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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.
School for Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic
UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) Naryn, in association with the Aga Khan Foundation’s Mountain Societies Development Support Programme (MSDSP), conducted business planning training for 122 veterinarians in Naryn oblast. The programme was conducted from 1 – 26 June in conjunction with the World Bank Project for Development of Private Veterinarian Services.
UCA’s Central Asian Faculty Development Programme Announces 2010 – 2011 Awards
UCA’s Central Asian Faculty Development Programme (CAFDP) was established to ensure that academics from Central Asian with top international credentials are strongly represented in the University’s faculty. Through partnerships with universities around the world, CAFDP offers opportunities for Central Asian students interested in academic appointments at UCA to pursue studies at the doctoral and masters level (as preparation for doctoral studies). CAFDP offers two avenues of support:
UCA Presents Awards at First Annual Joint SPCE-AKHP Graduation in Dushanbe
On June 18 2010, UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) Dushanbe campus and the Aga Khan Humanities Project held their first annual joint graduation ceremony in Dushanbe. The ceremony recognized the achievements over 300 learners in the fields of Accounting, English for Business, Humanities in English, and IT.
UCA Assists with Aid to Southern Kyrgyzstan
University of Central Asia employees were profoundly saddened by the killings and wanton destruction that occurred in the south of Kyrgyzstan. In solidarity with communities that suffered, employees made contributions from their salaries to purchase and ship 2.5 tonnes of medical supplies and food that was distributed to Uzbek and Kyrgyz families, with additional provisions for orphaned children.