Water and energy disputes of Central Asia: in search of regional solutions?

Mirimanova, N.
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This Commentary synthesizes the diverse viewpoints and arguments put forward at a conference organized by EUCAM, Asian Development Bank, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Wolfensohn Centre for Development (Brookings Institution), hosted by CEPS on March 2-3, 2009 on Regional Cooperation and Development in Central Asia. The gathering was marked by a broad range of perspectives on the constellation of interests, capacities and motivations regarding a more integrated Central Asia. Water resource issues that largely define the relationships between the Central Asian states were discussed from various angles by Central Asian and international experts and representatives of major donor agencies.