Europe and Central Asia 2011 - Central Asia at a Turning Point

Central Asia at a Turning Point


While the recovery in Central Asia gains gradual momentum, internal challenges and external risks are still threatening growth. What are Central Asia's strategies in today's new reality?

The following dimensions will be addressed:
- Rule of law and transparency
- Soft and hard infrastructure
- Human capital
- Natural and mineral resource scarcity

  • Victor L. L. Chu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, First Eastern Investment Group, Hong Kong SAR; Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum
  • Tuvakmammed Japarov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan
  • Pierre Morel, EU Special Representative for Central Asia and for the Crisis in Georgia, European Council of the European Union, Brussels
  • Yerbol Orynbayev, Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
  • Roza Otunbayeva, President of Kyrgyzstan


Moderated by
Alexei Pushkov, Author, Anchor and Executive Producer, Postscript TV Show, TV-Center (TVC), Russian Federation