Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit (SCO) 2022

15 Sep 2022 00:00h - 16 Sep 2022 00:00h

Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

The 2022 annual summit of the SCO Heads of State Council will be held on September 15-16 in Samarkand. Uzbekistan took over the chairmanship of the organization from Tajikistan on September 17, 2021.

According to the Russian news agency TASS, Uzbekistan’s President, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, outlined the priorities and tasks of the chairmanship. These include efforts to raise the potential and authority of the organization, ensure peace and stability in the region, reduce poverty, and ensure food security. Furthermore, he urged putting together a plan for the development of intraregional trade, which will include measures to eliminate trade barriers, align technical regulations and digitalize customs procedures.

More details, including agenda, news and summit documents, are available on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Webpage.