#WorldYouSee: What’s your vision?Oct 2, 2015In recognition of the newly adopted and transformative 2030 Development Agenda/SDGs and the tremendous influence and roles that young men and women play in human development and societal transformation, we are pleased to announce the launch of the #worldyousee visual image contest on the Global Goals for young men and women!
Improving the system of accounting and reporting for the public sector on the basis of the IPSASSep 23, 2015Improving the system of accounting and reporting for the public sector on the basis of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) is one of the directions of the budget system reform in Uzbekistan.
US Delegation learns first-hand the progress in E-SUD scaling-upSep 15, 2015For the past 2 years, the Zangiata Interdistrict Civil Court has successfully been using the E-SUD case management system. The E-SUD system is supporting judges and court staff in their constant need to maintain user-friendly court services in today’s dynamic environment. E-SUD allows citizens to file cases to courts from anywhere through a web-based service – all you need is access to the Internet.The system tracks all developments and updates on the submitted cases, allowing receipt of case related information, including court’s determinations and decisions by court users quickly in an electronic form.
Agroforestry and sustainable pistachio productionSep 11, 2015Bastamkul lives in the area of typical arid foothills, with around 300 mm of precipitation annually. There are more than 400,000 ha of such lands across Uzbekistan - 9 out of 12 provinces of the country. People in such areas are usually engaged in rain-fed agriculture, growing oilseed crops or wheat and livestock breeding. The productivity of these lands is very low. Severe overgrazing is a common and widespread problem that wipes out any chance for re-vegetation of any tree and most grass plants. No vegetation is the first driving factor for land degradation and destruction of productive lands and thus leads to loss of income by people.
Public ProcurementSep 10, 2015Public procurement is the acquisition of goods and services for government needs partially or entirely at the expense of the state budget. Public procurement is important as it provides the public sector, including schools, hospitals, and other institutions, with all necessary goods and services of high quality, in the right quantities and at affordable prices.
Reviving the craftsmanship traditions Sep 9, 2015In order to improve the social welfare in the regions of Uzbekistan, support economic stability and ensure employment of population, especially employment of women, UNDP, with the government support, takes various initiatives both on the regional and the republican scale integrating local and foreign specialists for conducting master classes, trainings and workshops for rural population.
Competition-based enrolment to Uzbek civil service is under discussionSep 8, 2015The Draft Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan on Measures to Further Improve Recruitment to National and Local Government Bodies, Professional Development, Roster Formation has been placed on the Single portal of interactive government services for public discussion. (https://my.gov.uz/ru/getPublicService/332?item_id=261&action=view )
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.
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.
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.
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- O‘zbekistonda ilk bor "IdeaLab" startap akseleratsiya-oldi dasturi ishga tushirilmoqda. http://www.uz.undp.org/content/uzbekistan/uz/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/100/02/_idealab_---laboratory-where-ideas-are-turned-into-start-up-proj/ 14 hours ago
- "We women do not stop." Read one woman's account of how she is taking on big trade in Uzbekistan: on.undp.org/SQc3h 14 hours ago
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