News & Events

Training social workers to prevent HIV in prisons

Bishkek –The AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW) in the Kyrgyz Republic will hold a workshop on February 10-13, 2015 for 20 social workers from prisons and non-governmental organizations working in HIV prevention in detainment settings and post-release. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is financing the workshop under the HIV React Project. During the ...
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Trafficking in persons training for prosecutors and police officers

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) welcomes Professor Susan Kreston, U.S. expert on trafficking in persons (TIP), to Kyrgyzstan February 4-6 to conduct training for prosecutors and police in Bishkek.  The three-day training, which includes both lectures and case studies, focuses on forensic interviewing and the identification, referral, and protection of ...
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Bringing the police closer to the people

With the opening today of a newly constructed police station in Jalal-Abad, the Ministry of Interior of the Kyrgyz Republic, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Government of the United States of America marked the results of a two-year project aimed at strengthening cooperation between police and local communities on ...
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Enthusiasm for Creating a Women Judges’ Association

On December 27, twenty-seven women judges gathered to discuss the creation of a Women Judges’ Association. USAID’s International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the Department of Justice’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT) sponsored the program. Deputy Head of the Supreme Court Kalieva opened the event, and underlined the importance of the role ...
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