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The UCA Research Programme: Partnerships & People
UCA signed a Letter of Agreement with the Mountain Partnership and Mountain Forum (MP/MF) to serve as the host of their regional hub for
UCA’s AKHP Expands activities in Kazakhstan
UCA’s Aga Khan Humanities Project (AKHP) continues to expand its reach in high schools and universities in Kazakhstan. In summer 2010, workshops to train teachers to use the AKHP curricula through modern pedagogy were held in Astana and Taldykorgan (located in Almaty oblast, close to Tekeli, the site of the future university campus). The six-day sessions focused on two AKHP courses: Introduction to Humanities and Individual and Society.
UCA Supports “Roof of the World” Music Festival in Khorog
From July 16-18, 2010, Khorog Park was alive with musicians, tourists and cultural enthusiasts, during the annual Pamir ‘Roof of the World’ music and cultural festival. Traditional music and arts performances from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and India took place throughout the weekend to give festival-goers gaining a better understand of the diverse cultural heritages of the region. The festival featured exhibition booths from NGOs, as well as locally-made arts and handicrafts for sale.
President of the Kyrgyz Republic Roza Otunbaeva visits Naryn
A new three-kilometer diversion of the Naryn State Road constructed by the University of Central Asia (UCA) was formally handed over to the Naryn Oblast Administration on 1 September 2010 in the presence of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Roza Otunbaeva, ministers and government officials during a working visit to Naryn Oblast. Aga Khan Development Network Representative Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani, UCA Director General Dr. Bohdan Krawchenko, UCA Deputy Director John Moylan, and Deputy Naryn Site Manager Kuban Sydybaev, received the distinguished guests. As part of the event the guests also reviewed progress on infrastructure development and construction at the UCA Main Campus site.