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  • Promoting the development of startup projects in UzbekistanSep 3, 2015The Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted the presentation of the pilot initiative on supporting the first pre-acceleration program in Uzbekistan. The initiative is expected to provide technical assistance to young entrepreneurs with innovative startup ideas in the field of information communication technologies.

  • Stefan Priesner: The Message on the 24th Anniversary of Uzbekistan’s IndependenceAug 31, 2015I am pleased to congratulate you all on behalf of the UN family in Uzbekistan on this important occasion – 24th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence! This year is equally important for the UN as we mark 22successful years of cooperation with the government of Uzbekistan. And this gives me an opportunity to dwell on some key areas of our cooperation and the results that define its success.

  • Social services will become more targeted and efficient Aug 27, 2015The Cabinet of Ministers issued on 10 August 2015 its resolution ‘on measures to strengthen targeted social protection and support for the lonely elderly and people with disabilities’ to implement the Presidential order under the national ‘Year of Care for the Elderly’ program. The resolution extends the list of people who are eligible for public social services and support, introduces new types of services and new procedures to provide these services.

  • UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage on the run up to Paris summitAug 27, 2015UNDP has launched today a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments alike across vulnerable developing countries worldwide.

  • Focusing on the new practices of sustainable land useAug 26, 2015A two-day workshop focused on discussion of structural components of the integrated planning of natural resources use will take place in the Khokimiyat of Karakul district, Bukhara region, on August 26-27.

  • Nadejda's farm gives hope for more biogas in UzbekistanAug 26, 2015The problem of energy is one of the most vital in Uzbekistan, especially in rural areas. Many villages are connected to the centralized gas distribution grid but hardly any gas is supplied during the cold seasons of the year. Those who can afford it buy coal, while most that cannot afford coal rely on wood for heating and cooking, thus contributing to deforestation and releasing CO2 emissions.

  • Welcome to take part in HackathonAug 25, 2015If you are software developer, graphic designer, analyst, journalist, manager or simply an active member of society, we welcome you to take part in Hackathon!

  • Biodiversity: A way to sustainabilityAug 24, 2015‘Biological diversity’ means the variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems. (The UN Convention on Biological Diversity).

  • Integrated Planning to Use Natural Resources: Key Components Aug 19, 2015A two-day workshop focusing on the sctructural componets of integrated planning to use natural resources will take place at the Khokimiyat of the Zaamin District on August 19-20. The organizer of the event is the joint UNDP/GEF/Covernment of Uzbekistan project ‘Reducing Pressures on Natural Resources from Competing Land Use in Non-Irrigated Arid Mountain, Semi-Desert and Desert Landscapes of Uzbekistan’.

  • Budget Code: Testing is UnderwayAug 18, 2015In December 2013 the Law "On approval of the Budget Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan" was adopted. The Budget Code is a law which defines the basis of the budgetary system, its structure, principles, legal relations, the foundations of the budgetary process and inter-budgetary relations. It consolidates the country's basic laws in this area, including the Law "On budget system" and "On treasury execution of the State Budget"; it organizes and coordinates the rules and regulations stipulated in various regulations, provides clear concepts and definitions used in the budget legislation, creates the basis for introducing new methods and tools in the budget process, as well as for adapting international standards and norms.