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Political analyst Dr. Emilbek Dzhuraev talks about Kyrgyzstan's road to democracy, post-Soviet transition, and foreign relations in the latest episode of A Closer Look, Asia Society Switzerland's series on different Asian countries.
The eighth episode of "A Closer Look" brings us to Kyrgyzstan, a mountainous country in Central Asia. Political analyst Dr. Emilbek Dzhuraev talks about the country's road to democracy, post-Soviet transitions, and foreign relations.
WWF Switzerland’s Ion Karagounis discussed ongoing efforts and challenges in greening BRI and related projects in Central Asia with Viktor Novikov, Geographer and Expert on Central Asia of the Zoï Environment Network.
Wendy Cutler recommends actions the global trade regime should take during the COVID-19 pandemic, including a (virtual) WTO emergency session and plurilateral negotiations on trade restrictions of medical supplies.
Historian Peter Frankopan has written a brillant follow up to his bestseller «The Silk Roads». In the three years since its release the world has changed at an enormous pace. We asked him how the BRI plays into these recent developments.