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KGC employees visited mobile jailoo kindergarten

A group of KGC employees visited the Kok-Jayik mobile jailoo kindergarten last weekend to donate stationeries and textbooks the kindergarten needs for regular operation. Assistance to mobile kindergartens organized in Jety-Oguz and Ton districts, Issyk-Kul province, has become the company’s traditional event. This time, 20 KGC employees volunteered to give items to kindergarten children personally.   The Kumtor employees gave carton car assembling master classes to boys and gave coloring books to girls. A relay race was also organized for children, and winners were given various prizes, including jigsaw puzzles and maps made by the Bugu Ene Public Fund, and also books of fairy-tales published with KGC’s support. The culture aspect of ...

Exhibition on Cultural Heritage in Bishkek

Bishkek, 20 July 2016 – An Exhibition entitled “Protecting the Past – Inspiring the Future” was formally opened earlier today at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek. Organised by the Aga Khan Development Network Representation Office in the Kyrgyz Republic and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Roza Otunbayeva Initiative, the Exhibition showcases major cultural restoration projects undertaken by the AKTC’s Historic Cities Programme in diverse cultural contexts and various geographic locations. The ceremony was attended by prominent academics, government officials, members of diplomatic corps and representatives of civil society.   “I am thankful to the Aga Khan Development Network for organising ...

Film about the Fourth Festival of Education - Ecology and Health

We would like to draw your attention to the finalized film about the Festival of Education, which was held on April 22nd and 23rd in Bishkek.   The first day of the Festival (Friday, April 22nd) was held at the I.K. Akhunbayev Kyrgyz National Medical Academy.   The second day (Saturday, April 23rd) took place around the Kurmanjan Datka monument, the Oak Park, the Ch. Aitmatov Russian Dramaturgical Theater, and the “Seitek” National Center for Children and Youth.   In total, over 18,000 people attended the Festival of Education, with over 130 organizations taking part, and more than 200 volunteers helping to organize the two-day event.

The Aga Khan Cultural Trust Exhibition - «Protecting the Past - Inspiring the Future»

July 20-21. Representatives from the AKDN and the Aga-Khan Cultural Trust, the IPF “Roza Otunbayeva Initiative,” and the Kyrgyz Republic’s Ministry of Culture, Information, and Tourism are organizing the exhibition “Protecting the Past – Inspiring the Future” at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Bishkek. The exhibition will highlight the efforts of the Trust to promote the protection of cultural heritages across the globe.   The exhibition will include the Aga-Khan Cultural Trust’s main restoration projects, which have been conducted in historical cities in all sorts of different cultural settings and geographical areas, including Central Asia, South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.  

IPF «Roza Otunbayeva Initiative» Event Digest for July 2016

Event Digest Дайджест мероприятий    IPF “Roza Otunbayeva Initiative”    July 2016         July 1st – Official Opening of the Kindergarten-Development Centers in the Jailoo. When: July 1st Where: Narin region, Ak-Talin neighborhood, Togolok-Moldo, Sari-Djigach  Official opening of the Jailoo camp. Inaguaration of the Kindergarten-Development Centers in the Jailoo. Various theatrical events. Folk games. Various workshops. Telephone: 0552600738,0559737373,0556549154     July 2nd, 6th – A Visit to Kindergartens in the Jailoo and Workshops When: July 2nd, 6th Where: Где: Таласская область, Talas District, I.Osmonkulov Village Region, Suusamir, Issik-Kul region, Jeti-Oguz neighborhood, Chon-Kizil-Suu A Visit to the Kindergarten-Development Centers ...

Visiting My Friends is Contributing to the Creation and Strengthening of Intercultural Dialogue between Children

On the evening of June 22nd, a presentation of the children’s book Visiting My Friends was held in the comfortable hall of the Kasimali Bayalinov Children’s Library.   Guests of the presentation included representatives from the Embassies of Russia, South Korea, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, and Ukraine, organizational partners who had participated in the “Music is the Soul of the People” project, representatives from the Assembly of the Peoples of Kyrgyzstan, the Moldobasanov Kyrgyz National Conservatory, the Office of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, international organizations, and city libraries.   This book was created by our Foundation as a continuation of the concert-series “Music is the Soul of the People” which was created to introduce schoolchildren and adults to the musical traditions of ...

Meetings and Presentations with ex-President of the Kyrgyz Republic R. Otunbayeva in Early June.

Ex-President of the Kyrgyz Republic R. Otunbayeva took part in a meeting of a network of scientists and experts on the implementation of the UN Goals for Sustainable Development. The meeting took place in Brussels on March 30th and March 31st, 2016. The Network (SDSN), under the leadership of the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University Jeffrey Sachs, was a leader in the development of Global Strategy 2030, which was approved by heads of states and governments at the 2015 UN General Assembly. The Network also made a significant contribution to the development of documents concerning climate change, “Paris 2015.” An active effort is currently underway among UN member nations to develop national strategies to meet the goals set out by the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. In universities all over the world ...

Closing Ceremony of the Mentoring Project «Ustat-3» In Photos.

The IPF “Roza Otunbayeva Initiative,” in cooperation with the MID KR and the Association of Female Police Officers of the Kyrgyz Republic, and with the support of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has completed the mentoring project “Ustat-3.” Participants in the project included: ex-President of the Kyrgyz Republic R.I. Otunbayeva, Minister of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic K.A. Djunshaliev, UNODC International Manager B.B. Tkachenko, representatives from international and non-governmental organizations, mentors from every region of the country, mentees from the project, and other guests.   The goal of the “Ustat-3” project is the promotion of confidence in the police and the prestige of positions in ...

Don’t Miss Out! The «Music of the Magnificent Century» Concert is being Held on June 29th.

The “Music of the Magnificent Century” Concert is being held as part of the IPF “Roza Otunbayeva Initiative’s” “Children’s Philharmonic” project.   We await you on June 29th, at 10:30 AM, in the National Philharmonic’s Big Hall.   Tickets are being sold at the Philharmonic’s box-office. The cost of a ticket is 50 som.   The “Children’s Philharmonic” is more than just music; it’s a bright, musical, informative, developmental, educational project, which will be working on a regular basis starting in September.  


The Institute of the Ex-President

«Discover Asia»


«Ustat» mentorship project

School Preparatory Year

School of Childhood

Садики на джайлоо

Gardens on jailoo

The school of childhood

School of Childhood

Festival of education


«Stars read to children»

School Meals Optimization in the KR

Workshops for сhildren

«Music – The People’s Soul»

«Experience of other countries?»





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