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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION Development of international cooperation is one of the priorities of the Institute for Strategic and Regional studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In 2017-2018, foreign partners of the ISRS reached a qualitatively new level which is characterized by an increased development. One of the key areas of the international activities of the ISRS is the research interaction with the leading "think tanks" and analytical structures research institutions of foreign countries. The cooperation between ISRS and foreign partners is steadily increasing. The Institute has established and maintains stable relations with a number of international organizations, foundations, leading foreign research and analytical centers; maintains regular contacts with representatives of official, governmental and diplomatic circles of foreign states. International contacts are actively used in organizing and conducting scientific and practical conferences, seminars and round tables with the participation of leading experts of the expert-analytical and academic communities. In 2017-2018, representatives of the ISRS took part in more than 60 international events organized jointly with partner centers and institutions both at home and abroad. The practical result of the successful development of international contacts of the Institute is the establishment and expansion of cooperation based on Agreements and Memorandums, including a number of promising areas of bilateral cooperation of mutual interest. In particular, more than 150 negotiations were held, 24 memorandums of cooperation with foreign "think tanks" were signed. 82