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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • UNDP’s 50th Anniversary: A Football Match to Mark Long-Term CooperationMar 12, 2016A friendly football match between the teams of the United Nations Development Programme and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan took place in Tashkent on 12 March 2016. The match was part of the series of events held to mark the 50th anniversary of the Agency’s formation and over twenty years of collaboration with national partners.

  • Yakkasaray interdistrict court on civil cases hosted international delegationFeb 23, 2016An official delegation, consisting of Mr. George Deikun, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Central Asia Regional Mission Director, and Mr. Stefan Priesner, UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan visited Yakkasaray interdistrict court on civil cases in Tashkent city, to observe the progress in scale-up of E-SUD e-justice system. The guests were hosted by Fayzulla Abduazimov, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Over the course of the visit, the guest had the opportunity to first-hand observe the workflow of E-SUD e-justice system, including such crucial steps as registration process of the incoming case files by the court’s Registry office, further distribution of cases and appointment of the responsible judge, as well as the issuance of court order.

  • Youth startup initiatives support programme launched in UzbekistanJan 28, 2016UNDP and Chamber of Commerce and Industry ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase-III)’ project in cooperation with higher educational institutions of the Tashkent city have launched a unique pilot program to support startup initiatives. The intensive startup initiatives support program provides an opportunity for students and young scientists to open their own startup and realize their potential in the field of entrepreneurship.