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Third Regional Consultations of National Human Rights Institutions of Central Asia held in Tashkent

Annual regional consultations had conducted since 2016 provide the NHRIs of Central Asia with a platform for sharing experience and best practices. Such knowledge-sharing contributes to strengthening…  


The International Conference ‘Administrative Justice in the Republic of Uzbekistan: Current State and Development Prospects’

In the first quarter of 2019 the administrative courts heard 5,584 public law cases, with the rights of 4,635 citizens and legal entities being restored as a result, and with disciplinary actions…  


UNDP promotes legal culture and legal awareness of migrant workers

Labor migration is an actual problem of our time. The number of labor migrants in the world is growing every year and has already exceeded 164 million people.  


UN agencies assist Uzbekistan in implementing the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Uzbekistan acceded to the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in June 1995. Every four years, the Government submits reports to the UN Committee on the…  


Promoting Women Participation in Public Administration in Uzbekistan

Increasing the socio-political activity of women, strengthening their role in government and society, ensuring the employment of women, graduates of vocational colleges, their widespread involvement…  


Statement attributable to Helena Fraser, UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan, on recent confirmation of the Government of Uzbekistan to eradicate forced labour

The UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan today welcomed the swift action taken by the Government of Uzbekistan to investigate and address the allegations which emerged last week of inappropriate…  


UNDP and the Ombudsman of Uzbekistan sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Memorandum is aimed at strengthening the capacity of the Office of the Ombudsperson in fulfilling its mandates of promoting and protecting human rights in Uzbekistan in line with Paris and Belgrade…  


Dialogue with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The National Human Rights Center, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of Uzbekistan, in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights,…  


UN expert welcomes Uzbekistan roadmap to ensure freedom of religion or belief

The Parliament of Uzbekistan has adopted a roadmap on the Government’s actions to implement the recommendations made by the UN expert of freedom of religion or belief following his visit to the…  


NCHR and UNDP will assist in strengthening the capacities of national institutions on human rights in Uzbekistan

National Human Rights Centre (NHRC) and UNDP are launching a joint project “Support to implementation of Charter-based and Treaty Bodies recommendations in Uzbekistan”. This new initiative is aimed at…  

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