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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).
Need for Integrated Solutions and Stronger Partnerships – World Mountain Forum Concludes
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.
Tajikistan Ministry of Education and UCA Sign Agreement
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.
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.
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.
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.
Afghan Civil Servants to Train at UCA
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.