• Academy Strengthens Cooperation Ties with Kabul

    On 13 October the OSCE Academy had the honor of welcoming Dr. Moheb Spinghar, Director of the Institute of Diplomacy, MFA of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, who came to Bishkek to sign the Agreement between the OSCE Academy and the Institute of Diplomacy.


  • Experts and Researchers Discuss Central Asian Regional Security

    11-13 October the OSCE Academy has hosted its Annual Regional Secuity/Alumni Conference “Central Asian Security: Factors of Fragility, Sources of Resilience”. More than thirty-five experts and researchers, including alumni of the Academy, from Central Asia, Afghanistan, Europe, USA and India, got to discussed themes like Central Asian Regional Integration...


  • "German Bundestag and ODIHR at OSCE Academy"

    On 5 October the OSCE Academy hosted a number of high-level visits, welcoming on its premises representatives of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) from Warszawa as well as members of the Bundestag, the German Parliament, accompanied by the German Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan.


  • Visit of the Swiss Delegation

    On 26 September the OSCE Academy received a delegation from Switzerland for an introductory visit. Mr. Claudio Tognola, Head of Eurasia Division, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Mr. Richard Chenevard, Program Manager for Central Asia, SDC, Mrs. Tessa Nerini, Deputy Regional Coordinator for Eastern Europe/Central Asia/OSCE of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, and Swiss Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic Veronique Hulmann, accompanied by Ambassador Dr. Pierre von Arx, head of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, first had a tour around the Academy's premises, followed by a meeting with current MA students.


  • English Language Courses for Academy’s Staff

    On 18 September the OSCE Academy staff members started attending English language courses for different levels. Those courses are organized within the framework of the Academy’s efforts to raise the qualification of its staff member.


  • Roundtable on “Perceptions of OSCE in Europe and the US“

    On 17 September the OSCE Academy and Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) in Kyrgyzstan organized a roundtable for the MA students of Politics and Security Programme on the presentation of two publications issued by the FES office in Vienna.


  • Representatives of the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek visited the Academy

    On 13 September Representatives of the U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic, Defense and Air Attaché LTC Donald K. Perry and Army Attaché LTC Jason A. Henderson, visited the OSCE Academy to get acquainted with its projects and activities.


  • New Students started their Path towards the MA Degree

    On 4 September our new students begun their MA studies with the first week of the Winter semester.


  • Renewal of the Academy Building and Yard

    In August reconstruction works are taking place inside the OSCE Academy building and in the yard outside. With financial and logistic support from the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek the Academy started the renovation of its electricity grid and the installation of its air conditioning inside the building as well as the repair of the pipe and sprinkling system in the yard.


  • Academy starts its First Preparatory Summer School Programme

    On 13 August the OSCE Academy launched its three-week pilot preparatory Summer School Programme for students from Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Mongolia. In addition to newly accepted Master students to the Politics & Security and Economic Governance & Development Programmes, the School is also attended by interested young graduates in related disciplines. These were selected via a special call for applications that generated more than 450 applications. Overall the summer school will host 80 participants.