BT consulted more than 150 refugees and new citizens on citizenship grants, and 20 refugees
were consulted in citizenship obtaining procedures, 8 refugee families received one time
assistance totaling 8,000 soms.
On June 11, A. Aikynova took part in the seminar on participation in public hearings held in
Bishkek by NDI. Next day, she participated in the public hearings on mass media held in the
2. Bishkek CSSC (BS)
BS assisted INTRAC in preparing and conducting the Regional Conference entitled Monitoring
and Evaluation of Development Programs in Central Asia: Who Win? held on April 28 29 in
On April 4, Mrs. A. Sasykbaeva, Director of Interbilim, and Ms. E. Voronina, PR Assistant, met
with representatives of International Alert and discussed activities of NGOs working in the area of
conflict prevention and resolution, and their cooperation with governments and international
Internal Capacity Building
The Hub Office staff conducted 4
OD assessment for BS on April 13 16. The interviews with
clients, CD members and staff were conducted. The assessment resulted in revision of the Action
Plan on Institutional Capacity Building and Service Delivery with emphasis on intensifying
activities towards ensuring financial sustainability and developing external relations.
On May 23 31, the BS Manager B. Murataileva took part in the international seminar on
Fundraising held in Kiev by the Philanthropy Center of Ukraine. The most important was that the
participants from throughout NIS shared their actual experience in developing effective
In order to improve information services, the BS staff is updating a list and contact information of
Bishkek based NGOs and representative offices of international organizations.
On May 16, B. Murataileva took part in the solemn ceremony devoted to the successful
completion of the water supply project in the new residential area Archa Beshik 35.
Close out and follow up evaluations have been conducted for the water supply project in Ak
Bosogo and the project aimed at renovation of the gravel road in Archa Beshik. Close out
evaluation was conducted for the gravel road project in Keremet.
BS took part in the public hearings in Prospective of Gold Mining in Kyrgyzstan Contribution of
the Kumtor 1 to the Economy of Kyrgyzstan, held on April 16 in Jogorku Kenesh (Parliament).
On May 21, BS staff conducted a roundtable devoted to the introduction of amendments to the
Election Code in the oval hall of Jogorku Kenesh (Parliament). Deputies, representatives of local
NGOs, international agencies and Central Election Committee (CEC), attended the roundtable.
B. Muratalieva participated in the roundtable to discuss a new bill on legal basis of lobbying in
the government institutions. The Deputy Mrs. T. Borombaeva and NDI staff conducted
discussions on June 18.
3. Jalalabad CSSC (JA)
By April 15, JA collected 34 applications of local NGOs, which then were sent to the Soros
Foundation, and 4 of them were approved for funding within the Soros NGO Support Programme.
JA conducted a roundtable titled Interaction of Three Sectors through Mass Media on April 18.
Representatives of state and independent mass media (newspapers and TV companies) along with
the local officials and civil society discussed ways how mass media can strengthen intersectoral
The JA Manager took part in the meeting of the Advisory Board of FINCA, where the FINCA
presented a report on its activities in Jalalabad Oblast. The participants representing mostly