Press releases
  • Social services will become more targeted and efficient Aug 27, 2015The Cabinet of Ministers issued on 10 August 2015 its resolution ‘on measures to strengthen targeted social protection and support for the lonely elderly and people with disabilities’ to implement the Presidential order under the national ‘Year of Care for the Elderly’ program. The resolution extends the list of people who are eligible for public social services and support, introduces new types of services and new procedures to provide these services.

  • Focusing on the new practices of sustainable land useAug 26, 2015A two-day workshop focused on discussion of structural components of the integrated planning of natural resources use will take place in the Khokimiyat of Karakul district, Bukhara region, on August 26-27.

  • Integrated Planning to Use Natural Resources: Key Components Aug 19, 2015A two-day workshop focusing on the sctructural componets of integrated planning to use natural resources will take place at the Khokimiyat of the Zaamin District on August 19-20. The organizer of the event is the joint UNDP/GEF/Covernment of Uzbekistan project ‘Reducing Pressures on Natural Resources from Competing Land Use in Non-Irrigated Arid Mountain, Semi-Desert and Desert Landscapes of Uzbekistan’.

  • Promoting openness and accessibility of courts Aug 18, 2015August 18, 2015 - a press-tour of the courts introducing "E-SUD" electronic case management system was conducted in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as at Zangiata and Mirzo-Ulugbek interdistrict civil courts. The “E-SUD” electronic case management system allows the citizens to file cases to courts electronically, while enabling receipt of case related information, including court’s determinations and decisions quickly and in the accessible form. The press-tour was organized within the framework 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".

  • Implementation of the Global G.A.P. standard is a guarantee of access of fresh fruits and vegetables produce of Uzbekistan to world marketsAug 14, 2015Current requirements for producers of fruits and vegetables include assurance that their product is grown in safe settings and with the environment in mind. New requests from consumers, international retail chains and legislation have led to the emergence of new requirements for farmers and producers. According to the new quality standards, applied production techniques are aimed at minimizing detrimental environmental impacts of farming operations, reducing the use of chemical inputs and ensuring a responsible approach to use of natural resources.

  • Improving the courts’ performanceAug 4, 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).

  • Raising the effectiveness of the implementation of international treaties into national legislationAug 4, 2015On 4th August of 2015, The Institute for Monitoring of Current Legislation under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan in cooperation with the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan in support of “Support to the Enhancement of Lawmaking, Rulemaking and Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA)”UNDP Project organized an expert workshop on topic "Issues for enhancement of the international treaties implementation system in Uzbekistan".

  • 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.

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