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  • ‘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.

  • Efforts underway for implementation of social services’ standards Sep 6, 2016

    Training workshop dedicated to introduction of standards of social services for lonely elderly and people with disabilities was conducted in Tashkent. The seminar was organized by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the assistance of the United Nations Development Program for management staff of social assistance units of regional and district healthcare associations of Tashkent city and Tashkent Region, staff of the National Center for Rehabilitation and Prosthetics and Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • Garment Design Center starts operating in Namangan Aug 26, 2016

    On August 26, 2016, the Garment Design Center was officially opened in Namangan, marking the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Uzbekistan’s independence. As an investment of financial and technological resources, the centre will help establish a strong textile brand for the Namangan Region. It will also offer essential on-the-job experience, particularly for young women, thereby improving their employment opportunities and living standards.

  • International Workshop for civil servants on Ethical code of conduct Aug 18, 2016

    On August 18, 2016 Tashkent hosted an International Workshop “Compliance with Ethical Code of Conduct as a prerequisite for effective public administration”, jointly organized by the Prosecutor General Office of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the assistance of UNDP and OSCE Project Coordinator Office in Uzbekistan.

  • Uzbekistan advanced 20 positions in UN e-Government Ranking Aug 11, 2016

    On July 30, 2016 the United Nations published another review of e-government development in the world for 2016 (UN E-Government Survey 2016), entitled "E-Government for Sustainable Development». This survey is conducted every two years by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs since 2003 and is one of the most well regarded rankings of e-government in 193 countries.

  • Continuous education of judges, court personnel and candidate judges: foreign and national best practices Jul 22, 2016

    A 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, 2016

    This 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 reform Jun 9, 2016

    The 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 Assessment Jun 1, 2016

    Today, 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 Uzbekistan May 27, 2016

    The 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.