A workshop on "Implementation of Master Programs in Strategic Trade Control" was held in Bishkek
On February 3, 2023, in Bishkek, an online Workshop on "Implementation of Master Programs on Strategic Trade Control" was organized for professors from the International University of Kyrgyzstan and the Kyrgyz National University named after Jusup Balasagyn who are involved in the implementation of an academic program on Strategic Trade Control (STC).
The objective of the Workshop was to share practical experiences, information, problems and perspectives, as well as to identify key areas of cooperation in the implementation of Master's degree programs in Strategic Trade Control. Experts from the EU, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan participated in the workshop and shared their experiences in implementing educational and research projects in the field of STC.
The participants were welcomed by Prof. Erlan Bazarbaev, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs of the Kyrgyz National University, Mr. Hendrik Visser, ISTC Project Manager, and Jyldyz Sydygalieva, Director of the Center on Export Control. They noted the importance of training competent specialists in the field of strategic trade control and expressed their support for the implementation of new master programs in STC.
During this workshop, representatives of the Central Asian Institute for Development Research (CAIDS) Prof. Askhat Nametsha and Galym Makhmedjanov, Dr. Jean Pascal Zanders, The Trench, France, Associate professors Aizhan Khoich, the L.N. Gumilev ENU, and Viktoriya Gura, from Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, and other experts made speeches.
This Workshop was organized by the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) in cooperation with the Export Control Center (Bishkek) in the framework of the EU-funded CBRN Targeted Initiative on Export Controls of Dual-Use Materials and Technologies.