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 and in English for international readers on . Articles by IWPR reporters cover current events andsignificant trends that affect the lives of people in the whole Central Asian region.

Legal Community of Kyrgyzstan Warns About Risks of Ignoring Legal Norms

Experts in law and constitutionalism voice their strong outrage over ignoring constitutional norms and laws of the Kyrgyz Republic by political forces, and urge them to abide by legal norms to overcome the crisis. (more…)


Events in Belarus: Reaction in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

According to experts, the authorities and people track the protests in Belarus, but each country is distinctly specific. (more…)


Fragile Compromise Calms Kyrgyz Crisis

Demands continue for President Sooronbay Jeenbekov’s resignation. (more…)

Experts: Political Leaders Must Return Situation to Legitimate Field in Kyrgyzstan

The lack of legality is fraught with the emergence of far more serious and dangerous crises in the republic, analysts said. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan has No Place to Dispose of Electronic Waste

In 2019, the global amount of electronic waste was almost 54 million tonnes. This was found by the UN and it is a record number.  (more…)


Rural Youth of Central Asia: Searching for a Better Life

The lack of opportunities in the countryside pushes many young Central Asians to move to the cities, and then, abroad to labour migration. Very few remain in the rural areas. (more…)


Kyrgyzstan: Official Figures of Adoption Do Not Reflect Real Situation

Every year, nearly 700 Kyrgyzstanis adopt a child. These figures are official, but, according to experts, this figure is much higher. Very often, family members try to avoid bureaucracy and adopt children illegally. 


“Rented As a Furniture”. The Migrants from Central Asia Are the Majority of Those Enslaved in Russia

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis, experts predict a new wave of the forced labor slavery in Russia. (more…)


Kyrgyzstan: Number of Covid-19 Cases in Issyk Kul Region is Rising

Despite the epidemic, the shores of Issyk Kul are full of visitors. Also, the number of coronavirus cases is rising. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Tough Fight against Covid-19 and Pneumonia

The number of bearers of coronavirus and pneumonia has increased sharply since the beginning of summer in Kyrgyzstan. A range of activists and experts are confident that pneumonia is directly related to Covid-19. After the criticism by the public and recommendations given by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the authorities of the republic joined the statistical data and now the country tops the sad rankings of the number of cases and deaths from coronavirus. (more…)



IWPR activities in Central Asia

IWPR Organized Panel On “Kyrgyzstan’s Post-election Crisis: Causes, Subtleties and Seeking Solutions”

On October 13, 2020, IWPR organized an online panel entitled "Kyrgyzstan’s Post-election Crisis: Causes, Subtleties and Seeking Solutions.".. 15.10.20 Online Events Digest_September

September was remarkable for its special mood and "presence effect". We held one-week intensive course for 30+ young experts from the region and the first round of the Kilogram of Conten.. 08.10.20
Is It Easy to Be Young? IWPR Held an Expert Meeting on Youth Policy in Tajikistan

“Is It Easy to Be Young? The New Faces in the Politics and Economy of Tajikistan” was the topic of the online expert meeting by IWPR Central Asia on September 30... 07.10.20