Today, on July 19, 2022, the Acting Minister of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic Zharkynbek Kasymbekov and the Swiss Ambassador Olivier Bangerter signed an agreement for Phase II of the Swiss project to prevent and manage noncommunicable diseases.
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, July 14, 2022—IFC is providing a financing to microfinance company Bailyk Finance in the Kyrgyz Republic to boost affordable housing finance and improve access to finance for women-owned small businesses.
Today, on 28 June, the Swiss Ambassador Olivier Bangerter and the Country Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Kojiro Nakai have signed an agreement on the Swiss contribution to the WFP’s Country Strategic Plan for 2018-2022 (CSP).
To mark the International Family Day, from May 12 to 25, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the Social and Russian Industrial Food Institute and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic will hold a series of educational events in schools located in Batken and Talas provinces. The two weeks long campaign will be devoted to raising the awareness of the public on the importance of balanced diet and nutrition, as well as its role in the development of a child.
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, April 26, 2022—The Kyrgyz Republic launched its National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) today, aimed at making financial services more accessible, efficient, and affordable for households and businesses across the country.
Bishkek – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the Kyrgyz Republic welcomes the generous contribution of USD 473,000 from the Government of Switzerland to improve the well-being of people living in the targeted Social Inpatient Institutions (SII) across the country and build their resilience against health shocks.
Toktogul – A pilot greenhouse project to supplement school meals with locally-grown fresh vegetables is launched at school No. 29 named after M. Nurgaziev in Uch-Terek village of Jalal-Abad province. The programme aims to strengthen the capacity of all Kyrgyz primary schools to prepare and serve fresh and nutritious meals throughout the country.
Millions of people face the challenge of finding themselves in the labour market and being in professional demand without fear of losing their job. However, the labour market situation in the Kyrgyz Republic is ambiguous.
The French Alliance in Bishkek, jointly with the Embassies of France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada and the EU Delegation in Kyrgyzstan, are happy to announce the holding of the 2022 edition of the Week of the Francophonie from March 23 to April 2. The festival includes educational, cultural and entertainment events in offline and online format.
On 7 March, a high level delegation from Switzerland will arrive in Bishkek to strengthen cooperation ties with the Kyrgyz Republic and familiarize with the results of the Swiss funded projects implemented in Kyrgyzstan.