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Upcoming Events

  • Afghanistan: Regional Cooperation and International Partnership Prospect for Peace and Stability

    Nov 18th, 2019 3:00 pm at 3:00 pm 3:00 pm 

    Greater Central Asia Initiative (UBC SPPGA), UBC VP International Office, Veterans served in Afghanistan (UBC Faculty of Education), Voice of Diversity (Partnership Afghanistan-Canada) present "Afghanistan: Regional Cooperation and International Partnership Prospect for Peace and Stability" speaker series with H.E Hassan Soroosh, Ambassador of Afghanistan to Canada.

Past Events

  • Intercultural Dialogue, Good Governance and Nation-Building in Afghanistan

    Apr 27th, 2019 2:00 pm at 2:00 pm 2:00 pm

    Greater Central Asia Initiative – University of British Columbia cordially invites you to a conference on intercultural dialogue,  good governance in Afghanistan. This interesting and exciting conference will be held on April 27th, 2019 at the Institute of Asian research – University of British Columbia. This conference will bring together numerous scholars, diplomats, researchers, students...
  • Global Oceans and International Diplomacy – What is Changing

    Nov 8th, 2018 12:30 pm at 12:30 pm 12:30 pm

    Light lunch to be served For decades, global oceans were seen as wild areas with infinite resources. Their wellbeing fell out of the gaze of the high tables of global politics. This is no longer the case. Issues such as ocean acidification, plastics pollution, deep sea mining, the survival of global fish supplies and the...
  • Democratic Journey of Afghanistan for the last 15 years and the lesson learned

    Apr 14th, 2018 11:00 am at 11:00 am 11:00 am

    Join the Greater Central Asia Initiative as they discuss Afghanistan’s Democratic Journey over the last 15 years at this event! Opening Remarks 11:00 AM to 11:10 AM11:10 AM to 11:20 AM Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Paul Evans, interim Director of the Institute of Asian ResearchOpening Remarks by Zahir Faqiri, Senior Fellow, GCAI Lead Keynote Speakers...
  • Women Empowerment and International Day of Women

    Mar 10th, 2018 6:00 pm at 6:00 pm 6:00 pm

    Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 10th, at Bonsor Recreation Complex. International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate and appreciate the courage and determination shown by women who have played an extraordinary role in their communities Speakers: Consul General of Afghanistan Head of Afghan Community in British Columbia Zahir Faqiri the head...
  • Geo-Strategic Importance of Kazakhstan in One Belt One Road Initiative

    Nov 16th, 2017 11:30 am at 11:30 am 11:30 am

    As new economic powers emerge, the importance of grand strategy will only grow. Relations between states at strategic and economic levels intertwine to create a complicated web that requires sophisticated and practical diplomacy to navigate. Join H.E Konstantin Zhigalov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Canada, as he speaks on the geo-strategic importance of Kazakhstan to one...
  • The Importance of Cultural Diversity and Multilingualism in Fostering Education Value

    Oct 13th, 2017 11:30 am at 11:30 am 11:30 am

    Join us for a conference that discusses the importance of cultural diversity and multilingualism in fostering educational value, featuring remarks by Senator Mobina Jaffer and other senior fellows from the Institute of Asian Research. Agenda 11:30AM – 12:00PM Luncheon 12:00PM – 12:15PM Opening Remarks by Zahir Faqiri, Lead Greater Central Asia 12:15PM – 12:30PM Welcoming Remarks by Professor...