Second CAREC Think Tank Development Forum

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 The CAREC Think Tank Development Forum is a venue to discuss key policy issues facing CAREC member countries seeking sustainable solutions. This year's theme is "Exploring Knowledge Solutions for Regional Cooperation and Integration".

In addition, this year's Forum also marks the official establishment of CAREC Think Tanks Network (CTTN), with formal meetings to establish CTTN's organizational structure and operating principles. The CTTN is a network of think tanks working in the CAREC region to facilitate sharing of experience and knowledge.

The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program (CAREC) is a partnership of 11 countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, People's Republic of China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. CAREC is supported by 6 multilateral institutions, working together to promote development through cooperation, leading to accelerated growth and poverty reduction.

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