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  • 22 May 2014
    Сelebration of the Biological Diversity Day

    The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Nature Protection, Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme supported by UNDP in Uzbekistan held an information seminar dedicated to the Сelebration of the Biological Diversity Day.

  • 15 May 2014
    The role of NGOs in preparation for the ratification and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities discussed during the roundtable

    On May 7, 2014 United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan in partnership with the National Human Rights Centre (NHRC) and the Uzbek Society of Disabled Persons organized a round table on: 'The role of NGOs in preparation for the ratification and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities'.

  • 25 Apr 2014
    UNDP will assist Government of Uzbekistan in modernization of regulatory policy

    A new joint project between the United Nations Development Programme and the Institute for Monitoring of Current Legislation under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan entitled "Support to Enhancement of Lawmaking, Rulemaking and RIA" was successfully discussed

  • 23 Apr 2014
    UNDP’s new pilot region for local governance modernization

    United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative in Uzbekistan Stefan Priesner discussed with the Khokim of Tashkent Region, Senator Akhmadjon Usmanov the cooperation within the Local Governance Support Programme Phase -2, jointly implemented with the UNDP and Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan.

  • 18 Apr 2014
    Regional Integrated Water Management

    In his opening speech, UN Resident Coordinator Stefan Priesner highlighted the need for the further promotion of integrated water resources management in a regional context, a focus in which sister agency UNRCCA is particularly active. He highlighted the need for regional cooperation in the management of water resources as of paramount importance regional sustainable development.

  • 28 Mar 2014
    Call for applications for participation at the Summer School 2014 on Human Development

    UNDP in Uzbekistan announces registration of applicants for Summer School on human development 2014. The main objective of the Summer School on human development 2014 is to equip participants with understanding of trends of human development at global, regional and national levels, to review tools to explore measurements of human development, including the Millennium Development Goals

  • 19 Mar 2014
    Meeting with staff of the ‘CNPC Silk Road Group LLC’ company

    The ‘CNPC Silk Road Group LLC’ company is one of the partners of the ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity into Uzbekistan’s Oil and Gas Sector Policies and Operations’ project which is the joint project of UNDP/GEF/Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • 28 Feb 2014
    Regional Training-of-Trainers Course for Staff of Border Management Agencies in Central Asia

    The five-day Regional Training-of-Trainers workshop, organised by the EU-UNDP Border Management in Central Asia Programme in partnership with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development, was closed today. Twenty-two training instructors/trainers from Border Guard Service, Customs, Phyto-Sanitary, Veterinary and Quarantine Control from Central Asia participated in the workshop.

  • 28 Feb 2014
    Every Drop Matters

    Providing its people with clean drinking water is the country’s priority. With the financial support from the regional UNDP program ‘Every Drop Matters’ the project built a drinking water supply system for ‘Kanal Yoka’ and ‘Nurobod’ villages in the Samarkand Region. As a result of the works carried out, over 2,000 residents of these villages now have access to clean drinking water.

  • 28 Feb 2014
    “E-SUD” information system

    In “E-SUD” information system developers combined such tasks as: implementation of electronic document flow in courts, usage of modern mechanisms to notify civil process parties, preparation of court decisions and interim rulings by using templates, unified calendar of court hearings, court decisions database, collection and preparation of statistical reportings of courts, etc. In addition project also plans to include the possibility of audio-video recording of court handlings and online participation in court hearings.

  • 27 Feb 2014
    How an artisan can become a successful exporter?

    Can I export leather products? Where and how can I get loan for start-up capital? How to register family based enterprise? Can I hire additional workforce if I’m an individual entrepreneur? These and other questions were discussed during the interactive training in Namangan and gathered more than 30 artisans and entrepreneurs of Namangan region.

  • 19 Feb 2014
    Towards more Efficient and Transparent Public Procurement

    Initial version of the draft Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Public Procurement” and draft Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers "On measures for further improvement of public procurement of goods (works, services)", have been discussed during the extended meeting of the Interagency Working Group held on 14-16 February 2014 in Tashkent region.

  • 29 Jan 2014
    Humanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP report

    New York – A sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.

  • 25 Jan 2014
    First in Uzbekistan Social Innovation Lab ‘Nature and Society’

    In the coming Saturday and Sunday UNDP/UNV Project ‘Social Innovation and Volunteerism in Uzbekistan’, Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), together with Youth Movement ‘Kamolot’ are launching first Social Innovation Lab ‘Nature and Society’ in Uzbekistan.

  • 14 Jan 2014
    Reporting on Local Governance initiatives

    Public administration reform is a core area for UNDP’s worldwide support. Today, UNDP is implementing in more than 124 countries over 500 projects, covering various aspects of public administration and local governance reform. In recent years in Uzbekistan UNDP has been contributing to enhancing of effectiveness, transparency and accountability of local governments.

  • 05 Jan 2014
    Public Administration Reform is a Core Area for UNDP’s Worldwide Support

    In January 2014, the Joint Project of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) “Local Governance Support: Participation and Partnership” (LGSP) met with its stakeholders and close partners at the khokimiyats of Djizak and Namangan regions to evaluate the results of LGSP’s activities during its project cycle 2010-2013.

  • 31 Dec 2013
    Uzbek Delegation Learns Best Practices on Economic Diplomacy in Singapore

    The Joint project MFA/UNDP ‘National capacity development to enhance and effectively implement economic diplomacy policy’ organised a study tour to Singapore for members of the Interagency Working Group on Economic Diplomacy.

  • 07 Dec 2013
    International Public Sector Accounting Standards to meet the needs of Uzbekistan

    A roundtable dedicated to discussing the National Public Sector Accounting Standards (NPSAS), including ‘Intangible Assets’, ‘Borrowing Costs Accounting’ and ‘Revenue’, took place at Tashkent’s ‘Poytakht’ business centre on the 7th of December, 2013.

  • 29 Nov 2013
    Training Course for Dog Handlers from Central Asian Border Management Agencies сompleted

    A closing ceremony of the Regional advanced training course has been held at the National Dog Training Centre in Tashkent.

  • 25 Oct 2013
    Inclusive Employment and Social Partnership Project Roundtable

    ‘Inclusive Employment and Social Partnership’ project gathered representatives of social enterprises working in Uzbekistan (a similar event was held in November last year).