Mr. Yukio Takasu, the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General for Human Security, visited Uzbekistan to attend the Central Asian International Environmental Forum: "Strengthening cooperation in the field of environmental protection and sustainable development" and the International Conference: "Joint actions to mitigate the consequences of the Aral catastrophe: new approaches, innovative solutions, investments".
A new ‘Invest in Karakalpakstan’ guide for investors has been published in Uzbekistan. The publication is a unique guide for investors showcasing investment opportunities of Karakalpakstan with up-to-date data on the region.
The Parliament of Uzbekistan has adopted a roadmap on the Government’s actions to implement the recommendations made by the UN expert of freedom of religion or belief following his visit to the country last year.
According to the TERRA-MODIS satellite platform's data as of 31 March 2018, the snow cover area of the river basins in the Amudarya and Syrdarya upstream is significantly less in comparison with the same period of snowy 2017.
This new initiative is aimed at enhancing the capacities of national institutions on human rights to effectively and transparently implement the recommendations of UN Charter-based and Treaty Bodies in accordance with Uzbekistan's international legal obligations in the field of human rights.
The current stage of structural reforms is an enabling moment for the "women in public administration" focus, to become a new factor for Uzbekistan’s economic breakthrough. This stage requires effective social lifts for recruiting women at the mid-level, thereby increasing the proportion of women in executive power from 5.3% to between 16% and 18%. At the same time, it is critically important to deepen the industrialization process, by bringing the manufacturing industry’s share of the GDP up from 9% to 20%.
On May 15 2018 a press tour was conducted to the Zangiata Inter-District Civil Court in Tashkent. This event served to present information on new information technologies, and their advantages as introduced into the judicial system. The visit served to emphasize the comprehensive improvements that result from the installation of the E-SUD system in courts, along with the introduction of other improvements such as the introduction of sound and video recording equipment.

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