On April 26-27, was held the second regional meeting of the consultative working group of the project “Central Asian leaders dialogue on reducing violent extremism” in Bishkek.
This project is being implemented by the representative office of the international non-governmental corporation Search for Common Interests in Kyrgyzstan with the support of the US Central Peace Security Institute C5 + 1 initiative. In Kazakhstan, the program partner was the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The project is aimed at expanding the regional exchange of information on effective countering violent extremism (ECVE) in Central Asia and Afghanistan; strengthening regional cooperation and dialogue on the ECVE; support of the states of Central Asia in the development and implementation of an inclusive program on ECVE.
Anastasia Reshetnyak, senior researcher at the International Research Department of the KazISS under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, presented reports on the outcome of two country level consultation meetings in Kazakhstan