Central Asian Journalism Has a Female Face: IWPR Held Round Table on Women and Gender Issues in Media

CABAR.asia 16.09.20

How to write about women and gender issues and why it is important to talk about discrimination of female media workers in Central Asia is the key topic of the round table held online on September 15.


Students from Central Asia Cannot Get Back to Study in Russia

The pandemic has changed the teaching process in all countries in the world. Many students cannot continue studying at universities due to closed borders. Students from Central Asia who study in Russia have encountered this situation, too. (more…)

How Much Money Did the Central Asian Countries Receive to Fight COVID-19?

Altynay Karimova 15.09.20

What kind of monetary assistance from foreign organizations did the Central Asian countries receive in the fight against COVID-19 and its consequences?


TAT Railway Project : a Road That Was Never Built

The fate of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan (TAT) railway is still unclear, although in terms of importance this project can compete with China’s Belt and Road Initiative. 


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…)

2020 Parliamentary Elections in Kyrgyzstan: Scene and Developments

While Kyrgyzstan is recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s electoral processes are in full swing. Worse still, total reframing of the Kyrgyz political landscape over the last two years has been stirring things up for both politicians switching their allegiance and an electorate. (more…)

Kazakhstan Drafts New Animal Protection Law

Zulfiya Raissova 10.09.20

According to experts, cruelty to animals must be deemed a criminal violation. (more…)

CABAR.asia Online Events Digest_August

CABAR.asia 09.09.20

Despite the holiday season, August was full of online events. CABAR.asia Media School is ready for the new academic year: there were intensive workshops, expert meetings, podcasts, new publications, and, traditionally, the most relevant analytics on Central Asia. In this digest, we mark the end of summer and share the highlights of August.

E-Learning: Transforming Challenges of Online Education Into Advantages

CABAR.asia 08.09.20

The journalism faculties’ professors from Central Asia gathered to discuss online education and methods of effective communication with students. (more…)

Reform of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Uzbekistan: Will Expectations Come True?

“From time to time, negative incidents related to the activities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, such as the use of torture, beatings and frequent cases of corruption in the ranks of the internal affairs bodies, only strengthen the negative attitude of ordinary citizens towards their “defenders”, mentions Farkhod Mirzabaev, an independent analyst, participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Tashkent.