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  • Practical Manual on Regulatory Impact Assessment has been published by UNDP in UzbekistanMay 2, 2016A Practical Manual on Regulatory Impact Assessment was recently prepared and published within the framework of UNDP “Support to enhancement of lawmaking, rulemaking and regulatory impact assessment” project in cooperation with Institute for Monitoring of Current Legislation under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Europe and the CIS visits the Supreme Court of the Republic of UzbekistanMay 1, 2016An official delegation consisting of UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Europe and the CIS Mr. Olivier Adam and UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan Mr. Stefan Priesner visited the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan to discuss the implementation progress of the joint project of the Supreme Court, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and UNDP “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan”. The delegation was hosted by Mr. Kholmumin Yodgorov, Supreme Court judge, Head of the Judicial Collegium on Civil Cases.

  • 1966-2016: 50 years since the Tashkent EarthquakeApr 30, 2016Exactly 50 years ago, on April 26, 1966, at 5:23 am local time, a devastating earthquake occurred in Tashkent leaving homeless more than 300 thousand people out of 1.5 million of Tashkent residents. The capital was completely reconstructed over three and a half years. Entire residential areas have been erected in the suburbs of the city; older residential quarters in the centre of damaged Tashkent have been newly built up; new satellite-town Sputnik has emerged. Altogether, more than 1 million square meters of housing, schools, social, cultural, and administrative facilities have been built at that time.

  • Uzbek farmers to learn about apple production technologies and practicesApr 29, 2016The CCI and UNDP ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)’ joint project through its inclusive and sustainable economic development component has developed a handbook on growing apples in modern high-density orchards and is planning to conduct practical trainings on this topic for Uzbek farmers.

  • “UzTrade” Electronic Trade Platform: Expanding opportunities for exporters in UzbekistanApr 26, 2016UNDP’s Aid for Trade project, jointly with the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade of Uzbekistan (MFERIT) have finalized the development of the ‘UzTrade’ electronic trade platform. To launch the new portal, local partners and entrepreneurs have been invited to the Presentation to be held at the ‘Wyndham’ Hotel on May 3, 2016.

  • Starting a Business: What has changedApr 26, 2016In 2015 in terms of ‘Starting a Business’ Uzbekistan was ranked 65 out of 189 economies in World Bank’s “Doing Business-2016” report. Two years ago, in 2014, Doing Business recorded 7 procedures required to register a new company and start operations, which took 7.5 days and costed 3.3% of GNI per capita. Last year, only 5 procedures were required, cost and time to complete those procedures were 3.4% of GNI per capita and 6.5 days accordingly. Uzbekistan climbed 22 positions up to 42nd place in 2015, compared to 2014.

  • National and international practices in enhancing the effectiveness of law enforcementApr 15, 2016An international conference titled “Mechanisms for enhancing the effectiveness in enforcement of laws: national and international experience” has been held at the International Business Centre in Tashkent.

  • Win one of 20 smartphonesApr 15, 2016Would you like to win a free smartphone, discover the nature of earthquakes and experience the power of earthquake shocks with a magnitude of up to 9.0? On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the 1966 Tashkent earthquake Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan and UNDP in Uzbekistan invite you to take part in the contest for the best knowledge of the Dos and Don'ts during an earthquake.

  • UK Practices of Better Regulation are Being Studied by National ExpertsApr 8, 2016A roundtable, organized by UNDP, the Institute for Monitoring the Current Legislation under the President of Uzbekistan (IMCL) and the UK Embassy in Uzbekistan, highlighted the practice of the United Kingdom for enhancement of lawmaking and rulemaking and ways it could be applied in Uzbekistan, was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

  • Design Centre to be Launched in UzbekistanMar 30, 2016A design centre focused on developing basic computer-aided fashion design skills will be launched in Namangan, Uzbekistan. The centre will aim to improve the professional skills of young people and women, create new employment opportunities, and improve the competitiveness and quality of products.