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  • 30 Mar 2015
    In Uzbekistan, beekeeping benefits communities and the environment

    Kuralbay Nugmanov, an entrepreneur and farmer in Karakalpakstan, north of Uzbekistan, says his community is much better off since they installed bee hives. “This year we got much better fruits and vegetables, as compared to last year. We believe that this is thanks to our bees,” he says.

  • 24 Mar 2015
    Openness of public information – a keystone to build reliable ties with the public

    The Poytakht Business Center convened the Workshop “Openness of state bodies and open data”, which was jointly organized by UNDP Uzbekistan and the Center for Development of e-Government.

  • 19 Mar 2015
    World Water Day to remind people that every drop of water matters in human development

    ‘Water and Sustainable Development’ will be the motto of this year’s World Water Day around the globe. In Uzbekistan, the importance of water for sustainable development and other relevant water issues will be discussed within the framework of today's event at the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Land Reclamation.

  • 17 Mar 2015
    Promoting inclusive social development in Karakalpakstan: We're In It Together

    It is a well-known that people with disabilities are more likely to become economically disadvantaged than people without a disability. Among other factors lack of access to funds is considered as a major obstacle for establishing business opportunities for people with a disability. Thus, the vast majority of people with a disability are unable to reach their potential, remain dependent on families for support and are denied the opportunity to contribute to the community’s development.

  • 16 Mar 2015
    Exploring the experience of the United States in enhancing transparency of judicial system

    On March 15-22, 2015, nine representatives of the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan, Supreme Court Research Centre, Ministry of Justice and Supreme Economic Court of Uzbekistan will participate in a study tour to the United States to learn the US experience in enhancing transparency and accessibility of the judicial system. The study tour is organized within the framework of the joint project of UNDP and the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan – “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan”. The project is co-financed by USAID and UNDP.

  • 08 Mar 2015
    Helen Clark: Statement on International Women’s Day

    This week, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which remains the world’s best blueprint for achieving gender equality and empowering women.

  • 05 Mar 2015
    Uzbek Farmers Familiarized with the Newest International Innovations in Agriculture

    Constructive dialogue between local farmers, experts of UNDP in Uzbekistan and Macedonia took place within the framework of a series of workshops held these days in Tashkent and Namangan. Participants presented their best innovative practices in agriculture, and shared experience of developing innovations.

  • 04 Mar 2015
    UNDP and CCI contribute to the improvement of the process of issuing permits and licenses in Uzbekistan

    The development of inter-agency cooperation is one of the one of the priority areas for the improvement of the business climate in Uzbekistan and an important step towards simplifying the procedures of issuing permits and licenses.

  • 27 Feb 2015
    UNDP assists in increasing exports of Uzbek textile products

    The participation of the Uzbekistan’s companies at ‘Textillegprom’ 44th Federal Trade Fair in Moscow was marked by reaching agreements for export contracts worth more than $13 million, increasing the number of business partners, learning market trends and gaining knowledge on new technologies.

  • 23 Feb 2015
    How USP influence employment and financial performance of enterprises in Uzbekistan?

    It is a common trend in many developed and developing countries that pension systems are under high pressure, known as the "pension crisis". Basically main reasons of the pension crisis are the structure of social security systems and demographic changes. In particular, the main factors responsible for the pension crisis are declining birth rates and rising life expectancy of older generation. Consequently the number of workers, supporting the social security system, gradually decreases, while the burden on the pension system is constantly increasing.

  • 18 Feb 2015
    Uzbekistan towards 2030: Transition to the Resource-efficient Growth Model

    On February 18, 2015 a Round Table devoted to "Sustainable Development and Sustainable Growth: Managing Resources more efficiently" (Vision -2030) with the involvement of representatives of international organizations, diplomatic corps, national and international experts was held at the Center for Economic Research.

  • 12 Feb 2015
    Uzbekistan expanding export opportunities for agricultural products

    Uzbekistan presented its bright, colorful and aromatic fruits and vegetables at ‘Fruit Logistica 2015’ International Exhibition that was held during 4-6 February in Berlin (Germany).

  • 11 Feb 2015
    Innovation, zero waste economy and rural schools…What is in common?

    A workshop and an opening ceremony of a biogas plant in the ‘Ulugbeklar’ farm will be held on 18th February in the Namangan Region.

  • 10 Feb 2015
    Uzbek Delegation Exchanges Knowledge and Lessons Learnt on Anti-Corruption

    Representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and UNDP Uzbekistan participated in the conference “The 2015 Seoul Debates: Lessons learnt on anti-corruption” held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 29-30 January, 2015.

  • 30 Jan 2015
    New Social Contract for Social Transformations

    On January 30, Center for Economic Research, supported by UNDP (SMART Project), hosted the first Development Dialogue meeting of this year, starting with "Formulating a New Social Contract for Sustainable Social Development". The topic is one of the key research topics within the Strategy of structural reforms of Uzbekistan for the 2030 period "Vision-2030", a joint initiative of the World Bank, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Government of Uzbekistan. The event involved heads of international organizations, embassies, development agencies, as well as national and international experts.

  • 22 Jan 2015
    Helen Clark: Speech on Year of Tough Choices for World Leaders

    “World leaders have a big opportunity this year to shift the world onto a path of inclusive, sustainable, and resilient development," said Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

  • 16 Jan 2015
    Stefan Priesner: Speech at the opening of the Earthquake Simulation Complex

    It is good to start a New Year of partnership with the celebration of a joint achievement. Hence I am especially pleased to be you here to mark an important milestone – the inauguration of the Earthquake Simulation Complex.

  • 14 Jan 2015
    Disaster Risk Reduction in “Kamchik” Pass

    A new component of on-going UNDP 'Strengthening Disaster Risk Management Capacitates in Uzbekistan' project 'Disaster Risk Reduction in “Kamchik” Pass' funded by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) and UNDP Uzbekistan was launched recently.

  • 13 Jan 2015
    The first-ever Tashkent’s Earthquake Simulation Complex has been launched

    From today the Tashkent Earthquake Simulation Complex at the Institute of Civil Defense has started working. The launch of this Complex is an essential step in the preparation for disaster, provision of safety and security to save lives.

  • 31 Dec 2014
    New Year Message from Stefan Priesner – UN RC for Uzbekistan

    At the last days of the year 2014 it always is a good practice to little bit review what happened during the year and I wanted to share some of my thoughts with you.