Increasing tolerance in selected municipalities to promote social cohesion in Kyrgyzstan evaluation

This is the summary of a final evaluation of the Increasing tolerance in selected municipalities to promote social cohesion in Kyrgyzstan project, the goal was to facilitate and promote dialogue between local governments, representatives of various faiths and civil society to ensure equal opportunities for development, cooperation and conflict prevention.

This pilot project was implemented in 4 municipalities: in Alexandrovsky and Yuryevka aiyl aimaks (AA) of Chui oblast and Gulistan and Zhazy AA of Osh oblast. The project aimed to increase the capacity of representatives of local governments, religious leaders of various faiths, and civil society to analyse conflict, mediate, be more socially tolerant, and jointly identify and resolve social issues at the local level within the framework of the Constitution and legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic (KR).