What digital opportunities are available for rural communities?

To celebrate the Europe Day (9 May) and the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (17 May), the Kyrgyz Internet Society will host a webinar “What digital opportunities are available for rural communities?” The webinar will bring together leaders of several EU-funded and EU-related projects in the Kyrgyz Republic to inform youth, women and migrants in the rural areas about digital opportunities and grant support.

The webinar will be held on the Zoom platform. Participants from all regions of the Kyrgyz Republic can take part in it and ask questions.

2:00 pm Welcoming Remarks

Hans Farnhammer, Head of Cooperation, First Counsellor, Delegation of the European Union to the Kyrgyz Republic

2:15 pm Presentations

  • Professor Ermanno Pietrosemoli, Science, Technology and Innovation Unit, ICTP – International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Presidente Fundación Escuela Latinoamericana de Redes (EsLaRed)
  • Kseniya Tyshkevych, Project Coordinator, European Neighbourhood Council (ENC), Project: “Promoting equal opportunities and resilience of youth” in Kyrgyzstan (Sanarip Insan (Digital citizen))
  • Grégoire Pouget, co-founder and CEO of Nothing2Hide
  • Banur Abdiyeva, DigiKonush project coordinator, head of the Leader public foundation
  • Gulbarchin Suyunova, Zhash Tabyshker project coordinator, Executive Director of Enactus Kyrgyzstan
  • Sapargul Abdinabieva, media expert of the Sanarip Insan project
  • Nurbek Arzymbaev, Project Manager “Sanarip Tazalyk”, a joint initiative with the International Organization Tech4Press (France)

3:00 pm Discussion and Quiz with Prizes

3:25 pm Conclusion