On 29 March 2023, the OSCE Academy was honored to welcome the Ambassador of Sweden to Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, H.E. Tomas Danestad.
30 March, 2023
On March 28, 2023, the OSCE Academy hosted a guest lecture on "Nuclear Proliferation Challenges and Nonproliferation Opportunities” by Prof. William Potter, Director, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar Professor of Nonproliferation Studies Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.
29 March, 2023
On 28 March 2023, the OSCE Academy held a launch of the book "Foreign Fighters and International Peace: Joining Global Jihad and Marching Back Home" by Cholpon Orozobekova, Director of the Bulan Institute for Peace Innovations, and Associate Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy. The event was attended by experts, academics, students, and practitioners in the field of international security.
28 March, 2023
On 27 March 2023, Acting Director of the OSCE Academy, Dr. Indira Satarkulova, took part in the event dedicated to the joint review of the higher professional education sector “Towards a transformation of the higher education system in the Kyrgyz Republic.”
27 March, 2023
On 13-17 March 2023, the second short-term course on Introduction to East Asian Politics was organized at the OSCE Academy. The course brought together students majoring in Chinese language studies/Chinese studies from universities located in Bishkek.
23 March, 2023
On 16 March 2023, Dr. Marc Ozawa, Research Division, NATO Defense College, delivered a guest lecture on European-Russian Energy Relations to MA students of the Academy.
16 March, 2023
On 14 March 2023, Heiko Schmidt, Head of the Department for Scholarship Programs in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and South Caucasus at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), visited the OSCE Academy to discuss the continuation of cooperation between the DAAD and the OSCE Academy in Bishkek.
14 March, 2023
On 13 March 2023, Mr. Bakyt Rysbekov, Director of the National Centre of the Kyrgyz Republic on Prevention of Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the National Centre), and Mr. Bakytbek Kasymkulov, Head of the Department for Control and Coordination of the National Centre, gave a guest lecture on 'Implementing the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture (OPCAT) in the Kyrgyz Republic: The situation with torture in the Kyrgyz Republic' to students of the MA Programme in Politics and Security.
14 March, 2023
On 27 February 2023, Dr. Matthew Pringle, a British/Canadian human rights consultant, delivered a guest lecture on ‘The Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture (OPCAT): An International Human Rights Instrument for the Protection of All’ to students of the MA Programme in Politics and Security. This lecture was a part of the course ‘Contemporary Security Issues’ taught by Dr. Elena Zhirukhina.
28 February, 2023
On 24 February 2023, the OSCE Academy organized an online event where Dr. Stefan Wolff, Professor of International Security, University of Birmingham, and Co-Coordinator of the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions, presented the report “The OSCE and Central Asia: Options for engagement in the context of the crisis in Afghanistan and the war in Ukraine.”
24 February, 2023