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ENC In-Depth Podcast

Understanding the “Sanarip Insan” (Digital Citizen) Project

This ENC in-depth podcast is dedicated to “Promoting Equal Economic Opportunities and Resilience of Youth” in the Kyrgyz Republic – Sanarip Insan (Digital Citizen), a project that is implemented by the European Neighbourhood Council (ENC) in collaboration with the Public Association “Internet Society Kyrgyzstan Chapter” (ISOC) with the financial support of the EU Delegation in the Kyrgyz Republic. The aim of the project is to provide knowledge of the work of the digital and green economy to young people and women living in rural regions of the Kyrgyz Republic.

In this in-depth discussion, Andreas Marazis, ENC Head of Research for Eastern Europe & Central Asia, and Talant Sultanov, co-founder of the Internet Society-Kyrgyz Chapter, talked about, among other topics, youth employment in rural Kyrgyzstan, the implementation phase of the project, the level of engagement, and the impact of the project activities on the target groups. Mr. Sultanov also added that new partnerships are being set up with universities, women’s organizations, and digital tourism professionals to reach out to more people in the rural areas of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The discussion was moderated by Andreas Marazis, ENC Head of Research for Eastern Europe & Central Asia, and features the comments and insights of Talant Sultanov, co-founder of the ISOC.

You can listen the in-depth interview here:

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