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What Does COVID-19 Mean to Kyrgyz Citizens?
The University of Central Asia’s Civil Society Initiative (CSI) has launched a project to record the experiences of people in Kyrgyzstan during the COVID pandemic. “COVID: Voices of Kyrgyzstani People” aims to not only record it’s impact on the personal lives of people, but also the important role played by civil society organizations on a scale never seen before. All stories can be found on the project website: https://covidstories.kg.
"Everyone Has a Role to Play in Addressing AI Bias"
As more societies move up the curve of digital transformation and Artificial Intelligence (AI), people need to pay attention “to what they see and what they don’t see so that any hidden bias can be addressed," said Steve Crown, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Human Rights at Microsoft.
Tajikistan Ministry Announces Establishment of Digitization Council to Build High-Tech Park
At an online platform organized by the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of Tajikistan, the University of Central Asia, and StrategEast, the Ministry announced its readiness to establish a Digitization Council, with the primary goal of setting up the first High-Tech Park in the country. Experts participating at the event shared their contextual experience of setting up high-tech parks in Eurasia, and its application to Tajikistan.
Can Governments and Citizens Benefit from Artificial Intelligence?
Can artificial intelligence help improve relationships between citizens and government? Will government be able to replace some civil service positions with artificial intelligence in the near future? How will artificial intelligence change healthcare, security, policymaking? While these issues have been debated in the West for a long time, they are now being discussed in the context of Eurasia.
UCA and DAAD Joint Scholarship Programme now Accepting Applications
University of Central Asia and StrategEast Host Discussion on 'Blockchain As Good Governance Technology'
Governments, educational institutions and the private sector in Eurasia must take on the challenge of harnessing the potential of blockchain technology for good governance and development, said panelists at an online discussion organized by the University of Central Asia and StrategEast centre for a new ecoomy on December 17th 2020.
New SPCE Centre to be Located in Kabul
Webinar on Building Resilience in Cybersecurity
Sixth Annual Life in Kyrgyzstan Conference Explores Actionable Solutions Amid COVID-19
Climate Change Documentary Series Launched
Karachi, Pakistan and Geneva, Switzerland 14/10/2020 - In a bid to spotlight the dire consequences of climate change in Central and South Asia, the Aga Khan University, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat and the University of Central Asia launched a film series focusing on the catastrophic impact of the rapid melting of the world’s largest repository of ice outside the polar regions. Echoing the call to action of the #EarthshotPrize, Voices from the Roof of the World (VRW) will help local filmmakers produce impactful documentaries about the consequences of global warming for the wildlife and the 240 million people living among the world’s highest mountains and the almost two billion people dependent on the great rivers that all begin here. www.aku.edu/vrw