“IdeaLab” - laboratory where ideas are turned into start-up projectsOct 2, 2015In Uzbekistan the first startup pre-acceleration program “IdeaLab” is being launched. The program is aimed at supporting the talented youth to implement IT-startup projects, creating new jobs and promoting startups in the country.
Made in Uzbekistan: revival of the ancient craftSep 28, 2015The official opening ceremony of the Hand Carpet Weaving Studio will take place in the Sayram village, Pastdargom district, Samarkand region, on September 30, 2015.
The Community Health Volunteers of Karakalpakstan co-winners of the Peoples’ Voices AwardSep 28, 2015The Community Health Volunteers of Karakalpakstan – working along with UN Joint Programme “Sustaining Livelihoods Affected by the Aral Sea Disaster” have been selected as the co-winner of the Peoples’ Voices Award in the category of “Longstanding contribution to Millennium Development Goals achievement through volunteering”. The award was given at a ceremony held during the Post-2015 Summit at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday 25th of September. The volunteers sent their greetings and thanks to the award committee via video message. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m207NqH3sCA Their message was well received and applauded by the award ceremony audience.
Improving transparency and efficiency of economic courtsSep 25, 2015During the years of independence, to stimulate the growth of private sector, Uzbekistan has introduced mechanisms of market economy, as well made efforts to reduce bureaucratic barriers. As a result, rapidly growing economy has been leading to an increase in the number of economic disputes, which need to be resolved quickly and efficiently in a transparent and open commercial litigation process.
What happened on ICT WeekSep 22, 2015The ICT Week - an annual event with a significant participation of state bodies, foreign guests, private sector and international organizations took place in Uzbekistan. The joint project of UNDP and the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Mininfokom) on "Promotion of e-government to improve the quality of public services" also took an active part in the ICT Week - ICTWEEK Uzbekistan 2015.
Welcome to Premiere!Sep 21, 2015The studio "ILK FILM" has completed the production of a feature film by a young producer Elyor KHoshimov - "As heart prompts". The film raises the urgent issues of modern life of our Republic. Development of small and medium-sized enterprises, the intensification of youth initiatives, development of agriculture in different regions, in particular the cultivation of labor-intensive and very valuable nut species - pistachios.
UN, Uzbekistan sign UNDAF for 2016-2020Sep 16, 2015On 9 June 2015, the UN Office in Uzbekistan and the Government of Uzbekistan signed the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2016-2020. To highlight this milestone event, on 16 September 2015, the UN Office in Uzbekistan will hold an official ceremony to launch the UNDAF and announce the start of a new phase of cooperation between the UN and Uzbekistan.
30 years of healing the ozone together!Sep 16, 2015A number of events dedicated to the celebration of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer will take place in Tashkent and the regions of the country on 16th September, under the slogan “Ozone: All there is between you and UV”.
Results of the first Hackathon in UzbekistanSep 14, 2015UNDP project "Promotion of e-government to improve the quality of provision of e-services" in cooperation with the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan held the first Hackathon in Uzbekistan to develop applications using open data - Data.gov.uz Hackathon. Hackathon was held in the framework of the ICT Week 2015, where the Center for development of e-government system and the Center "Uzinfocom" also took part.
Jizzakh city develops Socio-economic Development Strategy Sep 11, 2015The draft of Jizzakh city Development Strategy has been developed within the framework of UNDP Project "Local Governance Support Programme / Phase-2" (LGSP-2) in cooperation with the Jizzakh city khokimiyat and experts from the Ministry of Economy. The document is comprised of a set of priorities, methods and objectives of sustainable economic and social development of Jizzakh city for 2016-2024.
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