Sharq Informational-Analytical Center


7 Bofanda str., dep. 9,
Dushanbe 734042 Tajikistan 
Telephone: (992-372) 218370 or 219618
Fax: (992-372) 218995 
E-mail: or
Contact: Muzaffar Olimov, director; Tatyana Abdushukurova, coordinator

The Sharq Center conducts research into many issues surrounding Tajikistan's social, political and economic transition with the goal of supporting the growth of democracy and reform. Center staff have authored several articles and books concerning civil society, including a report for the UN Development Program on "Tajikistan and Independence," and a book published in 1996 analyzing civil society in India. The Sharq Center also operates a civic education resource center and publishes a news bulletin, "Democracy and Elections."

Last updated:    June 2001

A print version of much of the information contained in this Central Asian Third Sector Organizations section can be found in Civil Society in Central Asia (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999).

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