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Canada’s Minister of State Visits University of Central Asia
The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Canada’s Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), met with the University of Central Asia (UCA) leadership in Bishkek on 19 May 2014, as part of her official visit to the Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan.
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Visits UCA Naryn Campus Site
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Joomart Otorbayev visited the University of Central Asia's (UCA) main campus in Naryn on 6 June 2014. He was accompanied by Mr Osmonbek Artykbaev, Minister of Energy and Industry; Mr Abdylda Suranchiev, Minister of Internal Affairs; Mr Abdymamat Murzabekov, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications; Mr Altynbek Ergeshov, Head of the Department for Organisational and Inspectorial Work and Local Governance of the Apparatus of the Government.
Mountain Societies Research Institute Organises Workshop on Agroforestry in Central Asia
The University of Central Asia’s Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) hosted a Agroforestry Practices in Central Asia workshop from 12 to 14 May 2014 in Chon-Kemin, Kyrgyz Republic, with the support of the United States Forest Service (USFS).
UCA Recognised for Best Practices by ECDL Foundation
The University of Central Asia (UCA) was recognised as an outstanding example of best practice in the Corporate/Private category by the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Foundation. Gulnara Djunushalieva, Director of UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) received the award at the ECDL Foundation Forum 2014 on 23 May 2014 in Bucharest, Romania.
Q-News Special Issue: Mountain Societies Research Institute
This first issue of 2014 puts the spotlight on UCA’s Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI). MSRI’s background paper on sustainable land management and eBilim, MSRI’s mobile digital library are featured. Other highlights include the Central Asia and Afghanistan Research Fellowship programme and the Mountain Partnership Central Asia Hub's initiatives.
UCA Awards 14 Fellowships for Research on Mountain Societies
The University of Central Asia’s Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) awarded over $160,000 in grants to 14 accomplished fellows from Afghanistan, Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic. Awarded in April 2014, the grants will support two-year research projects related to the development of mountain societies.
University of Central Asia and International Food Policy Research Institute Host Food Security Conference
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) co-hosted a conference on Agricultural Transformation and Food Security in Central Asia 8-9 April 2014 in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, engaging government officials, development partners and researchers from the region and abroad in dialogue on food security research.
Continuing Education Unit to be established through partnership between Badakhshan University, University of Central Asia and Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan
The University of Central Asia (UCA) and Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan, which are both part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Badakhshan University (BU) to establish a Continuing Education Unit at BU.
Institute of Public Policy and Administration Hosts Policy Process Symposium at Afghan Ministry of Finance
Afghanistan faces a complex and challenging policy agenda. Defining the policy-making process to improve its effectiveness and ensure that policy is informed by the best analysis will be critical to advancing this agenda.
University of Central Asia and Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Symposium Highlights Role of SMEs in Regional Trade
“Small and medium enterprises are a main driver of business and economic exchange in Afghanistan and the ‘Heart of Asia’ region, especially between Afghanistan and Central Asia,” said Mrs Roya Rahmani, Director General of the Regional Cooperation Directorate of the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr James Hill, Head of Mission, Embassy of Canada, underscored the importance of SMEs in economic growth that can provide a basis for stability in the region.