Press releases
  • Mininfocom and UNDP to Work on Strengthening of the E-Governance Uzbekistan Oct 17, 2017

    Minfinkom and UNDP have launched a joint project “Public Administration Reforms and Digital Transformation”. This new initiative is aimed at assisting the government in carrying out reforms in the field of public administration and providing quality public services.

  • UN Resident Coordinator visited Karakalpakstan Oct 14, 2017

    From 12-14 October 2017 Helena Fraser, UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan and Olivier Chave, Ambassador of Switzerland in Uzbekistan visited the Republic of Karakalpakstan to familiarize with the current situation in the region and efforts of the Government to prevent the consequences of the environmental crisis; measures for adaptation to the climate change as well as the UN activities in Karakalpakstan. The visit was organized by the UN Joint Programme “Building the resilience of communities affected by the Aral Sea disaster through a Multi-Partner Human Security Fund for the Aral Sea”, funded by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security.

  • UNDP and Goskomecology to Launch a New High-Mountain Ecosystem Sustainability Initiative in Uzbekistan Sep 21, 2017

    The snow leopard, a globally acknowledged symbol of Central Asian mountains, lives in hard-t-reach areas of Uzbekistan. Its habitat – the mountains of Western Tien Shan and Pamir Alai – are highly significant for global biodiversity and sustainable livelihoods but, unfortunately, suffer from multiple serious threats. These, primarily, include continuous pasture and forest degradation caused by unsustainable use of natural resources. The new project of the Government of Uzbekistan and United Nations Development Programme sets ambitious targets to overcome and reduce the impact of these negative factors.

  • 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 (, which is 7.5 times over the same period last year.

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