29 Kurmangazy St., k. 320-321
KPC was founded in 1994 to support a free and democratic media in Kazakstan. It has over 100 members, primarily journalists, who participate in the center's press-conferences, seminars, round tables, and training programs. KPC's activities include:
- a media campaign on pension reform in Kazakstan, supported by USAID;
- a campaign on reproductive health, funded by UNDP/Pathfinder International;
- training for journalists on topics such as privatization and securities market development, the capital market, pension reform, and reproductive health issues;
- Internet training for journalists;
- distribution of press releases to regional and national media sources;
- publication of a weekly news bulletin, Media Monitoring Report, summarizing topics of interest from more than 90 regional and national newspapers in Kazakstan. Subscribers include international organizations, embassies, and private companies. MMR is available in hard copy and via e-mail. To subscribe, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A print version of much of the information contained in this Central Asian Third Sector Organizations section can be found in Civil Society in Central Asia (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999).
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