Advantages and Risks of Introducing the “Multilingual and Multicultural Education” Program in Kyrgyzstan
«Multilingual education makes it possible to simultaneously master the state and official languages, along with one of the foreign ones. It also creates social cohesion, enhances the culture of interethnic communication, and all this in total strengthens interethnic relations,» notes Kanzada Zayirbekova, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics, in her article. (more…)
“There is widespread understanding that the return of stolen assets to countries characterized by inadequate rule of law and non-robust anti-corruption standards is likely to lead to stolen assets falling back into the vicious circle of corrupt practices and money laundering,” said independent researcher Alisher Ilkhamov in his article for CABAR.asia
«Kyrgyzstan’s vulnerability to the issue of disinformation points out several factors, such as weak domestic journalism, undeveloped home television content, demand for the “tabloid” press, and lack of educational media literacy programs for the younger and older generations,» Ermek Baisalov, editor of CABAR.asia analytical materials, writes in his article.
«The demolition issue is the main challenge at the moment, thus it requires an immediate solution. The political elite must mobilize all resources to reduce the social tension level in order to prevent an escalation that will negatively affect the entire reform agenda,» said Yuri Sarukhanyan, a specialist in international relations, a member of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Tashkent.
Unity is Primary Task – Diversity is Secondary? Features and Omissions of Ethnic Policy in Tajikistan
Currently, in Tajikistan there is no clearly formulated ethnic policy, it is replaced by only separate decrees, statements and projects, said Muslimbek Buriev, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics.
«It is possible to ensure equality in education by improving the pedagogical skills of teachers and equal access to broadband Internet (Broad Band WL). This will, accordingly, provide access to high-quality educational materials», – mentioned Zhaslan Nurbayev, an independent researcher and participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Nur-Sultan, in his article.
«Today, there is an overabundance of humanitarian specialists and a shortage of technical personnel in the labor market of Kazakhstan, and therefore foreign workforce specialists are a temporary alternative solution to promptly meet the needs of enterprises for highly skilled labor», – Zamira Zholdaskyzy, an analyst at the Center for the Development of Labor Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Nur-Sultan.
«Georgia and Kyrgyzstan are similar in myriad of ways, including Soviet past, lack of resources, turbulent political history, and other features when it comes to political and economic landscape of the two countries. Thus, it will be nothing but wise and useful for the government of Kyrgyzstan to examine the Georgian approach and experiences in the sphere of cyber security», – notes Nurbek Bekmurzaev, independent researcher, participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Bishkek.
According to the research of the World Bank ranking, Kazakhstan entered the top 30 leading countries for ease of doing business for the first time, thus 2019 in the country was marked by this fact. This indicator turned out to be the best among the countries of Central Asia and ahead of many advanced economies of the world. What is the secret of success and who felt the ease of doing business in the Kazakh market?
«Dynamics that are observed in Kyrgyzstan – the transformation of universities into lucrative diploma-issuing businesses; the decline of teachers’ salaries; the growing demand for a university diploma as a pass to get a job are the main factors challenging the quality of higher education», – notes Aigul Kantoro kyzy, an economic policy specialist, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Bishkek.