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Aigerim Almazbekova

DME Assistant Ms Aigerim Almazbekova is a development intern at Search for Common Ground in Kyrgyzstan. She graduated from Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University faculty of International Relations.  She has been assisting in OSF project, and Jashstan project. Before Search Ms. Almazbekova has participated in different youth programs such as Everest International MUN in Kathmandu, Youth Council C5+1, Aiesec, World Nomad Games …

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Aizhan Baidavletova

Aizhan Baidavletova has started work with Search Kyrgyzstan as an intern on May 2017. During her internship she was helping with two projects: “Social Media for Deradicalization in Kyrgyzstan: A Model for Central Asia” and “Youth as Agents of Peace and Stability in Kyrgyzstan” (#JashStan). From April up to present time works as project assistant with “Government-Community Leaders’ Dialogue to …

Karima Omurova

Karima Omurova is a graduate of Ala-Too International University with high honors. She is currently a Program Intern for the Government-Community Leaders Dialogue to Reduce Violent Extremism in Central Asia Project at Search for Common Ground. Karima is passionate about civil engagement and is proactive participant of various national and international events on human rights, social entrepreneurship and law.

Nuriia Karakulova

Nuriia Karakulova is a young talented and knowledgeable professional having 5 years of experience in CVE projects. Nuriia joined Search for Common Ground – Kyrgyzstan in 2014 as an intern, and currently she is coordinating the countrywide project #JashStan: supporting the wave of youth peace leaders in Kyrgyzstan. She has been deeply committed to and involved in the small initiatives …

Medet Burgoev

Burgoev Medet is a specialist with great experience in the field of project management and local governance, working with various target groups of the local community. For 19 years at various positions, he contributed to the implementation of projects, such as: “Development of local self-government in the Kyrgyz Republic”, implemented by the Urban Institute Bishkek, the Association of Cities of …

Cholpon Kurmanbaeva

Organization: Search for Common Ground Kyrgyzstan Experience: 20 years’ experience in social research including multinational studies. More than 7 years’ experience in applied qualitative, quantitative and mixed researches. 10 years’ experience in lecturing the university courses related to the social sciences methods, and social project development. Focus: on Monitoring and Evaluation of the multi-sectoral  development projects  concentrated in conflict prevention; …

Asel Abdyramanova

Asel Abdyramanova holds MA degree in Politics and Security (Central Asia), OSCE Academy in Bishkek. She has more than 13 years of working experience at higher education, development, and peacebuilding sectors in Kyrgyzstan and in Central Asia. She started her career as an instructor at International Relations Department, Osh State. Currently she is managing Search’s Central Asia dialogue initiatives, including …

Keneshbek Sainazarov

Mr. Keneshbek B. Sainazarov has been serving as Search for Common Ground’s Country Director for Kyrgyzstan since 2013 and the Central Asia Programs Director since 2015. In his role, Kenesh manages the Search programming related to conflict sensitive journalism, promoting freedom of religion, alternative narratives to recruitment, youth and women empowerment in Kyrgyzstan and preventing radicalization leading to violent extremism …

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BUILD PEACE TOGETHER!

  Today is September 21, 2017 – The International Day of Peace and Peacebuilding! On this day, the young peacebuilders presented the results of their achievements and shared their personal experiences in conducting media campaigns. SFCG-Kyrgyzstan conducted a number of online and offline campaigns in conjunction with youth activists from various regions of the country as part of the project “Social …

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How to address the problem of radicalization in society through social media?

NGC Search for Common Ground – Kyrgyzstan (SFCG) is on its way to develop a new model to counter violent extremism. In order to prevent radicalization of the population, SCFG generates alternative narratives designed to reduce the influence of extremist propaganda and focuses public attention not on who “We are against,” but on “Who we are” and on “Why we …