21st CAREC Ministerial Conference

Ministers from ten member countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program met virtually for the 21st Ministerial Conference on 24 November. The Ministers endorsed three strategic documents: (1) Post-Pandemic Framework for a Green, Sustainable, Inclusive Recovery; (2) Cooperation Framework for Agricultural Development and Food Security in the CAREC Region; and (3) CAREC Green Energy Alliance. They also considered how to support regional actions to address climate change under the CAREC Program.

ADB President Mr. Masatsugu Asakawa delivered the keynote address, and senior representatives from the Government of the People’s Republic of China participated as co-hosts.

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Key Documents


List of Participants

Joint Ministerial Statement

Speech by Minister Liu Kun, MOF, PRC

Keynote Address by ADB President Asakawa

Post Pandemic Framework | РУССКИЙ

Agriculture & Food Security Framework | РУССКИЙ

Green Energy Alliance Concept | РУССКИЙ

Climate Change Scoping Study

CAREC Implementation Progress Report 2022 | РУССКИЙ

Development Partner Statements

Statement by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Statement by CAREC Institute

Statement by Economic Cooperation Organization

Statement by Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development

Statement by UN Economic Commission for Europe

Statement from World Bank

Statement by World Trade Organization

Statement by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

Statement by US State Department


IMF CAREC Regional Economic Outlook