Press Releases

RESULTS RESOURCES: 140 documents found


23 July 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
Building Capacity of IT Instructors in Kyrgyzstan
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) held a graduation ceremony on July 19th in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) for 50 Information Technology Instructors from 26 secondary schools in Naryn and Osh Oblasts, who completed the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) training programme delivered by UCA. The ICDL training programme was implemented with the support of the University of Central Asia as an official operator of ICDL in Central Asia, and was conducted under the “Demilgeluu Jashtar” project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Other languages: Русский язык |

16 July 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
Programme in Natural Resources Management Launched at UCA
A post-graduate Certificate Programme in Natural Resources Management, launched on July 15th 2019 at the University of Central Asia (UCA), has enrolled 21 participants including faculty members and researchers of Badakhshan University, Bamyan University, Khorog State University and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in Afghanistan.
Other languages: Русский язык |

12 July 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
Central Asia Exceeds Global Suicide Rate
A 30-year literature review on suicide in Central Asia was presented at a Public Lecture organised by the University of Central Asia’s Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit (CHHU) in Dushanbe (Tajikistan) on July 3rd. The lecture on Suicide in Central Asia: A Systematic Study of Risk and Protective Factors was delivered by Shahnaz Savani, Lecturer of Social Work at the University of Houston-Downtown (USA).
Other languages: Русский язык |

09 July 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA Wins AKDN Football Tournament
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) football team claimed victory at the Aga Khan Development Network’s (AKDN) Football Tournament on July 6th. Over 200 staff and friends of AKDN staff attended the tournament held in Bishkek.
Other languages: Русский язык |

01 July 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
Kyrgyz Labour Market Not Ready for Growing Youth Population
Research at the University of Central Asia (UCA) has highlighted several areas that require immediate attention to mitigate high unemployment among youth in Kyrgyzstan. UCA’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) presented the findings of an assessment study on the “Labour Market for Youth in Kyrgyzstan” on June 20th 2019 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The event brought together representatives of state ministries and agencies, international organisations, and non-governmental organisations. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

24 June 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
Experts Discuss Industrial and Technological Priorities in Kyrgyzstan
The fourth in a series of development dialogues gathered leading experts, representatives of international organisations, as well as state ministries and agencies of Kyrgyzstan to discuss “Industrial and Technological Development of Kyrgyzstan”. The half-day development dialogue took place in Bishkek on June 24th, and was co-organised by the United Nations system in Kyrgyzstan and the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA). These dialogues support work on a long-term national policy on key development issues for Kyrgyzstan.

21 June 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA Helps Farmers Put New Life in Tired Soil
Experts from the Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) of the University of Central Asia (UCA)’s Graduate School of Development conducted a field training on soil assessment for farmers in three villages in the Naryn region. The training was aimed at supporting local farmers in tackling the increasing problem of depletion and loss of soil fertility in the Naryn region, which affects the yield and has a negative impact on farmers’ revenues.
Other languages: Русский язык |

20 June 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA and Aga Khan Agency for Habitat hold Second Summer University on Disaster Risk Management
Over 20 participants from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, India and the United States came together for the second international Summer University on Disaster Risk Management in Khorog, Tajikistan. Held from June 16-28, the Summer University is organised by the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) and conducted in collaboration with the University of Bern of Switzerland and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna.
Other languages: Русский язык |

24 May 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
UCA Holds Regional Conference on Role of Civil Society in Development
The first of its kind in the last decade, the Civil Society Initiative of the University of Central Asia (UCA) organised a regional conference on “New Pathways to Development” in Bishkek on 17 May 2019. It provided a platform for key stakeholders – government, members of parliament, civil society organisations, corporations, and researchers – to discuss and debate new approaches to foster the growth of a vibrant civil society. Over 150 attendees from 12 countries participated in the Conference. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

07 May 2019 | PRESS RELEASE
Dr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha Receives Naryn Citizenship
In recognition of the significant contribution made by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) to the social and economic development of Naryn, Dr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Diplomatic Representative of the AKDN in the Kyrgyz Republic and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Central Asia (UCA), was conferred the Honorary Citizen of Naryn Oblast and Naryn Town at a Tenir Too Forum in Bishkek on April 30th.
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