On February 9, 2018, Batken State University inaugurated a new Nonprofit Management (NPM) Resource Center at at its affiliate branch – Kyzyl-Kiya Multidisciplinary Institute. This is the eighth NPM Resource Center that was opened with the support of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program through the PU “Association of Nonprofit Management Educators” to provide informational and consultative support on NPM issues and serve as a platform for guest lectures, conferences and discussions on different topics.

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Mayor of Kyzyl-Kiya city Ermekbai Topchubaev, (from left to right), Rector of Batken State University Abdivap Zulpuev, Coordinator of NPM Resource Center at Osh State University and member of the Association of NPM Educators Baktygul Maksytova, and Deputy Chief of Party of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program Ruslan Moldokasymov, during signing the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Association of NPM Educators and Batken State University to support the activities of the new NPM Resource Center at Kyzyl-Kiya Multidisciplinary Institute of Batken State University.

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Leadership of Batken State University, professors and students, and representatives of Batken Oblast government agencies, the USAID Collaborative Governance Program, and civil society organizations participate in the opening ceremony.

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Professor of Batken State University (BSU) Dooronbek Sattarkulov (from left to right), Rector of BSU Abdivap Zulpuev, and Mayor of Kyzyl-Kiya city Ermekbai Topchubaev cutting the ribbon to inaugurate the eighth NPM Resource Center in the Kyrgyz Republic with the support of USAID CGP and Association of NPM Educators.

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Rector of Batken State University Abdivap Zulpuev and member of the Association of NPM Educators Baktygul Maksytova congratulate each other after signing the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Association of NPM Educators and Batken State University to support the activities of the new NPM Resource Center at Kyzyl-Kiya Multidisciplinary Institute of Batken State University.

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Rector of Batken State University Abdivap Zulpuev making opening remarks to open a new NPM Resource Center at Kyzyl-Kiya Multidisciplinary Institute of Batken State University.

Photo 6 Mayor of Kyzul Kiya Ermekbai Topchubaev 09 02 2018 DSC 0267

Mayor of Kyzyl-Kiya city Ermekbai Topchubaev highlighted the importance of opening a new NPM Resource Center in Kyzyl-Kiya, which will serve as a platform for guest lectures, roundtable discussions, and interaction for students, professors, local civil society organizations, interns and volunteers.

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Deputy Chief of Party of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program Ruslan Moldokasymov making opening remarks to inaugurate the eighth NPM Resource Center in the Kyrgyz Republic with the support of USAID Collaborative Governance Program.

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Member of the Association of NPM Educators Baktygul Maksytova speaks on behalf of all members of the Association – professors of the Consortium of Universities – at the inauguration ceremony of the new NPM Resource Center at Kyzyl-Kiya Multidisciplinary Institute of Batken State University.

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Following the NPM Resource Center’s inauguration ceremony, Member of the Association of NPM Educators Baktygul Maksytova (second from right) conducts a two-day Training of Trainers sessions for over 20 faculty members from Kyzyl-Kiya Multidisciplinary Institute of Batken State University.