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

How to Party, Kyrgyz Style

The toastmaster business is booming, but some fear celebratory excesses have gone too far. (more…)

11.01.17
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Uzbekistan’s New President – a Reformer or Another Dictator?

Initial moves towards reform have not convinced observers that the new leader will end a quarter of a century of dictatorial rule. (more…)

21.12.16
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Uzbekistan's New President – a Reformer or Another Dictator?

Initial moves towards reform have not convinced observers that the new leader will end a quarter of a century of dictatorial rule. (more…)

Tajikistan’s Frozen Banking System

Officials blame falling remittances but have failed to implement serious reforms.  (more…)

All You Need is Plov

Central Asians vie for ownership of a much-loved dish. There is an old Uzbek saying, “If you’re rich, eat plov; if you’re poor, eat plov.” (more…)

29.11.16
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Kyrgyzstan Poised to Vote on Constitutional Change

The upcoming public vote is not proving universally popular.

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16.11.16
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Tajikistan: Family Rehoused After IWPR Report

Action finally taken following radio story on their decades-long wait. A Tajik family who had been waiting to be rehoused for more than 30 years has been promised new accommodation following the broadcast of an IWPR programme about their plight.

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27.10.16
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Tajikistan’s Public Display of Pride

Many participants given little choice but to take part in mass celebrations.

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25.10.16
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Tajikistan's Public Display of Pride

Many participants given little choice but to take part in mass celebrations.

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Another Blow to Kazakstan’s Press Freedom

Latest case highlights growing dangers to country’s media scene.

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19.10.16
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Central Asian Journalism Has a Female Face: IWPR Held Round Table on Women and Gender Issues in Media

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 Sep..

CABAR.asia 16.09.20
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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 publi..

CABAR.asia 09.09.20
E-Learning: Transforming Challenges of Online Education Into Advantages

The journalism faculties’ professors from Central Asia gathered to discuss online education and methods of effective com..

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