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About the Tian Shan Policy Center (TSPC)

Tian Shan Policy Center (TSPC) is an international non-profit institution at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) which focuses on research, policy advisory, capacity development and project implementation.

Since its establishment in 2011 TSPC promoted the study of Central Asia at the local and international levels and government institutions as the basis for improving the lives of people in new democracies.

TSPC specializes in research on migration (internal and external), sustainable development and environmental protection, human rights, democratic governance of Central Asia.

Alongside the strong evidence based research and policy advisory, TSPC organizes high quality trainings, conferences and events on pertinent topics in the region.




AUCA hosts Geospatial workshop

On May 6 and 7, the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) hosted Pavel Kiparisov, a Researcher at International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, and PhD student at Central European University (CEU) to conduct an insightful workshop on Geospatial Sicences.


The Tian Shan Policy Center of AUCA and the Hanns Seidel Foundation in Central Asia presented a study on migration and the Migration Yearbook 2023: Influence of the COVID-19 on formation of migration policy of countries of Central Asia and the Russian Federation

The authors of the yearbook are experts: Leyla Delovarova (section on Kazakhstan), Tatiana Zlobina (section on Kyrgyzstan), Dmitry Poletaev (sections on Russia and Turkmenistan), Saodat Olimova (section on Tajikistan), Lyudmila Maksakova (section on Uzbekistan).


Exploring Environmental Challenges: Insights from OSUN's GeoHub Event at Central European University

Within OSUN's GeoHub project, we held the next event at Central European University in Vienna, Austria. On February 23rd, Daniyar Karabaev from the LAS department AUCA, Kanat Sultanaliev and Otabek Nigmatov from the Tian-Shan Policy Center AUCA, gave a talk for CEU students in the Environmental Studies department.


SWITCH-Asia PERETO Launches ECO KG Certification in Kyrgyzstan's HoReCa Sector Recognizing environmental best practices

Recognizing environmental best practices


Empowering Youth for Sustainable Solutions: Ecological Hackathon in Kyrgyzstan

From 4th-7th December, collaborating with six Kyrgyz universities, and supported by the European Union's SWITCH-Asia programme, PERETO partnered with IDEA Central Asia to launch the extensive Ecology 3.0 ecological campaign. 

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