Press releases
  • UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Europe and the CIS visits the Supreme Court of the Republic of UzbekistanMay 1, 2016An official delegation consisting of UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Europe and the CIS Mr. Olivier Adam and UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan Mr. Stefan Priesner visited the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan to discuss the implementation progress of the joint project of the Supreme Court, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and UNDP “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan”. The delegation was hosted by Mr. Kholmumin Yodgorov, Supreme Court judge, Head of the Judicial Collegium on Civil Cases.

  • Uzbek farmers to learn about apple production technologies and practicesApr 29, 2016The CCI and UNDP ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)’ joint project through its inclusive and sustainable economic development component has developed a handbook on growing apples in modern high-density orchards and is planning to conduct practical trainings on this topic for Uzbek farmers.

  • National and international practices in enhancing the effectiveness of law enforcementApr 15, 2016An international conference titled “Mechanisms for enhancing the effectiveness in enforcement of laws: national and international experience” has been held at the International Business Centre in Tashkent.

  • UK Practices of Better Regulation are Being Studied by National ExpertsApr 8, 2016A roundtable, organized by UNDP, the Institute for Monitoring the Current Legislation under the President of Uzbekistan (IMCL) and the UK Embassy in Uzbekistan, highlighted the practice of the United Kingdom for enhancement of lawmaking and rulemaking and ways it could be applied in Uzbekistan, was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

  • Design Centre to be Launched in UzbekistanMar 30, 2016A design centre focused on developing basic computer-aided fashion design skills will be launched in Namangan, Uzbekistan. The centre will aim to improve the professional skills of young people and women, create new employment opportunities, and improve the competitiveness and quality of products.

  • UNDP’s 50th Anniversary: A Football Match to Mark Long-Term CooperationMar 12, 2016A friendly football match between the teams of the United Nations Development Programme and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan took place in Tashkent on 12 March 2016. The match was part of the series of events held to mark the 50th anniversary of the Agency’s formation and over twenty years of collaboration with national partners.

  • Yakkasaray interdistrict court on civil cases hosted international delegationFeb 23, 2016An official delegation, consisting of Mr. George Deikun, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Central Asia Regional Mission Director, and Mr. Stefan Priesner, UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan visited Yakkasaray interdistrict court on civil cases in Tashkent city, to observe the progress in scale-up of E-SUD e-justice system. The guests were hosted by Fayzulla Abduazimov, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Over the course of the visit, the guest had the opportunity to first-hand observe the workflow of E-SUD e-justice system, including such crucial steps as registration process of the incoming case files by the court’s Registry office, further distribution of cases and appointment of the responsible judge, as well as the issuance of court order.

  • Youth startup initiatives support programme launched in UzbekistanJan 28, 2016UNDP and Chamber of Commerce and Industry ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase-III)’ project in cooperation with higher educational institutions of the Tashkent city have launched a unique pilot program to support startup initiatives. The intensive startup initiatives support program provides an opportunity for students and young scientists to open their own startup and realize their potential in the field of entrepreneurship.

  • 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.