Press Releases

RESULTS RESOURCES: 122 documents found


2019

11 March 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
University of Central Asia Architect Wins Pritzker Prize
Arata Isozaki, the renouned Japanese architect, and designer of the master plan of the University of Central Asia (UCA), has won the coveted Pritzker Architecture Prize for 2019. He is the 46th Pritzker laureate, and the prize of $100,000 will be awarded at an official ceremony in May at the Chateau de Versailles in France.
Other languages: Русский язык |

07 March 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
Naryn Community Benefits from Economics Course at UCA
Dr Shabnam Lutafali, Associate Professor of Economics with the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Arts and Sciences delivered a course on “Introduction to Economics” to members of Naryn town as part of a community service initiative.
Other languages: Русский язык |

01 March 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
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.
Other languages: Русский язык |

2018

23 November 2018 | PRESS RELEASE
Development Dialogue Tackles Food Security and Nutrition in Kyrgyzstan
Government representatives, development partners and experts gathered in Bishkek on Friday November 23rd 2018 to share inputs on food security and nutrition in Kyrgyzstan. The half-day Development Dialogue, “Food Security and Nutrition in Kyrgyzstan – Trends, Challenges and the Next Steps”, was co-organised by the United Nations (UN) system in Kyrgyzstan, and the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA).

31 October 2018 | PRESS RELEASE
Need for Integrated Solutions and Stronger Partnerships – World Mountain Forum Concludes
Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, accounting for 13% of the world’s population. Mountainous regions are particularly sensitive to the effects of global and climate change, jeopardising many of the critical goods and services they provide – an area that covers 22 percent of the world’s land surface, and provides 60 to 80 percent of the Earth’s fresh water. The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic co-organised the fourth World Mountain Forum (WMF 2018), with support from the Government of Switzerland and the Aga Khan Foundation United Kingdom, from October 23-26 2018 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Other languages: Русский язык |

14 September 2018 | PRESS RELEASE
President Rahmon Inaugurates First Regional University in Tajikistan
The first private regional university in Tajikistan was inaugurated by President Emomali Rahmon on 14 September 2018. The formal opening of the University of Central Asia’s Khorog campus is another historic milestone, and the second campus to go into operation since its Naryn campus was inaugurated in Kyrgyzstan in 2016.

05 September 2018 | PRESS RELEASE
Tajikistan Ministry of Education and UCA Sign Agreement
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan and the University of Central Asia (UCA) took a key step forward by signing an Agreement of Cooperation to enhance their mutually beneficial relationship with “the aim of preparing highly educated professional specialists who are able to meet competition in internal and external labor markets, introducing new methods of education, improving the quality of education, as well as carrying out the educational activities” at UCA’s School of Arts and Sciences, Khorog, Tajikistan.

26 June 2018 | PRESS RELEASE
Naryn Student Takes Top Honours in Mental Math Competition in Dubai
Ten-year-old Amina Orozobekova was born in Naryn town and enrolled in mental math courses at the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) in December 2017. Six months later, in June 2018, she won first place at the International Mental Arithmetic Competition in Dubai.
Other languages: Русский язык |

15 February 2018 | PRESS RELEASE
University of Central Asia and Stockholm School of Economics in Riga Sign Agreement of Cooperation
The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga) signed a memorandum of understanding on 14 February 2018 in Riga, Latvia. The intended areas of cooperation include development of curriculum for UCA’s undergraduate programme in Economics, faculty and student exchanges as well as research cooperation.
Other languages: Русский язык |

18 January 2018 | PRESS RELEASE
Empowering Youth for Regional Development
Over 440 young people in Kazakhstan submitted their ideas for community development projects to the University of Central Asia (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education’s (SPCE) third Change the World Around You! competition. Five winning projects were awarded grants up to US$3,000 to launch their initiatives across the country on January 17th 2018. The winners were selected from sixteen finalists, who participated in a short-term entrepreneurship programme in Almaty prior to pitching their ideas to the selection committee.
Other languages: Русский язык |

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