Economic courts: How to increase the efficiency and transparency of the proceedings?Jan 22, 2016The Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a press conference to present to the general public the latest changes and new developments in the legislation, as well as the results of introduction of modern ICTs into the courts, specifically, the recently installed system of audio-visual recording of court proceedings. The particular system has been installed in 2015 on a pilot basis at the Supreme Economic Court, Tashkent city and regional economic courts, with the support 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".The project is being implemented by UNDP within its effort to promote effective governance.
Developing the institution of public services in UzbekistanDec 17, 2015Large-scale measures are being introduced to develop e-government and ICT in the public administration in Uzbekistan. However, as international practice shows the success of these initiatives depends on the efficiency of internal administrative processes of government agencies ("back office") involved in the provision of public services to citizens and business entities.
Discussing the annual progress of cooperation in the judicial branchDec 17, 2015Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting of Interagency working group to discuss the annual progress of the “Rule of law partnership in Uzbekistan” for 2015. The project is a joint initiative of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Achievements and new goals of the project on promoting e-governmentDec 15, 2015A joint project of UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry for development of information technologies and communication (MITC) “Promoting E-government for improved public service delivery” gathers its Board members for the first meeting, aimed at reviewing the progress made in 2015 and agreeing on the future steps.
Building skills and investing in new sectors needed to create job opportunities in developing Europe and Central Asia: 2015 Human Development ReportDec 14, 2015Continued progress in Europe and Central Asia depends on creating better job opportunities and working conditions for all women and men, according to the 2015 Human Development Report titled `Work for Human Development’, launched here today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Stefan Priesner: Welcome Speech at the Open Doors Day of the Prosecutor General Office dedicated to the International Anti-Corruption DayDec 9, 2015Today, on December 9 the whole World is commemorating the International Anti-Corruption day. To mark this day, UNODC and UNDP have developed a joint international campaign “Break the corruption chain”, emphasizing that corruption is a major bottleneck to the progressive realization of sustainable development and protection of fundamental human rights and freedoms. Corruption undermines Governments’ ability to serve their people by corroding the rule of law, public institutions and trust in leaders. Corruption acts as a brake on development, denying millions of people around the world the prosperity, rights, services and employment, which they desperately need – and deserve.
Ban Ki-moon: Message on International Anti-Corruption DayDec 9, 2015Global attitudes towards corruption have changed dramatically. Where once bribery, corruption and illicit financial flows were often considered part of the cost of doing business, today corruption is widely -- and rightly -- understood as criminal and corrosive. The new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, our plan to end poverty and ensure lives of dignity for all, recognizes the need to fight corruption in all its aspects and calls for significant reductions in illicit financial flows as well as for the recovery of stolen assets.
Stefan Priesner: Speech for the Festival on the Occasion of the UN Day of Persons with DisabilitiesDec 2, 2015It is a great pleasure to see here today our partners both from Government and civil society organizations. Tomorrow, on December 3 the whole World will celebrate the International day of persons with disabilities. And we are glad to be the part of the process of promotion of the rights of persons with disabilities in Uzbekistan.
Stefan Priesner: Opening Speech at the International Conference Dedicated to AIDS DayDec 1, 2015I would like to welcome you at this important conference dedicated to World AIDS Day that shows the level of commitment of the Government of Uzbekistan towards diminishing new HIV infections, AIDS related deaths and discrimination as outlined in the Strategy of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/ AIDS.
Supreme Court of Uzbekistan launched its new official website and interactive servicesNov 25, 2015November 25, 2015 – Supreme Court of Uzbekistan launched its news official website (www.supcourt.uz, www.oliysud.uz), including a wide range of information and interactive services.