• ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: A Life-Changing Perspective with the OSCE Academy

    Bobur Nazarmuhamedov, a graduate of 2011 of the MA Programme in Politics and Security (Central Asia) from Uzbekistan, shares his story of the professional achievements he reached. He currently works as a Programme Officer at the International Labour Organization (ILO) Headquarters in Geneva. Prior to joining ILO, he has held diverse professional positions in different sectors such as private sector, NGOs, international organizations.

    7 July, 2020

  • Experts discuss “Implications of COVID-19 on Climate Change”

    On June 24 the OSCE Academy and, a project of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Central Asia, jointly organized an international online discussion on the “Implications of COVID-19 on Climate Change”. The main questions targeted the pandemic's impact on climate change and how economies will be able to catch up and grow without affecting the environment.

    24 June, 2020

  • OSCE Recruiters conduct Online Recruitment Bootcamp for Alumni

    On June 24 the OSCE Academy had its second virtual alumni workshop on "Preparing an Application and Preparing for Interviews with International Organizations" led by the OSCE Recruitment team – Mr. Gustavo Araujo, Chief Recruiter and Head of Talent Acquisition; Saltanat Tursungazieva and Pavel Nalimov, from Talent Acquisition Team.

    24 June, 2020

  • EGD Students Discuss Energy and Environmental Issue with the OSCE Experts

    During the studies at the OSCE Academy, aside from being taught by excellent lecturers and professors, students have an opportunity to meet many experts and practitioners, who join the classes as guest lecturers. Distance learning allows to break geographical borders and expand the circle of experts. On 16 June students of the MA Programme in Economic Governance and Development met experts from the OSCE in Vienna - Mr. Daniel Kroos and Ms. Giulia Manconi.

    22 June, 2020

  • Experts Discuss Migration and Human Trafficking with the PS Students

    From 15 till 19 June students of the MA Programme in Politics and Security met seven experts within the module “Migration and Human Trafficking” taught by Dr. Daniel Leitch. One of the first Guest Lecturers was Ms. Raushan Bolotalieva, Academy alumna of 2011 and currently the National Programme Manager at UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Kyrgyzstan, who presented the activities of the UNODC in the field of Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants.

    19 June, 2020

  • ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: OSCE Academy is the best place to connect future leaders of Central Asia

    We would like to present a success story of Danat Tumabayev from Kazakhstan, an alumnus of the OSCE Academy MA Economic Governance and Development, class of 2017. Today, Danat is working as Zhas Orken specialist at the subsidiary of Sovereign Wealth Fund «Samruk-Kazyna» JSC, which initiated a contest amongst the graduates for participation in the two-year Zhas Orken program that aims to attract and prepare future executives and top managers.

    19 June, 2020

  • Alumni Learn the Basics of Art of Storytelling for Researchers

    On 15 June the OSCE Academy organized its first alumni online practical workshop titled “The Art of Storytelling for Researchers”. It was conceived as part of our annual Alumni Survey, where our alumni shared their desired topics or practical skills they would like to enhance or use for their professional development.

    15 June, 2020

  • ARF participates in Discussion on "The Great Powers in Central Asia: China, Russia, and the United States"

    On 11 June Ms. Niva Yau Tsz Yan, the OSCE Academy’s Associate Research Fellow, participated in online expert discussion on "The Great Powers in Central Asia: China, Russia, and the United States" organized by the Foreign Policy Research Institute (USA).

    12 June, 2020

  • OSCE AiB alumna Hafasa Issa: ‘My OSCE Academy experience shaped me as a person and a leader’

    Another success story of our alumna from Afghanistan in our recurrent Alumni Spotlight series. This time MA Programme in Politics and Security graduate of 2013, Hafasa Issa talks about how her professional journey was unfolding after graduating from the Academy. She is currently working for the UN as a Human Rights Officer in Afghanistan and does an important job of promoting access to justice for women, fostering human rights protection across Afghanistan and dealing with the elimination of violence against women.

    9 June, 2020

  • ARF discusses Central Asian Resilience to COVID-19 Crises at the International Online Event

    On 4 June Associate Research Fellow of the OSCE Academy Dr. Asel Doolotkeldieva participated in the online roundtable “From COVID on: Testing Resilience in Central Asia” organized by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University.

    5 June, 2020