Bishkek / March 17 2021 – Yesterday the opening ceremony of the Youth Center in Tendik village of the Kochkor district in Naryn oblast was held with participation of representatives of the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic in Naryn oblast, Ministry of Culture, Information, Sports and Youth Policy of the Kyrgyz Republic, Embassy of Japan to the Kyrgyz Republic and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
«We strongly believe that all efforts of the project funded by the Government of Japan will help to increase opportunities and participation of youth in local development, by creating favorable social and economic opportunities and thereby giving them opportunities for self-realization and to participate more actively in the sustainable and peaceful development of their communities» - pointed Tomica Paovic, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative.
Plenipotentiary Representative of the Government in the Naryn oblast Sadyrkul Ashimbaev expressed gratitude to international organizations that tremendously contribute to socio-economic development of the Naryn oblast, including through projects to create conditions for youth development.
The youth centers were initiated as part of a regional project, "Strengthening Community Resilience and Regional Cooperation to Prevent Violent Extremism in Central Asia," funded by the Government of Japan.
Photos available here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmUS2AQe