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Kyrgyzstan

Investors Forum brings the Middle Corridor into EU-wide focus

Huge investment numbers were thrown around in Brussels January 29-30 at the Global Gateway Investors Forum for the European Union – Central Asia Transport...

COP28 focuses on Central Asia’s sustainable future

At COP28, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Kazakhstan organized a Green Projects Pitching Event to spotlight innovative and sustainable initiatives across Central...

Kyrgyzstan, Russia’s Rosatom ink MoU on SMR nuke plant construction

Russia’s state atomic corporation Rosatom and Kyrgyzstan agreed on January 20 to cooperate on the construction of small modular reactor nuclear power plants in...

Uzbekistan plans to double energy production to 30 GW by 2030

Uzbekistan will announce three new international tenders, for the construction of over 400 kilometers of overhead power lines, and two other new tenders for...

Covid infections in the Eurasia region hit a new high

Infections in the Eurasia region hit a new high last week, mainly driven by Ukraine and Russia, the two biggest countries, which are having...

Uzbekistan re-elects President Mirziyoyev to second term

Uzbekistan held presidential elections on October 24, in a peaceful and secure atmosphere, with incumbent President Shavkat Mirziyoyev handily taking first place with 80.1%...

EU-US mobilise further support for Global Methane Pledge

Ahead of the UN climate summit in Glasgow, European Union Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans, who leads the EU's international negotiations on climate, and Special...

Uzbekistan seeks energy hub role for Central Asia

Growing integration of national energy systems across the five nations of Central Asia is helping to ease congestion and power outages arising from peak...

Will Central Asia serve as Europe’s bridge to Afghanistan?

Just over one month on from the fall of Kabul, Europe is still grasping for answers to the question of how to engage in...

CIS Heads of Diplomatic Missions issue statement on 80th anniversary of ‘Great Patriotic War’ outbreak

The Brussels-based heads of Diplomatic Missions from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan issued a statement on June 22 to...

Uzbekistan’s key priorities for the comprehensive development of transport corridors in Central Asia

Over the past 4 years, Uzbekistan under the leadership of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been carrying out systemic reforms aimed at liberalizing and modernizing...

With GSP+ beneficiary status, Uzbekistan takes major step towards closer relations with Europe

A decision by the European Union to include Uzbekistan as the ninth beneficiary of its Special Incentive Arrangement for Sustainable Development and Good Governance,...

Energy Week Central Asia & Mongolia 2021 highlights renewable energy project potential

Central Asia’s promising renewable energy projects, including Uzbekistan’s clean energy ambition and reaching its climate action goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and...

Mass brawl occurs in southern Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – Ten people died and hundreds were injured as a result of an interethnic conflict between Dungans, a group of ethnic Chinese...

Trump's expanded US travel ban denounced by newly added countries

Eritrea and Kyrgyzstan have denounced US president Donald Trump's expanded controversial travel ban. The ban targets immigrants from six additional countries: Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar,...

Green Central Asia initiative launched

Germany’s foreign minister Heiko Maas hosted a high-level ministerial conference on 28 January in Berlin, during which the ‘Green Central Asia’ initiative was launched. The...

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