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Tajikistan Launch of World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise

May 24, 2018

Dushanbe, Tajikistan

  • This World Bank event examines the opportunities and challenges facing Tajikistan in the education sector. The discussion will center around the key findings of the “World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise.”

    Issued annually since 1978, the World Development Report (WDR) assesses specific socio-economic development challenges and aims to be a valuable guide to policy-makers and global audiences. This year’s report focuses on education. Relying on empirical evidence gathered through extensive consultations in 20 countries, the report recommends concrete policy measures to help countries overcome the current crisis in education.


    The audience will likely include high-level Government representatives, relevant line Ministries, including the Ministry of Education and Science, Finance, Labor, Migration and Employment and Economic Development and Trade, as well as Parliament, academic institutions, higher education institutions, employees, civil society, media, and development partners.

    Presentations will be made by Ms. Keiko Miwa, World Bank Director for Education, and Mr. Cristian Aedo, World Bank Practice Manager for Education.


    Presentations will be in English. Russian and Tajik translation will be provided.


    Please confirm your participation, or nominate a representative, to Ms. Shahlo Norova by May 23, 2018, by email to or by phone at +992 48 7015808.

  •  Date: May 24, 2018

     Venue: Russian-Tajik Slavonic University (Big conference hall, 3rd floor)




    Registration and coffee break



    -Mr. Nuriddin Said, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan


    Opening remark:

    -  Government of the Republic of Tajikistan

    - Mr. Jan-Peter Olters, Country Manager, World Bank office in Tajikistan



    Presentation: World Development Report 2018 on Learning to Realize Education’s Promise”

    -Ms. Keiko Miwa, Director, Education, World Bank






    Panel discussion: “How to Realize Education’s Promise in the Republic of Tajikistan”

    Moderator: Ms. Saodat Bazarova, Sr. Education specialist, World Bank


    -       Ministry of Education and Science

    -       Parliament

    -       Ministry of Economic Development and Trade

    -       National Center of Testing

    -       Higher educational institution

    -       Employer

    -       Development partners representative







    Closing remark

    -               Ministry of Education and Science



  • When: May 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Where: Russian-Tajik Slavonic University, 30 Tursunzoda str., 3rd floor (big Conference Hall)