Thirty Years of U.S.-Tajikistan Partnership: What’s Next?

April 14, 2022 01:23:43
Thirty Years of U.S.-Tajikistan Partnership: What’s Next?
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Thirty Years of U.S.-Tajikistan Partnership: What’s Next?

Apr 14 2022 | 01:23:43


Show Notes

February marks 30 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Republic of Tajikistan. On April 14, USIP hosted a conversation that brought together current officials and leading experts to examine new opportunities and challenges during this highly fluid period in the region.


Andrew Wilderwelcoming remarks 
Vice President, Asia Center, U.S. Institute of Peace 

Farhod Salimkeynote remarks
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan

Donald Lukeynote remarks
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asia Affairs, U.S. State Department; Former U.S Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan

John M. Pommersheim
U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Tajikistan 

Hamralizoda Farrukh Mahmud
Tajikistan Ambassador to the United States 

Parviz Muhammadzoda 
Deputy Director, Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan

Zuhra Halimova 
Independent consultant, strategic advisor, Women in Digital Transformation (WINDT) 

Gavin Helfmoderator
Senior Expert, Central Asia, U.S. Institute of Peace


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