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  • International Photo Contest on Climate Change and Ozone Winners Announced Sep 11, 2017

    The announcement ceremony of the winners of the international photo contest on climate change and ozone layer and a photo exhibition of winning photographs was held at the Art Gallery in Tashkent.

  • Partners discuss development challenges, opportunities in Central Asia Sep 1, 2017

    Representatives of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Central Asia and the European Union (EU) discussed in Brussels the development challenges and opportunities, and their future collaboration in the region.

  • Gender financing to promote women's entrepreneurship Aug 15, 2017

    On August 15, a two-day seminar on gender aspects of financing small business for representatives of 28 commercial banks kicked off in Tashkent. The seminar was organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry-UNDP ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)' project jointly with the Women's Committee and the Central Bank. The seminar aims to empower women in Uzbekistan.

  • Meeting with UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative Aug 3, 2017

    On 3 August 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Komilov received Helena Fraser appointed UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan.

  • Farmers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan are invited to the land laser levelling workshop Jul 28, 2017

    A five-day workshop titled “Piloting resource conservation agrotechnologies with demonstration of land laser leveling technology in the Republic of Karakalpakstan” will be held in the Chimbay district of the Republic of Karakalpakstan. Around 50 farmers and representatives of dekhkan communities from the Chimbay, Kegeyli and Muynak districts are invited to participate in the workshop. Similar training workshops were connducted in the Kanlikul and Takhtakupir project pilot districts in April 2017 with the participation of 120 farmers and dekhkans, of which five were female farmers.

  • Preventing surface run-off and improving irrigation in Uzbekistan’s Zaamin region Jul 12, 2017

    On hillside properties like Hulkar Pistasi, in the Zaamin district of Djizakh region, two challenges include how to keep crops watered in the steep, dry environment, and how to keep nutrients in the soil while also making decent profits.

  • Widening the geographical coverage of the E-SUD system Jun 12, 2017

    As of May 1, 2017, about 90 thousand statements and statements of claim have been received by inter-district civil courts of Tashkent city and Tashkent region via the E-SUD national electronic case management system (http://v3.esud.uz/), which is 7.5 times over the same period last year.

  • Invitation to take part in discussions of modernization of the local governance system Jun 1, 2017

    On June 14, 2017, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan jointly with the United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan is organizing an international scientific-practical conference "Modernization of local governance system: foreign experience and reforms in Uzbekistan".

  • Uzbekistan: New Approaches to Protect the Environment May 31, 2017

    On 31 May, the Press Club held a launch meeting for Ecoweek 2017 in Uzbekistan. The meeting featured panel speakers Uktam Utayev, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Environmental Protection, Boriy Alikhanov, Vice Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, and Farid Garakhanov, UNDP Resident Representative a.i. It was also attended by deputies of the Parliament’s Legislative Chamber, representatives from various government ministries and institutions, NGOs, and national and international media accredited in Uzbekistan.

  • UNDP launches new initiatives on the development of women's entrepreneurships in Uzbekistan May 29, 2017

    The project of the CCI and UNDP ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase-III)’ launches a new component to expand legal and economic opportunities for the development of women's entrepreneurships in Uzbekistan.