Press releases
  • Economic courts: How to increase the efficiency and transparency of the proceedings?Jan 22, 2016The Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a press conference to present to the general public the latest changes and new developments in the legislation, as well as the results of introduction of modern ICTs into the courts, specifically, the recently installed system of audio-visual recording of court proceedings. The particular system has been installed in 2015 on a pilot basis at the Supreme Economic Court, Tashkent city and regional economic courts, with the support of the joint project of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), "Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan".The project is being implemented by UNDP within its effort to promote effective governance.

  • Developing the institution of public services in UzbekistanDec 17, 2015Large-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.

  • Discussing the annual progress of cooperation in the judicial branchDec 17, 2015Supreme 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).

  • Achievements and new goals of the project on promoting e-governmentDec 15, 2015A 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 ReportDec 14, 2015Continued 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).

  • ‘From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World’ International Campaign 2015Nov 19, 2015The 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 SystemNov 19, 2015A 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, 2015November 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 resilienceNov 12, 2015Increasing 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.

  • Introduction of ICTs to courts: workshop for attorneysOct 21, 2015October 20-21, 2015 – more than 30 practicing attorneys from Tashkent and Tashkent region participated in a workshop on introduction of ICTs in courts and improvement of civil litigation process. The workshop was held at “Poytakht” Business Center and organized by the joint project of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) "Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan" in cooperation with the Chamber of Lawyers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.