CAREC e-Alert

Keeping Updated on CAREC

CAREC e-Alert, the Program’s electronic newsletter, provides updates on recently approved projects in the region, on the latest and upcoming institutional and sector-related events, and on regional cooperation–themed and sector-specific studies and research on regional cooperation.

CAREC e-Alert / Issue No. 45 / 6 June 2014 - 4 July 2014

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Issue No. 45 : 6 June 2014 - 4 July 2014
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Highlights of the CAREC Senior Officials’ Meeting

Aside from progress in the program's four priority sectors, the midyear CAREC Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) discussed updates on the proposed economic corridor development study, the CAREC development effectiveness review, the CAREC corridor performance measurement and monitoring report, and the CAREC Institute. Read more.

View CAREC Senior Officials’ Meeting page.
CAREC countries review trade policy sector updates

Representatives from CAREC member countries and multilateral development partners discussed the implementation of the Trade Policy Strategic Action Plan (TPSAP) 2013-2017 at the 20th Trade Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting. Read more.


Lessons in energy efficiency for CAREC countries

Officials from CAREC countries discussed challenges and opportunities for energy efficiency as a driver of economic growth in a seminar held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Read more.

CAREC countries discuss transport sector updates

At the 13th Transport Sector Coordinating Committee meeting in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic representatives from CAREC countries presented action plans for implementing the CAREC Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy. Read more.


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Aug 2014 Specialized Customs Training, SCC 
People’s Republic of China
Sep 2014 13th Customs Cooperation Committee Meeting Kyrgyz Republic
Sep 2014 18th ESCC Meeting/Capacity Building + Knowledge Sharing Activity People’s Republic of China

View all upcoming CAREC events




20th Trade Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting: Manila, Philippines, 25 Jun 2014

Energy Efficiency Training Seminar: Central and West Asia Region: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 28-30 May 2014

13th CAREC Transport Sector Coordinating Committee (TSCC) Meeting: Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, 14-15 May 2014

For a list of all CAREC events, click here.


Securing energy through integration

CAREC aims to secure energy through the balanced development of the region's energy infrastructure, stronger integration of energy markets, and economic growth through energy trade. Watch video.



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CAREC Transport and Trade Facilitation  Strategy 2020 | РУССКИЙ

From Landlocked to Linked In: The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program | РУССКИЙ

CAREC Development Effectiveness Review (DeFR) 2012: Implementing CAREC 2020 – Vision and Action | РУССКИЙ


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CAREC is a partnership of 10 countries working together to create economic growth and improve the quality of life for all people of the CAREC region. Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the People's Republic of China, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are supported in the regional cooperation process by 6 multilateral institutions: Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Monetary Fund, Islamic Development Bank, United Nations Development Programme, and World Bank.

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