IWPR CA / Kazakhstan
CABAR.asia School of Analytics, where young analysts and experts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan took part, has ended in Almaty.
IWPR Central Asia within the ‘Development of new media and digital journalism in Central Asia’ project announces a tender to conduct a research of news consumption patterns across new media in four Central Asian countries – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
Trainings in Kyrgyzstan were held in Jalalabat, Osh and Batken cities, in Kazakhstan – Kyzylorda, Turkestan and Taraz cities.
IWPR Held an Expert Meeting on the Role and Status of the Russian Language in Central Asian Countries
On March 15, 2019, a regional expert meeting “The Role and Status of the Russian Language in Central Asia” was held at the IWPR Office in Tajikistan. Independent experts, employees of state bodies and universities, representatives of research centers, political scientists and journalists discussed the status of the Russian language in the region, its place in the linguistic landscape of Central Asian countries, and offered their vision and suggestions for the future fruitful coexistence of Russian and national languages of Central Asian countries.
On February 27, 2019, the IWPR Representative Office in Central Asia, analytical platform CABAR.asia and Center for Chinese Studies “China Center” in Almaty organized a round table on the topic “Sinology in Kazakhstan: the current state and prospects”.
One of IWPR’s long-term contributors from Kazakstan, Gaziza Baituova, has been nominated for the Index on Censorship Journalism Award 2017. (more…)