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  • 16 Sep 2013
    A Training Course for Dog Handlers from Central Asia started in Tashkent

    The Regional advanced training course for twenty practicing dog handlers from border management agencies representing Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan started today.

  • 04 Sep 2013
    Upgrading Uzbekistan’s Civil Service System

    Public administration reform is a key component of UNDP’s work around the globe, and is the focus of 500 projects in 124 countries worldwide. In Uzbekistan the agency is contributing to the establishment of an effective, transparent and accountable public administration system at central and local levels, while providing professional expertise and assistance to the government, bodies of state authority and administration, and civil society institutions.

  • 01 Sep 2013
    Celebrating the 22nd Anniversary of Uzbekistan's Independence

    22 years ago, on the 1st of September, 1991, Uzbekistan became an independent nation and opened a new chapter in its history. In this relatively short period of time, through a process of gradual reforms, the country has achieved important milestones in moving forward its socio-economic development agenda.

  • 27 Aug 2013
    Partnerships for Better Governance

    A meeting has been conducted between Mr. Stefan Priesner, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan, and Mr. Farrukh Mukhamedov, Director of the Institute for Monitoring of Current Legislation under the President of Uzbekistan, in order to strengthen dialogue and cooperation between UNDP and its government partners.

  • 13 Aug 2013
    ‘Social Enterprise - Social Services - Social Society’ - Contest for Journalists

    Together with the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan, UNDP has announced the ‘Social Enterprise - Social Services – Social Society’ contest.

  • 12 Aug 2013
    The Countdown until the adoption of the Budget Code has started

    The Budget Code of Uzbekistan, developed by an interagency working group of specialists from government agencies and independent experts was presented on 12 August 2013 at the 'Poytakht' Business Centre.

  • 02 Aug 2013
    Managing Results Achieved by Karakalpakstan’s Public Sector

    From the 1st to the 2nd of August 2013, a training on ‘Results-based Management’ was conducted for representatives of regional and local government, as part of the UN Joint Programme ‘Sustaining Livelihoods Affected by the Aral Sea Disaster’.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Applying the Human Security Concept in Karakalpakstan’s Public Sector

    The need for improved human security in Uzbekistan’s vulnerable Karakalpakstan region was recognised on the 1st of August, during a regional workshop on the human security concept.

  • 29 Jul 2013
    Enhancing the Accounting and Payment Systems of Public Utility Companies

    Following the success of its first three years, the UNDP ‘Local Governance Support: Participation and Partnership’ project has been requested to provide assistance in ensuring that the administration of utility services in Uzbekistan’s capital of Tashkent remain effective and transparent.

  • 19 Jul 2013
    Scaling up the Pistachio Industry in Uzbekistan

    Bastamkul Saidkulov is one of many farmers working in Uzbekistan’s arid regions who face problems related to poor-quality soil and lack of rain, and have had to seek new approaches of overcoming these problems.

  • 16 Jul 2013
    Talking about Local Governance

    Now in its third year of operation, the ‘Local Governance Support: Participation and Partnership’ project has substantially improved the transparency and accessibility of Uzbekistan’s local governance. The project’s impact and scale-up until 2017 was the focus of a board meeting held on the 12th of June, 2013.

  • 04 Jul 2013
    Tourism - Key for Local Development

    For sustainable tourism to remain an important driver behind Uzbekistan’s economy, it is important that a supportive legislative environment can continue to be strengthened.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    UNDP is the Principal Recipient of the Next Phase of the Global Fund Grant

    The Republic of Uzbekistan is currently preparing a request for the renewal of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for Phase 2 (2014-2016) of the HIV Project. Last month the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting of the Multisectorial Expert Council on HIV, TB and Malaria (MEC).

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Good marketing as a factor for boosting sales

    A recent training provided entrepreneurs and craftspeople with the knowledge and skills needed to market their products to expanding customer bases.

  • 20 Jun 2013
    Uzbek Delegation Learns Best Anti-Corruption Practices in Hong Kong and Singapore

    UNDP organised a study tour to Hong Kong and Singapore for 10 representatives of key state authorities of Uzbekistan, to study best practices for improving legal systems and anti-corruption measures, and for ensuring the transparency and independence of judiciary systems.

  • 13 Jun 2013
    Launch of the first Café Scientifique in Uzbekistan

    The ‘Café Scientifique’ is a great opportunity for students, professors and researchers to talk about scientific topics in an accessible and understandable way. The principle of Café Scientifique is scientific knowledge for the price of a cup of coffee!

  • 05 Jun 2013
    EcoWeek 2013: A Healthier Environment Means a Better Future

    It was in 2011 that UNDP and the UN office in Uzbekistan joined its national partners in organising the first EcoWeek, an event that commemorated World Environment Day on the 5th of June, and helped government officials, business owners and members of the public understand that they themselves can play a direct, constructive role in sustaining their nation’s environment.

  • 04 Jun 2013
    EcoWeek 2013: Witnessing Water Management in Action

    In Uzbekistan’s dry Kashkadarya region, ensuring effective water management and addressing environmental problems are both crucial to agricultural development.

  • 03 Jun 2013
    EcoWeek 2013: New Visions of Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development

    In recognition of EcoWeek 2013, on the 3rd of June the Navoi region hosted a forum on ‘Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development’, an opportunity for representatives of government ministries and national companies to share their thoughts and opinions about the important topic.

  • 31 May 2013
    UNDP Uzbekistan and the Independent Institute for Monitoring the Formation of Civil Society Widen Cooperation

    “By working together — NGOs, business, philanthropic groups, the United Nations and other international agencies — we can leverage our efforts and resources. Together, in close coordination and cooperation, we can achieve outsized results on virtually every aspect of our shared agenda.” Ban Ki Moon