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  • 29 Jul 2013
    Enhancing the Accounting and Payment Systems of Public Utility Companies

    Following the success of its first three years, the UNDP ‘Local Governance Support: Participation and Partnership’ project has been requested to provide assistance in ensuring that the administration of utility services in Uzbekistan’s capital of Tashkent remain effective and transparent.

  • 19 Jul 2013
    Scaling up the Pistachio Industry in Uzbekistan

    Bastamkul Saidkulov is one of many farmers working in Uzbekistan’s arid regions who face problems related to poor-quality soil and lack of rain, and have had to seek new approaches of overcoming these problems.

  • 16 Jul 2013
    Talking about Local Governance

    Now in its third year of operation, the ‘Local Governance Support: Participation and Partnership’ project has substantially improved the transparency and accessibility of Uzbekistan’s local governance. The project’s impact and scale-up until 2017 was the focus of a board meeting held on the 12th of June, 2013.

  • 04 Jul 2013
    Tourism - Key for Local Development

    For sustainable tourism to remain an important driver behind Uzbekistan’s economy, it is important that a supportive legislative environment can continue to be strengthened.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    UNDP is the Principal Recipient of the Next Phase of the Global Fund Grant

    The Republic of Uzbekistan is currently preparing a request for the renewal of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for Phase 2 (2014-2016) of the HIV Project. Last month the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting of the Multisectorial Expert Council on HIV, TB and Malaria (MEC).

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Good marketing as a factor for boosting sales

    A recent training provided entrepreneurs and craftspeople with the knowledge and skills needed to market their products to expanding customer bases.

  • 20 Jun 2013
    Uzbek Delegation Learns Best Anti-Corruption Practices in Hong Kong and Singapore

    UNDP organised a study tour to Hong Kong and Singapore for 10 representatives of key state authorities of Uzbekistan, to study best practices for improving legal systems and anti-corruption measures, and for ensuring the transparency and independence of judiciary systems.

  • 13 Jun 2013
    Launch of the first Café Scientifique in Uzbekistan

    The ‘Café Scientifique’ is a great opportunity for students, professors and researchers to talk about scientific topics in an accessible and understandable way. The principle of Café Scientifique is scientific knowledge for the price of a cup of coffee!

  • 05 Jun 2013
    EcoWeek 2013: A Healthier Environment Means a Better Future

    It was in 2011 that UNDP and the UN office in Uzbekistan joined its national partners in organising the first EcoWeek, an event that commemorated World Environment Day on the 5th of June, and helped government officials, business owners and members of the public understand that they themselves can play a direct, constructive role in sustaining their nation’s environment.

  • 04 Jun 2013
    EcoWeek 2013: Witnessing Water Management in Action

    In Uzbekistan’s dry Kashkadarya region, ensuring effective water management and addressing environmental problems are both crucial to agricultural development.

  • 03 Jun 2013
    EcoWeek 2013: New Visions of Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development

    In recognition of EcoWeek 2013, on the 3rd of June the Navoi region hosted a forum on ‘Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development’, an opportunity for representatives of government ministries and national companies to share their thoughts and opinions about the important topic.

  • 31 May 2013
    UNDP Uzbekistan and the Independent Institute for Monitoring the Formation of Civil Society Widen Cooperation

    “By working together — NGOs, business, philanthropic groups, the United Nations and other international agencies — we can leverage our efforts and resources. Together, in close coordination and cooperation, we can achieve outsized results on virtually every aspect of our shared agenda.” Ban Ki Moon

  • 30 May 2013
    EcoWeek 2013: A Model for Energy Efficient Schools in Uzbekistan

    Andijan’s School №39 is one of several public buildings in Uzbekistan that have incorporated new energy-efficient designs with UNDP’s assistance, to ensure that students and teachers can work in comfortable surroundings while helping to preserve the environment.

  • 30 May 2013
    EcoWeek 2013: Reporting on Water Recycling in Industry and Agriculture

    The effective water reuse and recycling systems used at Samarkand are good examples of how water management can be implemented in Uzbekistan.

  • 28 May 2013
    The Opening of EcoWeek 2013

    On the 28th of May, the International Hotel in Tashkent hosted the EcoWeek 2013 opening ceremony, dedicated to the celebration of World Environment Day and the 25th anniversary of the State Committee for Nature Protection.

  • 24 May 2013
    Introducing Long Distance Education

    The Training of trainers (ToT), started on 20 May 2013 at the Training Center of the Ministry of Finance, is a logical continuation of the implementation and integration of innovative technologies into the educational process of the Center. This is a form of introductory course for Training Centre staff and teachers for providing distance training and improving the skills of specialists in the area of public financial management.

  • 23 May 2013
    EcoWeek 2013

    From the 28th of May to the 5th of June in Uzbekistan, the EcoWeek 2013 campaign will be dedicated to the celebration of World Environment Day on the 5th of June, and the 25th anniversary of the State Committee for Nature Protection.

  • 22 May 2013
    How can Oil and Gas Companies reduce their Negative Impact on Biodiversity?

    How can oil and gas companies reduce their negative impact on biodiversity? What can we learn from the experiences of other countries? Which of these experiences are applicable in Uzbekistan? Students of Gubkin` Russian State University of Oil and Gas presented how oil and gas companies can reduce their impacts on biodiversity and use new technologies for biodiversity conservation. This event was part of the celebration of the International Day for Biodiversity, celebrated worldwide on 22nd May.

  • 14 May 2013
    Building Dialogue between Craftspeople and the Marketplace

    Local entrepreneurs and artisans in Namangan region took part in a seminar on "Key issues in sales and development of handicrafts based on individual entrepreneurship".

  • 14 May 2013
    Starting off the Weeklong Social Innovation Workshop - ITERATE

    ITERATE is an eight-day learning experience. Twenty selected participants of the training will be working together and learn how to observe a problem, design a solution, test it and create a business strategy. ITERATE will help them to apply these new skills in their own projects and to share them in their own communities.