UNHCR and the Ministry of Emergency Situations jointly convened the 3rd High level Working Group on Contingency Planning
UNHCR in the Kyrgyz Republic donated non-food items to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic worth over 400 thousand US dollars.
Today the State Registration Service (SRS) of the Kyrgyz Republic organized a ceremony to hand over passports of the Kyrgyz Republic to 20 former stateless persons in Kant, Yssyk-Ata district of Chui province.
More people are refugees or internally displaced than at any time since 1994, with the crisis in Syria having emerged as a major new factor in global displacement.
Today, Japanese Ambassador H.E. Takayuki Koike and Head of UNHCR Sub-Office Osh, Ms. Yuka Hasegawa participated in an event devoted to the commemoration of the World Refugee Day in Batken.
Today, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Kyrgyzstan with the State Registration Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic co-organized and held a third High-Level Steering Meeting on the Prevention and Reduction of Statelessness in Kyrgyzstan.
Today H.E. Ambassador Gudrun Maria Sräga of Germany and UNHCR Representative Mr. Johann Siffointe congratulated the beneficiaries of the DAFI scholarship.
This assistance is aimed at supporting and strengthening the work of the Department in the issuance of documentation, ensuring that people are not left undocumented and thus prevented from becoming stateless.
UNHCR organized a High level Forum on Border Management in Humanitarian Emergencies in conjunction with OSCE. More than 20 senior officials discussed crucial topics on border management in humanitarian emergencies.
UNHCR-funded school supplies and financial support were distributed to over one hundred refugee and asylum-seeker children residing in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.