On 15 February, about 130 foreign experts are accredited to the Forum on Central Asia
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- According to the information of the organizing committee, as of 15 February 2019, about 130 foreign experts confirmed participation in the International Conference “Interconnectedness in Central Asia: Challenges and New Opportunities”, which will be held on 19-20 February.
They represent 36 countries, 9 international and regional organizations, 71 analytical structures, 18 state organizations and parliaments, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan reports.
A co-organizer, Natalia Gherman, head of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), is expected to address the conference.
The EU Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian, Deputy General Director of the World Trade Organization Alan Wolfe, Chairman of the Institute of Central Asia and the Caucasus at the Council on American Foreign Policy Frederick Starr, President of the Chinese Academy of Contemporary International Relations Ji Jie, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry of Afghanistan Kamil Siddiqi and other reputable experts and analysts specializing in regional issues will attend the event.
It is planned that the conference will be held in the format of plenary and breakout sessions.
At the breakout sessions, experts will exchange views on regional security issues in Central Asia, cooperation in trade and economic, transport and communications, water and environmental, energy, tourism and cultural and humanitarian areas.