Position Opening: Director of CAREC Institute

3 Jul 2024

The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Institute is an intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting economic cooperation and integration in CAREC region and along the Silk Road through knowledge generation and sharing. The CAREC Institute is headquartered in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

The CAREC Institute is jointly shared, owned, and governed by eleven member countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the PRC, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. It is the knowledge support arm of the CAREC Program which is a proactive facilitator of practical, results-based regional projects, and policy initiatives critical to sustainable economic growth and shared prosperity in the region, guided by the overarching vision of “Good Neighbors, Good Partners, and Good Prospects.”

The CAREC Institute acts as a knowledge connector among the five CAREC clusters (Economic and Financial Stability, Trade, Tourism, and Economic Corridors, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Agriculture and Water, and Human Development) to ensure coherence in design and implementation of policies, programs, and projects to promote regional economic cooperation and integration. The main operational activities of CAREC Institute include research, capacity building, knowledge management, and networking and partnership development.

The CAREC Institute invites applications for the position of Director, who is the head of the Institute and accountable to the Governing Council of the Institute. Applicants must be nationals of Turkmenistan and meet the qualifications and requirements stated in the Terms of Reference. For more information, please visit the link below.

Applications should be submitted through the following link posted on the website of the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan by August 5, 2024, 5:00 p.m. (UTC+5)

The CAREC Institute is committed to an open, merit-based and transparent selection process.

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