A Meeting with the Ambassador of Canada to the Kyrgyz RepublicNovember 1, 2023, 10:56
On November 1,
2023, a meeting was held in the office of the International Public Foundation
"Roza Otunbaeva Initiative" with Alan Hamson, the Ambassador of
Canada to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan.
aimed to introduce the Ambassador to the activities of the AGECS project.
Attendees included Anik Labelle - Senior Development Specialist, Global Affairs
Canada; Steve Mason - Regional Director for North America (Programs and
Partnerships); Nora Abugendia - Senior Manager for Programs and Partnerships,
AKF; and Zahra Sewani - Regional Grants Manager, AKF.
At the outset of
the meeting, Roza Kaiykova, Executive Director of the Roza Otunbaeva Initiative
Foundation, provided information about the Foundation's activities and
highlighted priority areas.
Azamat Alagoz uulu, the coordinator of the Ata MENen (with my dad) project,
presented details about the project's implementation and its outcomes. Rakhat
Mamytkojoev, a representative of the Association of Village Health Committees
of Kyrgyzstan and a partner in the project, shared information about the work
on behalf of the Foundation's staff, extended gratitude to the distinguished
guests for their support in the implementation of the Ata MENen project, aimed
at increasing the participation of fathers in the upbringing of young children,
and expressed hope for further fruitful cooperation.