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  • Women's Committee and UNDP will promote women’s empowerment in Uzbekistan Nov 20, 2017

    The Women's Committee of Uzbekistan and UNDP are launching a joint project "Empowering Women to Participate in Public Administration and Socio-Economic Life ". This new initiative is aimed at increasing of social and political activeness of women and strengthening of their role in public administration.

  • E-SUD court filing system gains international attention in Uzbekistan Nov 10, 2017

    November 10, 2017, Tashkent – Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Cihan Sultanoğlu, visited Uzbekistan to take part in an international conference on Central Asia, and witness first-hand the country’s technological advances in its court management systems.

  • Uzbekistan-United Nations: Partnership for Sustainable Development Oct 24, 2017

    On October 24, Tashkent’s International Press Club (IPC) hosted a special session to discuss Uzbekistan’s cooperation with the UN in the area of sustainable development. The event was held to mark United Nations Day.

  • 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.

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