Press Releases

RESULTS RESOURCES: 144 documents found


2021

12 March 2021 | PRESS RELEASE
Tajikistan Ministry Announces Establishment of Digitization Council to Build High-Tech Park
At an online platform organized by the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of Tajikistan, the University of Central Asia, and StrategEast, the Ministry announced its readiness to establish a Digitization Council, with the primary goal of setting up the first High-Tech Park in the country. Experts participating at the event shared their contextual experience of setting up high-tech parks in Eurasia, and its application to Tajikistan.
Other languages: забони тоҷикӣ |

03 March 2021 | PRESS RELEASE
Can Governments and Citizens Benefit from Artificial Intelligence?

Can artificial intelligence help improve relationships between citizens and government? Will government be able to replace some civil service positions with artificial intelligence in the near future? How will artificial intelligence change healthcare, security, policymaking? While these issues have been debated in the West for a long time, they are now being discussed in the context of Eurasia.

With specific reference to Eurasian countries, these and related issues were discussed at a panel discussion on “Artificial Intelligence in Civil Service” on 3rd March 2021, hosted by the University of Central Asia and co-organized by StrategEast.


2020

29 December 2020 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA and DAAD Joint Scholarship Programme now Accepting Applications
The University of Central Asia (UCA) in partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), is pleased to announce forthcoming scholarship opportunities for Doctoral studies in Germany. 

The scholarships are for students wishing to pursue their Doctoral studies in the following fields: Computer Science, Engineering, Communications and Media, Business Management, Earth and Environmental Sciences, or Economics. The fields reflect the taught majors and research interests in the School of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School of Development and the School of Professional and Continuing Education.

Other languages: Русский язык |

18 December 2020 | PRESS RELEASE
University of Central Asia and StrategEast Host Discussion on 'Blockchain As Good Governance Technology'
Governments, educational institutions and the private sector in Eurasia must take on the challenge of harnessing the potential of blockchain technology for good governance and development, said panelists at an online discussion organized by the University of Central Asia and StrategEast centre for a new ecoomy on December 17th 2020.
Other languages: Русский язык |

12 August 2020 | PRESS RELEASE
Covid-19 and Prospects for Economic Recovery in Afghanistan
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) in partnership with the Biruni Institute, a Kabul-based economic policy think tank, organized a webinar on August 10 on: “Covid-19: Outlook and Prospects for Economic Recovery in Afghanistan” to discuss key issues and findings from the latest ‘Afghanistan Economic Outlook’, a document outlining the state of the economy and prospects for recovery.
Other languages: Русский язык |

02 August 2020 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA Distributes Food and Supplies to Tosh-Bulak District on Eid
Eid festivities in the district of Tosh-Bulak in Naryn received a welcome surprise when the University of Central Asia (UCA) brought care packages containing food, hand sanitizers, masks, and other supplies. These were distributed on August 1st to 30 vulnerable families identified by the Mayor of Naryn.

29 July 2020 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA and AKAH Partner to Promote Development in Tajikistan
The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) in Tajikistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on July 27th 2020 to develop Khorog into a safe and resilient city, and collaborate on several educational initiatives, including research capacities of young and mid-career scientists and lecturers.

30 June 2020 | PRESS RELEASE
Conference Explores Strategies for Digital Resilience
The University of Central Asia, in partnership with the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic, and the World Bank, held an online Conference on "Why Countries Need Digital Resilience Strategies: Safeguarding Digital Transformation in the Age of Covid-19" on June 30th. It provided a platform to raise awareness about digital resilience, and shared views from an international panel of cyber security experts.

24 April 2020 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA Cultural Heritage Books Available for Free Download
The University of Central Asia’s Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit (CHHU) has made publications of its Cultural Heritage Book Series available online for free download from UCA’s website.

21 April 2020 | PRESS RELEASE
AKDN Provides Personal Protective Equipment to Health Facilities in Kyrgyzstan
In response to requests from several oblast administrations and the evolving needs of the committed medical professionals, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to several hospitals and medical clinics in Kyrgyzstan. This support was made possible with funding from various AKDN agencies operating in the Kyrgyz Republic, including the Aga Khan Foundation, the University of Central Asia, the Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank (KICB), the First MicroFinance Company and the Jubilee Kyrgyzstan Insurance Company.

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