Stefan Priesner: Welcoming Speech at the International Conference on the ‘Role of Women in Formation of Civil Society, Public and Social Construction: Experience of Uzbekistan’Sep 9, 2015It is an honor to be here and welcome you today at this important conference that shows strong commitment of the Government of Uzbekistan towards sharing its own experience and learning the best from across the world to advance gender equality.
Stefan Priesner: The Message on the 24th Anniversary of Uzbekistan’s IndependenceAug 31, 2015I am pleased to congratulate you all on behalf of the UN family in Uzbekistan on this important occasion – 24th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence! This year is equally important for the UN as we mark 22successful years of cooperation with the government of Uzbekistan. And this gives me an opportunity to dwell on some key areas of our cooperation and the results that define its success.
Stefan Priesner: Opening Speech at international roundtable on International experience on raising awareness for stakeholders about recently adopted laws: legal regulations and practical aspectsJun 24, 2015On behalf of the United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan, I extend my warm greetings and would like congratulate the General Prosecutor’s Office to organize this event and making it truly a multi-partnership event.
Stefan Priesner: Welcome Speech at the Eco-Week 2015 Opening CeremonyJun 2, 2015It gives me great pleasure to welcome you once again to an event dedicated to marking the World Environment Day in Uzbekistan, as part of EcoWeek-2015. This year’s global theme is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume With Care”, which highlights sustainable consumption, as the very essence of the current debate around the new global development framework – the Sustainable Development Goals.
Helen Clark: Statement on International Women’s DayMar 8, 2015This week, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which remains the world’s best blueprint for achieving gender equality and empowering women.
Stefan Priesner: Speech at the opening of the Earthquake Simulation ComplexJan 16, 2015It is good to start a New Year of partnership with the celebration of a joint achievement. Hence I am especially pleased to be you here to mark an important milestone – the inauguration of the Earthquake Simulation Complex.
New Year Message from Stefan Priesner – UN RC for UzbekistanDec 31, 2014At the last days of the year 2014 it always is a good practice to little bit review what happened during the year and I wanted to share some of my thoughts with you.
Stefan Priesner: Introductory remarks by UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan at the High-level meeting on further development of cooperation of the Government with the development communityDec 19, 2014I’d like to convey my greetings on behalf of the UN system to all of you. I am grateful to the Govt for the organization of this high level meeting on a very important subject for all of us – aid coordination. I think it is very timely to end the year with an event about cooperation, exchange perspectives on aid coordination, and discuss what we can be further improved in 2015.
Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary- General Message on International Anti-Corruption DayDec 9, 2014Corruption is a global phenomenon that strikes hardest at the poor, hinders inclusive economic growth and robs essential services of badly needed funds. From cradle to grave, millions are touched by corruption’s shadow.
Helen Clark: Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against WomenNov 25, 2014Violence against women and girls appears all too often in headlines across the world. But along with the cases that make the news are many thousands of other incidents occurring every day, on every continent, and in every country. According to the World Health Organization, gender-based violence kills as many women between the ages of 15 and 44 as does cancer. Its toll on women's health surpasses that of traffic accidents and malaria combined.
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