Press releases
  • Improving the courts’ performanceJul 31, 2015July 16-31, 2015 – International consultant on strategic planning and management of court systems, Kathryn Harrison, is visiting Tashkent within the framework of the research component of the “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan” project. The goal of the mission is to study the existing mechanism of evaluation of courts’ performance in Uzbekistan; based on the international experience introduce best-practice methodologies and approaches to improve the evaluation system, including the development of methodology of civil courts’ user satisfaction survey. “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan” is a joint project of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Climate change issues were discussed in Tashkent Jul 16, 2015On July 16, 2015 Uzbekistan’s readiness for the 21st Conference on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was discussed in the capital. The seminar was organized within the “Supporting Uzbekistan in Transition to a Low-Emission Development Path” UNDP project implemented jointly with the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • Preparing one-stop-shops to launchJul 10, 2015One-stop-shops providing public services to entrepreneurs are to be launched at the beginning of next year. Large-scale preparatory work is currently underway. These days a series of meetings are held to discuss the draft government resolution on the establishment of OSSs and the most convenient and simplified mechanisms for their operation.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.