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On June 21, Dr. Huang Jingjing, Deputy Director One of the CAREC Institute, attended the online talks with Shihezi University in Urumqi.
The CAREC Institute, represented by Chief Economist Dr. Hans Holzhacker, contributed to the Policy Dialogue “Building Forward Fairer: Economic Policies for an Inclusive Recovery and Development” hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific on 9 June 2022.
The CAREC Institute participated in the International Expert Roundtable Discussions on "Strengthening Regional Cooperation on Skills Development under the CAREC Program: Key Achievements, Challenges, and Opportunities for Cooperation" hosted by the Asian Development Bank on 30–31 May 2022 in Tbilisi, Georgia.
On May 26, Dr. Iskandar Abdullaev, Deputy Director 2 of the CAREC Institute, took part in the Energy Talks webinar “Central Asian Solar Chapter: Embracing Investment Opportunities in the Emerging Market.”
The Deputy Director Two of the CAREC Institute Dr. Iskandar Abdullaev made a presentation in the Third International Ratings Forum, organized by Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan on May 7, 2022.
Mr. Syed Shakeel Shah, Director of the CAREC Institute, and Dr. Hans Holzhacker, Chief Economist, attended the Consultations Meeting on CAREC Program Effectiveness and 2022 Deliverables, which was held in Almaty from 4 to 6 May 2022.
On the afternoon of 28 April 2022, the CAREC Institute collaborated with the International Finance Forum (IFF) to organize a webinar on "Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between China and the Five Central Asian Countries".
The second meeting of the CAREC Institute’s Financial Sustainability Working Group was held on April 25, 2022.
The Deputy Director Two of the CAREC Institute Dr. Iskandar Abdullaev moderated a session of the Regional Workshop on FTA Negotiation Capacity and Regional FTA Lessons in CAREC, organized by the ADB-funded CAREC Program on 19 April 2022.
Dr. Abdullaev noted about CAREC Institute strategic actions which match five priorities of the Vienna Programme of Action (VPoA), and highlighted the joint progress made by CAREC Program member states in implementing VPoA’s actions.
n 20 January 2022, the CAREC Institute and the Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Beijing.
Deputy Director One of the CAREC Institute Dr. Liang Ziqian attended a seminar titled “Overcoming Difficulties to Pursue Common Development and Working Together to Create a Shared Future — Chinese Enterprise Participation in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)” on 15 December 2021 in Shanghai.
From 6 to 9 December 2021, Cambridge University Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) COMPASS Central Asia Forum held a conference on connectivity in the Eurasian region in partnership with the CAREC Institute.
On 16 September 2021, Dr. Liang Ziqian, Deputy Director One of the CAREC Institute, was invited to participate in an opening ceremony of the 18th Western China International Fair (WCIF) and the 10th Western China International Cooperation Forum.
On 13 August 2021, the CAREC Institute Deputy Director Dr. Iskandar Abdullaev attended the climate security seminar organized by Adelphi think tank (Berlin) for Germany’s International Diplomatic Academy. Dr. Abdullaev presented the current trends in climate change in Central Asia, and talked about growing water scarcity, and increasing need for investment in the water sector, also shared findings from the Institute’s recent publications on these topics.