Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan

Since 2011, SFCG has been working to promote a culture of tolerance and collaborative problem-solving in Kyrgyzstan.

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Kyrgyzstan

Since gaining independence, Kyrgyzstan’s democratic system has struggled for stability despite economic troubles, transitional governments, ethnic conflict, and political divides. Since 2011, our team has promoted a culture of tolerance and collaborative problem-solving in Kyrgyzstan. We help transform perceptions of conflict and support reconciliation through media, governance tools, and dialogue.

World rankings

#1 is most peaceful, equal, and democratic

Peace
#124
out of 163 countries
Gender Equality
#76
out of 145 countries
Democracy
#93
out of 167 countries

THE STORY OF CENTRAL ASIA’S FIRST MADAME PRESIDENT

After the 2010 Revolution, Her Excellency Roza Otunbayeva, the first woman President of Kyrgyzstan, led the country to the first peaceful transition of power in Central Asia. H.E. Otunbayeva is a 2018 Common Ground Awardee

Latest projects

Women Community “Sheroes”: Advancing Women Leadership in Repatriation and Reintegration

Search for Common Ground started implementing the project Women Community “Sheroes”: Advancing Women Leadership in Repatriation and Reintegration (R&R) in February 2023. Funded by the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI), the project is implemented by Search for Common Ground together with its two local partners, Public Fund DIA and Public Association Steps to […]

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Government-Community Leaders Dialogues to Reduce Tension in Central Asia: Phase III

The project Government-Community Leaders Dialogues to Reduce Tension in Central Asia: Phase III with support from the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) was launched in May 2022. This 25-month project aims to strengthen collaboration at the interstate and intrastate levels to enable effective and innovative responses to security challenges in Central Asia. Context Central […]

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