Perks of Kyrgyzstan’s Participation in International Organizations Illustrated by the OSCE Membership
“Prospects of the Kyrgyz – OSCE partnership will become even more pertinent in the light of sweeping global security issues like climate change, resilient pandemics, devastating wars, terrorist threats, and cybersecurity,” expert Kanatbek Abdiev analyzes Kyrgyzstan’s participation in the OSCE in an article just for CABAR.asia. (more…)
The financial market of Tajikistan is subject to imbalances and is not able to fully perform its functions, considers Bahrom Sharipov, Doctor of Economics. Further reforms are needed in the financial market to form it as a system of integrated segments, Bahrom Sharipov notes in an article written specifically for CABAR.asia. (more…)
The parliament of Kazakhstan legalised the parliamentary opposition. It means that the oppositionists would be entitled to speak in the lower house, introduce issues to the agenda and to promote draft laws alternative to the initiatives of the ruling majority. (more…)
June 2020 in Central Asia is remembered for the crisis-ridden epidemiological situation in the region; easing and tightening of quarantine measures; various protests; the decline of free speech; arrests and convictions of activists and former officials. The analytical platform CABAR.asia provides a brief overview of the most significant events of the region over the past month. (more…)
“Although the country’s legislation does not provide for discrimination, a de facto large number of cases of gender-based violence indicate the systemic failure of at least the judicial system,” said Gulzada Rysbekova, an independent researcher in the field of international relations, in an article just for CABAR.asia. (more…)
Tajikistan has a complex tax administration system and high tax burden on manufacturing enterprises, the World Bank said in a report. Experts Manouchehra Madchonova and Merali Bodurshozoda in an article specially for CABAR.asia say that in the near future a new version of the Tax Code of the Republic of Tajikistan will be submitted for public discussion.
“Even the most impressive amounts with inefficient institutions and systemic problems, when money does not reach the addressees, will not amend the situation,” independent expert Sergei Marinin analyzes Kazakhstan’s government measures during the coronavirus pandemic in an article, written specifically for CABAR.asia (more…)
“Deinstitutionalization reform of the orphanages in Uzbekistan is impossible without preventing the placement of children in state institutions and strengthening social protection measures for vulnerable families, developing family forms of placement of orphans and children left without parental care, professional training of social workers, trainings for foster parents and introducing inclusive education” – noted experts Dilmurad Yusupov and Takhir Mirzhaparov in an article, written specially for CABAR.asia.
Currently, the capital of Tajikistan – the city of Dushanbe is in the twenty worst cities in the Asia-Pacific region for its air quality. Tajik ecologist Muazzama Burkhonova believes that a package of measures will be needed to improve the atmosphere. (more…)
“The country’s socio-economic profile, the large outflow of labor migrants, the low social support for children with disabilities, poor social services and preventive framework to forestall children being placed in residential units – all these factors indicate that children end up now and would yet be placed in childcare facilities”, – said Aigerim Arzymatova, participant of CABAR.asia School of Analytics , in an article for CABAR.asia. (more…)