Helena Fraser: Statement for the Roundtable Discussion on Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals in Central Asia
Aug 31, 2017
Thank you for this excellent opportunity to be in Brussels to talk about sustainable development in the Central Asian region, and in particular in Uzbekistan. His Excellency the Ambassador has outlined clearly the commitment with which the Government of Uzbekistan has embraced the Sustainable Development Agenda, so I won’t go through that again. I will give you a quick snapshot of where we see we are now, and then I will make three important points.
Energy Efficient Houses will be constructed in rural regions in Uzbekistan
Aug 25, 2017
A new joint project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Architecture and Construction “Market Transformation for Sustainable Rural Housing” funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) has started its implementation with an Inception Workshop held on 25 August 2017.
Mobile Cabins Transferred to Livestock Farmers
Aug 25, 2017
Two farmers from Djizak and Bukhara regions received mobile homes to improve their basic household needs while staying remotely from their families, houses and social infrastructure sites.
‘Startup Initiative' programme will help 40 teams to turn their idea into a business
Aug 21, 2017
Today, on August 21, a three-month Youth Startup Initiatives Support Programme kicked off. According to the results of the competitive selection, 40 startup projects from all over Uzbekistan take part in the second cycle of the ‘Startup Initiative’ Programme.
Trainings on application of Human Security Concept
Aug 19, 2017
On 17-18 August 2017, Nukus hosted a two-day training for 48 representatives of governmental bodies of the Republic of Karakalpakstan - specialists of local ministries, district khokimiyats and public organizations of Karakalpakstan. The trainings aimed at enhancing professional skills of specialists involved in socio-economic development of the region with focus on application of the principles of the Human Security Concept.
Gender financing to promote women's entrepreneurship
Aug 15, 2017
On August 15, a two-day seminar on gender aspects of financing small business for representatives of 28 commercial banks kicked off in Tashkent. The seminar was organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry-UNDP ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)' project jointly with the Women's Committee and the Central Bank. The seminar aims to empower women in Uzbekistan.
Meeting with UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative
Aug 3, 2017
On 3 August 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Komilov received Helena Fraser appointed UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan.
How to make doing business in Uzbekistan easier?
Aug 1, 2017
The draft resolution “On additional measures to further improve ranking of Uzbekistan in World bank’s annual “Doing Business” report” is available for public consultations. “Business forum of Uzbekistan (phase III)” – joint project of Chamber of Commerce and UNDP contributed to elaboration of this resolution and provided recommendations on improving business environment, discussed during a round-table meeting in May 2017.
Farmers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan are invited to the land laser levelling workshop
Jul 28, 2017
A five-day workshop titled “Piloting resource conservation agrotechnologies with demonstration of land laser leveling technology in the Republic of Karakalpakstan” will be held in the Chimbay district of the Republic of Karakalpakstan. Around 50 farmers and representatives of dekhkan communities from the Chimbay, Kegeyli and Muynak districts are invited to participate in the workshop. Similar training workshops were connducted in the Kanlikul and Takhtakupir project pilot districts in April 2017 with the participation of 120 farmers and dekhkans, of which five were female farmers.
International photo contest dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer
Jul 24, 2017
Professional and amateur photographers from all over the world are invited to participate in the international photo contest dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017.