Democratic Governance

  • UNDP GGU Newsletter, Issue 6 UNDP GGU Newsletter, Issue 6UNDP Good Governance newsletter directed to dissemination of information about activity of the Unit to public and donor community.

  • Practical Manual on Regulatory Impact Assessment Practical Manual on Regulatory Impact AssessmentThe main purpose of this Manual, developed in the framework of the joint project of UNDP “Support to enhancement of lawmaking, rulemaking and regulatory impact assessment“ project, implemented with the Institute for Monitoring of Current Legislation under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, is the disclosure of the practicalities of RIA and its benefits, as well as to introduce readers with the specifics and results of the implementation of this system in other countries.

  • E-SUD National E-Justice System: User HandbookE-SUD National E-Justice System: User HandbookThis manual provides general information on the national information system of electronic case management - E-SUD, as well as detailed explanation of the work flow of the information system and procedure of filing applications/petitions to the civil courts. The manual is intended for general users, personnel of courts, judges, lawyers, experts in law, students and other interested readers.

  • Application of International Treaties in Domestic CourtsApplication of International Treaties in Domestic CourtsThe Report provides comparative analysis of application of international treaties in domestic courts based on the database of the International Legal Reports Center in example of universal of country specific models applied in China, the United States, Mexico, and Germany.

  • The right to petition in Uzbekistan, Russia, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia: Comparative AnalysisThe right to petition in Uzbekistan, Russia, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia: Comparative AnalysisThe right to petition one’s government for redress of grievances is the right to make a complaint or request of government without fear of punishment or reprisals. This right has been enshrined in law for decades. The central question addressed by the study is who, how, and by what processes, mechanisms, capacities and organizational infrastructures should the courts and justices system of Republic of Uzbekistan respond to petitions in compliance with the Petitions Law. The overarching answer to this central question is fundamental conclusion and recommendation drawn from the study.


The UNDP Democratic Governance Unit works to enhance the efficiency, transparency and accountability of government in Uzbekistan. In close cooperation with government partners the unit has improved citizen access to service, decentralised public administration, and enhanced parliamentary capacity. It has also reinforced NGO-government partnerships to support vulnerable women and people with disabilities, addressed the HIV epidemic in Uzbekistan, promoted volunteerism as a means for social change, and helped introduce economic diplomacy.