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  • Promoting the development of startup projects in UzbekistanAug 29, 2015The Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted the presentation of the pilot initiative on supporting the first pre-acceleration program in Uzbekistan. The initiative is expected to provide technical assistance to young entrepreneurs with innovative startup ideas in the field of information communication technologies.

  • Social services will become more targeted and efficient Aug 27, 2015The Cabinet of Ministers issued on 10 August 2015 its resolution ‘on measures to strengthen targeted social protection and support for the lonely elderly and people with disabilities’ to implement the Presidential order under the national ‘Year of Care for the Elderly’ program. The resolution extends the list of people who are eligible for public social services and support, introduces new types of services and new procedures to provide these services.

  • UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage on the run up to Paris summitAug 27, 2015UNDP has launched today a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments alike across vulnerable developing countries worldwide.

  • Focusing on the new practices of sustainable land useAug 26, 2015A two-day workshop focused on discussion of structural components of the integrated planning of natural resources use will take place in the Khokimiyat of Karakul district, Bukhara region, on August 26-27.

  • Welcome to take part in HackathonAug 25, 2015If you are software developer, graphic designer, analyst, journalist, manager or simply an active member of society, we welcome you to take part in Hackathon!

  • Biodiversity: A way to sustainabilityAug 24, 2015‘Biological diversity’ means the variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems. (The UN Convention on Biological Diversity).

  • Integrated Planning to Use Natural Resources: Key Components Aug 19, 2015A two-day workshop focusing on the sctructural componets of integrated planning to use natural resources will take place at the Khokimiyat of the Zaamin District on August 19-20. The organizer of the event is the joint UNDP/GEF/Covernment of Uzbekistan project ‘Reducing Pressures on Natural Resources from Competing Land Use in Non-Irrigated Arid Mountain, Semi-Desert and Desert Landscapes of Uzbekistan’.

  • Budget Code: Testing is UnderwayAug 18, 2015In December 2013 the Law "On approval of the Budget Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan" was adopted. The Budget Code is a law which defines the basis of the budgetary system, its structure, principles, legal relations, the foundations of the budgetary process and inter-budgetary relations. It consolidates the country's basic laws in this area, including the Law "On budget system" and "On treasury execution of the State Budget"; it organizes and coordinates the rules and regulations stipulated in various regulations, provides clear concepts and definitions used in the budget legislation, creates the basis for introducing new methods and tools in the budget process, as well as for adapting international standards and norms.

  • Promoting openness and accessibility of courts Aug 18, 2015August 18, 2015 - a press-tour of the courts introducing "E-SUD" electronic case management system was conducted in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as at Zangiata and Mirzo-Ulugbek interdistrict civil courts. The “E-SUD” electronic case management system allows the citizens to file cases to courts electronically, while enabling receipt of case related information, including court’s determinations and decisions quickly and in the accessible form. The press-tour was organized within the framework of the joint project of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) "Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan".

  • Hope for lifeAug 14, 2015It is hard to imagine the Uzbekistan’s fauna without its characteristic species – the saiga antelope. In winter time, these antelopes can be found inhabiting in the southern parts of Ustyurt, while in spring they migrate to the north, to Kazakhstan, where the earth is covered by abundant plants by this time. The saiga antelopes return back to south, to the Ustyurt Plateau, as autumn cold approaches. Nowadays, this plateau is one of the few places on earth where you can find the saiga in the natural environment.

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