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  • Continuous education of judges, court personnel and candidate judges: foreign and national best practicesJul 22, 2016A round table discussion on international and national best practices of continuous education of judges and court personnel was held at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The round table was organized by the joint project of the Supreme Court, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United Nations Development Programme “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan” within the framework of international consultancy of expert on the rule of law and access to justice Joanna Brooks (United Kingdom).

  • How Best to Promote E-Government in Uzbekistan?Jun 17, 2016This was the main topic of the workshop for PR-specialists of government agencies, which gathered at “Poytakht” Business Center to discuss the role of communications in promoting E-Government.

  • Journalists’ take on the judicial reformJun 9, 2016The Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, with the support of the joint project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Development Programme “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan”, announces a media contest titled “Journalists’ take on the judicial reform” on the best coverage of the judicial reform in the country, aimed at promoting new legislative acts and improving the legal awareness of the society.

  • UNDP supports Government of Uzbekistan in implementation of Regulatory Impact AssessmentJun 1, 2016Today, UNDP in Uzbekistan through its projects, particularly “Support to enhancement of lawmaking, rulemaking and regulatory impact assessment” Project supports efforts of Government of Uzbekistan to enhance lawmaking and regulatory environment.

  • Information and communication technologies and the judicial system of UzbekistanMay 27, 2016The foreign experience of application of information and communication technologies (ICT) by courts, in particular, the experience of such technological leaders as Singapore, Korea, Malaysia, Germany and Estonia shows that introduction of new technologies allows to improve performance of courts by optimizing their working processes. More specifically, by using electronic document management systems the courts were able to reduce the number of actions taken by judges and court personnel. The introduction of e-justice has helped to resolve the numerous issues of the judicial system, in particular it has allowed to reduce the terms of consideration of applications of citizens, to ensure interaction and data exchange between agencies, and created conditions for automatic collection of analytical data on activities of the courts.

  • Importance of Administrative Procedures in Delivering Quality Public ServicesMay 10, 2016Clearly defined administrative procedures are essential for the provision of public services.

  • Practical Manual on Regulatory Impact Assessment has been published by UNDP in UzbekistanMay 2, 2016A Practical Manual on Regulatory Impact Assessment was recently prepared and published within the framework of UNDP “Support to enhancement of lawmaking, rulemaking and regulatory impact assessment” project in cooperation with Institute for Monitoring of Current Legislation under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • 1966-2016: 50 years since the Tashkent EarthquakeApr 30, 2016Exactly 50 years ago, on April 26, 1966, at 5:23 am local time, a devastating earthquake occurred in Tashkent leaving homeless more than 300 thousand people out of 1.5 million of Tashkent residents. The capital was completely reconstructed over three and a half years. Entire residential areas have been erected in the suburbs of the city; older residential quarters in the centre of damaged Tashkent have been newly built up; new satellite-town Sputnik has emerged. Altogether, more than 1 million square meters of housing, schools, social, cultural, and administrative facilities have been built at that time.

  • “UzTrade” Electronic Trade Platform: Expanding opportunities for exporters in UzbekistanApr 26, 2016UNDP’s Aid for Trade project, jointly with the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade of Uzbekistan (MFERIT) have finalized the development of the ‘UzTrade’ electronic trade platform. To launch the new portal, local partners and entrepreneurs have been invited to the Presentation to be held at the ‘Wyndham’ Hotel on May 3, 2016.

  • Starting a Business: What has changedApr 26, 2016In 2015 in terms of ‘Starting a Business’ Uzbekistan was ranked 65 out of 189 economies in World Bank’s “Doing Business-2016” report. Two years ago, in 2014, Doing Business recorded 7 procedures required to register a new company and start operations, which took 7.5 days and costed 3.3% of GNI per capita. Last year, only 5 procedures were required, cost and time to complete those procedures were 3.4% of GNI per capita and 6.5 days accordingly. Uzbekistan climbed 22 positions up to 42nd place in 2015, compared to 2014.