Interstate Meeting of the Official Representatives of Member-states of the Silk Roads Coordination Committee Held in Istanbul, Turkey
On August 8-10, 2019, the International Institute for Central Asian
Studies(IICAS) in cooperation with the University College Londo n
organized in Istanbul, Turkey, an interstate meeting of the official representatives
of the member-states of the Silk Roads Coordinatio n
Committee (Zaravshan-Karakum Corridor). During the meeting the
country-representatives declared the full support to the nomina tion
process of the components of the “Silk Roads: Zaravshan-Karakum
Corridor” for the UNESCO World Heritage List. The mechanism for
signing of the memorandum that regulates the cooperation between
three countries as part of this nomination was agreed during th e
meeting. Further technical issues of the preparation of the nomination
dossier were also discussed during the meeting:
• The establishment of the working group composed by the state representatives
and competent specialists from each country to coordinate
the preparation process of the nomination dossier.
• An opportunity for organization of the field trainings and workshops
for experts and meetings on the r egional, national and int erstate
• The requirement of the general working plan for the successful
implementation of the nomination project.
• The need of the inventorying of the components of the
“Zaravshan-Karakum Corridor” for the identification of the priority
tasks in the field of the preparation of documentation, including the
renewal of the Tentative List.