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,
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, 15
It 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: Welcome Speech at the Eco-Week 2015 Opening Ceremony
Jun 2, 15
It 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.
Stefan Priesner: Speech at the opening of the Earthquake Simulation Complex
Jan 16, 15
It 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.
Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary- General Message on International Anti-Corruption Day
Dec 9, 14
Corruption 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.