On July 15, 2016, the Public Union “Association of Nonprofit Management Educators” andthe Center for Training and Consultancy of the Republic of Georgiasigned a Memorandum of Understanding at the Nonprofit Management Resource Center at Kyrgyz National University.The memorandum demonstrates the two organizations’ commitment to collaborate topromote and enhance nonprofit management education and develop the next generation of professional civil society leaders of the two countries.

The organizations plan to exchange information, create an enabling environment for development and implementation of new courses, and update existing programs in Kyrgyzstan and Georgia.

Photo1Team photos with Mark Grubb Irina Khantadze Zainidin Kurmanov after MoU signing IMG 4434

Participants of the MoU signing between theAssociation of Nonprofit Management Educatorsof the Kyrgyz Republic and the Center for Training and Consultation of the Republic of Georgia at the NMP Resource Center on July 15, 2016. CGP Chief of Party Mark Grubb (from left to right, 1strow, 3rd person), Director of the Center for Training and Consultation Irina Khantadze, and Executive Director of thePublic Union “Association of Nonprofit Management Educators (ANPME)” Zainidin Kurmanov with members of the ANPME and CGP Higher Education Officer Baktygul Ismailova and CGP Education Specialist Salima Serkibaeva

Photo 2 Irina Khantadze Zinidin Kurmanov shaking the hands after MoU signing IMG 4435

Irina Khantadze, Director of the Center for Training and Consultation and Zainidin Kurmanov, Executive Director of thePublic Union “Association of Nonprofit Management Educators (ANPME),” shaking hands after signing the MoU

Photo 3 CGP COP Mark Grubb making opening remarks at MOU signing ceremony IMG 4360

CGP Chief of Party Mark Grubb making opening remarks at the MoU signing ceremony of between the Association of Nonprofit Management Educatorsof the Kyrgyz Republic and the Center for Training and Consultation of the Republic of Georgia. USAID CGP supported the collaboration on advancing NPM education in the two countries – Kyrgyzstan and Georgia

Photo 4 Irina Khantadze CTC Zainidin Kurmanov ANPM Educators MoU signed IMG 4440

Two leaders –Irina Khantadze, Director of the Center for Training and Consultation, and Zainidin Kurmanov, Executive Director of thePublic Union “Association of Nonprofit Management Educators (ANPME),” –looking forward to further cooperation based on the MoU they signed

Leaders Irina Khantadze Zainidin Kurmanov Baktygul M Irys Beybutova. Mark Grubb Baktygul Ismailova MOU signing IMG 4444

Leaders (from left to right) at the ceremony of signing MoU between Kyrgyzstan and Georgia, included: Irina Khantadze, Director of the Center for Training and Consultation; Zainidin Kurmanov, Executive Director of the Public Union “Association of Nonprofit Management Educators (ANPME)”; Baktygul Maksytova, Coordinator of the NPM Resource Center at Osh State University; Irys Beybutova, Coordinator of the NPM Resource Center at KNU; and Mark Grubb, CGP Chief of Party;, and Baktygul Ismailova, CGP Higher Education Officer

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A ceremony of MoU signing in the presence of USAID CGP COP Mark Grubb

Photo 7 Irina Khantadze remarks at MOU sining July 15 2016 IMG 4387

Director of the Center for Training and Consultation Irina Khantadze making a speech at the ceremony of MoU signing at NPM Resource Center at KNU on July 15

Photo 8 Zainidin Kurmanov remarks before signing MOU IMG 4405

Executive Director of the Public Union “Association of Nonprofit Management Educators (ANPME)” Zainidin Kurmanov making an opening speech at the MoU signing ceremony on July 15, 2016

Photo 9Iryz Beybutova NPM Resouce Center Coordinator opening the MOU signing ceremony IMG 4380

NPM Resource Center Coordinator at KNU Irys Beybutova opening a ceremony of MoU signing between two organizations of the Kyrgyz Repblic and Republic of Georgia to advance the NPM education of two countries — at Ресурсный центр УНКО в КНУ - NPM Resource Center at KNU

Photo 10 Irina and Zainidin looking and planning forward IMG 4429

At the MoU signing ceremony, Director of the Center for Training and Consultation Irina Khantadze and Executive Director of the Public Union “Association of Nonprofit Management Educators (ANPME)” Zainidin Kurmanov listening to comments of speakers on prospects of further cooperation

Photo 11 Zina Karaeva thanking CTC Director Irina Khantadze for quality training IMG 4424

At the MoU signing ceremony, Director of the Center for Training and Consultation Irina Khantadze and Executive Director of the Public Union “Association of Nonprofit Management Educators (ANPME)” Zainidin Kurmanov listening to comments of speakers on prospects of further cooperation

Photo 12 Baktygul M Irina Khantadze MOU signing IMG 4451

Baktygul Maksytova, Coordinator of the NPM Resource Center at Osh State University and Director of the Center for Training and Consultation Irina Khantadze planning the further cooperation