Invitation to take part in discussions of modernization of the local governance system

Jun 1, 2017

On June 14, 2017, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan jointly with the United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan is organizing an international scientific-practical conference "Modernization of local governance system: foreign experience and reforms in Uzbekistan".

The main objectives of this conference is to discuss reforms in the areas of legislative and legal foundations of the local governance system, implementation of comprehensive development of regions and increasing the responsibility and openness of public authorities in the field, improving the quality of public services in the field.

The conference will be held in the format of the plenary session and three sections.

Plenary session expects to involve address by responsible workers of the Oliy Majlis, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, heads of representations of international organizations and diplomatic missions, authoritative foreign scientists and experts in the field of local (state) administration.

Within the framework of the sectional discussions, the issues of improving the legislative framework and administrative reforms in the local governance bodies, and the complex social and economic development of the regions will be considered. The agenda also includes the issues of increasing the openness of activities of local governance bodies and the availability of public services through the improvement of the work of the people's reception offices of the President in the regions, the increase, provision of public services to the population and entrepreneurs in One-Stop-Shops, the development of the "E-government" system in the field.

On the outcome of the conference it is planned to prepare proposals on the implementation of the State Programme "Year of Dialogue with the People and Human Interests" and the Strategy for Actions on five priority development directions of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2017-2021.

Representatives of state and public organizations, universities and research centers, as well as international organizations and embassies of foreign countries are invited to attend the conference. The application with the indication of the name, organization, position and purpose of participation should be sent by e-mail to: The deadline for applications is June 5, 2017.

More detailed information about the conference can be found on the Academy's website

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