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Workshop Report on Public Attitudes Towards COVID-19 Vaccination in Selected CAREC Countries

This report summarizes the discussion of the virtual workshop jointly organized by the CAREC Institute and the Public Opinion Research Institute of Kazakhstan (PORI) delivered on 12 March 2021 with the aim to share the results of the vaccination perception polls in seven CAREC countries conducted under the CAREC Institute-PORI project. It provides differences, similarities, lessons for successful vaccination campaigns, and lists potential cooperation areas among CAREC countries explored.


Research Conference Report: COVID-19 and Potential for Economic Recovery in the CAREC Region

The March 2021 conference tried to identify means to revisit and rethink past, present, and future of CAREC in the wake of the pandemic and catalyze research on acute topics including e-commerce taxation, e-government, fintech, tourism, debt sustainability, energy sector, workforce adaptability to the new normal, and many more. This report included the analysis and policy recommendations.


CAREC Institute E-Newsletter, February 2021

In this issue, we cover the CAREC Regional Integration Index with new data and findings, give details of SPS modernization developments in CAREC, announce research grants program and research conference, also narrate about the PRC’s 14th five-year-plan and new publications on CAREC.


CAREC Regional Integration Index (CRII)

The CAREC Institute has updated the data for the CAREC Regional Integration Index (CRII) which measures progress in regional economic cooperation and integration among the 11 member countries of the ADB-supported CAREC Program.


Workshop Report: Regional Improvement of Border Services

This workshop report summarizes contents of the virtual workshop conducted during 14-22 January 2021 by the CAREC Institute and ADB on the topic of border crossing improvement with participation of project managers of the ADB-funded projects and international development partners who shared lessons of border improvement projects and relevant acute topics with other CAREC representatives.


Working Paper: Financial Inclusion and Fintech in CAREC: Constraints and Prospects

In a new working paper on financial inclusion and fintech in CAREC, our staff discuss financial inclusion as an imperative to achieving economic growth in a globalized market, and as an essential element to accomplish important objectives, such as poverty alleviation, anti-corruption measures, employment, social equity, and wealth redistribution.


CAREC Institute E-Newsletter, December 2020

In this issue we inform about our UN observer status, and provide details of the CAREC Ministerial and the Governing Council meetings. The inaugural issue of the CAREC Quarterly Economic Monitor and MOU with the Institute of Standardization is also announced here.





Ежеквартальный экономический обзор

В этом первом выпуске Ежеквартального экономического мониторинга Института ЦАРЭС наша команда экономистoв собрала доступные данные и проанализировала квартальные тенденции, чтобы получить первое представление о возникающих перспективах, в то время когда мир и регион ЦАРЭС учатся жить с пандемией и надежныe варианты вакцинации вселяют надежду и уверенность, несмотря на нависшие угрозы второй волны и новых штаммов вируса.


Quarterly Economic Monitor

In an inaugural issue of the CAREC Institute Quarterly Economic Monitor (QEM), our Chief Economist team has compiled available data and worked out quarterly trends to gather a first glimpse of the emerging outlook as the world and the CAREC region learn to live with the pandemic while reliable vaccination options offer hope and confidence despite the overhang of the second wave and emergence of a more virulent new strain.


Policy Brief: Regional Climate Cooperation – Challenges and Perspectives

This policy brief is derived from the CAREC Institute’s research titled “Climate Insurance, Infrastructure and Governance in CAREC” and the namesake virtual workshop delivered in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences on 18-19 June 2020.


CAREC Institute E-Newsletter, November 2020

In this issue, we inform that the Institute has signed the host city agreement. There is information on workshops and conferences regarding the topics of trans-Caspian transport and trade; Aral Sea restoration; biodiversity conservation; and water cooperation in Central Asia. COVID-19 and WASH related analysis is also shared.


Workshop Report on Climate Change Impact on Infrastructure in CAREC

Our workshop report of November 2020 scientific-practical conference summarizes participation of the CAREC Institute in the session regarding the climate change impact on infrastructure and logistics In CAREC. The conference itself focused on regional collaboration, informed by science, that can help solve climate-related challenges in Central Asia.


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