• From Namangan with Love Apr 16, 2018

    Every morning after finishing up her household work Samiya Juraeva takes a bus from her hometown in Turakurgan to start work at 8 a.m as a craftsperson in Namangan. Samia Juraeva started her work at the ‘Rozdil Charm Savdo’ factory in 2014 specializing in the production of purses. Back then, she performed only the simplest work - attaching accessories to ready-made bags.

  • Entrepreneurs invited to take part in a survey on doing business in Uzbekistan Mar 27, 2018

    UNDP jointly with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan and the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan are conducting a survey among entrepreneurs on the conditions of doing business in the country.

  • New innovative approaches in the effective management of water resources Mar 19, 2018

    More than 15 demonstrative projects by students included innovative ideas on effective and efficient management of water resources and water saving technologies.

  • Empower, Motivate, Innovate, Create. Mar 16, 2018

    More than 110 young women and girls from Tashkent improved their knowledge and skills in information technologies and innovations in a special event within the framework of Women Techmakers 2018 International Women’s Day Celebration (IWD), on March 11, 2018 at Inha University in Tashkent.

  • Local communities in Karakalpakstan to implement adaptation measures Mar 16, 2018

    More than 210 representatives of rural citizens' assemblies, district khokimiyats, farmers and journalists attended four-day training on interaction of local authorities and local communities in implementing adaptation measures at the landscape level, held in Kanlykol, Muynak, Takhtakupir, Chimbay and Kegeyli districts of Karakalpakstan from March 12 to March 16, 2018.

  • The UN supports implementation of public-private partnership in Uzbekistan Mar 16, 2018

    More than 20 experts from UNCITRAL, UNECE, EBRD, representatives of the private sector from Ukraine, Switzerland, the Russian Federation, and the Kyrgyz Republic participated in a workshop held in Tashkent to share experience in implementing public private partnership (PPP) and provide recommendations to partners in Uzbekistan.

  • Transforming stereotypes, motivating women Mar 13, 2018

    “We used every opportunity we had to promote our idea, from social media to birthday parties. But many people still can’t think of women as being IT specialists.”

  • The Coca-Cola Foundation is investing $100,000 to improve water supply systems in the Takhtakupir district of Karakalpakstan within the UN Joint Programme on the Aral Sea Feb 26, 2018

    According to the United Nations, currently more than 40% of the world’s population suffers from water scarcity, 884 million people lack access to safe drinking water and over 1.7 billion living in river basins need additional sources of freshwater.

  • GLOBALG.A.P. certification becomes more affordable for agricultural producers in Uzbekistan Jan 29, 2018

    National standard of Good Agricultural Practice (G.A.P. – Good Agricultural Practice) based on requirements of GLOBALG.A.P. has been developed and introduced in Uzbekistan. Now, local companies planning to enter global market can obtain international GLOBALG.A.P. certificates spending less time and money.

  • How to promote and facilitate investment in Uzbekistan? Dec 26, 2017

    40 representatives of ministries, free economic zones and small industrial zones participated in a two-day training workshop on promoting and facilitating foreign direct investment in Uzbekistan. The workshop was facilitated by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) trainers and aimed at introducing state partners to best world practices of doing business and working with investors.

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