UNHCR-funded school supplies and financial support were distributed to over one hundred refugee and asylum-seeker children residing in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Today the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in cooperation with the International Organization on Migration and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, conducted a national consultation on mixed migration.
On 19 June Johann Siffointe, UNHCR Representative in the Kyrgyz Republic participated in a commencement ceremony of cadets of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Academy. On this occasion, Johann Siffointe congratulated the cadet team who last week won second place in the New Horizon international refugee law contest in Minsk, Belarus, 13-14 June 2012.
Bishkek, 14 June 2012 - Today the State Registration Service (SRS) of the Kyrgyz Republic organized a ceremony to hand over passports of Kyrgyz citizenship to 23 former stateless persons in Alamedinsky district of Chui province.
Bishkek - Today the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) handed technical assistance to the State Registration Service's Civil Status Registration and Passports offices (ZAGs).
Statelessness Roundtable brought issues of stateless people closer for representatives of NGO and media
Almaty- On 15 December 2011, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) conducted a Regional Roundtable on "Joint Actions to Address Statelessness in Central Asia".
UNHCR urges the Kyrgyz Republic to accede to UN Conventions aimed at prevention and reduction of statelessness
Bishkek, 22 November 2011 - The UN Refugee Agency strongly recommends Kyrgyzstan to accede to the 1961 Convention as well as the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons as accession would underscore the country's commitment to human rights and improve its social and economic development.
The Ambassador of Germany and the UNHCR Representative in Kyrgyz Republic meet refugee students in Bishkek
Bishkek, 17 November 2011 - During an annual gathering of DAFI scholars in Kyrgyzstan, H.E. Ambassador Gudrun Maria Sräga of Germany and UNHCR Representative Mr. Hans Friedrich Schodder awarded new scholars with certificates and congratulated recent graduates of the DAFI programme.
Bishkek, 24 October 2011 - On the occasion of celebrating UN Day, President Roza Otunbaeva awarded the UNHCR Representative in Kyrgyzstan Mr. Hans Friedrich Schodder with the "Dank" medal for significant contribution in strengthening interethnic harmony, social-economic, cultural and spiritual development of the country.
Bishkek, 20 October 2011 - On 17-20 October Mr. Saber Azam, the Regional Representative/Regional Coordinator of the UN Refugee Agency for Central Asia paid a working visit to the Kyrgyz Republic.