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  • International photo contest dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer Jul 24, 2017

    Professional and amateur photographers from all over the world are invited to participate in the international photo contest dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017.

  • UNDP selects best startup projects for the ‘Startup Initiatives’ programme Jul 20, 2017

    In mid-July, about 85 teams from all over Uzbekistan, having successfully passed preliminary selection, pitched their startup projects to experts. Based on the results of expert evaluations, about 30 best projects will get an opportunity to participate in the three-month Youth Startup Support Programme. The programme is implemented by UNDP and CCI ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)’ joint project with the support of the Agency for Science and Technology and ‘Sasol’ company.

  • Improving the quality and sustainability of Central Asia’s fresh fruit and vegetables industry Jul 13, 2017

    The workshop is the first of its kind to be held in Uzbekistan, bringing together international experts from Europe, South-East Asia, international organizations such as UNECE, UNDP and GIZ, as well as Central Asian regional public and private sector representatives. The participants will exchange knowledge about improving food quality, food safety, and sustainable agricultural trade in Central Asia.

  • Preventing surface run-off and improving irrigation in Uzbekistan’s Zaamin region Jul 12, 2017

    On hillside properties like Hulkar Pistasi, in the Zaamin district of Djizakh region, two challenges include how to keep crops watered in the steep, dry environment, and how to keep nutrients in the soil while also making decent profits.

  • Promoting women entrepreneurship in Uzbekistan Jul 3, 2017

    Over the last 15 years, Ms. Nilufar Adilbabaeva has not only run ‘Adel Tex’ textile company, but has also advised women who intend to start their own business. Over the years, she experienced and has overcome different challenges a woman entrepreneur faces. These days, Nilufar and more than 100 women entrepreneurs from all over Uzbekistan attended the first Republican Forum of Business Women held in Tashkent.

  • Widening the geographical coverage of the E-SUD system Jun 12, 2017

    As of May 1, 2017, about 90 thousand statements and statements of claim have been received by inter-district civil courts of Tashkent city and Tashkent region via the E-SUD national electronic case management system (, which is 7.5 times over the same period last year.

  • Plastic Garbage? Please clean it up! Jun 2, 2017

    On the eve of World Environment Day, staff from UNDP Uzbekistan joined colleagues from the State Committee of Ecology and Environment Protection of Uzbekistan, and NGO representatives, students, volunteers and journalists, in collecting 1.5 tons of plastic garbage in Tashkent region’s Bostanlyk district.

  • Invitation to take part in discussions of modernization of the local governance system Jun 1, 2017

    On June 14, 2017, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan jointly with the United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan is organizing an international scientific-practical conference "Modernization of local governance system: foreign experience and reforms in Uzbekistan".

  • Uzbekistan: New Approaches to Protect the Environment May 31, 2017

    On 31 May, the Press Club held a launch meeting for Ecoweek 2017 in Uzbekistan. The meeting featured panel speakers Uktam Utayev, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Environmental Protection, Boriy Alikhanov, Vice Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, and Farid Garakhanov, UNDP Resident Representative a.i. It was also attended by deputies of the Parliament’s Legislative Chamber, representatives from various government ministries and institutions, NGOs, and national and international media accredited in Uzbekistan.

  • UNDP launches new initiatives on the development of women's entrepreneurships in Uzbekistan May 29, 2017

    The project of the CCI and UNDP ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase-III)’ launches a new component to expand legal and economic opportunities for the development of women's entrepreneurships in Uzbekistan.