What We Do

UNDP works in more than 177 countries and territories, offering global perspective and local insights to help empower lives and build resilient nations. UNDP assists Uzbekistan in addressing many critical development issues, from combating environmental degradation, stopping and reversing the HIV/AIDS pandemic, promoting good, inclusive governance, and supporting sustainable economic development.

Our Goals

Uzbekistan has achieved significant growth since the mid-2000s, despite the global financial crisis, and in 2010 it was reclassified as a lower middle income country. During Uzbekistan’s development, UNDP has remained an important partner of the national Government, private sector, NGOs and civil society, providing policy advice and technical assistance. Within the current UN Development Assistance Framework for 2016-2020, UNDP continues to further expand its current activities, advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals, and coordinate donor activities.


Our Stories

UNDP in Uzbekistan: The enthusiasm and social-awareness of youth volunteers has played a vital role in increasing HIV testing rates throughout Uzbekistan
Knowledge is the Key to HIV Prevention

Zebiniso Muhsinova is only 21, but she nevertheless conducts her HIV awareness mini-sessions for schoolchildren with the confidence and flair of a veteran trainer.more 

UNDP in Uzbekistan: Simple technology such as laser levelling offers a practical, low-maintenance and adaptable means of improving the quality of land
Practical Ways of Improving Irrigation in Karakalpakstan

Ensuring self-sufficient, environmentally-appropriate and productive agriculture in areas of degraded land, such as that in the Autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan, requires sustainable irrigation practices.more 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • UN Aral Sea Programme

    UN Aral Sea Programme works to help more than 130,000 people of Aral Sea disaster area to reduce poverty, improve healthcare and environment, and strengthen governance. more 

  • Today, Mr. Stefan Priesner presented his credentials to His Excellency Mr. Abdulaziz Kamilov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan as Resident Coordinator of the United Nations and Resident Representative for the United Nations Development Programme.more 

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