Meeting the Erasmus Mundus Students

On 22 April 2020, the Ban Ki-moon Centre had an introductory meeting with our Program Officer, Julia Zimmerman.

 

 

She briefed the Erasmus MUNDUS MAPP (Master’s in Public Policy) students on the Ban Ki-moon Centre and our various projects and programs. It was an interactive session that also engaged the participants with the use of the tool mentimeter.

After getting to know each other,  she gave a presentation on the Centre and it’s work, high-lighting programs and projects that are specifically related to public policy efforts. Following the presentation, the floor was opened for a Q&A.

About Erasmus MUNDUS M.A in Public Policy (MAPP) Program

This program is a consortium consisting of the University of York (UK), Central European University (Budapest), Institute Barcelona D’Estudis Internacionals (Barcelona) and the Institute of Social Studies (The Hague). Check out the program here.

– The program is accredited in Austria, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK + in the US on CEU tracks.
– Since its establishment in 2007, 323 students have studied in the Mundus MAPP program from 78 countries and 5 continents.
– 93% of our students were employed within 6 months after graduation (CEU First Destination Survey, 2018)
– The program includes internships at top international organizations, government agencies and global NGOs, a field trip to experience the world of policy practice and policy labs.
– 4 cooperative universities
– Influence policy agendas, governments, and international organizations

BKMISD welcomes the University of Tokyo students to talk about the “Silk Road”

BKMC affiliated office the Ban Ki-moon Institute for Sustainable Development (BKMISD) jointly with the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the KazNU welcomed the students from The University of Tokyo to Almaty, Kazakhstan on March 13th.

In cooperation with the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the KazNU, The MDP Global Classroom, and the Model UN New Silk Way, the BKMISD hosted a scientific and practical seminar for Japanese students on the topic of “Kazakhstan on the Great Silk Road.”

The faculty members and undergraduates of both universities participated in this workshop, and the group also discussed ways to implement the strategic development of the universities and their academic mobility.

 

Photos: BKMISD

The Ban Ki-moon Institute for Sustainable Development hosts a MUN NSW conference

On March 11th, the Ban Ki-moon Institute for Sustainable Development (BKMISD), an affiliated office of the BKMC in Almaty, Kazakhstan, hosted a conference with students from Afghanistan.

With the theme “The Implication of the Doha Meeting on Building Peace in Afghanistan,” a Model United Nations round table was organized by the BKMISD in cooperation with the Faculty of Journalism of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and Afghan students from various universities in Almaty as part of a series of the New Silk Way International Model UN conferences (MUN NSW).

Representatives from the KazNU, Model UN, Qazaq-Afghan Association for Development and Partnership “AFGQAZ”, Afghan Information Agency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Kazakhstan spoke at the conference, and the students actively asked questions.

 

 

To learn about the MUN NSW, visit: http://munnsw.kz/

Photos: BKMISD

Russian students from the Eurasian Club System visit BKMC

A group of Russian students from the Eurasian Club System (ECS) with the club’s President and CEO Marat Shafigullin visited the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens (BKMC) on January 21st, 2018. BKMC CEO Monika Froehler and Associate Julia Zimmerman briefed the students on the Centre’s work and missions. Specializing in politics and economics, the students showed interest in how to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as global citizens.

The ECS is an organization that aims to facilitate international cooperation for and by youth. Learn more: http://ecseducation.ru

(The SDG signs provided by Stadt Wien)