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Follow-up Meeting of the 2010 SPECA Economic Forum

07 - 08 June 2011
Ashgabat Turkmenistan
Document Title ENG RUS
Registration Form DOC DOC
Information Notice PDF PDF
Annotated Provisional Programme PDF PDF
Provisional Agenda PDF PDF
List of Participants PDF  
Ashgabat Communiqué PDF PDF
Opening Statements    
Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations
Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Europe
Mr. Miroslav JENČA
Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General 
Head of the UNRCCA
Ms. Noeleen HEYZER
Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations
Executive Secretary of UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Statements by Heads of Delegation    
Mr. Daud YAAR
Director-General for Economic Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Mr. Fikrat BABAYEV
Head of Department of International Relations
Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Ambassador at Large
Head of the Secretariat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic
Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mr. Toshmad NAZIROV
Ambassador at Large
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan
Plenary Session Keynote Statement: Joining forces in promoting regional dialogue and cooperation    
Senior Economic Advisor to the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Information for Delegates    
Afghanistan Human Development Report 2011 (Theme: Water Security) Link


Project ENG RUS
Session A: “Energy: a main driver of economic development in the region”    
Project A1: "Energy poverty mitigation in the rural, off-grid regions of SPECA countries through the development of regional cooperation in renewable energy sector" PDF  
Session B: “Building virtual bridges: facilitating information flows, improving statistics and supporting regional networks”    
"The Euro-Asian Information Highway"
Chief Coordinator on Cooperation with International Organizations
Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies
Project B1: "Measuring transport performance in SPECA countries based on a new UNECE developed methodology" PDF  
Project B2: "Integrating the management of trade information flows in Central Asia: Harmonizing documents, data and documentary procedures" PDF  
Project B3: "Streamlining statistical production" PDF PDF
Project B4: "Economic statistics capacity building" PDF PDF
Project B5: "Strengthening statistics on international migration" PDF PDF
Project B6: "Strengthening institutional support for women entrepreneurs through business associations in SPECA countries" PDF  
Session C: “Promoting trade, transport, services and private investment”    
Project C1: "Technical assistance to SPECA countries in the field of international transport of dangerous goods" PDF  
Project C2: "Workshops for the adoption of a Unified Railway Law by SPECA countries" PDF  
Project C3: "Seminars on UN regulations on vehicle safety and on periodical technical inspection of vehicles in view of accession of SPECA countries to UNECE Agreements" PDF  
Project C4: "SPECA AfT Implementation and Monitoring Council: A regional Aid-for-Trade implementation and monitoring mechanism" PDF  
Project C5: "Support for developing free trade agreement(s) between Afghanistan and its Central Asian neighbours" PDF  
Project C6: "Integration of SPECA countries into the multilateral trading system, in particular the WTO" PDF  
Project C7: "Trade promotion in SPECA member countries" PDF  
Project C8: "Public-Private Partnerships Readiness Assessment – from capacity building into direct project delivery in essential basic services" PDF  
Project C9: "Creation and promotion of regional trade support institutions (TSI) network in SPECA Countries" PDF  
Session D: “Joint management of shared resources, particularly water”     
Overview of projects
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Project D1: "Capacity-building for cooperation on dam safety in Central Asia", phase 3 PDF  
Project D2: Second phase of the programme “Regional dialogue and cooperation on water resources management in Central Asia” PDF PDF
Project D3: "Strengthening cooperation on transboundary watershed management between Afghanistan and Tajikistan in the upper Amu Darya river basin" PDF  
Project D4: "Water quality in the Amu Darya basin" PDF  
Project D5: "Lifting Afghanistan to become an equal riparian member within the Amu Darya basin" (International Water Management Institute, Central Asia Office) PDF  
Project D6: "Strengthening implementation of UNECE multilateral environmental agreements and enhancing transboundary cooperation in Central Asia" PDF  
Project D7: "Developing capacities and empowering local experts in the Amu Darya basin" PDF