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 higher 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.