Stefan Priesner: Opening Speech at the International Roundtable “Gradual Strengthening of Judiciary: Ensuring Judicial Independence”
Sep 26, 2014
Honorable Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan, Mr. Shayunus Gaziev Honorable Chairperson of Higher Economic Court, Mr. Kozimdjon Kamilov, Your Excellencies, Messrs. Ambassadors György Szabó and Naythart Höfer-Wissing Distinguished organizers and participants of this International roundtable, It is a great pleasure and honour for me to be at this roundtable in beautiful Khorezm, where travelers, traders and scientists have exchanged goods, knowledge and wisdom for thousands of years on the cross roads of the Great Silk Road.
Stefan Priesner: Welcoming Speech at the Inception Workshop «Initial Implementation of Accelerated Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) Phase Out in the Countries with Economies in Transition (CEIT) Region–Uzbekistan»
Sep 25, 2014
Protection and preservation of the ozone layer of our planet remains as an important issue today. Three stories can illustrate on how his challenge was tackled, they have different timelines but are interrelated in achieving global success.
The Secretary-General Message on the International Day of Democracy
Sep 15, 2014
As we observe this year’s International Day of Democracy, the world seems more turbulent than ever. In many regions and in many ways, the values of the United Nations, including some of the most fundamental rights and freedoms enshrined in the UN Charter, are being tested and challenged.
The Secretary-General Message on the 500-Day Mark to the Conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals “500 Days of Action to Build a Better World”
Aug 18, 2014
There are many fires raging around the world today -- political turmoil, bloodshed, public health emergencies and human rights abuses. But there also burns a flame of hope – encouraging progress in the global drive to improve the lives of the world’s poorest through the Millennium Development Goals.
Notes for the Opening Speech Stefan Priesner, UNDP Resident Representative
Jun 13, 2014
At the core of Human Development is a simply stated premise that “People are the real wealth of a nation.”
Stefan Priesner: Opening Speech at the International Conference on “Ensuring labor rights: the experience of Uzbekistan and international labor standards”
Apr 24, 2014
A very warm welcome on behalf of the UN system in Uzbekistan. It is a pleasure to be here in the international conference on “Ensuring labor rights: the experience of Uzbekistan and international labor standards”. I would like to congratulate the co-organizers of the conference, which is a very timely and important event. This is why I would like to look at the significance of the conference from three angles: from the perspective of the current development position of Uzbekistan; from the rights angle; and from the view of cooperation between the Government and the United Nations.
Stefan Priesner: Speech at the joint seminar “Integrated Water Resources Management in Central Asia”
Apr 18, 2014
Dear Co-organizers, dear delegations from all Central Asian countries, dear participants of the seminar! Welcome on behalf of the UN in Uzbekistan It is a pleasure to be here at the regional seminar on the Integrated Water Resources Management. Water is at the core of sustainable development.
Ban Ki-moon: Message of the Secretary-General on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Dec 3, 2013
More than 1 billion of us live with disabilities. We must remove all barriers that affect the inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in society, including through changing attitudes that fuel stigma and institutionalise discrimination.
Ban ki-moon: The Secretary-General Message on World AIDS Day
Dec 1, 2013
On this World AIDS Day, I am more optimistic than ever. Much of the world is accelerating progress in responding to HIV. There are significant decreases in new infections and deaths, and we are making good progress in realising our target of ensuring 15 million people have access to antiretroviral treatment by 2015. This is crucial to halting and reversing the AIDS epidemic for good.
Stefan Priesner: Opening Speech on the Presentation of the E-Justice (E-Court) System in the Zangiata Inter-District Civil Court
Sep 17, 2013
Honorable Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan, Mr. Buritosh Mustafaev, Honorable Chief Justice of the Federal Court in Malaysia, Mr. Arifin Bin Zakaria, Distinguished organisers and participants of this international seminar,