The book COVID-19 and Potential for Economic Recovery in the CAREC Region is an inaugural volume of the CAREC Institute Annual Book, published with the Asian Development Bank Institute.
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Organized in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank Institute and Asian Development Bank, the second CAREC Institute Research Conference takes place on 11-12 April 2022 on the theme “Resilience and Economic Growth in Times of High Uncertainty in CAREC Region” in a virtual mode.
The CAREC Institute in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) delivered the five-days virtual workshop on Input-Output analysis from April 4 to April 8, 2022.
This initiative aims at bringing together the leading experts, top academics, think tanks, development partners, and CAREC government representatives to exchange views and share opinions on prospects of connectivity and cooperation in the CAREC region.
The CAREC Institute, in collaboration with the China Association of Trade in Services (CATIS), national partner from the People’s Republic of China (PRC), is organizing a multi-session training series on cross-border e-commerce for national technical vocational educational and training (TVET) institutions of CAREC countries and others interested from 5 March 2022 to 2 July 2022, every Saturday, 3-6 pm, Beijing time.
The IMF’s Caucasus, Central Asia, and Mongolia Regional Capacity Development Center (CCAMTAC), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the CAREC Institute will hold a webinar on Regional Economic Integration on 24 February 2022, 15:00 – 16:30 Almaty time/17:00 – 18:30 Beijing time.
On 23 February 2022, the CAREC Institute in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) held a roundtable to discuss findings of the recent research titled “Digital CAREC: Analysis of the Regional Digital Gap.”
The CAREC Institute delivered its first regional water dialogue in partnership with other implementing partners on 10 February 2022.
This initiative aims at bringing together prominent speakers, on a regular basis, to discuss the trajectory of economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in the CAREC region, the progress achieved, obstacles, and the outlook.
On 30 November 2021, the CAREC Institute held a virtual webinar titled “Impact of COVID-19 on Tourism and Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) in the CAREC region.”
On 23-24 November 2021, the CAREC Institute organized the 5th annual CAREC Think Tanks Development Forum (CTTDF) on the theme of “Economic Corridors: Pathways to Regional Growth” in collaboration with the ADB-PRC Regional Knowledge Sharing Initiative (RKSI) and the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME).
The CAREC Institute, jointly with IsDB and ADB, delivered a webinar on best practices of e-governance on 10 November 2021. This webinar featured the case of Azerbaijan and its public-private partnership called Azerbaijan Service and Assessment Network (ASAN) which provides 140 services by 11 public organizations, 180 services by 30 private organizations, and which was modeled after Estonia’s e-government platform.
On 25 October 2021, the CAREC Institute and the ADB Institute have launched a joint book on unlocking transport connectivity in the trans-Caspian corridor, edited by Dina Azhgaliyeva and Yelena Kalyuzhnova. Participants had a chance to interact with the book contributors.
The CAREC Institute has conducted a country-specific online road safety workshop targeting government officials and road safety experts from Kazakhstan. The virtual workshop was organized around several sessions over three weeks and the first session was held on 12 October 2021.
On 27 July 2021, the CAREC Institute and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) held a roundtable on research and policy trends and prospects for sustainable post-COVID recovery in Central Asia.
The 11th session of the CAREC Institute Governing Council convened on 16 July 2021. The National Focal Point of Azerbaijan Excellency Rovshan Najaf chaired the session attended by representatives of all 11 member countries, also Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Institute staff.
The CAREC Institute in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) will hold a two-day webinar on “Using ESCAP’s Online Trade Intelligence and Negotiation Advisor (TINA) for Trade Negotiations” on 7-8 July 2021 at 15:00-17:00 (Beijing Time).
On 25 June 2021, the CAREC Institute and China City Development Alliance hosted a webinar titled “Optimizing Trade and e-Commerce to Bridge the Needs in the CAREC Region.”
On 22 June 2021, the CAREC Institute in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held a webinar on the prospects of integration and cooperation processes on the Euro-Asian continent and the implications for CAREC.