BOMCA and CADAP run an open lectures for Kyrgyz students on security and stability in Central Asian region

  • Thematic Component: General
  • Country: Kyrgyzstan

The EU-funded Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA 10) and Central Asia Anti-Drug Programme (CADAP 7) organised Open lectures in Kyrgyz National university named J. Balasagyn and Osh State university.

The main topic of lecture was “EU-Central Asia Cooperation: ways to strengthen Security and Stability in Central Asia”.

The lectures were aimed to attract students of high educational institutions - young future professionals to raise their interest about EU initiatives in the area of border and internal security.

The students studying international relations and social studies and IT science have received a sufficient information about EU-Kyrgyzstan cooperation mechanisms e.g. the implementation of key projects in Central Asian countries.

Also, the regional managers of both EU-funded programmes have presented brief information about project activities and their achievements in Central Asia. Following the completion of lectures, questions and answers session was taking place. Participants got a chance to ask straight questions and get answers on the topic of interest.

In the end of the lectures the students have received invitation to essay contest.

This initiative in Kyrgyzstan is organised in the framework of BOMCA and CADAP 20th Anniversary celebrations in 2023.