In December 2017, the President of Kazakhstan signed a series of amendments to the country’s media law (Amendments and Alterations to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Information and Communication).
Internews will be focusing on reporting on the environment and natural resources in Central Asia under a new project financially supported by the European Union.
Sharing solutions and content allows outlets to stay in business.
Local independent TV stations in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan are providing citizens with a platform to showcase their successes and call attention to problems they encounter in their communities.
In the spring of 2012, melting snow and heavy rains caused mudflows and flash floods across Kyrgyzstan.
From potholes to child labor, community issues in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan are being addressed and resolved by citizens using online forums that have been launched by local media outlets with the assistance of Internews.
The second annual Central Asia-wide Social Innovation Camp took place from May 31-June 2 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Fifty young web designers, programmers, bloggers and activists were selected to take part of the event out of 138 applicants from Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.