IWPR Conducted Dialogue Meetings and Intellectual Games on Religion in the Zhambyl Region

The events were attended by 314 people – social workers, local government representatives, community leaders, theologians, students and religious figures.

Five dialogue meetings and three intellectual games were held in the regional centers of Kazakhstan – Asa, Zhanatas, Karatau, Merke and Kulan. The events were organized by the IWPR Representative Office in Central Asia in cooperation with organizations of legal entities “Association of Religious Studies Centers” and with support of the Office for Religious Affairs of the Zhambyl region’s Akimat.

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IWPR Tajikistan Conducted Dialogue Meetings on Religion in Four District Centers of Tajikistan

In the centers of Tursunzoda, Shaartuz, Dusti and Nosiri Khusrav districts, the representatives of public organizations and local governments, social workers, staff of Ministry of Education, religious leaders discussed the issues of promoting interreligious tolerance and countering violent extremism with experts. (more…)

Return of Kyrgyz Nationals from Syria and Iraq: A Problem We Cannot Ignore

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IWPR Representative Office in Tajikistan participated in an Expert Discussion on the Cooperation of Research Centres with the Media

The activities of the IWPR Office in Tajikistan and the specialized portal were presented during the discussion.
Conference “Cooperation of research centers and the media in the formation of the information sphere: achievements and problems.” Photo:



Video Report of Dialogue Meetings in the Chui Region

In the cities of Tokmok, Kara-Balta and the village of Sokuluk, experts together with local authorities, religious leaders and the population discussed topical issues in the field of religion.  (more…)

IWPR Conducted Trainings for Imam-Khatibs in Three Cities of Tajikistan

IWPR Tajikistan trained 71 imam-khatibs during the trainings in the cities of Tursunzoda, Khujand, Konibodom. The imam-khatibs from border districts, representatives of local authorities, the Committee of Religion, Regulation of Traditions, Celebrations and Ceremonies under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Centre for Islamic Studies under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan participated in the trainings.


IWPR held dialogue meetings on religious issues in Chui region 07.05.19

Experts discussed timely religious issues with local authorities, religious leaders and local communities in the towns of Tokmok, Kara-Balta and Sokuluk village. (more…)