International Cultural Forum "Central Asia at the Crossroads of World Civilizations"

The EU-Uzbekistan Friendship Group's Secretary General, Mrs. Ipek Tekdemir had to honor to represent EU-Uzbekistan relationships at the  International Cultural Forum "Central Asia at the Crossroads of World Civilizations" held in Khiva, Uzbekistan between the 14th and 16th of September. The aim of the event was to develop good-neighborly interstate relations, study the contribution of the peoples of the Central-Asian countries to the development of world civilization, as well as increase the interest of the international scientific community in the cultural heritage of the countries of Central Asia.

Mrs. Tekdemir made a presentation on Sustainable Commercialization of Uzbek Heritage along the Silk Road. Moreover, she had the opportunity to discuss the growing partnership between the EU and Uzbekistan, with the Secretary General of the Turkic Council, Mr. Baghdad Amreyev and the EU Delegation Ambassador, H.E. Charlotte Adriaen. Additionaly, Mrs. Tekdemir had the chance to meet the Minister of Culture of Azerbaijan, Mr. Anar Karimov.