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  • UNDP and national partners discussed measures to improve the business environment May 2, 2017

    On May 2, 2017, a joint project of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and UNDP 'Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)' held a round table on further improving the business environment and raising Uzbekistan’s ranking in the World Bank's ‘Doing Business’ report.

  • Caring about Earth – Universal Contribution to the Sustainable Future Apr 28, 2017

    These days a series of events dedicated to the International Earth Day were held in Tashkent and the regions. The events were held everywhere with involvement of the academia, ministries, agencies, social institutions, businesses, and most importantly, those, for whom caring about the environment is equivalent to the care about own home, about the bright and clear future. Children from the Mehribonlik home # 30 decided to make their contribution to the common initiative. The idea of hashar (community work) involving experts and environmentalists was supported by the organizations such as UNDP, State Committee for Environmental Protection.

  • E-SUD to be launched in Fergana valley Apr 25, 2017

    About 130 court chairpersons, judges, heads of offices of inter-district civil courts, public utilities and state tax inspection employees, as well as lawyers of Andijan, Namangan and Ferghana regions participated in specialized trainings to further increase the use of the National information case management system E-SUD. The events were conducted within the joint project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • Effective land management requires involvement of the community Apr 21, 2017

    The experts and national partners of the of joint UNDP project Reducing Pressure on Natural Resources from Competing Land Use on Non-irrigated Dry Mountainous, Semi-desert, and Desert Landscapes of Uzbekistan project of the United Nations Development Programme, Global Environmental Facility, and the State Committee on Land Resources, Geodesy, Cartography, and State Cadastre (Yergeodezcadastre) of Uzbekistan reviewed the issues related to legal, economic, and environmental aspects of rational use of land resources and their conservation.

  • National Transparency Index Reveals Most Open Government Institutions in Uzbekistan Apr 19, 2017

    National Transparency Index of Uzbekistan published ranking of 47 government agencies on how open and transparent their activities are from the viewpoint of citizens as required by the Law on Transparency. The joint project of UNDP and Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications on electronic government promotion supported the Public Transparency Council of Uzbekistan in developing the methodology to calculate the index and guidelines on transparency for government agencies.

  • Functional review to improve the civil courts in Uzbekistan Apr 18, 2017

    The Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan hosted an international Round Table entitled ‘Further enhancement of activities of civil courts - priority area of judicial and legal reforms’, organized in the framework of the joint project of the Supreme Court, USAID and UNDP ‘Rule of Law partnership in Uzbekistan’.

  • Development of the Aral Sea region – priority area of cooperation Apr 14, 2017

    On 13-14 April 2017, representatives of diplomatic corps and international organizations accredited in Uzbekistan, representatives of ministries, agencies, national and regional mass media took part in the field trip to the Republic of Karakalpakstan organized within the UN Joint Programme “Building the resilience of communities affected by the Aral Sea disaster through the Multi-Partner Human Security Fund for the Aral Sea”. The trip was aimed at showcasing the results of the first phase of the UN Joint Programme, raise the awareness of participants on importance of concerted efforts in support to development of the Aral Sea region and aiming at expanded donor assistance to the region through the proposed Multi-Partner Human Security Fund for Aral Sea region.

  • Experts from Uzbekistan learned the mid-term budgeting experience of the Czech Republic Apr 7, 2017

    In April 3-7, 2017 UNDP “Local Governance Support Programme/Phase II” (LGSP-II) organized a study tour on “Midterm Budgeting at Regional Level” for high and mid level specialists from the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy, Jizzakh, Tashkent and Namangan regional khokimiyats.

  • Specialists from Uzbekistan enhanced knowledge on use of natural refrigerants Mar 31, 2017

    Refrigeration specialists from Uzbekistan took part in the international training organized in the city of Rottenburg am Neckar (Germany) on 27-31 March 2017.

  • World Water Day Celebrated in Uzbekistan Mar 23, 2017

    From March 16-22 the joint project of EU and United Nations Development Programme ‘Technical Capacity Building’ of the European Union’s Sustainable Water Management in Uzbekistan’s Rural Areas Programme organized awareness raising events to celebrate the World Water Day.