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Umida Hashimova

Umida Hashimova

Umida Hashimova is an Associate Research Analyst in the Strategic Studies division of CNA. She has over eight years of experience in project management and research/analysis on the Eurasia region. Umida is a scholar on Central Asia’s current affairs and a frequent contributor to the Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily. She is able to call upon her skills in the Russian, English and Uzbek languages in order to thoroughly research and cross-check sources for analytical pieces, assuring an objective result. Previously, Umida worked for a trade association in Washington, D.C., where she managed USAID-funded projects on energy regulation in Eurasia. In her native Uzbekistan, Umida worked for United Nations agencies on economic, illicit drugs, and crime issues.  Umida recently received her Master in Public Policy concentrating on International Economics from the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. The Russian and Uzbek languages are Ms. Hashimova’s native languages.

Mirziyoyev Goes to Europe
October 17, 2018
Mirziyoyev Goes to Europe
Mirziyoyev’s first trip to Europe was dominated by the search for investment in France.
Mirziyoyev Goes to Europe
How Worried Is Uzbekistan About Afghan Instability?
October 09, 2018
How Worried Is Uzbekistan About Afghan Instability?
At CIS meeting, Mirziyoyev’s worries about instability in Afghanistan were on display.
How Worried Is Uzbekistan About Afghan Instability?
What is Tashkent’s Tolerance for Conservative Islam?
October 01, 2018
What is Tashkent’s Tolerance for Conservative Islam?
Uzbekistan defines the tolerance level in free speech and reveals its fear of conservative Islam.
What is Tashkent’s Tolerance for Conservative Islam?
Uzbekistan Looks to China for Policing Experience
September 10, 2018
Uzbekistan Looks to China for Policing Experience
As Uzbekistan's police force undergoes reform, China is a major international partner in the effort.
Uzbekistan Looks to China for Policing Experience
Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
August 22, 2018
Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
Renewed relations between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan bring long-awaited relief, yet security is a major concern.
Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
Why Central Asia Is Betting on China’s Belt and Road
August 13, 2018
Why Central Asia Is Betting on China’s Belt and Road
Central Asian countries are betting on the BRI for long-term benefits, despite the apparent risks.
Why Central Asia Is Betting on China’s Belt and Road
<em>Hokim</em> Hubbub: Making Sense of Local Government Shuffles in Uzbekistan
August 06, 2018
Hokim Hubbub: Making Sense of Local Government Shuffles in Uzbekistan
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is shaking up local governance structure.
Hokim Hubbub: Making Sense of Local Government Shuffles in Uzbekistan
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