The CAREC Institute has completed a four-day capacity building online event during 10-13 August 2020, on road asset management (RAM) and RAM system targeting senior government officials and experts from ministries of transport, rural development, public infrastructure, and other relevant state agencies of the CAREC countries. The workshop was led by Dr. Ian Greenwood, a Chartered Professional Engineer, a Fellow of Engineers New Zealand, and author of several internationally renowned RAM manuals.
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On 29 June 2020, the CAREC Institute, ADB, and Asia-Pacific Finance Development Institute (AFDI), co-hosted a knowledge sharing webinar on high-quality development, modernization, and policy nexus induced by COVID-19.
The CAREC Institute and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) delivered an online workshop on “Meeting Environmental Objectives through Energy Sector Reforms in Asia and the Pacific: Role of Energy Pricing Reforms and Emissions Reduction,” targeting senior government officials and leading experts from across Asian sub-regions, including CAREC.
From 18 to 19 June 2020, the CAREC Institute and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), in collaboration with Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG) of Chinese Academy of Sciences delivered a virtual policy workshop – “Climate Change Regional Policy Dialogue: Learning from COVID-19 Pandemic” – for senior officials from ADB member countries who are leading climate change adaptation, mitigation and financing strategies, to exchange knowledge, best practices and lessons learned on pressing climate change issues at the regional level.
On 29 May 2020, the CAREC Institute, Asian Development Bank (ADB), and UNICEF co-hosted a webinar on the role of Multilateral Development Partners (MDP) in response to Covid-19 in CAREC with emphasis on water, sanitation, and hygiene.
On 28 May 2020, the CAREC Institute has delivered a policy workshop, in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), ADB Institute, and Shanghai National Accounting Institute (SNAI), targeting senior CAREC government officials involved in e-commerce development in their respective countries.
The CAREC Institute has conducted an online road safety workshop, in collaboration with the CAREC Program and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), targeting government officials and road safety experts from Mongolia. The virtual workshop was organized around six sessions over the period of three weeks and the first session was held on 12 May 2020.
On 8 May 2020, the CAREC Institute, Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Institute (AFDI), Global Development Learning Network (GDLN), and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) co-hosted a webinar to share results of ACCA global member and stakeholder survey on Covid-19 which ran between 13-26 March 2020.
The CAREC Institute’s Chief Economist Dr. Hans Holzhacker discussed measures taken by governments to mitigate consequences for their economies and the population.
On 8 April 2020, the CAREC Institute, Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Institute (AFDI), Global Development Learning Network (GDLN), and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) co-hosted a webinar to share measures and experiences of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in fighting the Covid-19.
On 25 March 2020, the CAREC Institute and the Asian Development Bank Institute co-organized a videoconference on Unlocking Private Investment in Sustainable Infrastructure in Asia. The videoconference aimed at exchanging views and research findings on private investment potential and opportunities for the CAREC region.
The CAREC Institute, and the Shanghai National Accounting Institute (SNAI) of the PRC, in partnership with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) have launched a capacity building and knowledge sharing program titled “China-Central Asia Accounting Elites Exchange Program” on 16 December 2019.
The CAREC Institute has organized the Silk Road Knowledge Dialogue session in the framework of the Tbilisi Silk Road Forum which was held under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Georgia, H.E. Giorgi Gakharia, during 22-23 October 2019 in Tbilisi, Georgia.
The CAREC Institute and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) have organized a joint workshop on achieving energy security in Asia during 22-23 October 2019 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
The CAREC Institute in cooperation with the Xinjiang Institute for Ecology and Geography has delivered a workshop on “Application of Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Central Asia” during 16-26 October 2019 in Urumqi.
In cooperation with the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the American University of Central Asia, the CAREC Institute has organized a workshop for senior personnel of state bodies in charge of managing state-owned enterprises (SOE) and public-private partnerships (PPP) to discuss existing SOE practices and reform strategies in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, during 26-27 September 2019.