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U.S. Government Donates Equipment to the Kyrgyz State Service on Drug Control

On November 20th, the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau (INL) handed equipment and vehicles over to the State Service on Drug Control of the Kyrgyz Republic. INL, via the UNODC administered K-50 project, donated lab equipment, computers and printers, as well as 5 off-road vehicles (Ford Ranger pickups) totaling about $500,000 to the Kyrgyz State ...
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USAID Launches New Tuberculosis Program in Kyrgyz Republic

On November 12th, at 10 am, the launch of the new Defeat TB program funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) took place at the Republican Scientific Medical Library in Bishkek. Representatives from the Ministry of Health and other branches of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, the U.S. Embassy and international organizations ...
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Passport to Success® training helps Kyrgyz youth succeed

This November two youth forums will highlight the ways the USAID Jasa.kg program, which incorporates life skills training through the Passport to Success® (PTS) curriculum, has enriched the lives of Kyrgyz youth. The events will bring together representatives from the Kyrgyz Republic Ministry of Education and Science and local partner organizations, as well as life ...
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U.S. Announces $400K to tackle Explosive Hazards and Small Arms challenges in Central Asia

The United States is pleased to announce $402,000 in assistance to the OSCE towards training and proper storage of small arms and light weapons (SALW) in the Central Asia region. The funds will support two projects based in Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic. One grant of $120,000 will support an OSCE project in Tajikistan focused ...
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Ambassador Spratlen Tours New AUCA Campus

American University of Central Asia President Andrew Wachtel led a hard hat tour of the new campus under construction.  The project, located two miles south of downtown Bishkek, is designed to be environmentally sustainable.  The main academic building will be the first private construction project in Central Asia built with geothermal heating and cooling and ...
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