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Switzerland to contribute € 2 million to Environmental Remediation Account

12.11.2018 — Local news Kyrgyzstan
On 8 November 2018, a donor conference was held in London at the Headquarters of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) related to the international environmental remediation program for Central Asia led by the European Union. During the meeting the direct affected countries Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan stressed the need of urgent actions inter alia to halt the spread of pollution into the bread basket in Central Asia where 14 million people are living. They asked for financial support from the international community.








Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann on economic mission to the Caucasus and Central Asia from 8 to 16 July

09.07.2018 — Local news Kyrgyzstan
Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann will travel to the South Caucasus and Central Asia from 8 to 16 July, heading a sizeable 35-strong delegation including representatives from parliament, cantonal governments and the private sector. The economic mission will take in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic. The aim is to identify business opportunities for Swiss firms under China’s Belt and Road Initiative, to foster relations with member countries of Switzerland’s constituency in the international financial institutions (World Bank, IMF, EBRD) and to highlight Switzerland’s development cooperation programmes (Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz Republic, Azerbaijan). A number of declarations of intent and memorandums are expected to be signed during the mission (Kazakhstan).


The State Registration Service’s new Capacity Development Centre has opened

14.06.2018 — Local news Kyrgyzstan
14 June 2018, Bishkek – Today the State Registration Service with the support of the UNDP, the Government of Switzerland and OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek opened the training centre with the aim to capacitate the staff of the SRS and CEC in preparations of elections in the Kyrgyz Republic. The Centre will become a platform for professional growth of the staff involved in the election and updating their skills and knowledge on digital innovations.




Francophonie week 2018 in Bishkek

06.03.2018 — Local news Kyrgyzstan
The French Alliance in Bishkek, jointly with the Embassies of Switzerland, France, Belgium, Canada, and the Delegation of the European Union are happy to announce the week of the Francophonie, which will be held from March 12  to 17, 2018 in Bishkek.

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