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  • Joint vision of Central Asia countries on SDGs discussed in Almaty Nov 2, 2016

    A Regional Conference Towards a Common Vision for Agenda 2030 in Central Asia started today in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event was initiated and organized by UNDP, UNEP and the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC).

  • Events on disaster reduction were held in Uzbekistan Oct 31, 2016

    To celebrate an International Day for Disaster Reduction a number of global initiatives have been held during these days all over the world. Every year, on October the 13th, this global event is reflected in the nationwide activities on raising awareness about the required actions to reduce disaster risk, which are also held in our country. This year, the target audience includes both the specialists in health and safety, research of natural hazards and their impacts, representatives of ministries and agencies, and also those to whom the knowledge of basic norms and behavioural rules (Dos and Don'ts) will help to avoid different injuries and losses among families and friends.

  • Improving public services quality and access to public information Oct 31, 2016

    United Nations Development Programme in collaboration with local khokimiyats and other concerned departments implemented a project in Jizzakh, Namangan and Tashkent regions aimed to improve public services procedure to businesses on the principle of “one window” and increase transparency of local governments. The project was financed by the grant of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom.

  • Uzbek delegation visited Latvia to study its e-services Oct 21, 2016

    A delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan visited Latvia on October 16-21, 2016 to learn the Latvian practice of streamlining public service delivery mechanisms through e-government. The study tour was organized by the UNDP Uzbekistan project "E-Government Promotion for Improved Public Service Delivery" and the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • Improved relations between Mass Media and Judiciary Oct 19, 2016

    In order to ensure the openness of information on civil courts activities Presidium of the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan has approved a Regulation on rules of presence of mass media at open court sessions of civil courts on September 19, 2016. The Regulation was developed within the framework of the joint Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan Project of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This document promotes further improving courts and mass media interaction.

  • Win a new tablet! Oct 13, 2016

    On the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan and UNDP in Uzbekistan announce the contest for the best knowledge of the Dos and Don'ts during natural disaster emergencies.

  • Challenges of Modern Seismology discussed in Tashkent Oct 12, 2016

    On October 12, 2016, a three-day International Conference “Actual Issues of Modern Seismology – TASECO 2016”, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Tashkent Earthquake and founding of the Institute of Seismology of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, commenced its work in the capital city Business Centre “Poytaht”. Prof. Lutpullaev S.L., acting President of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, Mr. Aripov K.M., First Deputy Minister for Emergency Situations of Uzbekistan, and Mr. Garakhanov F., UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Uzbekistan opened the conference with their welcoming speeches where they underlined the significance of holding the event in this format with participation of global-level experts.

  • Academy of Public Administration and UNDP to launch a joint project “Support to civil service training in Uzbekistan” Oct 6, 2016

    On October 6, 2016, a local project appraisal committee meeting took place between representatives of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan (APA) and UNDP Uzbekistan to endorse a new joint project ‘Support to Civil Service Training in Uzbekistan’. The new project is designed to further enhance civil service training and re-training framework in Uzbekistan.

  • Building-up efforts for biodiversity conservation Oct 5, 2016

    Biological diversity is about having a variety among living organisms, including diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems. The main threats to biodiversity today are habitat degradation, over-exploitation, pollution, invasion of non-native species, and climate change. UNDP and the State Committee for Nature Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan have a long-standing successful cooperation on biodiversity conservation and sustainable natural resources management of ecosystems of Uzbekistan rich in unique biodiversity. The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding by these two parties has further strengthened this synergy.

  • Shifting from traditional approaches to intensive horticulture Oct 5, 2016

    In October 2016, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the support of UNDP’s ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)’ project will organize series of workshops in six regions of the country. Around 600 farmers will benefit and increase their knowledge on modern apple growing techniques, as well as develop practical skills to improve the efficiency of gardening.

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