The second cycle of the Startup Support Programme calls for application
Mar 20, 2017
The CCI and UNDP project ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)’ jointly with the Agency for Science and Technologies have launched the second cycle of the youth Startup Support Programme. The programme aims to support students and young scientists in setting up their own businesses and developing entrepreneurship skills.
UNDP supports sharing UK best practice in public service transformation
Mar 16, 2017
А training course on improvement of public services is being hosted at the Poytakht business center, with the participation of more than 30 representatives of ministries and agencies, «Electronic Government» system development Center, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, UNDP in Uzbekistan, British Embassy and Asian Development Bank.
Climate change: a local approach to solution of global issues
Mar 13, 2017
On March 10-11, 2017, showcase field seminars on organization of cooperation between forestry farms and local communities to implement adaptation efforts at a landscape level have been held in rural citizens’ councils “Ushsay” of the Muynak district and “Kara oy” of the Takhtakupir district, Karakalpakstan. The seminars initiated the series of events on climate change issues scheduled for the period of March 10 to March 17 this year across the regions of Uzbekistan.
UNDP Trains Experts to Efficiently Measure and Calculate Water Resources
Mar 10, 2017
About 60 experts of irrigative systems of Uzbekistan and specialists from the united dispatch center of the Fergana Valley and the Research Institute of Irrigation and Water Problems undergone two week intensive trainings on standardization, certification of gauging stations, measurement and recording of water, and the construction and equipping of hydraulic structures. The intensive training course was organized by the joint UNDP/ Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan ‘Technical Capacity Building’ - is implemented within the framework of the EU Programme on the ‘Sustainable Management of Water Resources in rural areas in Uzbekistan’.
UN assists in developing women’s entrepreneurship in Karakalpakstan
Mar 7, 2017
More than 150 women residing in the three districts of Karakalpakstan will participate in the training seminars on development of women’s entrepreneurship.
Further cooperation in Rule of Law discussed
Feb 28, 2017
On February 28, 2017 a courtesy meeting between Chairperson of the Supreme Court Shayunus Gaziev and UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan Stefan Prisner was conducted at the Supreme Court.
A major reform of the system for state registration of businesses
Feb 10, 2017
According to the Government resolution dated February 9, 2017 №66 “On measures to implement the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated October 28, 2016 No. PP-2646, aimed at improving the system of state registration of business entities, a conceptually new system of state registration of businesses, both legal entities and individual entrepreneurs is established. Joint project of UNDP and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan “Business Forum of Uzbekistan”, which took part in drafting of this Government resolution is sharing the details on what will change when the new mechanism of new business registration is implemented.
UN Joint Programme – multilateral cooperation platform to support the development in the Aral Sea Region
Feb 10, 2017
An official launch event of the new UN Joint Programme “Building the resilience of communities affected by the Aral Sea disaster through the Multi-partner Human Security Fund for the Aral Sea” was held in Tashkent, on February 10, 2017. A special UN mission represented by Ms. Mehrnaz Mostafavi, Head of Human Security Unit (HSU) and Mr. Martijn Dalhuijsen, representative of the United Nations Human Security Trust Fund (UNTFHS), took part in this event.
Technovation Challenge Uzbekistan 2017 - Girls for a change!
Feb 4, 2017
Worldwide Information Technologies sector is undergoing a rapid growth, and often demand for qualified personnel in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) far outnumbers supply. In addition, gender imbalances in STEM sectors remains relatively high. For example, women comprise no more than 26% of the workforce in STEM industries in developed countries.
UNDP Supports Strategic Development Reforms in Uzbekistan
Jan 27, 2017
On January 27, 2017, UNDP participated as a co-organizer in a roundtable dedicated to “Uzbekistan’s Five-Area Development Action Strategy for 2017-2021”.