Review Category : Access to Information

Bishkek to host a Media and Social Innovation Laboratory

Internews network in Kyrgyzstan and Kloop Media are holding a first Media and Social Innovation Laboratory in Bishkek. The event will take place on June 25 and 26 in Bishkek’s “City Hotel” (34/1 Batyra Street). The official opening is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on June 25. The lab’s main mentor is Russian specialist Yvan Pelishev, assistant professor at Perm National ...

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The ministry of culture announces transition to digital broadcasting

On 3 April 2015, the Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism Altynbek Maksutov presented the ministry’s 2014 activities and results before the «Ata Jurt» parliamentary section. “For the transition to digital broadcasting, we chose a package of 8 channels, 7 of which are national and 1 regional,” explained Altynbek Maksutov. “For each step of the transition, the ministry will conduct ...

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2015 – a year of digital broadcasting transition in the Kyrgyz Republic

The 17th of June 2015 will be the official date of transition to digital broadcasting in the Kyrgyz Republic in the accordance with the plan of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic. In this connection has been defined a funding of public television and radio stations to support a new broadcasting standard. The Kyrgyz government has allocated 100 mln KG ...

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Kloop.kg – will the web-page have to “move”?

State Communications Agency (SCA) of Kyrgyzstan has withdrawn an order to lock the video of “jihadists children” on Kloop.kg because of Prosecutor General`s Office has not provided the court decision on the recognition of the material “extremist” – according to the Kloop.kg website Kloop.kg is well known in Kyrgyzstan as blogging platform and news portal after technical problems became available ...

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Press conference at the new office of Internews Network in Kyrgyzstan

On December 9, 2014 the new office of Internews Network held a press conference with USAID Deputy Administrator Mark Fierstin , the US Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic Pamela Spratlen and the  Director of USAID Mission in Kyrgyzstan Michael Green. Mark Fierstin’s  official visit to Kyrgyzstan was from December 7 to 9 December. USAID Deputy Administrator met with the Kyrgyz Prime ...

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Internews Network launches new regional Project “Access to information” in cooperation with USAID

A new three-year, Access to Information Project (A2i), will be implemented by Internews Network in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan with the support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The goal of A2i will be to increase citizen access to civically-relevant information in order to improve governance outcomes. Collectively, constructive interactions between citizens and ...

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November 21st is the World Television Day

Internews Network in Kyrgyzstan would like to congratulate its friends, partners and colleagues on “World Television Day”. On 17 December 2014 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed that 21 November is World Television Day. This date was linked to the First World Television Forum, that was held on November 1996. Leading media figures discussed the importance of television in society ...

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