«Most of the measures against school racketeering are formal, but in reality do not affect the situation at all. The current system does not provide for an individual approach to violators,» – researcher Anna Zubenko, mentioned in her article written specifically for CABAR.asia.
“Analysis of opinions and use of various examinations held in the last two years in Kyrgyzstan in judicial and investigative practices has emphasised the problem of absence of general scientific researches on the topic in question, diversion in academic assessments and doubtful verification of methods used,” Inga Sikorskaia, media expert and programme manager of the School of Peacemaking and Media Technology in Central Asia, wrote in her article for CABAR.asia. (more…)
«Kyrgyz farmers are not fully utilizing the existing natural asset for growing medicinal herbs, which are in great demand both domestically and abroad. The cultivation and marketing of medicinal herbs has a long-term perspective for development» – says researcher Amangeldi Djumabayev, in his article written specifically for CABAR.asia.
«There are two different interpretations of the content of the same monument of the oral epic tradition in China and Kyrgyzstan. The polarity of the Kyrgyz and Chinese versions contributes to the conceptualization of the history of relations between the two nations in the spirit of conflict and rivalry,» – mentioned international affairs specialist Salamat Dzhybykeev in his article for CABAR.asia.
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…)
«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.
«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.
«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.
«Police reform in Kyrgyzstan is a slow, but almost a continuous process. The society is very disappointed, but still hopes for the emergence of a qualitatively new police in Kyrgyzstan» – Anna Zubenko, an expert on law enforcement agencies’ reforms, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Bishkek.
The middle of June in Central Asia was marked by sequence of major political events. The region became the center of the world’s media attention for a while. The inauguration ceremony of the new president of Kazakhstan took place; Bishkek and Dushanbe organized international summits and welcomed distinguished guests.
The analytical platform CABAR.asia presents a brief overview of the most recent significant political events in the region.