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  • 31 Dec 2013
    The UN system in Kyrgyzstan presents a song "Tamchy Deniz" aimed at inspiring youth of Kyrgyzstan

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - The UN system in Kyrgyzstan is pleased to present a new song "Tamchy deniz” (Ocean of drops) and its music video created with participation of Kyrgyzstan’s popular singers. We hope that the song will inspire young people of Kyrgyzstan to be more active and contribute to Kyrgyzstan’s development, because its development depends on each of us.

  • 17 Dec 2013
    How much domestic violence costs in Kyrgyzstan?

    Each case of domestic violence with fatalities costs the state more than 1.6 million soms and sexual violence costs 232,4 soms says the latest study on the cost of domestic violence in Kyrgyzstan.

  • 10 Dec 2013
    UNDP and Government of Finland Join Efforts To Help Improve Access To Justice For Kyrgyz Citizens

    UNDP launches a new project on improving access to justice in Kyrgyzstan. it is funded by the Government of Finland.

  • 03 Dec 2013
    Kara-Suu Viillage Kids Will Attend a New Kindergarten, A Result of Active Citizen Engagement

    Today a new kindergarten opened in Kara-Suu village of Chui oblast. The kindergarten is fully equipped with new furniture, cooking utensils, study rooms and washing machines.

  • 21 Oct 2013
    Staff of press-offices of 22 ministries and agencies trained to sustainable development, poverty and environment issues

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – On October 17-19 UNDP organized a capacity building workshop on the issues of sustainable development and promotion of these issues at national level. Staff of press-offices, professionals working with mass media, public relations of 22 ministries and agencies were introduced in details to poverty reduction, environment issues and sustainable development processes in Kyrgyzstan.

  • 27 Sep 2013
    UNDP Hosts Side Event for Kyrgyzstan’s Development Partners

    New York — The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United Nations held a joint event today to share views on the country’s sustainable development strategy and the progress made in the last three years on democratization, peace building and rule of law. Development partners of Kyrgyzstan attended the event.

  • 26 Sep 2013
    Programme Board of the UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative Approved Results of the Initiative’s Work in 2013

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – On September 26 in conference-hall of the Ministry of Economy the third enlarged meeting of the Programme Board of the UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) with participation of PEI Global and Regional teams from Nairobi, Geneva and Bratislava was held. Participants of the meeting several documents on strategic planning with focus on issues of poverty and environment. Moreover new members joined the board, which now includes not only representatives of the key ministries and agencies, but also NGOs and private sector.

  • 25 Sep 2013
    Further implementation of the Poverty-Environment Initiative will focus on gender equality and human rights

    Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan – A workshop on planning activities for the period of 2014-2017 as part of The UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative. In the upcoming years, the initiative activities will focus on gender and human rights aspects. The experts and other workshop participants had jointly discussed the issues related to promotion of this Initiative in Kyrgyzstan and interaction between the expert and inter-ministerial task forces. The two-day workshop was attended by the members of inter-ministerial task forces comprised of key ministries and employees, heads of village administrations of pilot villages, NGOs, representatives of UN agencies, as well as global and regional Poverty-Environment Initiative team from Nairobi, Bratislava and Geneva.

  • 24 Sep 2013
    A New 2013-2017 Local Self-Governance Development Strategy Discussed in Bishkek

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek hosted a discussion of the new Local Self-Governance Strategy of the Kyrgyz Republic for 2013-2017. Members of Parliament, representatives of local self-governance bodies (LSG), civil society and mass media shared their opinions on the new strategy aimed at making LSG more sustainable, transparent and accountable, as well as at improving the quality of delivered services.

  • 10 Sep 2013
    Disaster Response Coordination Unit takes part in the international simulation exercise “Emergency – 2013”

    Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan – As part of the cooperation between Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states on disaster risk management efforts, Tamchy village of Issyk-Kul oblast will host“Emergency-2013” international exercise on management of natural and man-made emergencies. Disaster Response Coordination Unit will take part in this simulation exercise.

  • 05 Sep 2013
    Improving pre-school education: a kindergarten in Djal village of Sokuluk district was renovated and ready to accommodate 150 children

    Бишкек, Кыргызстан – В селе Джал Сокулукского района Чуйской области открылся обновленный детский сад, в котором теперь будут воспитываться 150 детей в улучшенных санитарных условиях. Ремонт детского сада стала ярким примером участия населения в процессах принятия решений по улучшению доступа к услугам на муниципальном уровне.

  • 30 Aug 2013
    Representatives of local self-government bodies and pasture committees of Naryn oblast visit Suusamyr to learn about pasture management practices

  • 27 Aug 2013
    UNDP launches a new project on improvement of potable water supply and sanitation in Kyrgyzstan, part of the GoAL WaSH

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek hosts an inception workshop of the UNDP project improvement of management policies on drinking water and sanitation. The main objective of the project is to provide a more sustainable and equitable access of rural residents to safe drinking water and sanitation by improving environmental conditions and increase the capacity of leadership at the national and local levels.

  • 15 Aug 2013
    Staff of Chui oblast social care institutions participated in a workshop on minimum standards of social care

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – On August 15, directors of residential social care institutions of Chui oblast of Ministry of Social Development participated in an introductory workshop on minimum standards of social services for people residing in social care institutions. The workshop participants discussed issues of providing social services, cooperation with territorial social, educational and health care departments.

  • 25 Jul 2013
    Leaders of Volunteer Rescuers from Naryn trained in Ministry of Emergency Situations

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – From July 16 till July 25 leaders of volunteer rescue teams of Konorchok and Ak-Chyi rural districts of Naryn oblast participated in a training course at the Kyrgyz Repulic Ministry of Emergency Situations Training Center. Volunteer rescuers gained were trained on rescuing and salvage operations, first aid, application of technical equipment during rescue operations etc.

  • 17 Jul 2013
    UNDP and residents of Talas province and Suusamyr valley continue successful implementation of joint projects

    Talas, Kyrgyzstan – UNDP is working with key partners in Talas province on a number of initiatives ranging from provision of public services to protection of environment. Progress in these areas was the main subject of the meeting between UNDP Resident Representative in the Kyrgyz Republic Alexander Avanessov and Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic in Talas province Bayishbek Jumanazarov.

  • 12 Jul 2013
    Human Development as the Focus of Local Self-Government: HERE AND NOW!

    The level of human development in the Kyrgyz Republic is largely dependent on the development of local self-government (LSG) It is at the local self-government level the most important basic services that create an environment for human development are provided. Here a person receives primary and secondary education, which largely determines his future. Here are opened or not opened opportunities for personal development. These ideas are reflected in the National Human Development Report published by the United Nations Development Programme in the Kyrgyz Republic. "The report explores interrelations between concepts of local self-governance and human development" notes the preface to the 2012 report. "This is an important finding of authors that explicitly show that in the center of local self-government is a human being with his or her personal needs and development opportunities."

  • 09 Jul 2013
    Draft Third MDG Progress Report was Discussed in Bishkek

    Discussion of the draft third report on progress in achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the Kyrgyz Republic took place in Bishkek. The third report focuses on strengthening approaches for better and full consideration of opinions from interested parties, i.e. representatives from ministries, state departments, UN agencies, who worked jointly on Report’s Sections.

  • 04 Jul 2013
    Experts discuss development of mountain skiing tourism in Kyrgyzstan

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (July 4, 2013) – The Conference titled “Mountain skiing dimension and competitiveness of Kyrgyzstan” took place in Bishkek on July 4 2013. Participants of the conference discussed the concept of developing mountain skiing and a newly developed “Kerege-Tash” ski resort project.

  • 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.