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.

What Will 2019 be Remembered for by Central Asian Countries?

The year of 2019 was very intensive for Central Asian states. Let’s remember the most important events of the departing year according to the materials of CABAR.asia journalists.

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27.12.19
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Parliamentary Elections in Uzbekistan: No Political Reforms to Expect

The recent elections in Uzbekistan have not changed the situation, but demonstrated the liberalization level in Uzbekistan, as experts say. (more…)

26.12.19
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Pensions in Central Asia: Struggling for Survival (infographics)

65.6 million people live in the four countries of Central Asia, including 7.8 million pensioners. In other words, every eighth resident of Central Asia is on pension. 

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25.11.19
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“Go Against National Mentality.” Why Uzbek Artists Are Leaving Abroad?

The conservative regulating organisation, Uzbekkoncert, of Uzbekistan is being accused of the outflow of young talented people abroad in search of an independent scene.
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19.11.19
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The nascent market of IT startups in Uzbekistan: “Nobody says it will be easy”

 

The market of technological entrepreneurship in Uzbekistan is only starting to emerge. However, despite the problems facing the sector, local experts are confident that in the next two years the country will become the leader in the IT sphere among the Central Asian countries.
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Uzbekistan Returns 65 Children from Iraq

The state thus demonstrates that citizens who return voluntarily can count at least on fair justice, according to experts.

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Unaffordable Education: Only One of 10 Applicants Can Be Admitted to Uzbek Universities

This year universities have extended only 110,095 quotas, while over a million of applicants have applied for universities.

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Uzbekistan Increases Penalties for Animal Cruelty

The penalty for killing, maiming and torturing is up to 70 dollars.

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10.07.19
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Why European Union Makes Afghanistan and Central Asia Closer?

Brussels places priority of security and peaceful Afghanistan as part of the new strategy of the European Union on interaction with the region.
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02.07.19
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Uzbekistan Prepares Second Operation to Return its Citizens Back from Syria

The first group of the returned – women and children – are being examined and treated in health resorts and medical facilities of the republic.
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IWPR Is Looking for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

To monitor and evaluate the project “Development of New Media and Digital Journalism”, the IWPR regional office in Central Asia is looking for country M&E specialists (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz..

cabar.asia 22.01.20
IWPR and CABAR.asia Media School Publish Research of Online News Consumption

The research was part of the Development of New Media and Digital Journalism in Central Asia Project funded by the Government of the United Kingdom with the purpose to find out how people re..

cabar.asia 21.01.20
The Methods of Countering Extremism on the Internet Discussed in Dushanbe

On December 12-13, IWPR Tajikistan together with the Committee of Religion, Regulation of Traditions, Celebrations and Ceremonies under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and The P..

cabar.asia 24.12.19