Press releases
  • Discussing the annual progress of cooperation in the judicial branch Dec 17, 2015

    Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting of Interagency working group to discuss the annual progress of the “Rule of law partnership in Uzbekistan” for 2015. The project is a joint initiative of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Developing the institution of public services in Uzbekistan Dec 17, 2015

    Large-scale measures are being introduced to develop e-government and ICT in the public administration in Uzbekistan. However, as international practice shows the success of these initiatives depends on the efficiency of internal administrative processes of government agencies ("back office") involved in the provision of public services to citizens and business entities.

  • Achievements and new goals of the project on promoting e-government Dec 15, 2015

    A joint project of UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry for development of information technologies and communication (MITC) “Promoting E-government for improved public service delivery” gathers its Board members for the first meeting, aimed at reviewing the progress made in 2015 and agreeing on the future steps.

  • Building skills and investing in new sectors needed to create job opportunities in developing Europe and Central Asia: 2015 Human Development Report Dec 14, 2015

    Continued progress in Europe and Central Asia depends on creating better job opportunities and working conditions for all women and men, according to the 2015 Human Development Report titled `Work for Human Development’, launched here today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Uzbekistan to celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities Dec 2, 2015

    International Day of Persons with Disabilities Festival will be held on 2 December 2015 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Tashkent. The Festival will be an important part of a series of events intended to draw public attention to issues faced by persons with disabilities and ensuring equity for everyone.

  • Advanced monitoring – key for safety Nov 26, 2015

    On 25 November 2015, Mr Stefan Priesner, UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan, jointly with Mr. Carlos Afonso, Head of the Regional Office for Central Asia and Eastern countries (DG-ECHO), held a meeting with the representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the progress of preparation activities for launching the most advanced system for monitoring of natural hazards on the “Kamchik” mountain bypass.

  • ‘From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World’ International Campaign 2015 Nov 19, 2015

    The annual ‘From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World’ International Campaign will start in Uzbekistan on 19 November 2015. A 16-day series of events across the country aim to bring public attention to women’s rights promotion and protection.

  • Design workshop for future Aid Information Management System Nov 19, 2015

    A half-day workshop organized by UNDP’s ‘Uzbekistan Aid Effectiveness Project’ (UAEP), held at Tashkent’s ‘Wyndham’ hotel on November 19 with the involvement of national and international experts, has laid foundations for the design of Uzbekistan’s Aid Information Management System (AIMS).

  • Estonia’s experience: What can judges from Uzbekistan learn from the high-tech leader? Nov 15, 2015

    November 15-20, 2015 – Judges of Supreme Court of Uzbekistan, Supreme Economic Court of Uzbekistan, regional civil courts and interdistrict civil courts of Tashkent, as well as representatives of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications are visiting Estonia with an aim to explore its experience in developing and implementing ICTs in courts. The study tour is organized by the joint project of Supreme Court, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United Nations Development Programme “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan” in cooperation with the e-Governance Academy of Estonia.

  • Adaptation rather than confrontation – right strategy for increasing climate resilience Nov 12, 2015

    Increasing climate resilience is a sensitive and mostly discussed issue in environmental circles all over the world. Subject matter experts and scientists capable to put forward innovative solutions to this global issue are getting involved in the process of finding the solution. Negative climate changes, without a doubt, pose a serious threat, in particular, to the developing Central Asian countries, including Uzbekistan. So, the Aral Sea area, representing a part of the region, has been heavily affected by severe impacts of climate changes associated with degradation of the Aral Sea.

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