Participate in the European Commission Programme and win a scholarship
Nov 18, 2016
Are you an undergraduate student in the field of agriculture and water management? Do you want to contribute to managing water resources in the country? You have a great chance to participate in the European Union Programme to win a scholarship to a European-recognized University in Water Management! Limited places are available!
MIT.UZ Open Data Challenge 2016 contest will take place in Tashkent
Nov 17, 2016
On November 24-27 in Tashkent will take place an annual contest to develop applications using open government data –MIT.UZ Open Data Challenge 2016. The contest is organized by the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan, UNDP Uzbekistan, «Electronic Government» System Development Center, Public Youth Movement "Kamolot", Inha University in Tashkent and UZINFOCOM Center.
UNDP and national partners to foster cooperation on human rights in Uzbekistan
Nov 11, 2016
Uzbekistan is state-party to more than 70 international human rights instruments, including 6 (ICERD, ICCPR, ICESCR, CEDAW, CAT, CRC) out of the 9 core UN human rights conventions as well as 4 optional protocols. After ratification of these conventions, Uzbekistan had taken a number of legislative and institutional measures taking into account the recommendations of the UN Treaty Bodies on human rights and Universal Periodic Review (UPR). In particular, the Parliament of Uzbekistan has adopted many legislative acts regulating fundamental human rights and freedoms.
Improving public services quality and access to public information
Oct 31, 2016
United Nations Development Programme in collaboration with local khokimiyats and other concerned departments implemented a project in Jizzakh, Namangan and Tashkent regions aimed to improve public services procedure to businesses on the principle of “one window” and increase transparency of local governments. The project was financed by the grant of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom.
Improved relations between Mass Media and Judiciary
Oct 19, 2016
In order to ensure the openness of information on civil courts activities Presidium of the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan has approved a Regulation on rules of presence of mass media at open court sessions of civil courts on September 19, 2016. The Regulation was developed within the framework of the joint Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan Project of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This document promotes further improving courts and mass media interaction.
Win a new tablet!
Oct 13, 2016
On the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan and UNDP in Uzbekistan announce the contest for the best knowledge of the Dos and Don'ts during natural disaster emergencies.
UNDP supports enhancement of quality of services for lonely elderly and PWDs
Sep 29, 2016
The issues of social protection and support to vulnerable population were in the focus of social policy of Uzbekistan from early 90th. In particular adopted in May 28 of 1991 Resolution of Cabinet of Ministers #145 «About additional measures on social protection of lonely pensioners» established a number of benefits together with the set of goods provided to lonely elderly for free. This decision played particular role for maintenance of living standards of the most vulnerable part of population to overcome economic hardship after collapse of former Soviet Union.
ICT Week 2016 was held in close partnership with UNDP in Uzbekistan
Sep 23, 2016
From September 19 to 23, the main event in the area of information technologies and communication in Uzbekistan - annual “ICT WEEK Uzbekistan” was held in Tashkent. The key events of the Week – ICT SUMMIT and ICT FORUM – featured heads of public administration bodies, businesses, organizations in the ICT sphere, as well as foreign experts and representatives of international organizations, IT companies and more than 800 listeners.
Laws should be sufficiently specific to ensure meaningful regulations
Sep 22, 2016
An international workshop “Urgent issues for further enhancement of evaluation of draft legislation” on September 22, 2016 brought together a broad range of experts in the fields of law and policy, as well as representatives of the government and diplomatic community in Tashkent.
‘Single window’ centres simplify obtaining construction permits for entrepreneurs
Sep 19, 2016
Doing business is often associated with construction of new facilities (including cafes, restaurants, beauty salons, pharmacies, hotels); facade renovation or reconstruction of existing buildings, including the transfer of residential premises to non-residential category. According to the national legislation, special permits should be obtained from authorized government bodies to undertake such work.