Over 55 participants, including students, faculty and CSO representatives, attended a guest lecture «Interaction of Government and Civil Society to Provide National Security and Integrity of the State» hosted by the NPM Resource Center at KNU on April 22, 2016. Medetkan Sherimkulov, Former Speaker of the KR Parliament, former Ambassador of the KR to Turkey and Iran, Doctor of Political Science, Professor at the Kyrgyz National University and the Center for Strategic research, state service and political science gave a guest lecture and shared his extensive experience in policy-making and conflict management as well as his views on the prospects of the government-civil society collaboration. He outlined the high level of civil society development in the Kyrgyz Republic and emphasized a necessity to form a positive attitude towards non-governmental structures and civil society organizations, given their considerable contribution into economic and social development of the country. He stressed an urgency of constructive collaboration between the government agencies and nonprofit organizations to ensure and maintain social and political stability in the country.

               

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Participants of Professor Medetkan Sherimkulov’ guest lecture at NPM Resource Center on April 22, 2016

                               

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Professor Medetkan Sherimkulov with faculty staff after the guest lecture at NPM Resource Center

                              

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Former Speaker of the KR Parliament, former Ambassador of the KR to Turkey and Iran, Doctor of Political Science, Professor at the Kyrgyz National University and the Center for Strategic research, state service and political science Medetkan Sherimkulov during the guest lecture at NPM Resource Center at KNU

                        

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Students asked many questions during the lecture – they were impressed by deep knowledge and experience of professor Medetkan Sherimkulov

                         

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Students listening to professor Medekan Sherimkulov’s lecture with attention and interest

                                       

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Photo of teachers, students at the roundtable discussions

                             

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The participants listening with interest to the story of the experienced professor, doctor and politician – who witnessed and participated in several decades of historical changes happening in the KR