The second series of trainings was completed in Nookat District.


The second series of trainings for representatives of civil society institutions and activists under the project “Civic Engagement in Preventing Corruption at the Local Level” was completed in Nookat District. Training participants improved their knowledge of corruption prevention, learned how to work with investigative and fact-checking journalism, and gained skills in identifying corruption risks and monitoring the implementation of anti-corruption measures.During the trainings, tools for identifying corruption risks were practiced. The participants were interested in a multi-storey building under construction in the center of Nookat, which raised doubts about the legality of the permits issued for the construction of the building. Activists intend to further investigate the case and get the authorities to be open and transparent in their decisions.Participants say the training sessions helped “open their eyes” to the concept of corruption. Participants are certain the new knowledge they gained will be used for the benefit of the country’s development.Thus, in Sverdlovsk, Ton and Nookat districts the second series of trainings was completed. We would like to wish all the participants success in the implementation of ideas to prevent corruption in Kyrgyzstan.These activities were made possible thanks to support from the American people through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under the “Ukuk Bulagy” Project of the East-West Management Institute (EWMI). The Central Asian Research Institute on Corruption and Money Laundering is responsible for the content of training sessions, which do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID, the U.S. government, or EWMI.