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 EXTRA - 12th Ministerial Conference

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Extra • October 2013
Kazakhstan hosts 12th CAREC Ministerial Conference
Ministers will discuss the latest developments in the CAREC Program, including the implementation of the revised Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy. Go to 12th CAREC MC page.

Consultation with CAREC national focal points
CAREC national focal points met in Bangkok, Thailand to discuss preparations for the 12th Ministerial Conference. Read more.
Joint meeting of CAREC transport sector coordinating and customs cooperation committees
Delegations from the transport and trade facilitation sectors and multilateral development partners reviewed the draft Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy 2020. Read more.


$70 million grant improves road connectivity in Tajikistan
ADB has approved a $70 million grant for a project to improve key roads, enhance road safety and maintenance, and promote local community development in Tajikistan. Read more.

Helsinki Commission holds briefing on CAREC progress in Afghanistan
The Helsinki Commission held a briefing on the rehabilitation of the Silk Road in Central Asia and CAREC's priority projects in Afghanistan. Read more.

Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic firms undergo CAREC logistics training
The training aimed to raise professionalism, efficiency, and management skills among transport and logistics companies in the region. Read more.




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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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