Press releases
  • UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Europe and the CIS visits the Supreme Court of the Republic of UzbekistanMay 1, 2016An official delegation consisting of UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Europe and the CIS Mr. Olivier Adam and UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan Mr. Stefan Priesner visited the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan to discuss the implementation progress of the joint project of the Supreme Court, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and UNDP “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan”. The delegation was hosted by Mr. Kholmumin Yodgorov, Supreme Court judge, Head of the Judicial Collegium on Civil Cases.

  • Uzbek farmers to learn about apple production technologies and practicesApr 29, 2016The CCI and UNDP ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)’ joint project through its inclusive and sustainable economic development component has developed a handbook on growing apples in modern high-density orchards and is planning to conduct practical trainings on this topic for Uzbek farmers.

  • UNDP Deputy Regional Director visit to UzbekistanApr 28, 2016From the 25th to the 28th of April, the Deputy Regional Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS Mr. Olivier Adam visited Uzbekistan to review the strategic results achieved by UNDP’s Country Office and its national partners, and to advocate for further strengthened cooperation. The visit comes at an opportune time, when the UNDAF 2016-2020 programme is beginning and nationalized SDGs are being elaborated on.

  • National and international practices in enhancing the effectiveness of law enforcementApr 15, 2016An international conference titled “Mechanisms for enhancing the effectiveness in enforcement of laws: national and international experience” has been held at the International Business Centre in Tashkent.

  • UK Practices of Better Regulation are Being Studied by National ExpertsApr 8, 2016A roundtable, organized by UNDP, the Institute for Monitoring the Current Legislation under the President of Uzbekistan (IMCL) and the UK Embassy in Uzbekistan, highlighted the practice of the United Kingdom for enhancement of lawmaking and rulemaking and ways it could be applied in Uzbekistan, was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

  • Design Centre to be Launched in UzbekistanMar 30, 2016A design centre focused on developing basic computer-aided fashion design skills will be launched in Namangan, Uzbekistan. The centre will aim to improve the professional skills of young people and women, create new employment opportunities, and improve the competitiveness and quality of products.

  • UNDP’s 50th Anniversary: A Football Match to Mark Long-Term CooperationMar 12, 2016A friendly football match between the teams of the United Nations Development Programme and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan took place in Tashkent on 12 March 2016. The match was part of the series of events held to mark the 50th anniversary of the Agency’s formation and over twenty years of collaboration with national partners.

  • UNDP’s Global 50th AnniversaryFeb 24, 2016Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a celebratory event at its Uzbekistan Country Office, recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the agency’s formation, and celebrating over twenty years of collaboration with national partners. Presentations of UNDP’s global and national work was followed with traditional Uzbekistan cuisine, and a discussion of future directions for national work.

  • Yakkasaray interdistrict court on civil cases hosted international delegationFeb 23, 2016An official delegation, consisting of Mr. George Deikun, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Central Asia Regional Mission Director, and Mr. Stefan Priesner, UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan visited Yakkasaray interdistrict court on civil cases in Tashkent city, to observe the progress in scale-up of E-SUD e-justice system. The guests were hosted by Fayzulla Abduazimov, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Over the course of the visit, the guest had the opportunity to first-hand observe the workflow of E-SUD e-justice system, including such crucial steps as registration process of the incoming case files by the court’s Registry office, further distribution of cases and appointment of the responsible judge, as well as the issuance of court order.

  • Youth startup initiatives support programme launched in UzbekistanJan 28, 2016UNDP and Chamber of Commerce and Industry ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase-III)’ project in cooperation with higher educational institutions of the Tashkent city have launched a unique pilot program to support startup initiatives. The intensive startup initiatives support program provides an opportunity for students and young scientists to open their own startup and realize their potential in the field of entrepreneurship.