Live webinar: "Sustainable Sourcing from Uzbekistan"

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Friday, January 29th | 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. ET


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Here's what to expect:

On Friday, January 29th, starting at 10 am ET, Uzbekistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Sardor Umurzakov will participate in live webinar to unveil summary results of the world’s first sovereign ESG report about the country’s sustainable sourcing efforts. The unique report provides context for businesses looking for new and alternative global sourcing destinations. The one-hour webinar will include keynote remarks, followed by a moderated panel discussion. 

Sardor Umurzakov

Deputy Prime Minister, Republic of Uzbekistan  

Event agenda

  • Greetings from Partner-Organization by Andrew Gelfuso, Director, World Trade Center, Washington, D.C.  
  • Welcome and Introduction by Carolyn Lamm, Chairperson, American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce 
  • Keynote Remarks on Sustainable Sourcing in Uzbekistan by Sardor Umurzakov, Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan 

Panel Discussion


  • Highlights of Sovereign ESG Report by First Deputy Minister Laziz Kudratov 
  • Current Status of Forced Labor in Cotton Harvest by Jonas Astrup, Chief Technical Officer, International Labor Organization 
  • Working in Uzbekistan by Dan Patterson, President, Silverleafe International 
  • Opportunities in Textile Sourcing in Uzbekistan by Ilkhom Khaydarov, Chairman of UzTextile Industry Association  

Elena Son, Executive Director, American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce 

Who Should Attend:

Government Officials
Foreign relations, Trade, Economic and Labor agencies 

Sourcing Executives
Textile, cotton, fashion, retail and similar industries 

Trade Groups 
Chambers of Commerce members
Industry associations, especially textile, retail, fashion and apparel 

Investment Analysts
Emerging markets/ Central Asia

Foreign Policy, International Trade, Finance, Sourcing/Textile industry