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  • 27 Feb 2014
    How an artisan can become a successful exporter?

    Can I export leather products? Where and how can I get loan for start-up capital? How to register family based enterprise? Can I hire additional workforce if I’m an individual entrepreneur? These and other questions were discussed during the interactive training in Namangan and gathered more than 30 artisans and entrepreneurs of Namangan region.

  • 19 Feb 2014
    Towards more Efficient and Transparent Public Procurement

    Initial version of the draft Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Public Procurement” and draft Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers "On measures for further improvement of public procurement of goods (works, services)", have been discussed during the extended meeting of the Interagency Working Group held on 14-16 February 2014 in Tashkent region.

  • 02 Feb 2014 New opportunities for people with disabilities

    Interesting opportunities for people with disabilities, the results of research carried out by specialized NGOs in Uzbekistan, inspiring examples and stories, fascinating social videos and other useful information is now available on a single online resource -

  • 29 Jan 2014
    Humanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP report

    New York – A sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.

  • 25 Jan 2014
    First in Uzbekistan Social Innovation Lab ‘Nature and Society’

    In the coming Saturday and Sunday UNDP/UNV Project ‘Social Innovation and Volunteerism in Uzbekistan’, Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), together with Youth Movement ‘Kamolot’ are launching first Social Innovation Lab ‘Nature and Society’ in Uzbekistan.

  • 17 Jan 2014
    Youth and the United Nations: A Great Opportunity for Uzbekistan

    With the global economic crisis and one out of two young people being out of work in some parts of Europe, the challenges faced by youth have increasingly come to attention of the international community.

  • 14 Jan 2014
    Reporting on Local Governance initiatives

    Public administration reform is a core area for UNDP’s worldwide support. Today, UNDP is implementing in more than 124 countries over 500 projects, covering various aspects of public administration and local governance reform. In recent years in Uzbekistan UNDP has been contributing to enhancing of effectiveness, transparency and accountability of local governments.

  • 13 Jan 2014
    Commemorating Richard Conroy (1947-2004)

    Today in 2004, the then UN Secretary General Kofi Annan expressed the sense of loss the UN system felt after Richard Conroy’s passing. “Richard was not only an exceptionally dedicated and talented colleague – he was also a thoroughly decent human being.”

  • 05 Jan 2014
    Public Administration Reform is a Core Area for UNDP’s Worldwide Support

    In January 2014, the Joint Project of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) “Local Governance Support: Participation and Partnership” (LGSP) met with its stakeholders and close partners at the khokimiyats of Djizak and Namangan regions to evaluate the results of LGSP’s activities during its project cycle 2010-2013.

  • 31 Dec 2013
    Uzbek Delegation Learns Best Practices on Economic Diplomacy in Singapore

    The Joint project MFA/UNDP ‘National capacity development to enhance and effectively implement economic diplomacy policy’ organised a study tour to Singapore for members of the Interagency Working Group on Economic Diplomacy.

  • 13 Dec 2013
    UNDP is Fostering the Development of e-Government in Uzbekistan

    On November 29, 2013, a working meeting took place between representatives of the State Committee for Communications, Informatization and Telecommunication Technologies (SCCITT) and UNDP Uzbekistan to assess the new Joint project entitled ‘Promotion of e-Government to improve the quality of public services’.

  • 10 Dec 2013
    Introduction of ICT in Employment and Social Protection

    Joint press conference of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan (UNDP) on introduction of ICT in the area of employment and social protection of population was held today at the National Press Centre of Uzbekistan.

  • 10 Dec 2013
    ‘Thank You’ Community Award Ceremony

    “Much of the world is accelerating progress in responding to HIV…There is still much to do. If we want a future free of AIDS we will need continued investment, commitment and innovation to reach the vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths” – stated UN Secretary-General in his message on the World AIDS Day.

  • 07 Dec 2013
    International Public Sector Accounting Standards to meet the needs of Uzbekistan

    A roundtable dedicated to discussing the National Public Sector Accounting Standards (NPSAS), including ‘Intangible Assets’, ‘Borrowing Costs Accounting’ and ‘Revenue’, took place at Tashkent’s ‘Poytakht’ business centre on the 7th of December, 2013.

  • 05 Dec 2013
    Iker Casillas Encourages Youth in Uzbekistan to Volunteer

    The 5th of December is the day when the world is celebrating International Volunteer Day.

  • 03 Dec 2013
    Ban Ki-moon: Message of the Secretary-General on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    More than 1 billion of us live with disabilities. We must remove all barriers that affect the inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in society, including through changing attitudes that fuel stigma and institutionalise discrimination.

  • 03 Dec 2013
    First Step Towards Institutionalizing Volunteering in Karakalpakstan

    On December 3, on the eve of International Volunteer Day, a high level round table was held in Nukus to discuss the concept of institutionalizing volunteerism in the area, and to reach an agreement on how to carry out the planned activities.

  • 03 Dec 2013
    New Approach to Restore Biodiversity in Disturbed Territories

    If special measures designed to avoid and reduce negative impacts on biodiversity are not applied, oil and gas works or other works which result in the destruction of vegetation and animal habitats will lead to the loss of biodiversity and the degradation of ecosystems.

  • 03 Dec 2013
    Break Barriers, Open Doors: For An Inclusive Society For All

    More than 1 billion of us live with disabilities. We must remove all barriers that affect the inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in society, including through changing attitudes that fuel stigma and institutionalize discrimination.

  • 01 Dec 2013
    Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General Message on World AIDS Day

    On this World AIDS Day, I am more optimistic than ever. Much of the world is accelerating progress in responding to HIV. There are significant decreases in new infections and deaths, and we are making good progress in realising our target of ensuring 15 million people have access to antiretroviral treatment by 2015. This is crucial to halting and reversing the AIDS epidemic for good.