Press releases
  • Meeting held at the Senate of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of UzbekistanJun 3, 2015On 3 June 2015, Stefan Priesner, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan held his first official meeting with Nigmatilla Yuldashev, the Chairperson of the Senate (Upper Chamber) of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • ‘EcoWeek – 2015’ calls for consumption with careJun 2, 2015‘EcoWeek-2015’ dedicated to the celebration of the World Environment Day kicked off today in Uzbekistan. Until June 6, residents of the capital and other cities of the country will be able to participate in a variety of activities aimed at raising environmental awareness.

  • Improving the effectiveness of the local Kengashes of people's deputiesJun 2, 2015Round table on "Actual issues of improving the rule-making, supervisory powers and openness of the local Kengashes of people's deputies", the aim of which was to discuss the issues facing MPs in raising the effectiveness of the councils of people Deputies of Tashkent region held at the Academy of Public Construction under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on May 28, 2015.

  • How to export to EU: Practical training on technical aspectsMay 26, 2015During May 25-26, 2015 a seminar on "Technical aspects of access of Uzbek fruit and vegetables products to the markets of European Union countries" was organized by the Aid for Trade Project of the UNDP in cooperation with "Uzstandard" Agency in order to enhance the capacity and skills of national exporters on the import regulation specifics for fruits and vegetables to the European Union.

  • Discussing the progress of cooperation in judicial branch May 22, 2015May 22, 2015 – Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting of Interagency working group to discuss the up to date progress of the “Rule of law partnership in Uzbekistan” project since its official launch in November 2014. 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.

  • Meeting held at the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of UzbekistanMay 22, 2015On 22 May 2015, Stefan Priesner, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan held his first official meeting with Nurdinjon Ismailov, the Speaker of the Legislative Chamber (Lower Chamber) of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • Regulatory Impact Assessment for modernization of lawmaking and rulemakingMay 14, 2015The Institute for Monitoring of Current Legislation under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan within jointly implemented “Support to the Enhancement of Lawmaking, Rulemaking and Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA)” Project, organized a seminar on the "Regulatory Impact Assessment as an essential tool for modernization and improvement of the quality of national legislation" on May 14, 2015.

  • UNDP and Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan – partners in developmentMay 13, 2015On May 7, Mr. Stefan Priesner, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan held its first official meeting with Mr. Muzraf Ikramov, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • CCI and UNDP Promote Inclusive Business Models in Uzbekistan May 5, 2015A round table on discussing the opportunities for cooperation for development of inclusive business projects in Uzbekistan was held on May 5 2015. The main aim of the round table was to encourage companies and other interested parties to identify and support opportunities to include low-income population in value chain and elaborate on ways of implementing them. The event was organized by the UNDP project “Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)” in collaboration with Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan (CCI).

  • Uzbekistan presents the II National Report on the Millennium Development Goals Apr 30, 2015On 30 April, 2015 the II national Millennium Development Goals (MDG) report of Uzbekistan was launched in Tashkent’s Wyndham Hotel. The event was attended by representatives of Government ministries and institutions, international agencies, diplomatic corps, experts and the civil society.