UNDP in Uzbekistan – National Project Coordinators Meeting
Jun 10, 2014
UNDP in Uzbekistan has held its annual National Project Coordinators (NPC) meeting - a key opportunity to take into account the successes gained by national projects both individually and within programmatic areas, and to identify possible future challenges to UNDP’s work. The event was also an important occasion to overview key objectives within the UNDP Strategic Plan for 2014-2017.
Registering Businesses Online: A Progressive Step Forward in Improving Uzbekistan’s Business Environment
Mar 5, 2014
According to the law, state registration of enterprises and entrepreneurs as business entities is a starting point for any business. Given that the state registration for businesses is mandatory, the number of entrepreneurs is rising, and that technologies are spreading at a high speed, the President of Uzbekistan arranged to simplify business registration process (see Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated 18.07.2012 № UP - 4455).
Inclusive Business: An Opportunity Where Everybody Wins!
Mar 5, 2014
Businesses nowadays seek ways of becoming more active, innovative, and responsive to changes, and big potential for entrepreneurial development lies where it is not usually searched- among low income, vulnerable or marginalised layers of population. This led to the emergence of the ‘Inclusive Business’ concept, which is getting a lot of attention from companies nowadays.
Commemorating Richard Conroy (1947-2004)
Jan 13, 2014
Today in 2004, the then UN Secretary General Kofi Annan expressed the sense of loss the UN system felt after Richard Conroy’s passing. “Richard was not only an exceptionally dedicated and talented colleague – he was also a thoroughly decent human being.”
UNDP is Fostering the Development of e-Government in Uzbekistan
Dec 13, 2013
On November 29, 2013, a working meeting took place between representatives of the State Committee for Communications, Informatization and Telecommunication Technologies (SCCITT) and UNDP Uzbekistan to assess the new Joint project entitled ‘Promotion of e-Government to improve the quality of public services’.
Introduction of ICT in Employment and Social Protection
Dec 10, 2013
Joint press conference of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan (UNDP) on introduction of ICT in the area of employment and social protection of population was held today at the National Press Centre of Uzbekistan.
‘Thank You’ Community Award Ceremony
Dec 10, 2013
“Much of the world is accelerating progress in responding to HIV…There is still much to do. If we want a future free of AIDS we will need continued investment, commitment and innovation to reach the vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths” – stated UN Secretary-General in his message on the World AIDS Day.
Iker Casillas Encourages Youth in Uzbekistan to Volunteer
Dec 5, 2013
The 5th of December is the day when the world is celebrating International Volunteer Day.
First Step Towards Institutionalizing Volunteering in Uzbekistan
Dec 3, 2013
On December 3, on the eve of International Volunteer Day, a high level round table was held in Nukus to discuss the concept of institutionalizing volunteerism in the area, and to reach an agreement on how to carry out the planned activities.
Break Barriers, Open Doors: For An Inclusive Society For All
Dec 3, 2013
More than 1 billion of us live with disabilities. We must remove all barriers that affect the inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in society, including through changing attitudes that fuel stigma and institutionalize discrimination.