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. 14 • 16-27 Apr 2012

 
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Features
New railway line for PRC's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
The People's Republic of China (PRC) will receive $200 million loan from the World Bank to help finance construction of the ZhangHu Railway in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. [More]


Events

Upcoming Events
DATE EVENT VENUE
14-15 May 2012 11th CAREC Transport Sector Coordinating Committee Meeting Manila, Philippines
14-16 May 2012 Second Seminar on World Trade Organization Accession: Services Liberalization and the WTO Almaty, Kazakhstan
21-22 May 2012 CAREC Energy Sector Coordinating Committee Meeting Manila, Philippines
22-31 May 2012 Training on Customs Modernization for CAREC Countries Shanghai, PRC
4-5 Jun 2012 CAREC Federation of Carrier and Forwarder Associations (CFCFA) Business Networking Forum and Working Groups Meeting Hohhot, PRC
5 Jun 2012 16th CAREC Trade Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting Hohhot, PRC
6-7 Jun 2012 Mid-Year CAREC Senior Officials' Meeting Hohhot, PRC
6-17 Jun 2012 Training on Customs Inspection Techniques Shanghai, PRC
24 Jun-3 Jul 2012 Training on Customs Intelligence Shanghai, PRC
Jul 2012 Workshop on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Issues To be determined
2-3 Jul 2012 Roundtable Seminar on Ways Forward for Corridor-based Transport Facilitation Agreements in the CAREC Region Beijing, PRC
24-26 Jul 2012 Third Seminar on World Trade Organization Accession Shanghai, PRC

Recent Events
DATE EVENT VENUE
23-26 Apr 2012 Capacity Building Workshop on Single-Window Implementation Seoul, Republic of Korea
12-14 Mar 2012 First Seminar on World Trade Organization Accession Vienna, Austria
27-29 Nov 2011 Second CAREC Federation of Carrier and Forwarder Associations (CFCFA) Logistics Training Urumqi, PRC
24 Nov 2011 CAREC Development Partners' Forum Baku, Azerbaijan
23-24 Nov 2011 10th Ministerial Conference on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Baku, Azerbaijan
22 Nov 2011 CAREC Senior Officials' Meeting Baku, Azerbaijan
21 Nov 2011 15th CAREC Trade Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting Baku, Azerbaijan
24-26 Oct 2011 CAREC ESCC 3rd Subcommittee Meeting for Pillar 1: Energy Supply/Demand Balance and Infrastructure Constraints Bangkok, Thailand
12-13 Oct 2011 10th CAREC Transport Sector Coordinating Committee Meeting Astana, Kazakhstan

CAREC Projects

Publications


CAREC Program Brochure | РУССКИЙ

CAREC 2020: A Strategic Framework for the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program 2011-2020 | РУССКИЙ
  • International Trade in Natural Resources: Practice and Policy, Mar 2012 (World Trade Organization)
  • Aid for Trade in Asia and the Pacific: It's Role in Trade-Driven Growth, Mar 2012 (ADB)
  • Fast and Focused - Building China’s Railways, Feb 2012 (World Bank)

The CAREC Program website--www.carecprogram.org; www.carecprogram.org/ru-- serves as a comprehensive hub focusing on the full spectrum of CAREC Program work and activities in Central Asia and neighboring subregions.

Supporting the work of the Program in the transport, energy, and trade sectors, the site offers, in Russian and English:

  • full information and documentation relating to the CAREC Program
  • a searchable database of CAREC-related projects with links to original documents
  • a searchable studies and training database with links to original documents
  • a searchable events database providing links to papers and presentations from each event
  • country pages for each CAREC country with links to CAREC projects, contacts, country-specific features, national strategies, and other key documents in the CAREC priority sectors

CAREC is a partnership of 10 countries working together - Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the People's Republic of China, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan – and supported 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 - to create economic growth and improve the quality of life for all people of the CAREC region.

Your feedback on the site and contributions are most welcome; email info@carecprogram.org