A wave of positive changes has emerged in Central Asia in recent years, most vividly demonstrated in growing regional cooperation among Central Asian states. The region’s commitment to transformation and modernization is attracting regional and global attention. Infrastructure development on both Eastern and Western shores of the Caspian, as well as positive trends in the settlement of the status of Caspian Sea, are opening greater opportunities for broader regional trade and economic integration of the region. Our speakers will discuss these newly emerging trends and opportunities.
WHEN: February 27, 2019
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EST
WHERE: AFPC Offices
509 C Street, NE Washington, DC 20002
George Krol, Former US Ambassador to Belarus, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan
Michele Ruta, Lead Economist in the Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment global practice of the World Bank
will discuss these newly emerging trends and opportunities.
Moderator: Frederick S. Starr, Chairman, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute