Central Asia

Central Asia

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  • Media for improved reporting on environment and natural resources in Central Asia

    Protecting the environment in Central Asia through innovative reporting, inspiring new initiatives, and strong collaborations

    This project aims to improve collaboration between civil society organisations and media professionals from Central Asian countries on the environment and natural resources through exchange and joint learning.
  • Promoting investigative journalism in Afghanistan

    The project aims at encouraging a culture of constructive debate and critical thinking in Afghanistan by developing a local media sector that values in-depth reporting, with a focus on women’s rights

The EU and Central Asia have shown a growing mutual interest in closer political and economic relations. EU's cooperation with the region covers five countries – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. There is political dialogue and cooperation at both regional and national levels.

Development assistance focuses on good governance, higher education, vocational education and training, promotion of economic development, sustainable energy, environmental sustainability and water, as well as on combating common threats and challenges.