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2019

24 June 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
Experts Discuss Industrial and Technological Priorities in Kyrgyzstan
The fourth in a series of development dialogues gathered leading experts, representatives of international organisations, as well as state ministries and agencies of Kyrgyzstan to discuss “Industrial and Technological Development of Kyrgyzstan”. The half-day development dialogue took place in Bishkek on June 24th, and was co-organised by the United Nations system in Kyrgyzstan and the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA). These dialogues support work on a long-term national policy on key development issues for Kyrgyzstan.

21 June 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA Helps Farmers Put New Life in Tired Soil
Experts from the Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) of the University of Central Asia (UCA)’s Graduate School of Development conducted a field training on soil assessment for farmers in three villages in the Naryn region. The training was aimed at supporting local farmers in tackling the increasing problem of depletion and loss of soil fertility in the Naryn region, which affects the yield and has a negative impact on farmers’ revenues.
Other languages: Русский язык |

20 June 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA and Aga Khan Agency for Habitat hold Second Summer University on Disaster Risk Management
Over 20 participants from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, India and the United States came together for the second international Summer University on Disaster Risk Management in Khorog, Tajikistan. Held from June 16-28, the Summer University is organised by the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) and conducted in collaboration with the University of Bern of Switzerland and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna.
Other languages: Русский язык |

05 June 2019 | NEWS
Naryn Leadership Laud AKDN’s Contribution
A delegation from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), led by Dr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Diplomatic Representative of AKDN Kyrgyzstan and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the University of Central Asia (UCA), and including Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi, Rector of UCA, briefed Naryn town councilors and senior officials of the Municipality on current and potential AKDN programmes in the Naryn Oblast on May 29th.
Other languages: Русский язык |

31 May 2019 | NEWS
Professionals Share Real Life Experience in Connecting to Your Discipline Programme
The University of Central Asia launched a four-week “Connecting to Your Discipline” (CYD) programme for preparatory year students in Naryn (Kyrgyzstan) and Khorog (Tajikistan) on May 6th. Each week, participants discovered a new discipline through a series of workshops, guest lectures, career panels, interactive activities and field trips, which helped them better understand their specialisations: Communications and Media, Computer Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Economics.
Other languages: Русский язык |

24 May 2019 | NEWS
UCA Marathon Team Places Second in International Competition
Eighteen UCA students and two faculty members from the University of Central Asia competed in the 8th International “Run the Silk Road” Marathon of the Kyrgyz Republic in Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul on May 11th.
Other languages: Русский язык |

24 May 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA Holds Regional Conference on Role of Civil Society in Development
The first of its kind in the last decade, the Civil Society Initiative of the University of Central Asia (UCA) organised a regional conference on “New Pathways to Development” in Bishkek on 17 May 2019. It provided a platform for key stakeholders – government, members of parliament, civil society organisations, corporations, and researchers – to discuss and debate new approaches to foster the growth of a vibrant civil society. Over 150 attendees from 12 countries participated in the Conference. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

20 May 2019 | NEWS
Higher Education Forum Visits Central Asia
Members of the Aga Khan Development Network’s (AKDN) Higher Education Forum (HEF) visited Tajikistan from May 12-16, and some members also travelled to Kyrgyzstan on May 17-18. This was the first official visit by the HEF to Central Asia, whose membership comprises senior officers of AKDN. The main objective of their visit was to better understand the regional landscape within which AKDN and UCA operate.
Other languages: Русский язык |

15 May 2019 | NEWS
SPCE Signs Agreement with Accelerate Prosperity
The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) in Tajikistan and Accelerate Prosperity (AP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on May 13th to provide financial and technical assistance services to targeted groups of entrepreneurs in all 16 districts of Tajikistan along the Afghan border. This is part of the “Thrive Tajikistan: Partnership for Socio-Economic Development”, an alliance between the United States Agency for International Development and the Aga Khan Foundation.
Other languages: Русский язык |

14 May 2019 | NEWS
At University of Central Asia, Investing in Youth to Shape the Future
In Tajikistan, a landlocked country in Central Asia, over 55% of the population is under 25. While progress has been made to reduce poverty, unemployment remains prevalent and educational institutions struggle to keep up with a rapidly changing global environment. For many, the road to education and employment is a challenging one, especially for the nation’s youth population. Still, young Tajiks dream of building a better future for themselves, starting with a high-quality university education. For Hangoma, a 19-year-old freshman at the University of Central Asia (UCA), that dream is quickly becoming reality.
Other languages: Русский язык |

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