FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 11, 2017
Washington, D.C. — Today the Rumsfeld Foundation released a report on the 2017 CAMCA (Central Asia-Mongolia-Caucasus-Afghanistan) Regional Forum held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on July 1st-2nd, 2017. Organized by the Rumsfeld Foundation in cooperation with the CAMCA Network and the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at the American Foreign Policy Council, the 2017 CAMCA Regional Forum convened over 130 representatives from 18 countries to discuss important regional issues and developments.
Highlights included remarks and participation by representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan, the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Government of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore, the Atlantic Council's Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, the International Conservation Caucus Foundation, the American Foreign Policy Council, Microsoft CIS, ADA University, the Office of the Prime Minister of Georgia, the Center for Strategic Studies of Tajikistan, National Defense University, the United Service Institution of India, the Shanghai International Studies University and numerous others.
Attendees traveled to Dushanbe from each of the 10 CAMCA countries, China, the EU, India, Japan, Korea, Turkey, Singapore, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, the United States and more.
Find the full CAMCA Forum Report, complete Forum Agenda and Forum photos here.
The CAMCA (Central Asia-Mongolia- Caucasus-Afghanistan) Regional Forum serves as a platform for region-wide discussions on means of advancing economic growth and development in Greater Central Asia. The Forum is a premier convening of rising leaders from all sectors of the 10 countries of the region, as well as international representatives. The Forum is an initiative of the CAMCA Network, an entity established by alumni of the Rumsfeld Foundation’s Fellowship Program with the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at the American Foreign Policy Council. The CAMCA Regional Forum is sponsored by the Rumsfeld Foundation with the assistance of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute.
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Ms. Sarah Conant
Executive Director, Rumsfeld Foundation
Phone: (202) 944-1304
Mr. David Soumbadze
Fellowship Program Director, CACI
Phone: (301) 257-5753