Some 40 civil society representatives from more than 25 OSCE participating States discussed the participation of associations in public decision-making processes at the Civil Society Forum organized by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on 15 and 16 April 2015 in Vienna.
The first meeting of the Regulatory Reform Council, in Kyrgyzstan was opened on 9 April 2015 in Bishkek by Kyrgyz Deputy Prime Minister Valery Dil, Minister of Economy Temir Sariev, and the Head of the OSCE Centre in Bishkek, Ambassador Sergey Kapinos. The aim of the event was to give a boost to the economic reform process in the country to stimulate growth and reduce corruption...
The OSCE Centre in Bishkek and the Anti-terrorism Centre of the State Committee on National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic (SCNS KR) conducted a five-day counter-terrorism training course from 6 to 10 April 2015 focusing on the radicalization process that leads to terrorism and effective preventive measures. The course was held at the SCNS KR Bakaev Institute in Bishkek.
Measures to enhance the analysis of campaign finance by election observers were the focus of an expert roundtable organized by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on 9 and 10 April 2015 in Warsaw.
Complying with human rights standards when countering terrorism at borders was the focus of training organized jointly by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the OSCE Border Management Staff College (BMSC) from 6 to 10 April 2015 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
The second of two OSCE-supported expert meetings on the harmonization of some legislative acts in line with provisions of the new Criminal Executive Code of Kazakhstan took place on 10 April 2015 in Almaty.