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Eight Entrepreneurs Win Funding to Start Businesses in Kyrgyzstan
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) organised an event on March 28th 2019 where 30 alumni of UCA’s entrepreneurship programme pitched business project ideas and competed for financial awards. The eight best pitches received grants from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for further business development. Winning projects include bakery and pastry shops, souvenir production, women’s clothing, and furniture businesses.
Workshop on Enhancing Citizen Engagement with Open Government Data
The University of Central Asia’s Civil Society Initiative (CSI) organised a workshop on “Citizen Engagement with Open Government Data” on March 27-30 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The event was aimed at raising civil society organisations’ awareness of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), and strengthening the capacity of participants’ to monitor the implementation of the "Achyk Okmot" National Action Plan for 2018-2020 to build an Open Government in Kyrgyzstan.
Predicting Climate Change in Kyrgyzstan
The University of Central Asia's Mountain Societies Research Institute ( held a Public Lecture in Bishkek on the “Impact Assessment of Grazing and Climatic Factors on Vegetation in Kyrgyzstan” in March 2019. Delivered by Dr. Maksim Kulikov, he presented outputs of his research on an assessment of the interactions between soil, vegetation and climatic factors, quantifying them to better predict climate change scenarios.
University of Central Asia Students Hold First TEDx in Khorog
Undergraduate students at the University of Central Asia (UCA) organised the first TEDxUCA event in Khorog, Tajikistan with the theme “Encounters at the Edge”, gathering over 100 guests. Five speakers from different backgrounds discussed their experiences of how they have “stood on edge” of what is known and comfortable, and then to develop and grow as individuals within the global society.
Afghan Civil Servants Graduate from University of Central Asia
University of Central Asia Architect Wins Pritzker Prize
UCA to Share IT Expertise with Naryn State University
Naryn Community Benefits from Economics Course at UCA
Development Dialogue Addresses Migration Policy in Kyrgyzstan: Labour remittances 30% of GDP
Government representatives, development partners, and experts gathered in Bishkek on Friday, March 1st, 2019 to share inputs on the development of a comprehensive long-term, evidence-based migration policy for the Kyrgyz Republic. The half-day Development Dialogue on “Comprehensive Long-Term Evidence-Based Migration Policy for the Kyrgyz Republic” was co-organised by the United Nations (UN) in Kyrgyzstan, and the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA). This was the second in a series of six such development dialogues.
Mountain Universities Collaborate on Research