IWPR Articles

IWPR holds regular trainings for students and journalists from across Central Asia, with their materials published in Russian and national languages on the analytical platform CABAR.asia and in English for international readers on iwpr.net . Articles by IWPR reporters cover current events andsignificant trends that affect the lives of people in the whole Central Asian region.

Oil, Coronavirus and Recession: What Awaits the National Currency of Kyrgyzstan?

The national currency of Kyrgyzstan has become cheaper in just two weeks of March for over 20 per cent against the American dollar. This is one of the worst indicators among EAEU countries. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Why Government Creates Regional Media Centres?

The ministry of culture, information and tourism of Kyrgyzstan creates multimedia centres in order to optimise regional media. Competitions have been announced to fill the vacancies of general directors of regional media centres and heads of media centres in Chui and Dzhalal Abad regions have been already appointed. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan to Strengthen Higher Religious Education in the Country

The citizens of Kyrgyzstan have obtained higher religious education abroad – mainly in the eastern Arabic countries – for almost thirty years. However, Bishkek is going to change this trend and create conditions for the same education within the republic. (more…)


Kyrgyzstan: Amnesty International Demands Investigation of Dispersion of March 8 Peace Walk

According to experts, provocateurs and the police were together during the dispersion of the March 8 peace walk in Bishkek. No one has claimed responsibility for the things that happened and the response of the authorities is unclear.


Gender-based Opinion of Labour Market in Kyrgyzstan

Overcoming gender inequality is still a relevant task for Kyrgyzstan. This is a big problem and it concerns the labour market. (more…)

Trade Relations between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan

Among EAEU states, Kyrgyzstan is the second largest consumer, after Russia, of industrial and consumer goods from Kazakhstan.


Kyrgyzstan: Gender Equality Issues Must Always Be on the Agenda

One third of Kyrgyzstanis wants to see more women in politics, while the majority of people thinks that women should fulfil themselves in social sphere and household.


An Interrupted Flight. Why There Are No Flights between Bishkek and Dushanbe

On October 20, 2019, the flights between the capitals of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan was stopped. Now you can fly from Dushanbe to Bishkek and back only via third countries. (more…)


Education or a Threat: How Sex Education is Taught to Schoolchildren in Kyrgyzstan?

Kyrgyzstan has no sex education at schools except for extracurricular activities, which are poorly supervised by the management. Adolescents are told about the reproductive system in biology and anatomy classes, but there are no classes devoted to relationships between sexes.


Conflict in the South of Kazakhstan: What Conclusions Will Authorities Draw?

Some experts and public figures note that disorders in Masanchi village that took lives of 10 people are indicative of serious issues in interethnic relations.




IWPR activities in Central Asia

IWPR research: social networks are an important source of news in Uzbekistan

On February 24 in Tashkent, IWPR presented the results of research on how in Central Asia they read, watch and listen to the news on the Internet...

cabar.asia 24.03.20
IWPR Held a Presentation at the University of Central Asia

The representative office of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Central Asia (IWPR CA) took part in an informational and educational meeting of employers with students of the Unive..

cabar.asia 17.03.20
Bank Loans for Business Were Discussed at IWPR Round Table in Dushanbe

The problems of access to the bank loans for small and medium enterprises were discussed at a round table hosted by IWPR Tajikistan in Dushanbe...

cabar.asia 06.03.20