of the First International Conference
"Financial literacy and economic journalism as factors of stability and the fight against poverty”

  • Experience exchange on education the general public on economic and financial literacy;
  • Exchange of experience on implementation of non-governmental programs to improve financial literacy;
  • Development and implementation of government programs on teaching public the financial and economic literacy;
  • Exchange of information about the state of economic journalism, the search for new forms and ways of its development;
  • Development of recommendations to improve the coverage of the economy in the mass media.


I. Financial literacy of population and economic journalism as a factor of stability and the fight against poverty 
  • Global causes of fight against of financial and economic illiteracy. Global Initiatives. Adele Atkinson, Policy Analyst of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
  • Financial literacy of population and economic journalism as a factor of stability and the fight against poverty. Current requirements, position and intentions of Kyrgyz Republic. Yuruslan Toychubekov, head of The Government Agency for Financial Supervision and Reporting of K.R.
  • Improving financial literacy among low-income population as a major priority of government policy. Ekaterina Galishnikova, Science-Research Finance Institute of the Government University of Ministry of Finance of Russia (SRFI GUMFR).
  • World Bank Global Program on Consumer Protection & Financial Literacy. Tomáš Prouza, World Bank, Czech Republic.
  • Financial and investing adult training experience. Successes, lessons learned.  Nelli Simonova, Financial Company “Senti”, Kyrgyz Republic.
  • Problems of transformation of financial literacy into human capital - the factor of stability and growth. Lyudmila Ryzhanovskaya, Science-Research Financial Institute (SRFI GUMFR).
  • New approaches to financial literacy at schools. Alexander Prutchenkov, Open Education Moscow Institution, Russia
  • Kyrgyz University’s efforts in financial literacy for various target groups. Aigul Kalchakeeva, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, Kyrgyzstan
  • Financial Education. Experience of Microfinance Center. Shaiyrgul Satybaldieva, Microfinance Center, Poland – Kyrgyzstan 
  • Experience of financial counseling and adult education at the workplace. The successes and lessons. Natalya Smirnova, consulting company “Personal Adviser”, Russia.
  • New approaches to improve the financial literacy of school students. Alexander Prutchenkov, Moscow Institute of open education. 
II. Economic journalism as a mass tool of improving financial literacy and social control
  • Economic development and the media environment: the peculiarities of post-Soviet space and change experience of consciousness of journalists. Ilya Kiriya, Higher school of economy.
  • Economic and budget journalism in Kyrgyzstan: status, issues and measurements. Nadezhda Dobretsova, Development Policy Institute, KSE Press-Club, Kyrgyzstan
  • Kyrgyz experience in Economic journalism. Larisa Lee, KSE Press Club, Kyrgyzstan
  • New media and their role in economic development. "Map of social control" on the site Education experience of journalists in practice. Viktor Yukechev, Institute of press development– Siberia. Russia.
  • Areas of initiatives development to improve the financial literacy: public-private partnerships, lessons from past years and how to avoid mistakes by countries? Participants of financial market, education, donors. 
  • Business content in the media: the curse, resource or mission? The positions of editors, journalists, advertisers, consumers and regulatory authorities of the government. Journalists, donors, business. 




  • The State Service of Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Market of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Development Policy Institute
  • Kyrgyz Stock Exchange Press Club
  • Club of Private Investors


  • CIPE
  • Soros - Kyrgyzstan Foundation
  • Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe