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  • Stefan Priesner: Opening Remarks for the International Workshop on Scrutiny of Draft Legal Acts Sep 22, 2016

    UNDP is very pleased to cooperate with the Ministry of Justice, Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis and the Institute for Monitoring of Current Legislation on an issue of utmost importance – the quality of legislative and regulatory drafting.

  • Stefan Priesner: Welcoming words for ICT Week Sep 20, 2016

    I would like to commend the Government of Uzbekistan for excellent organization of the ICT WEEK UZBEKISTAN 2016, and express my appreciation for being co-organizer of this important event, which brings together leading experts from various countries in the area of ICT and e-government to discuss solutions, exchange ideas and promote prospective areas of cooperation.

  • ‘Single window’ centres simplify obtaining construction permits for entrepreneurs Sep 19, 2016

    Doing business is often associated with construction of new facilities (including cafes, restaurants, beauty salons, pharmacies, hotels); facade renovation or reconstruction of existing buildings, including the transfer of residential premises to non-residential category. According to the national legislation, special permits should be obtained from authorized government bodies to undertake such work.

  • Ozone and climate: Restored by a world united Sep 16, 2016

    September 16 – the date on which the entire world community celebrates the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. This designation was made after UN General Assembly adopted the resolution in 1994 to commemorate the signing of the Montreal Protocol – the most powerful policy tool for issues to prevent negative effects of ozone depletion.

  • Key Partnership for ICTWEEK Uzbekistan 2016 Sep 16, 2016

    Information and Communication Technologies Week – ICTWEEK 2016 – will take place in Uzbekistan on September 19-23, 2016. The main purpose of this annual digital even is to discuss key achievements in ICT development in Uzbekistan, to demonstrate success stories of ICT implementation in different areas, to identify new trends in information technologies development, to facilitate ICT development in Uzbekistan and to enhance international cooperation in this field.

  • Efforts underway for implementation of social services’ standards Sep 6, 2016

    Training workshop dedicated to introduction of standards of social services for lonely elderly and people with disabilities was conducted in Tashkent. The seminar was organized by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the assistance of the United Nations Development Program for management staff of social assistance units of regional and district healthcare associations of Tashkent city and Tashkent Region, staff of the National Center for Rehabilitation and Prosthetics and Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • Helen Clark expresses sincere condolences Sep 2, 2016

    Excellency, It is a great sadness that we have learnt of the death of H.E. Islam Karimov, President of Uzbekistan. On behalf of the United Nations Development Programme, I would like to offer our sincere condolences, and extend our deepest sympathy to the people and the Government of Uzbekistan during this time of sorrow. The passing of His Excellency President Karimov, the long term leader of your country, will be felt deeply by the citizens of Uzbekistan. UNDP and I personally wish to place on record our gratitude for the support the late President gave to our work, and his great courtesy in receiving me on each of my visits to Uzbekistan. Please accept, Excellency, our heartfelt condolences.

  • Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the death of the President of Uzbekistan, H.E. Mr. Islam Karimov Sep 2, 2016

    The Secretary-General is saddened to learn of the death of H.E. Mr. Islam Karimov, President of Uzbekistan. He extends his sincere condolences to the bereaved family of President Karimov, the Government and the people of Uzbekistan.

  • Stefan Priesner: Remarks by UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence Aug 29, 2016

    On September 1, 1991, the Republic of Uzbekistan became a sovereign nation and entered a new period in its history. This year Uzbekistan will celebrate 25 years of independence. In a relatively short period of time, the country has achieved important milestones in moving forward its socio-economic development through a process of gradual reforms.

  • Garment Design Center starts operating in Namangan Aug 26, 2016

    On August 26, 2016, the Garment Design Center was officially opened in Namangan, marking the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Uzbekistan’s independence. As an investment of financial and technological resources, the centre will help establish a strong textile brand for the Namangan Region. It will also offer essential on-the-job experience, particularly for young women, thereby improving their employment opportunities and living standards.