Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan

Since gaining independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Kyrgyzstan’s democratic system has struggled for stability despite economic troubles, transitional governments, ethnic conflict, and political divides. The diverse religious, political, and ethnic identities in the country reflect the rich history and social mosaic of the region. Since 2011, SFCG has been working to promote a culture of tolerance and collaborative problem-solving in Kyrgyzstan. We work to transform perceptions of conflict and support reconciliation through innovative media, governance tools, and leadership dialogues.

world ranking

#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

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Social Media for Deradicalization in Kyrgyzstan - Working with local activists, we are countering youth's recruitment into violent extremist groups through social media.

latest projects

Jashstan Times - All the issues of Search's very own Jashstan Times, in one place!
Radicalization of Central Asian Labor Migrants in Russia - We are researching the dynamics of radicalization among Central Asian labor migrants in the Russian Federation.
Youth as Agents of Peace and Stability in Kyrgyzstan - Our project utilizes a youth-led approach to mitigate the factors that lead to radicalization into violent extremist groups.

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Country Director
Keneshbek Sainazarov
Email: ksainazarov@sfcg.org
Phone: +996 312 622777

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