Information resource on donors activities
in the Kyrgyz Republic
13 December 2013 г.

The Embassy of Switzerland in the Kyrgyz Republic supported the Medical Academy to establish its own educational center

On 13 December 2013 the opening ceremony of the Center for Development of Clinical Skills and Knowledge Assessment will be held in Bishkek at the Kyrgyz State Medical Academy named after I.K.Ahunbaev.

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11 December 2013 г.

IFC Helps Central Asian Countries Boost Private Investment

December 11, 2013, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping the countries of Central Asia create an investment-friendly business climate, part of an effort to encourage economic growth across the region.

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05 December 2013 г.

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review under the ECF Arrangement for the Kyrgyz Republic and Approves US$14.6 Million Disbursement

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the fifth review of Kyrgyz Republic’s economic performance under the program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The Executive Board’s decision enables the immediate disbursement of an amount equivalent to SDR 9.514 million (about US$14.6 million) to the Kyrgyz Republic, bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to SDR 57.08 million (about US$87.6 million). The Executive Board also considered the Report on the 2013 Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA).

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04 December 2013 г.

Social Entrepreneurship Seminars Held in Central Asia to seek Change the World Around You! Contest Applications

The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (UCA-SPCE) held a series of social entrepreneurship seminars for youth across the Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan from 4 to 21 November 2013.

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29 November 2013 г.

World Bank and the Government of Switzerland Join Efforts to Support Effective Water Management in the Kyrgyz Republic

On 28 November 2013, the World Bank and the Government of Switzerland have signed an agreement, establishing the Kyrgyz Republic National Water Resources Management Project Trust Fund.

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28 November 2013 г.

Naryn Students Learn about Landscape Architecture and Visit UCA Campus

On 9 October 2013, 50 students from Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic visited the University of Central Asia’s School for Professional and Continuing Education (UCA-SPCE) Town Campus to learn about landscape architecture and UCA’s main Naryn campus.

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27 November 2013 г.

Kyrgyz Russian Slavonic University to Train 10 Tajik Instructors through University of Central AsiaMemorandum of Understanding

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic –On 20 November 2013, the University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Kyrgyz Russian Slavonic University (KRSU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for UCA instructors to pursue a Masters in Management degree.

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26 November 2013 г.

IFC Helps Expand Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises in Kyrgyz Republic

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, November 25, 2013—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a $12 million financing package to Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank (KICB), helping the lender expand access to finance for smaller businesses and encouraging economic growth in the Kyrgyz Republic.

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21 November 2013 г.

Kyrgyz Journalist and IMTAK Participant wins National Journalism Award with Article on UCA

Naryn-based Tenir Too journalist, Klara Esenalieva, was recently awarded first place in the Development Policy Institute’s Movement for Budget Transparency national journalism competition in the Kyrgyz Republic. One of her winning articles, entitled UCA is the Future of Naryn, was published on 26 March 2013 by Tenir Too press. It highlights how the University of Central Asia (UCA) addressed community concerns regarding the construction of its Naryn campus.

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18 November 2013 г.

Embassy of Switzerland in the Kyrgyz Republic to issue biometric Schengen visa to Switzerland

As of Monday 18th of November 2013 the Embassy of Switzerland will join the “Visa Information System” of the Schengen countries and start to issue biometric Schengen visa for Switzerland. Biometric data (fingerprints and biometric photo) will be taken from visa applicants with destination to Switzerland.

The “Visa Information System” aims to simplify the visa procedure, facilitate checks at the external border crossing points of the Schengen zone and ensure the security of the visa holders. The application procedure is getting easier as fingerprints are saved for almost five years and applicants within this period will not need to give fingerprints for a second time.

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