• From a landfill to a greenhouse: a story of transformation Jan 3, 2018

    A local farmer has managed to eliminate a landfill in the center of the village of Jylkeldi (Ak-Tash aiyl okmotu, Kara-Suu district, Osh region) and built a greenhouse on this spot with a total area of 770 square meters.

  • Garage start-up Jan 3, 2018

    Bekzhan Arakeev (22 years old) is a young already well-known entrepreneur in Yzar village of Jalal-Abad province. He is an initiator of the successful project on creating the plastic windows and doors manufacturing workshop. This specialized workshop is the first in Yzar village, where there are 3173 residents, and it becomes more popular day by day among the villagers. For him, the UNDP project “Youth for peaceful change” at the expense of the UN Peacebuilding Fund has become the main tool to achieve his ideas and funding, that gave him an opportunity to not only become independent but also widely share information about the opportunities for active youth.

  • The Entrepreneurship Support Center has been opened with support of UNDP Dec 28, 2017

    On the 27th of December 2017, the official opening of the Entrepreneurship Support Center was held in Osh. The mission of the center is to provide consulting support for local entrepreneurs as well as to develop and promote quality business initiatives for the development of entrepreneurship in the Southern region of the Kyrgyz Republic.

  • Outcomes of Regional Consultation on Regional Cooperation of National Human Rights Institutions in Central Asia Dec 27, 2017

    Under the auspices of the OHCHR / UNDP Central Asia Support Initiative for National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), the Ombudsmen of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Deputy Ombudsman of Uzbekistan met in Almaty, Kazakhstan, to discuss and agree on the possibility of enhancing regional cooperation among Central Asian countries in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

  • Vulnerable groups’ rights are in zone of constant risk Nov 10, 2017

    «In my childhood, I didn’t feel my disability among my family. However, outside our home, I feel myself in a zoo. People stared, perked their fingers at me and asked whether I can read and write. Now society has changed its attitude and I don’t feel such infringements. Nevertheless, there are still differences. In Western countries, people have a different attitude to people with disabilities. They do not pay attention to disability and treat them like any other ordinary person. In our society people treat to disabled persons like a hero, who overcomes all obstacles, or like a wretched person who needs a help" - said Seinep Dyikanbaeva during a discussion of the history and status of people with disabilities’ rights in "Summer School of Law".

  • The forest map goes digital Oct 26, 2017

    To launch a single database, 6 desktops of increased capacity and additional equipment were handed over to the forestry of the country.

  • Transparent elections as basis of country’s welfare Oct 22, 2017

    Presidential elections took place 15 October 2017 in the Kyrgyz Republic that supported peaceful transition of power.

  • Journalists to get in-depth knowledge in “Green” economy Sep 11, 2017

    Journalists in Osh learned about “green” economy, how to cover it and acquainted with the relevant technologies that are already being used in the Kyrgyz Republic.

  • Leonardo DiCaprio calls on 12 heads of state to gather in the Kyrgyz Republic to save snow leopards Aug 11, 2017

    Well-known Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio calls to sign the Save snow leopards petition. The petition goes to 12 leaders of countries where snow leopards live and who will gather at the international snow leopard forum in Bishkek 23-25 August.

  • Snow leopard shall raise green investments Aug 7, 2017

    Senior officials from 12 snow leopard range countries have held a meeting in Bishkek 2-3 August. They finalized the agenda and policy documents for the 2017 International Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Forum, scheduled for later this month.

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