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Language Policies of the Central Asian States

The publication “Language Policies of the Central Asian States ” was developed by Nurbek Bekmurzaev on the basis of the IWPR Representative Office in Central Asia and the regional analytical platform CABAR.asia.

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The representative office of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Central Asia and CABAR.asia present an analytical note entitled “Language Policies of the Central Asian States”. This work outlines the formation of state languages in the Central Asian countries, analyzes their functioning alongside the Russian language, draws conclusions and forecasts for the future, and provides recommendations for improving language policies.

The publication is intended for young experts and consultants, researchers, decision-makers, as well as a wide range of readers interested in the policies of the Central Asian countries.

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Financial support from the Government of Norway made this publication possible. The opinions expressed in the work do not reflect the official position of the government of Norway


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