University of Central Asia

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The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000. The Presidents of Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan and His Highness the Aga Khan signed the International Treaty and Charter establishing this secular and private University, which was ratified by the respective parliaments and registered with the United Nations. Find out more

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News - 27 September 2014
Q-News Special Issue: Institute of Public Policy and Administration
This issue we put the spotlight on UCA’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA). In the three years since it was founded, the Institute has had an impact at both the regional and country levels, generating research and information, providing training and establishing itself as a regional resource on policy development and public administration.
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Public Lecture Series - 12 September 2014
Understanding the Link between Climate Change and Alpine Cryosphere
This lecture will describe the impact of climate change on three aspects of the cryosphere: snow cover, glaciers and permafrost. It will also discuss the importance of long-term monitoring based on modern approaches, including establishing a sound database to allow for more accurate estimates of changes in sea levels, river runoffs and natural hazards and help reduce uncertainties about climate change. 
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Training & Courses - 04 September 2014
Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis for Afghan Civil Servants
Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis is offered by Institute of Public Policy and Administration of University of Central Asia. The programme was developed in collaboration with Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration, the Certificate programme is targeted to civil servants who wish to acquire skills essential to advancing evidence-based policy analysis. Taught by highly qualified experts from Canada and Central Asia, it is the first of its kind in the region.
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News - 02 September 2014
UCA Offers Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis in Dushanbe, Tajikistan
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA IPPA) in partnership with the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan launched its Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis (CPPA) in Dushanbe on 25 August 2014.
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Press - 02 September 2014
Work on University of Central Asia begins - Southeast Asia Construction
UCA is currently constructing three residential campuses in Khorog, Tajikistan; Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic; and Tekeli, Kazakhstan. Each will include academic, athletic and residential facilities surrounded by landscaped parks and learning landscapes in which students and faculties will engage in applied studies and research
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Training & Courses - 25 August 2014
Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis
The Certificate programme is targeted to civil servants, independent analysts and staff at think-tanks and non-governmental organisations who wish to acquire skills essential to advancing evidence-based policy analysis.
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