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Saferworld in Kyrgyzstan
Organisational communications

Saferworld in Kyrgyzstan

In 2010, political and inter-ethnic violence between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks in the south of Kyrgyzstan resulted in many deaths.

18 December 2015
Creating safer communities in cross-border areas
Case study

Creating safer communities in cross-border areas

An external evaluation of Saferworld's work in the cross-border area of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan has highlighted the benefits of our approach to community security. In Ferghana Valley, we have been working to increase cooperation between communities and authorities on both sides of the border.

13 August 2015
Creating safer communities in Central Asia
Multimedia

Creating safer communities in Central Asia

An external evaluation of Saferworld's work in the cross-border area of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan has highlighted the benefits of our approach to community security. The evaluation commended our strength in enabling communities to identify and come up with their own solutions to local security problems.

13 August 2015
Central Asia at a crossroads
Reports & briefings

Central Asia at a crossroads

The launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in June 2015 highlights China's economic and strategic ambitions, and will accelerate its economic expansion into Central Asia.

13 July 2015
Integrating gender in community security
Comment & analysis

Integrating gender in community security

Gender norms and relations play a substantive role in conflict and peace dynamics, so a strong gender perspective must be an integral part of community security projects. Julie Brethfeld, Saferworld’s Conflict and Security Adviser, explains how Saferworld’s community security approach creates spaces where diverse gender groups feel able to express their security concerns, and can eventually take measures to address and prevent gender-based violence and change gender norms.

27 January 2015
Changing attitudes: police-community meetings in Isfara
Case study

Changing attitudes: police-community meetings in Isfara

Communities in the Isfara district of Tajikistan, bordering Kyrgyzstan, are gaining confidence to raise sensitive issues at police-community meetings, following work by Saferworld and local partner the Association of Scientific and Technical Intelligentsia of Tajikistan (ASTI) to improve relations and build trust.

23 January 2015