Events

Senior Officials' Meeting on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation

Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China (PRC): 28–29 August 2006

A Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) was convened in Urumqi, Xinjiang UAR, PRC, on 28–29 August 2006.

The SOM

  • discussed the strategic framework and pathways to implementation of the draft Comprehensive Action Plan (CAP)
  • discussed a two-tier approach to "broadening and deepening" the CAREC Program
  • discussed approaches to a program of capacity building and research network development
  • reviewed preparations for the first CAREC Business Development Forum
  • was briefed on plans for the 5th CAREC Ministerial Conference.

The SOM was held with representation from eight CAREC participating countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, PRC, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Representatives from the six multilateral institutions comprising the CAREC MI Working Group: Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Monetary Fund, Islamic Development Bank, United Nations Development Programme, and World Bank contributed to the proceedings.

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