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International Development Cooperation – from Development Aid to Global Partnership for Sustainable Development: History – Guiding Principles – Examples for the new Approach to the Role of the Private Sector
The objective of this lecture is to present an analysis of the paradigm shift in international development cooperation from aid to global partnership for sustainable development by discussing the history and guiding principles of development cooperation.

Can Highland Potato Production Be Sustainable? Lessons from the Andes
The presentation will focus on sustainability of potato production in highland situations. Potatos are historically a highland crop and have been grown for millennia in the Andes; by this indicator potato production was originally sustainable.
Other languages: Русский язык |

University of Central Asia Lecture - Creating Opportunity on the Roof of the World
As part of its ‘breaking the cycle of poverty’ series, the Aga Khan Foundation UK along with the Ismaili Council United Kingdom and the University of Central Asia are pleased to invite you to a talk by Shamsh Kassim-Lakha.

Methodology for Assessing Poverty of Microfinance Institutions’ Clients in Kyrgyz Republic
Lecture presents a methodology for assessing poverty level of microfinance institutions’ clients (MFI) developed for MFIs of Kyrgyzstan. Key elements of the methodology such as specification of assessment framework, sample selection for building the model, problems with data, processing the data for modelling, assumptions and their impact on outcome as well as scope of the model application are discussed during the lecture. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

23 February 2016 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
African Americans in the US
The history of the African American community’s struggle for civil rights is an important part of the cultural and political history of the United States, and should be observed and celebrated.

Sacred Sites: An Opportunity for Improving Biocultural Diversity Conservation in Ysyk-Kol Biosphere Reserve
The author presents the results from his Master's thesis on sacred sites within Ysyk-Kol Biosphere Reserve (YKBR). The paper claims that sacred sites, defined as areas of land and bodies of water which are culturally and spiritually significant for local communities, represent traditional model of bioculturral diversity conservation.
Other languages: Русский язык |


09 December 2015 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
One Text, Many Interpretations: an Illustrated Overview of the Shahnama across Time and Materials
The Persian Shahnama epic, or Book of Kings,  chronicles the pre-Islamic history of Iran and Central Asia. It is attributed  to the Persian poet Firdausi in the eleventh century although its tales come  from oral traditions that predate him, which can be seen on seventh-century  wall paintings from Panjekent. 

09 December 2015 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Jobs Diagnostics in the Kyrgyz Republic: How to Create Better Jobs?
Jobs are at the centre of sustainable poverty reduction and improved living standards.  As a result, around the world, countries have identified creating more and better jobs as a top development challenge.  Many development trends in the Kyrgyz Republic indicate the need for better jobs outcomes, such as persistent levels of poverty, low levels of formal sector job creation and rapid rates of out-migration that could impact the availability of skills needed for future growth and development. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

09 December 2015 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Economic Mobility in the Kyrgyz Republic
The report focuses on the degree and main characteristics of economic mobility in the Kyrgyz Republic. Mobility analysis can help to unveil what happened below the surface of poverty stagnation of 2009, thereby enabling to understand whether the reduced pace in poverty eradication was associated with mobility in and out of the poverty status and to obtain a profile of the corresponding groups. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

17 November 2015 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Framing the Debate on the Application of Sharia in the Egyptian Legal System
Dr Parolin will frame the call for the Application of Sharia in the development of the modern legal system in Egypt. The call cannot be understood outside such a framework, but what could it mean? Dr Parolin will articulate a few possible readings.

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