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  • 25 Jun 2013
    Final workshop on macro and micro simulation for achievement of MDGs in Kyrgyzstan took place in Bishkek

    The final workshop on macro and micro simulation to assess development support measures and strategies took place on June 25, 2013 in Bishkek. It was the closing workshop of the 14 others that were organized in 2012-2013 for staff of the key ministries and agencies with involvement of the representatives of scientific and educational institutions.

  • 21 Jun 2013
    Government officials of Kyrgyzstan are preparing climate change adaptation measures

    Koi-Tash, Kyrgyzstan (June 21, 2013) – On June 19-20 representatives of ministries and government agencies participated in the introductory workshop “Adaptation to Climate Change” – the first in a series of activities to build capacity of state and local government officials on climate change issues. The workshop was conducted for officers of ministries and state agencies who are directly concerned with adaption to climate change – agriculture, healthcare, energy industry, prevention of emergency situations, conservation of water, forest resources and biodiversity.

  • 17 Jun 2013
    UNiTE goes to rural areas

    A series of activities to promote women's economic rights will take place from June 17 to 21 in four village districts of Batken province as part of the UN Secretary-General's campaign "UNiTE to End Violence against Women and Girls!" These villages are pilot sites of the EU and UN project on promoting good governance for social justice.

  • 17 Jun 2013
    Local authorities and communities of Naryn and Osh provinces join their efforts to develop tourism

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – About 50 representatives of local communities and the private sector involved in tourism, as well as representatives of local authorities of Osh and Naryn oblasts participated in workshops on community based tourism. Participants learned about international experience of community based tourism and benefits of this type of tourism for their regions.

  • 05 Jun 2013
    Back to Peace through Rebuilding Trust: Women and Youth in Batken

    Women and youth in the remote southern villages of Iskra and Andarak in Kyrgyzstan are organized into the initiative self-help groups since September 2012 as part of local community peace building efforts. The women’s self-help groups in two villages that included unemployed representatives of two ethnic groups, Kyrgyz and Tajik, jumped in the joint income generating activities.

  • 03 Jun 2013
    E-Leadership Week Launched in Bishkek

    Kyrgyz Republic Government and UNDP launched the E-Leadership Week in Bishkek which will take place from 3 June to 9 June 2013. During the week members of the government, expert community, international organizations as well as representatives of best practice countries will discuss the prospects for promoting E-Governments and E-Governance in the country. The issues related to E-Governance implementation in Kyrgyzstan along with the achieved progress will be addressed during the scheduled events.

  • 27 May 2013
    Statement of UNDP Country Office in the Kyrgyz Republic

    UNDP stands ready to cooperate with NGOs, maintaining transparent financial accounting and reporting, and operating in compliance with the rules and procedures of the UNDP and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

  • 07 May 2013
    A new bridge provides for a safe crossing through Itagar river for 2000 families in Avletim village district

    Jalal-Abad, Kyrgyzstan – Residents of Avletim village district constructed a new bridge over the river of Itagar that they have to cross to get to the hospital, government offices and a school. 80 meter-long bridge shortened the way to the nearest social institutions to 6-7 km and provides a safe crossing of the river for more than 2,000 families of the village district.

  • 02 May 2013
    The Global Fund Granted Kyrgyzstan Over $12 million to Fight TB for 2013-2015.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Ministry of Healthcare received 6 million soms Equipment to Help Identify Persistent Organic Pollutants in Environment

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – Preventive Healthcare and Expertise Department of the Kyrgyz Republic Ministry of Healthcare received equipment to identify polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) – persistent organic pollutants in environment. PCB management and disposal project in Kyrgyzstan has handed over 6 million KGS worth of equipment that include express-analyzers, gas chromatograph, and laboratory ware.

  • 22 Feb 2013
    Japan and UNDP Launch 204 Million Japanese Yen (2.2 US Dollars) Project to Strengthen Kyrgyzstan’s Capacity in Countering Disasters with a Focus on Cooperation in Central Asia

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – The Government of Japan has granted 204 million Japanese Yen ($2.2 million US Dollars) for a project aimed at strengthening disaster response and risk assessment capacities in Kyrgyzstan. The project will also help facilitate an increased dialogue in the area of disaster risk reduction within Central Asian countries. The funding is given through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support the Kyrgyz Republic Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) in implementing activities planned in Country Programme Action Plan 2012-16 signed between UNDP and the Government of Kyrgyzstan.

  • 19 Dec 2011
    Message from the UNDP Resident Representative in the Kyrgyz Republic

    In the last few days some of the Kyrgyz non-governmental organizations have been spreading distorted information about UNDP’s activities in the area of assistance to the Kyrgyz Republic to fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria through media and various mailing lists over the Internet.

  • 21 Nov 2011
    UNDP Provides Support in Prevention Disaster Risks in Kyrgyzstan

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – In 2011 UNDP Disaster Risk Management Programme provided twenty small grants aimed at disaster risk reduction in the most vulnerable communities of Kyrgyzstan. Total amount of projects, implemented in six provinces of Kyrgyzstan: Batken, Osh, Jalal-Abad, Chui, Issyk-Kul and Naryn is 8.9 million KGS out of which 4.2 million KGS (47 %) is contribution of UNDP. About 49 thousand people benefited from implementation of these projects.

  • 29 Aug 2011
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  • 16 Feb 2011
    Member of Parliament to Discuss Legal Aspects of HIV Prevention

    Representatives from all five fractions of the Kyrgyz Parliament will discuss the latest data on HIV, as well as analysis of legislation in the sphere of HIV prevention.