Uzbekistan acceded to the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in June 1995. Every four years, the Government submits reports to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) on the progress made in implementing the provisions of the Convention.
From April 5 – 6, UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan Ms. Matilda Dimovska visited Khorezm region to participate in the International Investment Forum, to observe the progress of UNDP initiatives and learn about areas for further development.
Young scientists from Inha University in Tashkent, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme, developed a weather station, pheromone traps and a special software which allows to keep records of farms and sends out SMS alerts about the spread of diseases and pests of plants.
UNDP jointly with the World Bank Group and the World Trade Organization conducted a training course on “Trade in services negotiations for WTO accession” for more than 50 specialists from Uzbek government ministries and agencies.
Nastarin and Sevinch Mahmudova are no strangers to technology. The sisters were curious about the digital sphere from a young age.
The capacity assessment exercise was carried out from 25 September 25 to 4 October 2018, with interviews and meeting conducted in three cities of Uzbekistan (Tashkent, Bukhara and Samarkand) on the basis of the Global Principles for Assessing the Capacity of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), developed by a partnership of the APF, UNDP and OHCHR, and having been used in different countries. The exercise became possible thanks to the financial support of the British Embassy in Tashkent.
The UNDP Country Office in Uzbekistan held a meeting of the Coordination Council for Capital Market Reforms with the participation of representatives of ministries, departments, and representatives of the IFIs.

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32.6 million

Population

14.1%

Poverty rate

$3.287

GNI per capita

0.661

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