Presentation of Willy Brandt’s book “Articles and Speeches” in the Kyrgyz language

& Willy Brandt's exhibition "Life for Freedom, Peace and Reconciliation of Nations

Date: September 21, 2022

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Place: National Historical Museum of Kyrgyzstan, Ala-Too Square, conference hall/cinema.

Participants: International organizations and embassies, Jogorku Kenesh deputies, government representatives, academic organizations, development institutions, non-governmental organizations, universities.

Purpose: Popularization of world political literature in the Kyrgyz language, introduction to the articles and speeches of one of the historical figures of the international labor movement, former president of the Socialist International, Honorary Chairman of the SPD, Nobel Peace Prize laureate W. Brandt. Introduction to the life path of the famous political figure. The international exhibition illustrates Brandt's political thinking and activity on the basis of ten historical places and events of his life.

Organizers: The project is implemented by the Rosa Otunbayeva Initiative International Public Foundation in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation office in Kyrgyzstan.

Moderator: Emilbek Kaptagaev - Author of the Kyrgyz translation of the book

Language: Kyrgyz with simultaneous translation into Russian and English


14:00-14:30 Registration of guests (Handing the book to participants)  

14:30-15:00 Welcome speech

  • Dr. Gabriela Guellil

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Kyrgyz Republic

  • Philipp C. Jahn

Regional Director of Friedrich Ebert Foundation Representative Office in Kyrgyzstan

15:00-15:40 Panel discussion

The 30th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Federal Republic of Germany, History and Prospects of Cooperation / Development and role of parliamentarism in the Kyrgyz Republic / Availability of political literature in Kyrgyz language

  • Moderator - Emilbek Kaptagaev


  • Omurbek Tekebaev - Ambassador of the KR to the FRG
  • Elmira Nogoibaeva - Head of the Analytical Center "Polis Asia
  • Аbdygany Erkebaev - Chairman of the Council Assembly of Peoples of Kyrgyzstan
  • Temirlan Sultanbekov - Leader of the Party Social Democrats
  • Gulia Kozhogulova - Jogorku Kenesh
  • EmilZhuraev - Soros Foundation, Program Director
  • Dinara Oshurakunova - Expert of the Coalition for Democracy and Civil Society
  • Ainura Usupbekova - Elections Expert

15:40-15:45 About the exhibition "Life for Freedom, Peace and Reconciliation of Nations" by Willy Brandt / Opening of the exhibition

  • Ilias Satybaldiyev

Program Manager, Friedrich Ebert Foundation office in Kyrgyzstan

15:45-16:35 Visiting the exhibition at 5th floor, National Historical Museum of the Kyrgyz Republic

  • Ilias Satybaldiyev

16:35-17:15 Buffet (ground floor)

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