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  • 01 May 2015
    Functional review as a tool for organizational change

    It is fundamental that government institutions provide quality public services to their citizens. To ensure this, the ministries must have clearly defined roles and responsibilities, qualified staff with relevant functions, budget and availability of assessing the services offered. In an effort to provide best international experience and assist the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan to better respond to citizens’ needs, United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan invited Mr. Nenad Rava.

  • 30 Apr 2015
    Uzbekistan presents the II National Report on the Millennium Development Goals

    On 30 April, 2015 the II national Millennium Development Goals (MDG) report of Uzbekistan was launched in Tashkent’s Wyndham Hotel. The event was attended by representatives of Government ministries and institutions, international agencies, diplomatic corps, experts and the civil society.

  • 28 Apr 2015
    Effective parliamentary control – a key element of democracy

    The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov in his statement at joint session of the Legislative Chamber and Senate of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan on January 23, 2015 emphasized that the work of both houses of the Parliament should be built on a qualitatively new basis on the conduct of parliamentary control of the activities of government bodies, unconditional execution of passed laws, and the most important national programs of socio-economic and socio-political development.

  • 26 Apr 2015
    Towards E-government and E-participation development

    On 27 April – 1 May 2015, international experts from the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) Mr. Richard Kerby and Mr. Vyacheslav Cherkasov, senior advisors on e-government and public administration, will be visiting Uzbekistan. They will meet with high-level officials from key ministries and agencies in order to discuss emerging e-government trends, innovative practices, as well as challenges and opportunities of e-government development. The experts will also conduct a workshop training to raise capacity of government officials to implement, monitor and evaluate policies pertaining to e- government and e- participation development.

  • 22 Apr 2015
    Property Registration in Uzbekistan Made Easier

    Until recently, the sale of commercial property was rather laborious process for both buyers and sellers, due to complicated process of securing rights to property in Uzbekistan. The World Bank’s report “Doing Business 2015” ranked Uzbekistan 143 out of 189 countries on the ease of registering property.

  • 21 Apr 2015
    Governmental Working Group Discussed the Analytic Reports Presented by UNDP

    The Interagency Coordination Working Group (ICWG) discussed at its regular meeting the results of three joint analytic reports submitted by UNDP Local Governance Support Programme/Phase-2, jointly implemented with the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan.

  • 15 Apr 2015
    Open data for each and everyone

    Heads of Information/Press services of the ministries in Uzbekistan along with journalists gathered for a workshop on open data and data journalism on April 15, 2015. The United Nations Development Programme and “Electronic Government” System Development Center made the event possible.

  • 30 Mar 2015
    In Uzbekistan, beekeeping benefits communities and the environment

    Kuralbay Nugmanov, an entrepreneur and farmer in Karakalpakstan, north of Uzbekistan, says his community is much better off since they installed bee hives. “This year we got much better fruits and vegetables, as compared to last year. We believe that this is thanks to our bees,” he says.

  • 24 Mar 2015
    Openness of public information – a keystone to build reliable ties with the public

    The Poytakht Business Center convened the Workshop “Openness of state bodies and open data”, which was jointly organized by UNDP Uzbekistan and the Center for Development of e-Government.

  • 19 Mar 2015
    World Water Day to remind people that every drop of water matters in human development

    ‘Water and Sustainable Development’ will be the motto of this year’s World Water Day around the globe. In Uzbekistan, the importance of water for sustainable development and other relevant water issues will be discussed within the framework of today's event at the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Land Reclamation.

  • 17 Mar 2015
    Promoting inclusive social development in Karakalpakstan: We're In It Together

    It is a well-known that people with disabilities are more likely to become economically disadvantaged than people without a disability. Among other factors lack of access to funds is considered as a major obstacle for establishing business opportunities for people with a disability. Thus, the vast majority of people with a disability are unable to reach their potential, remain dependent on families for support and are denied the opportunity to contribute to the community’s development.

  • 16 Mar 2015
    Exploring the experience of the United States in enhancing transparency of judicial system

    On March 15-22, 2015, nine representatives of the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan, Supreme Court Research Centre, Ministry of Justice and Supreme Economic Court of Uzbekistan will participate in a study tour to the United States to learn the US experience in enhancing transparency and accessibility of the judicial system. The study tour is organized within the framework of the joint project of UNDP and the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan – “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan”. The project is co-financed by USAID and UNDP.

  • 08 Mar 2015
    Helen Clark: Statement on International Women’s Day

    This week, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which remains the world’s best blueprint for achieving gender equality and empowering women.

  • 05 Mar 2015
    Uzbek Farmers Familiarized with the Newest International Innovations in Agriculture

    Constructive dialogue between local farmers, experts of UNDP in Uzbekistan and Macedonia took place within the framework of a series of workshops held these days in Tashkent and Namangan. Participants presented their best innovative practices in agriculture, and shared experience of developing innovations.

  • 04 Mar 2015
    UNDP and CCI contribute to the improvement of the process of issuing permits and licenses in Uzbekistan

    The development of inter-agency cooperation is one of the one of the priority areas for the improvement of the business climate in Uzbekistan and an important step towards simplifying the procedures of issuing permits and licenses.

  • 27 Feb 2015
    UNDP assists in increasing exports of Uzbek textile products

    The participation of the Uzbekistan’s companies at ‘Textillegprom’ 44th Federal Trade Fair in Moscow was marked by reaching agreements for export contracts worth more than $13 million, increasing the number of business partners, learning market trends and gaining knowledge on new technologies.

  • 23 Feb 2015
    How USP influence employment and financial performance of enterprises in Uzbekistan?

    It is a common trend in many developed and developing countries that pension systems are under high pressure, known as the "pension crisis". Basically main reasons of the pension crisis are the structure of social security systems and demographic changes. In particular, the main factors responsible for the pension crisis are declining birth rates and rising life expectancy of older generation. Consequently the number of workers, supporting the social security system, gradually decreases, while the burden on the pension system is constantly increasing.

  • 18 Feb 2015
    Uzbekistan towards 2030: Transition to the Resource-efficient Growth Model

    On February 18, 2015 a Round Table devoted to "Sustainable Development and Sustainable Growth: Managing Resources more efficiently" (Vision -2030) with the involvement of representatives of international organizations, diplomatic corps, national and international experts was held at the Center for Economic Research.

  • 12 Feb 2015
    Uzbekistan expanding export opportunities for agricultural products

    Uzbekistan presented its bright, colorful and aromatic fruits and vegetables at ‘Fruit Logistica 2015’ International Exhibition that was held during 4-6 February in Berlin (Germany).

  • 11 Feb 2015
    Innovation, zero waste economy and rural schools…What is in common?

    A workshop and an opening ceremony of a biogas plant in the ‘Ulugbeklar’ farm will be held on 18th February in the Namangan Region.