The June 2010 Lecture I: ‘The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: A Networking Organisation For A Networking World’

Dr Shirin Akiner and Michael Ancram.

Dr Shirin Akiner and Michael Ancram.

On Tuesday 8th June 2010, Dr Shirin Akiner, Fellow of the Cambridge Central Asia Forum and Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, presented her new paper, ‘The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: A Networking Organisation For A Networking World’, which was published by Global Strategy Forum in June 2010. In her lecture, she highlighted the main internal and external issues relating to the SCO and the extent to which it has the potential for further development, concluding that in the longer term, it hasĀ ‘the potential to transform itself from a regional organisation, with a purely Eurasian focus, into an international body.’

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