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Dastarkhan Forum 2021

Date of the event: 25 September

Language: Russian



Dastarkhan Forum is a platform that brings together the Central Asian rising professionals from all sectors who have the drive and the influence to make a positive change in regional cooperation and partnerships, as well as international experts and stakeholders who have an interest in engaging with the region to form a new quality of growth and development in the region. 

The Forum aims to develop a common Central Asia brand and identity; explore avenues for joint promotion to attract investments and increase the region’s competitiveness globally. It also strives to strengthen cooperation in the region to overcome differences and find common ground for regional prosperity.

The year’s theme is “Central Asian Economic Cooperation” and will take place in Bishkek on 25 September, 2021. Main objective is attracting Central Asian experts to share economic breakthroughs in the region and discuss possible opportunities for regional cooperation. 

Topics to be covered in the forum are (but not limited to)

  • Trade among CA countries (may include but not limited to customs, standards, infrastructure)
  • Effect of science and technology in CA’s economy
  • Sustainable use of natural resources in CA
  • Human resources development (competencies) in CA
  • Digitalization and its effect on economy/society (successful digitalization stories)
  • Increasing productivity using new technologies 
  • New methods for attracting FDI to CA  
  • New trends in the global economy and how they influence the region? 

Paper SUBMISSION Guidelines

  • Author is responsible for plagiarism checking
  • Paper Format
    • Number of Pages:
      • Papers should not exceed ten pages, including figures, tables and references.
    • Page Size:
      • Standard A4
    • File Format:
      • Word Processor only
    • Abstract:
      • It is important that the abstract be a meaningful description of your paper.
    • Keywords:
      • Choose from three to six keywords
    • Paper must include
      • Title
      • Author(s) full name(s)
      • Affiliation
      • Contact details
      • Abstract
      • Keywords
      • Works cited (reference)
  • Paper submission
  • Paper style
    • Widely known styles are welcome (APA, Chicago, etc.)
  • Languages
    • English and Russian


All selected papers must be accompanied with a presentation. 

We are looking for the most relevant contributions, innovative ideas, initiatives and solutions within the framework of strengthening sustainable, inclusive economic cooperation in the region. Central Asian experts with innovative ideas, inspirational case studies, research, marketplace insights, visions and solutions are cordially invited to submit their proposals to the Forum. Submissions will be evaluated based on three aspects: Novelty, Innovation, Impact, and Feasibility.

Limited Travel Grants are Available.


March 1, 2021 Announcement of the Call 
May 30, 2021 Deadline for proposal submission
1 – 31 June, 2021 Evaluation period
1 July, 2021 Notification
25 September, 2021 Forum 


If you have any questions about the Forum, please get in touch with our dedicated team:

 Email: rica.networking@gmail.com 

Forum Committee



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