Gender-based Violence Prevention among Women under Risk of Cross-cutting Violence and Discrimination

Gender-based Violence Prevention among Women under Risk of Cross-cutting Violence and Discrimination June 5, 2017 An international conference took place in Bishkek on June 5 that focused on prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) among women who use drugs and women, who engage in sex work and exposed to multiple cross-cutting forms of discrimination. The epidemic of […]

MA in History a second Deadline March 27th

We are pleased to inform you that the Department of History has announced a second deadline for fall 2014 admission to MA in History programs and scholarship consideration.   The department invites applications for the following programs: 1)   MA in Central European History (one-year) 2)   MA in Comparative History (two-year): Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe 1500-200   […]

Ensi Tszie, Open Society Foundations Scholarship Programs’ grantee,MA in Social Work 2012-2014

I graduated from American University – Central Asia as a Sociology major in June 2011. During the undergraduate time, I actively took participation in various academic conferences on social issues and conducted my internships on social researching. Critical thinking and analytical learning experience sharpened my perspectives on societal issues. Meanwhile, as a co-founder of a […]

“I am active …” a calendar for 2014

Dear friends,   We would like to present “I am active …” a calendar devoted to projects by young people in Kyrgyzstan. The Youth Action Fund, or YAF, was created in 2009 by the Youth Initiative of Open Society Foundations (New York, USA) to operate in Kyrgyzstan out of the Soros Foundation Kyrgyzstan. The aim […]

Soros Foundation-Kyrgyzstan celebrates its 20-th anniversary in the Kyrgyz Republic

This year Soros Foundation–Kyrgyzstan (SFK) celebrates its 20th anniversary in the republic. In this connection the foundation held information campaigns, including in provinces of the country.   Representatives of government agencies, non-governmental and international organizations, embassies, the Foundation experts and employees of the organization who worked at various times within 20 years were invited at […]

Grant Opportunity for Photographers From Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Pakistan 2013

GUIDELINES – 2013 COMPETITION Grant Opportunity for Photographers From Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Pakistan Deadline: March 5, 2013 at 5pm EST The Open Society Documentary Photography Project offers grants for documentary photographers from Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Pakistan. With these grants, we support visual documentation of important […]

The Summer School of Democracy 2012 “Civic Education”

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (August 21-26, 2012) – The opening ceremony of the Summer School of Democracy 2012 “Civic Education” will be held on August 22, at 9:00 a.m., in the amphitheater of the Dostuk Hotel (425 Frunze str.). Invited guests include Mr. Carey Gordon, USAID Representative to Kyrgyzstan and Ambassador Chantal Hebberecht, Head of the Delegation […]

2012 GLOBAL FACULTY GRANTS PROGRAM

2012 GLOBAL FACULTY GRANTS PROGRAM ***NEW PROGRAM*** Deadline for Kyrgyzstan: April 16, 2012 The Global Faculty Grants Program offers professional development and research support to faculty in the social sciences and humanities in select countries. The program aims to: • encourage the pursuit of and continued engagement with academic careers; • generate new approaches to […]

Request for Proposals for youth-led initiatives working to address the needs and rights of young women affected by drug use and HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ANNOUNCEMENT HIV Young Leaders Fund is happy to announce our Request for Proposals for youth-led initiatives working to address the needs and rights of young women affected by drug use and HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Eligibility and Criteria Organizations in the following countries are eligible to apply: Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Ukraine. Applicants must be youth-led […]

Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP 2011 -2012)

The Open Society Institute’s Network Scholarship Programs (NSP) is pleased to announce the Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP) for the 2011 – 2012 academic year.  GSGP offers supplementary grants to students from Kyrgyzstan.  The purpose of the program is to enable qualified students to pursue doctoral studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences at accredited […]