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.

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 (more…)


Covid-19 Gathers Pace Again. Kyrgyzstanis Can Rely On Themselves Only

Nothing has changed in health care system since summer, old problems remained. (more…)

Photo report: Tashkent after quarantine mitigation

How the capital of Uzbekistan lives after the mitigation of the quarantine, imposed to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus pandemic.



Why Are Tajik TV Channels Silent About Events in Belarus and Kyrgyzstan?

Why do the Tajik media prefer not to discuss the protests in Belarus and the change of power in neighbouring Kyrgyzstan?



When and How Will Central Asian Economies Recover From COVID-19?

During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the issue of post-COVID economic recovery in Central Asia is already included in the agenda. International institutions and the expert research community’s representatives present various timelines of economic recovery to the pre-crisis level. Meanwhile, there are proposals about the transformation of the economic model itself.


Kyrgyzstan: the year of 2020 showed clearly dependence of the budget from external sources

Due to political situation, some foreign partners of Bishkek authorities suspended financial assistance. (more…)

Kazak Journalists Face Routine Harassment

Although the media is protected by law, beatings and illegal detentions are common.



What Experts in Kyrgyzstan Think about Sadyr Zhaparov

If the current acting president leads the country, no positive reforms can be expected, analysts say. (more…)


Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as Possible Drivers of Regional Cooperation in Central Asia

Reestablished ties between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, despite the bilateral nature, can play a definitive role in bolstering intra-regional co-operation. An expert on international relations Rustami Sukhrob looks into the points of contact, problems and prospects for these two neighbouring countires and attempts to explain what implications their repproachment can bring for the rest of Central Asia.


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…)



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IWPR Held Two-Week Training for Participants of the Documentary Filmmaking Workshop

From October 26 to November 6, 2020, the Representative Office of the Institute for War & Peace Reporting conducted training as part of a documentary filmmaking workshop. In two weeks, t.. 21.11.20
IWPR Organised Online Discussion “The Power of Conflicts and Protests in Central Asia: comparative analysis”

On the 5th of November the Representative Office of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Central Asia, its regional analytical platform organized online event relat.. 09.11.20 Online Events Digest_October keeps providing relevant analysis of various problems and trends in Central Asian region. We continue to hold - already traditional - educational and expert meetings online where..