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  • Call for ProposalsOct 9, 2015United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan jointly with the ‘Coca-Cola’ Company and Fund announce an open competition for grant funding under the ‘New World: Initiatives for Inclusive and Sustainable human Development’ Programme.

  • A day without a car - our choice. Velokvest-2015.Oct 8, 2015Every year, on September 22 the world community celebrates - Day without a car. No need to reinvent the wheel in order to maintain a healthy atmosphere! In recent years, many of us have noticed the rising number of cars in the city. It has become difficult to breathe, especially in the afternoon and evening hours. And when there are a lot of cars and a little greenery in the city, you do not feel yourself healthy and full of energy. These two factors, and attributes of our cities has an extremely negative impact on the population. It would be much better if there were a lot of trees and greenery, and few cars, but it would be even better if majority of cars would be environmentally friendly.

  • “IdeaLab” - laboratory where ideas are turned into start-up projectsOct 2, 2015In Uzbekistan the first startup pre-acceleration program “IdeaLab” is being launched. The program is aimed at supporting the talented youth to implement IT-startup projects, creating new jobs and promoting startups in the country.

  • #WorldYouSee: What’s your vision?Oct 2, 2015In recognition of the newly adopted and transformative 2030 Development Agenda/SDGs and the tremendous influence and roles that young men and women play in human development and societal transformation, we are pleased to announce the launch of the #worldyousee visual image contest on the Global Goals for young men and women!

  • Made in Uzbekistan: revival of the ancient craftSep 28, 2015The official opening ceremony of the Hand Carpet Weaving Studio will take place in the Sayram village, Pastdargom district, Samarkand region, on September 30, 2015.

  • The Community Health Volunteers of Karakalpakstan co-winners of the Peoples’ Voices AwardSep 28, 2015The Community Health Volunteers of Karakalpakstan – working along with UN Joint Programme “Sustaining Livelihoods Affected by the Aral Sea Disaster” have been selected as the co-winner of the Peoples’ Voices Award in the category of “Longstanding contribution to Millennium Development Goals achievement through volunteering”. The award was given at a ceremony held during the Post-2015 Summit at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday 25th of September. The volunteers sent their greetings and thanks to the award committee via video message. Their message was well received and applauded by the award ceremony audience.

  • Improving transparency and efficiency of economic courtsSep 25, 2015During the years of independence, to stimulate the growth of private sector, Uzbekistan has introduced mechanisms of market economy, as well made efforts to reduce bureaucratic barriers. As a result, rapidly growing economy has been leading to an increase in the number of economic disputes, which need to be resolved quickly and efficiently in a transparent and open commercial litigation process.

  • Improving the system of accounting and reporting for the public sector on the basis of the IPSASSep 23, 2015Improving the system of accounting and reporting for the public sector on the basis of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) is one of the directions of the budget system reform in Uzbekistan.

  • What happened on ICT WeekSep 22, 2015The ICT Week - an annual event with a significant participation of state bodies, foreign guests, private sector and international organizations took place in Uzbekistan. The joint project of UNDP and the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Mininfokom) on "Promotion of e-government to improve the quality of public services" also took an active part in the ICT Week - ICTWEEK Uzbekistan 2015.

  • Welcome to Premiere!Sep 21, 2015The studio "ILK FILM" has completed the production of a feature film by a young producer Elyor KHoshimov - "As heart prompts". The film raises the urgent issues of modern life of our Republic. Development of small and medium-sized enterprises, the intensification of youth initiatives, development of agriculture in different regions, in particular the cultivation of labor-intensive and very valuable nut species - pistachios.

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