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Tajik panellists during the April 7 Skype debate organised by IWPR. (Photo: IWPR)
21 Apr 16
Both sides say they can support each other in building new post-conflict realities.
7 Apr 16
Project aims to raise awareness on critical issues such as coexistence and anti-extremism.
Officials, NGO workers and migration activists came together for the IWPR round-table in Zugdidi. (Photo: Alexander Keshelashvili)
25 Jan 16
A lack of coordination means that tens of thousands of people have yet to be rehoused, despite numerous assistance programmes.
18 Jan 16
Local campaigners say that they are not invited to political or cultural gatherings.
Idlib province police headquarters after the opposition took control of it. (Photo: Obada al-Ansari)
2 Jun 15
In newly-liberated Idlib, rebels cannot agree on who should run services.
20 Mar 15
Politics, disputes and feuds mulled over as traditional coffeehouses continue to play central community role.
Dinara Oshurakhunova. (Photo: Vecherny Bishkek)
22 Oct 14
Moves to curb groups seen as too "political" reflect growing influence of Moscow.
Kubanychbek Tezekbaev believes in the pre-Islamic deity Tengri. (Photo: Timur Toktonaliev)
24 Sep 14
State refuses to recognise followers of Tengrism as a religious group.
Aigul Kaptaeva addresses a May 22 discussion organised by IWPR and the Institute for National and International Development Initiatives. (Photo: IWPR)
23 Jun 14
Despite progress on talks to amend upcoming NGO bill, other legislation imposes worrying restrictions.
Natalya Yantsen, director of the Foundation for Building a Culture of Taxation, an NGO in Kazakstan. (Photo courtesy of N. Yantsen)
24 Oct 13
Long-awaited legislation on state funding fails to address issues of concern.