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. 17 / 4-15 Jun 2012

 
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Features
CAREC Senior Officials' Meeting
Hohhot, People’s Republic of China: 6-7 June 2012

Senior government officials of the 10 CAREC countries discussed national action plans taken to implement CAREC 2020, the proposed CAREC Institute Strategic Knowledge Framework, progress in priority areas, the 2011 CAREC Development Effectiveness Review, and proposed theme and structure of the 11th Ministerial Conference. For details, visit the CAREC Senior Officials’ Meeting page.
16th CAREC Trade Policy Coordinating Committee (TPCC) Meeting
Hohhot, People's Republic of China: 5 June 2012

Participants discussed research in the area of trade and trade policy, experiences and learning from the WTO Accession Knowledge Sharing Program, and implementation progress of the strategic action plan on trade policy, among others. For details, visit the TPCC Meeting page.
CFCFA Business Networking Forum and Working Groups Meeting
Hohhot, People’s Republic of China: 4–5 June 2012

Over 100 participants from transport and logistics companies, major shippers, road carriers, and freight forwarders of the 10 CAREC countries attended the event. For details, visit the Business Networking Forum and Working Groups Meeting page.


Events

Upcoming Events
DATE EVENT VENUE
24 Jun-3 Jul 2012 Training on Customs Intelligence Shanghai, PRC
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
25-26 Jul 2012 Workshop on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Bangkok, Thailand
Aug 2012 Subregional Workshops on Performance-based Contracting for Road Maintenance To be determined
Aug 2012 Workshop on Agricultural Cooperation Urumqi, PRC
Sep 2012 Third CAREC Federation of Carrier and Forwarder Associations (CFCFA) Annual Meeting PRC
Sep 2012 Special CAREC Senior Officials' Meeting with a National Focal Points Study Tour and a Regional Project Site Visit Bangkok, Thailand
Sep 2012 11th CAREC Customs Cooperation Committee Meeting PRC
Sep 2012 Environmental and Social Safeguards in Road Projects Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan
Sep 2012 Subregional Workshops on Performance-based Contracting for Road Maintenance To be determined
Sep 2012 Training on Vegetable Production Urumqi, PRC
Sep 2012 Workshop on Detection and Surveillance of Wild-Type Poliovirus in the PRC and Central Asia Urumqi, PRC

Recent Events
DATE EVENT VENUE
6-17 Jun 2012 Training on Customs Inspection Techniques Shanghai, PRC
6-7 Jun 2012 Mid-Year CAREC Senior Officials' Meeting Hohhot, PRC
5 Jun 2012 16th CAREC Trade Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting Hohhot, PRC
4-5 Jun 2012 CAREC Federation of Carrier and Forwarder Associations (CFCFA) Business Networking Forum and Working Groups Meeting Hohhot, PRC
30 May 2012 CAREC 2020 National Workshop: Kyrgyz Republic Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
30 May 2012 CAREC 2020 National Workshop: Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan
22-31 May 2012 Training on Customs Modernization for CAREC Countries Shanghai, PRC
21-22 May 2012 CAREC Energy Sector Coordinating Committee Meeting Manila, Philippines
16 May 2012 CAREC 2020 National Workshop: Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
14-16 May 2012 Second Seminar on World Trade Organization Accession: Services Liberalization and the WTO Almaty, Kazakhstan
14-15 May 2012 11th CAREC Transport Sector Coordinating Committee Meeting Manila, Philippines
10 May 2012 CAREC 2020 National Workshop: Turkmenistan Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
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

Publications


CAREC Program Brochure | РУССКИЙ

CAREC 2020: A Strategic Framework for the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program 2011-2020 | РУССКИЙ

Connecting to Compete 2012: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy, May 2012 (World Bank)

Asian Development Outlook 2012: Confronting Risk Inequality in Asia, Apr 2012 (ADB)

Global Food Price Inflation and Policy Responses in Central Asia, Mar 2012 (IMF)

BRIC's Philosophies for Development Financing and Their Implications for LICs, Mar 2012 (IMF)

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