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.

Total Control Over Mobile Devices in Tajikistan

Tajik authorities claim that registering of the mobile devices is necessary for security reasons. However, experts consider this as a desire to replenish the budget and strengthen control over the citizens’ lives. (more…)


Uzbekistan: Issues in Uzbek Language Development

By June 1, 2020, the government of Uzbekistan will introduce the State Programme for Uzbek Language Development and Language Policy Improvement for 2020-2030, and also the revised law “On state language”. (more…)


Some Residential Construction Projects May Fail Due to COVID-19 in Kyrgyzstan

The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on the construction sphere of Kyrgyzstan. According to experts, construction companies are likely to delay already launched construction projects despite their promise to complete them beyond the due date. (more…)

Why is WHO office in Tajikistan being criticized?

A team of WHO experts has been in Tajikistan for over a week, monitoring the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. What conclusions they came to is still unknown. However, some experts are already saying that the World Health Organization failed its mission to Tajikistan.

How Did Business in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan Respond to the Coronavirus?

Region’s business conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Doctors Got Infected in Kazakhstan. Who Is to Blame and What Is to Be Done?

As of April 27, 820 healthcare workers are infected with coronavirus in Kazakhstan. According to the Ministry of Health, 66% of them were not involved in the care and treatment of COVID-19 patients.


All-Online: How Do Central Asian States Celebrate the 75th Victory Day?

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the public events ban, the large-scale celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War are not planned this year in Central Asian countries (except Turkmenistan). Celebrations and parades will be held in a new format: as non-contact as possible.



Treatment of Coronavirus Cases in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

While the world continues to develop COVID-19 vaccine, coronavirus cases are treated according to protocols developed in every single country. However, not everyone is pleased with the treatment. Both in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan there are cases when patients refuse treatment.



Residents of Kazakh Flooded Villages Are Waiting for Reparations From Uzbekistan

Five flooded villages, over 31 thousand evacuated residents: these are the consequences of the floodwaters from Uzbekistan for Southern Kazakhstan. The evaluation of the scale and damage the disaster caused will only be possible after it ends. Meanwhile, the water keeps coming. (more…)


Resignation of Dariga Nazarbayeva: Expansion of Tokayev’s Power or A Race for Power?

Political analysts of Kazakhstan explain this decision differently and suggest versions of further prospects. (more…)


Our activity Analytical Platform Held Online Meeting With Journalists and Analysts

During the video conference, participants discussed the situation with coronavirus in four Central Asian countries and plans for future collaboration... 27.05.20
Is it impossible to learn to make caption video online? Media School proves it is possible!

The first online marathon on creation of caption video was held on April 15 to 29 by the team of trainers: Azat Ruziev.. 08.05.20
Analytical Centers in Central Asia: between science, society and authority

The publication "Analytical Centers in Central Asia: between science, society and authority" was developed by the IWPR Representative Office in Central Asia together with analysts of the reg.. 07.05.20