Press Releases

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

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

14 March 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
Afghan Civil Servants Graduate from University of Central Asia
The University of Central Asia (UCA) celebrated the achievements of 22 Afghan civil servants who were awarded an Executive Masters in Economic Policy (EMEP) at a ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan on 10 March 2019. Over 40% of graduates are women. The EMEP programme was delivered by the UCA’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA), based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, which is part of the Graduate School of Development.
Other languages: Русский язык |

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 |


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.

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