Events Calendar

May
7
Tue
2013
What’s Wrong in the Relationship Between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan?
May 7 @ 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
What's Wrong in the Relationship Between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan? @ Voesar Conference Room
with Volker Jacoby, Former Human Rights OfficerUN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia 
 
Volker Jacoby will shed light on the uneasy relationship between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and put it into the broader regional context of Central Asia. He will talk about the water/energy nexus in the region and the struggle over the Rogun Hydropower station project in Tajikistan, the conflict over the Farhad water reservoir, TALCO, border delimitation, railroad connections and other strains between the two neighbors. He will also elaborate on necessity and prospects of cooperation in the region, with a view also towards the withdrawal of international combat forces from Afghanistan.
May
13
Mon
2013
Legal Aspects of Foreign Direct Investment in the Gold Mining Sector of the Kyrgyz Republic: Towards a Path to Sustainable Environmental Development
May 13 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Legal Aspects of Foreign Direct Investment in the Gold Mining Sector of the Kyrgyz Republic: Towards a Path to Sustainable Environmental Development

with Begaiym Esenkulova, American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan

Begaiym Esenkulova is an Assistant Professor of Law at the American University of Central Asia,Kyrgyzstan, an S.J.D. candidate at the Central European University, Hungary, and is currently aColumbia University visiting scholar. She will be discussing the legal aspects of FDI in the gold mining sector in Kyrgyzstan.