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Postponed: His Excellency Mr Edil Baisalov, Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UK

When Apr 30, 2021
from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvc-mupjgpGtFX291IwmHxv31tbCycUOK7
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Cambridge Central Asia Forum in collaboration with the Centre of
Development Studies and GCRF COMPASS Project, University of Cambridge
invites you to an address by

His Excellency Mr Edil Baisalov, Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to
the UK

on

'Current Developments and Priorities: An update from the Kyrgyz
Republic'

Date: 30 April 2021
Time: 11am-1pm (UK)
Venue: Zoom
Please Register in advance. Registration Link:
https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvc-mupjgpGtFX291IwmHxv31tbCycUOK7

Biography:His Excellency Mr Edil Baisalov is Ambassador Extraordinary
and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United Kingdom of
Great Britain and Northern Ireland. HE Mr Edil Baisalov came of age as
Kyrgyzstan received its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 and
studied business administration and international relations at the
American University of Central Asia and received a bachelor’s degree in
political science from the Kyrgyz State National University and also
went abroad for further education in Turkey and the United States.  From
2008 till 2010 he lived in Sweden as a UNHCR refugee. He briefly served
as chief of staff to the Head of the Interim Government in 2010, acted
as her Special Representative on the bid of the Kyrgyz Republic for a
non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council for 2012-2013. He worked
as the deputy Social Development Minister with responsibility for
children, disabled and elderly. He is well known for leading social and
political protest in Kyrgyz Republic and is a noted public commentator
regarding human rights, democracy and corruption.

Everyone is welcome.