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.

Kazakhstan Wants to Toughen up Punishment for Poaching

They suggest replacing penalties with imprisonment, leaving out conditional releases, and forfeiting weapons and vehicles to the Okhotzooprom. These amendments may be adopted by the end of 2019.


Tourism in Kazakhstan: Bad Roads, Inflated Prices

70 per cent of Kazakhstanis prefer to relax abroad rather than go to domestic health resorts. This is cheaper, more comfortable and affordable.


Are Georgian Reforms Applicable to Kazakhstan?

Kazakhstan, unlike Georgia, is in crisis, which it has successfully overcome some time ago. However, according to the studies, mere repetition of some reforms won’t fit the Central Asian states.


Kazakhstan Again “Permits” Protests

Some experts think the resumed practice of issuing permits is an attempt made by the authorities to create “legal opposition”, other experts think this is a step towards the dialogue with the society.


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.


Juvenile Crime Rate in Kazakhstan: Legislative Amendments and Georgia’s Experience

Every year minor Kazakhstanis become more aggressive, experts say.


Post-Election Kazakhstan. How Authorities Respond to Protests?

According to experts, the old social contract between the authorities and the people has run out. (more…)


Election and Batons. How Western Media Covers Elections in Kazakhstan

Leading European and American media has focused rather on protests and harsh police responses on the presidential election day than on the voting process per se.

What Kazakhstan Will Be like After Presidential Election?

Half a million votes for an opposition candidate must move the authorities in Nur-Sultan to defer to the protesters’ opinion, according to analysts. (more…)


What Do Protesting Moods in Kazakhstan Tell About?

No wonder protesting moods in Kazakhstan have taken place during the shift of power in the country. Young people have felt the possibility of social and political changes after the resignation of president Nazarbayev, experts said. (more…)



IWPR activities in Central Asia

IWPR: Second School of Analytic Journalism CABAR.asia Has Come to an End

Central Asia-based journalists have been intensely trained and will further apply their skills in their editorial offices and on CABAR.asia analytical platform...

cabar.asia 10.07.19
IWPR: Central Asia-based Journalists Trained in Georgia

They are the most active participants of IWPR programme “School of Analytic Journalism CABAR.asia”...

cabar.asia 03.07.19
Participants of the CABAR.Asia School of Analytics Completed Their Internships In Georgia

From 10 to 21 June 2019, participants of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics had professional internships in the analytical centers of Georgia. The internship was organized by the IWPR O..

cabar.asia 27.06.19