On September 23, 2014 ICNL, as part of the Collaborative Governance Program implemented by East-West Management Institute, conducted training on Trends of Development of CSO Legislation in the Kyrgyz Republic in Osh.

Attendees of the training Turdubekov Marat and Saipova Meerim - PA Young Lawyers of South

On September 20, 2014, the Chief of Party of the Collaborative Governance Program, Mark Grubb, opened the First Local Nonprofit Management (NPM) Professional Development Workshop organized for the faculty of the Consortium Universities on NPM at the Kyrgyz National University, NPM Resource Center.

Participants of the First Local Nonprofit Management (NPM) Professional Development Workshop applaud to Mark Grubb, Chief of Part of the Collaborative Governance Program, for supporting the Consortium of Universities, highlighting the accomplishments being made during the past 9 months, professionalism and dedication of the faculty members and successful launching the elective course "Introduction to NPM."

With the start of a new semester, eight Kyrgyz Universities (Kyrgyz National University, Osh State University, Jalal-Abad State University, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, Batken State University, Talas State University, Bishkek Humanities University, and Issyk-Kul State University) who have been working for the past nine months within a Consortium of 16 Universities focusing on Nonprofit Management education; began the fall classes with 318 students enrolled in the course designed by participating members of the Consortium, the "Introduction to Nonprofit Management (NPM)."

Photo 1: Dooronbek Sattarkulov from the Batken State University is a premier professor who first started his lectures on NPM for twelve 3rd year university students

On September 20, Prime Minister Joomart Otorbaev had a working meeting with representatives of CGP grantee "Free Generation" Liberal Youth Alliance and Civic Union "For Reforms and Results", including Timur Shaihutdinov, Urmat Kazakbaev, Galina Davletbaeva, Asyl Aitbaeva, and Atyr Abdrakhmatova to discuss priority issues of reforming the internal affairs agencies, including priority measures to increase citizen's trust to the staff of the law enforcement bodies.

Photo: Press Service of the Government of KR
In the center PM Otorbaev during his meeting with Acting Minister of Internal Affairs Melis Turganbaev; Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Kursan Asanov; Co-chair of Lyberal Youth Alliance (LYA) Timur Shaihutdinov; Community Mobilization Coordinator Galina Davletbaeva; Co-Chair of LYA Urmat Kazakbaev; Director of International Center Interbilim Asyl Aitbaeva; Independent Expert on Police Security Ravshan Abdukarimov; Lawyer at Civic Union "For Reforms and Results" Atyr Abdrakhmatova; Egor Skobeev, Inspector at the PM's Office; and Vice Prime Minister Abdyrakhman Mamataliev

Dear colleagues and partners,
We are pleased to invite you all to the guest lecture of Janna Saralaeva, Expert, Department on Ethnic, Religious Policy and Liaising with Civil Society, President's Apparatus of the Kyrgyz Republic, on the topic "Collaboration between State Agencies and Civil Society" on September 24, 2014, from 15:00-17:00. Address: 547 str. Frunze, 720033 Bishkek, Nonprofit Management Resource Center, 3rd floor, room 310. KNU named after J. Balasagyn.

RSVP by calling at: 0550 000 344 or by e-mail: hubknu@gmail.com .

Thank you.

Sincerely,

USAID Collaborative Governance Program
East-West Management Institute – Kyrgyz Republic