On November 24, 2017, over 230 participants including leadership of Osh State University, professors and students, representatives of Osh Oblast government agencies, and civil society organizations took part in the conference: “Nonprofit Management Education Development in the Kyrgyz Republic: Experience and Prospects”. The Public Union “Association of Nonprofit Management Educators”, in collaboration with the USAID Collaborative Governance Program (CGP) and Osh State University, organized the conference at Osh State University, where the newly developed Nonprofit Management (NPM) Textbook with Glossary was presented to guests. The organizers of the conference shared the achieved results of the theoretical and practical aspects of implementing NPM education in the Kyrgyz Republic. The participants were also familiarized with current issues and trends in the nonprofit sector and learned about specific skills and knowledge needed for effective management of nonprofit organizations. In addition, following the conference, the Executive Director of the Republic of Georgia Center for Training and Consultancy, Irina Khantadze, conducted a Training of Trainers on Nonprofit Sustainability Strategies for the members of the Association of NPM Educators.

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CGP Deputy Chief of Party Ruslan Moldokasymov (from left to right), Executive Director of the Republic of Georgia Center for Training and Consultancy Irina Khantadze, First Vice Rector of Osh State University Abdygany Abduvaliev, Head of International and Comparative Politics Department (AUCA) Medet Tulegenov, Coordinator of NPM Resource Center at Kyrgyz National University Irys Beybutova, and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Management at Osh State University Mirlanbek Ubaidullaev– making opening remarks

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Honored guest Executive Director of the Republic of Georgia Center for Training and Consultancy Irina Khantadze giving a speech at the conference (first from right)

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Professor of AUCA Medet Tulegenov presenting the findings of the research “Interaction of civil society and the state on the formation of state policy” at the conference: “Nonprofit Management Education Development in the Kyrgyz Republic: Experience and Prospects” organized at Osh State University

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Coordinator of NPM Resource Center at Talas State University Aisalkyn Ukueva, introducing the participants to the NPM Textbook with Glossary

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Over 230 participants including leadership of Osh State University, professors and students, representatives of Osh Oblast government agencies, civil society organizations, and USAID took part in the conference: “Nonprofit Management Education Development in the Kyrgyz Republic: Experience and Prospects”

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Osh State Univeristy students and civil society organizations took active part in the conference on the theme “Nonprofit Management Education Development in the Kyrgyz Republic: Experience and Prospects”