Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the death of the President of Uzbekistan, H.E. Mr. Islam Karimov
Sep 2, 2016
The Secretary-General is saddened to learn of the death of H.E. Mr. Islam Karimov, President of Uzbekistan. He extends his sincere condolences to the bereaved family of President Karimov, the Government and the people of Uzbekistan.
Stefan Priesner: Remarks by UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence
Aug 29, 2016
On September 1, 1991, the Republic of Uzbekistan became a sovereign nation and entered a new period in its history. This year Uzbekistan will celebrate 25 years of independence. In a relatively short period of time, the country has achieved important milestones in moving forward its socio-economic development through a process of gradual reforms.
Stefan Priesner: Welcome Speech at the Open Doors Day of the Prosecutor General Office dedicated to the International Anti-Corruption Day
Dec 9, 2015
Today, on December 9 the whole World is commemorating the International Anti-Corruption day. To mark this day, UNODC and UNDP have developed a joint international campaign “Break the corruption chain”, emphasizing that corruption is a major bottleneck to the progressive realization of sustainable development and protection of fundamental human rights and freedoms. Corruption undermines Governments’ ability to serve their people by corroding the rule of law, public institutions and trust in leaders. Corruption acts as a brake on development, denying millions of people around the world the prosperity, rights, services and employment, which they desperately need – and deserve.
Stefan Priesner: Speech for the Festival on the Occasion of the UN Day of Persons with Disabilities
Dec 2, 2015
It is a great pleasure to see here today our partners both from Government and civil society organizations. Tomorrow, on December 3 the whole World will celebrate the International day of persons with disabilities. And we are glad to be the part of the process of promotion of the rights of persons with disabilities in Uzbekistan.
Stefan Priesner: Opening Speech at the International Conference Dedicated to AIDS Day
Dec 1, 2015
I would like to welcome you at this important conference dedicated to World AIDS Day that shows the level of commitment of the Government of Uzbekistan towards diminishing new HIV infections, AIDS related deaths and discrimination as outlined in the Strategy of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/ AIDS.
Stefan Priesner: Welcoming words for Eco Garden tree planting ceremony
Oct 20, 2015
Welcome to the tree planting ceremony to all of you at the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations Organization in Uzbekistan. I would like to extend a special welcome to the Mr. Alikhanov and the Eco Movement of the Parliament of Uzbekistan and express my sincere thanks for co-organizing this event. Many thanks also go to the Hokimyat of Tashkent for the organization of this ceremony.
Stefan Priesner: The Message on the 24th Anniversary of Uzbekistan’s Independence
Aug 31, 2015
I 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 aspects
Jun 24, 2015
On 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.
Helen Clark: Statement on International Women’s Day
Mar 8, 2015
This 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.
New Year Message from Stefan Priesner – UN RC for Uzbekistan
Dec 31, 2014
At 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.