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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Event - 30 June 2015
Call for Papers: Life in Kyrgyzstan Conference
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA IPPA) and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), ISDC - International Security and Development Center are pleased to announce the first annual Life in Kyrgyzstan Conference to take place in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic on 1-2 October 2015.
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Training & Courses - 25 May 2015
Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis for Afghan Civil Servants
The Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) of the University of Central Asia (UCA) announces the second cycle of its Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis (CPPA) for Afghan civil servants for new participants. Developed in collaboration with Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration, the CPPA is targeted to civil servants who wish to acquire skills essential to advancing evidence-based policy analysis. Taught by a team of highly qualified experts, the course is the first of its kind in the region.
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News - 20 May 2015
Stunning 3-Month Exhibition Brings Kyrgyzstan’s Cities of the Dead to Life
Morton’s photographs brought more than 175 people to the Ismaili Centre, Toronto on 9 May 2015, for the opening of a three-month exhibition and launch of the book, Cities of the Dead: The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan, authored by Professor Margaret Morton (Cooper Union) with texts contributed by Dr Elmira Köchümkulova and Altyn Kapalova (University of Central Asia) and Professor Nasser Rabbat (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The exhibition is open to the public, from Tuesday to Sunday at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto until 30 July 2015.
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News - 19 May 2015
International Survey Features Kyrgyzstan Spatial as a Top Solution That Saves Lives
Kyrgyzstan Spatial, the University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA IPPA) and International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) interactive online mapping tool and knowledge platform, was recently featured at the top of the list as a cutting-edge technology in Top Solutions That Save Lives in Humanitarian Response and Disaster Relief, a report by Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF). 
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Training & Courses - 15 May 2015
Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis
The Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA), Graduate School of Development at the University of Central Asia (UCA) together with the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan announces its Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis (CPPA) for new participants. The programme will be offered at IPA in Dushanbe beginning 18 May 2015. 
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Event - 09 May 2015
Cities Of The Dead: The Ancestral Cemeteries Of Kyrgyzstan - Exhibition And Book Launch

The University of Central Asia, in partnership with the Global Centre for Pluralism, the Aga Khan Museum, and the Aga Khan Council for Canada will host a symposium, exhibition and book launch for Cities of the Dead: the Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan beginning Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 4:30 p.m., with an evening lecture beginning at 8:00 p.m. at the Ismaili Centre.
 
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