The International cultural forum "Central Asia at the Crossroads of World Civilizations" which held on September 14-15, 2021 in the city of Khiva, Uzbekistan . ECO Cultural Institute was also officially invited to and took part in the international event.
The Forum was inaugurated by the message of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan H.E. Shavkat Mirziyoyev read by the Vice Prime Minister. Furthermore, Deputy Director General of UNESCO, ISESCO Director General, Director General of ICCROM, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Secretary General of the Turkic Council, Minister of Culture of the Kyrgyz Republic, SCO Secretary General, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan, and UNWTO Secretary General delivered their statements in the in the inaugural session.
Following the inaugural and plenary sessions, the Forum was continued by 4 specialized session which as attended by scholars and researchers from over 20 countries who made short speeches on their papers focused on the Central Asia.