Press Releases

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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 |

17 January 2018 | PRESS RELEASE
Winners Announced for Social Entrepreneurship Competition
Six winners were awarded grants up to US$3,000 to implement innovative community development projects across Kyrgyzstan on January 15th 2018 in Bishkek. The University of Central Asia (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) received over 800 applications from young people (18 to 31 years of age) in Kyrgyzstan for its fourth Change the World Around You! competition.
Other languages: Русский язык |


26 December 2017 | PRESS RELEASE
Afghan Civil Servants to Train at UCA
According to the Memorandum of Understanding, by 2020 a total of 40 employees of the Afghan Government are expected to receive an Executive Masters in Economic Policy from UCA’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration. The Program is designed to build a strong foundation in economic theory and its applications, quantitative methods, and basic tools of management analysis. The agreement was signed on behalf of UCA by Dr. Bohdan Krawchenko, Dean of the Graduate School of Development. “The Ministry of Finance is where policy making and financial authority connect,” he said, “and we are delighted to have this opportunity to engage with our Afghan colleagues in the exploration of economic policy.” 
Other languages: Русский язык |

07 December 2017 | PRESS RELEASE
Over 600 Graduate in Afghanistan from UCA Schools
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) celebrated its third graduation ceremony, recognising 629 learners across six Satellite Learning Centres (SLC) in Afghanistan in September and October 2017. These centres are in Darwaz, Ishkashim, Shughnan and Faizabad, as well as SPCE programmes offered in cooperation with the Aga Khan Education Service Centres in Ishkashim and Zebak.
Other languages: Русский язык |

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