for junior and mid-level public officials from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, in order to improve the public officials professional skills and qualifications.
On 9 March the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) held a training on “Academic Writing by International Standards and Statistical Computing Introduction” at the OSCE Academy. Eleven young researchers, MA and PhD students, were introduced to online and offline literature research. They learned to develop a research design and were trained in academic writing.
From 22 to 25 January, a new workshop was held at the OSCE Academy - Professional Skills and Assets for Successful Job Applications. The workshop was run by trainers Dr. Rolf Kuchenbuch, Visiting Professor (Langzeit-Dozent) German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Ms. Amelia Hagen, TEDxAUCA Organizer and Curator and Social Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA), who taught 28 participants from Central Asia on how to build personal branding.