UN Joint Programme – multilateral cooperation platform to support the development in the Aral Sea Region
Feb 10, 2017
An official launch event of the new UN Joint Programme “Building the resilience of communities affected by the Aral Sea disaster through the Multi-partner Human Security Fund for the Aral Sea” was held in Tashkent, on February 10, 2017. A special UN mission represented by Ms. Mehrnaz Mostafavi, Head of Human Security Unit (HSU) and Mr. Martijn Dalhuijsen, representative of the United Nations Human Security Trust Fund (UNTFHS), took part in this event.
A major reform of the system for state registration of businesses
Feb 10, 2017
According to the Government resolution dated February 9, 2017 №66 “On measures to implement the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated October 28, 2016 No. PP-2646, aimed at improving the system of state registration of business entities, a conceptually new system of state registration of businesses, both legal entities and individual entrepreneurs is established. Joint project of UNDP and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan “Business Forum of Uzbekistan”, which took part in drafting of this Government resolution is sharing the details on what will change when the new mechanism of new business registration is implemented.
Technovation Challenge Uzbekistan 2017 - Girls for a change!
Feb 4, 2017
Worldwide Information Technologies sector is undergoing a rapid growth, and often demand for qualified personnel in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) far outnumbers supply. In addition, gender imbalances in STEM sectors remains relatively high. For example, women comprise no more than 26% of the workforce in STEM industries in developed countries.
UNDP Supports Strategic Development Reforms in Uzbekistan
Jan 27, 2017
On January 27, 2017, UNDP participated as a co-organizer in a roundtable dedicated to “Uzbekistan’s Five-Area Development Action Strategy for 2017-2021”.
UNDP Facilitates Сapacity Building Trainings for Refrigeration Specialists
Jan 20, 2017
Four refrigeration specialists from Uzbekistan representing private sector and academia participated in the international training for trainers on “Safe handling of Propane (R290) as ozone depleting substances -free refrigerant” held in Springe, Germany.
UN Agencies launch a joint programme to mitigate environmental crisis in the Aral Sea Region
Jan 12, 2017
Human induced activities more often become the reason for man-made environmental disasters. In Central Asia the chief among them is the Aral Sea disaster and desertification. It has had serious socio-economic impact on the livelihoods of millions. The issue of mitigating the Aral Sea disaster for population affected is vital and critical not only for Uzbekistan, but also for the Eurasian region.
Results of UNDP Project for enhancement of lawmaking and RIA were summed up
Dec 23, 2016
On December 23, 2016, a Project Board Meeting of the UNDP Project "Support to the Enhancement of Law-making, Rule-making and Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA)" was held in Poytakht Business Center to discuss the project's overall results achieved during operating period (2014 - 2016) and plans for the next phase.
Time to sum up and set further tasks
Dec 22, 2016
On December 22, 2016 in the conference room of Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan a session of the Interagency Work Group was held focused on the analysis of the progress of implementation of the joint Project of Supreme Court, USAID and UNDP named “Rule of law partnership in Uzbekistan”.
UNDP E-Government Promotion Project Presented Results for 2016
Dec 9, 2016
On December 9, 2016, the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan hosted a Project Board Meeting of the UNDP Project "E-Government Promotion for Improved Public Service Delivery". The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the project's results in 2016 and plans for the next year.
Implementing accessible and convenient e-services: experience of Latvia discussed
Dec 9, 2016
Latvia has succeeded in improving the quality of public service delivery through effective and rational introduction of ICT in public administration. Today, 96% of businesses and over 73% of population in Latvia have access to high-speed Internet. More than 60% of population prefers digital form of getting public services and this figure is growing annually. In this regard, learning best Latvian practices in promoting e-services is interesting for Uzbekistan.