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  • Promoting women entrepreneurship in Uzbekistan Jul 3, 2017

    Over the last 15 years, Ms. Nilufar Adilbabaeva has not only run ‘Adel Tex’ textile company, but has also advised women who intend to start their own business. Over the years, she experienced and has overcome different challenges a woman entrepreneur faces. These days, Nilufar and more than 100 women entrepreneurs from all over Uzbekistan attended the first Republican Forum of Business Women held in Tashkent.

  • Widening the geographical coverage of the E-SUD system Jun 12, 2017

    As of May 1, 2017, about 90 thousand statements and statements of claim have been received by inter-district civil courts of Tashkent city and Tashkent region via the E-SUD national electronic case management system (, which is 7.5 times over the same period last year.

  • Plastic Garbage? Please clean it up! Jun 2, 2017

    On the eve of World Environment Day, staff from UNDP Uzbekistan joined colleagues from the State Committee of Ecology and Environment Protection of Uzbekistan, and NGO representatives, students, volunteers and journalists, in collecting 1.5 tons of plastic garbage in Tashkent region’s Bostanlyk district.

  • Invitation to take part in discussions of modernization of the local governance system Jun 1, 2017

    On June 14, 2017, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan jointly with the United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan is organizing an international scientific-practical conference "Modernization of local governance system: foreign experience and reforms in Uzbekistan".

  • Uzbekistan: New Approaches to Protect the Environment May 31, 2017

    On 31 May, the Press Club held a launch meeting for Ecoweek 2017 in Uzbekistan. The meeting featured panel speakers Uktam Utayev, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Environmental Protection, Boriy Alikhanov, Vice Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, and Farid Garakhanov, UNDP Resident Representative a.i. It was also attended by deputies of the Parliament’s Legislative Chamber, representatives from various government ministries and institutions, NGOs, and national and international media accredited in Uzbekistan.

  • UNDP launches new initiatives on the development of women's entrepreneurships in Uzbekistan May 29, 2017

    The project of the CCI and UNDP ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase-III)’ launches a new component to expand legal and economic opportunities for the development of women's entrepreneurships in Uzbekistan.

  • ‘Startup Initiatives’ Programme: How is students' interest in business growing? May 22, 2017

    The second cycle of the Youth Startup Support Programme was launched this year to cover students and teachers of all the universities in Uzbekistan. Compared to the previous cycle, the number of applications submitted has increased by 1.4, and the number of participating universities has reached 57.

  • interview with Mr. Stefan Priesner May 16, 2017

    Just recently, on 2 March, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s joining the United Nations as a full member, and I think in general it has been very good relationships. I would like to split it perhaps into three big subject areas that the UN is dealing with. Namely, peace and stability, human rights and development.

  • Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at a press conference during his mission to Uzbekistan May 11, 2017

    This has been the first ever visit to Uzbekistan by any of the six UN High Commissioners for Human Rights, since the Office of the High Commissioner was established in 1993, just two years after Uzbekistan became independent, and one year after it became a member of the United Nations.

  • UNDP Energy Efficiency of Rural Housing in Uzbekistan Project to Contribute to the Implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change May 3, 2017

    The United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan commends Uzbekistan’s recent signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The Paris Agreement is the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal, which was adopted at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP 21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris on 12 December 2015 and came into force in 2016. Uzbekistan, as a Party to UNFCCC, signed the Paris Agreement on 19 April 2017.

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