As one of the first international organizations to operate in the remote and mountainous areas of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is a long-term, neutral and reliable partner that works towards an economically sustainable, intellectually dynamic and pluralistic Kyrgyz Republic.Operating in the Kyrgyz Republic since 2001, particularly in Osh and Naryn oblasts, AKDN agencies focus on improving quality of life through multiple inputs in social, economic and cultural development.Any views expressed are solely those of the author or publisher and do not necessarily reflect those of UNHCR, the United Nations or its Member States. We call for the lawsuits brought against the website to be withdrawn, assets returned and the travel bans on its journalists lifted.In March and April 2017 a total of five defamation lawsuits were brought against for the publication of articles which prosecutors view as defamatory to Kyrgyzstan's President, Almazbek Atambayev.
If you have information about these or other national security challenges, please provide it through our secure online form.
In the Kyrgyz Republic we focus on fostering sustainable growth; enabling SMEs to scale up; promoting the sustainability of public utilities; strengthening the financial sector; and supporting critical infrastructure.
The Conference was organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic, Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek Humanities University, Confucius Institute of BHU and the Institute for Public Policy.
University of Central Asia UCA was founded in 2000 by the Governments of the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan, and His Highness the Aga Khan, under an International Treaty, ratified by their respective Parliaments, and registered with the United Nations.
Its mission is to promote the social and economic development of Central Asia, particularly its mountain societies, while simultaneously helping the different peoples of the region to preserve and draw upon their rich cultural traditions as assets for the future.