Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on 23 May that the future development of the CIS group of ex-Soviet states depends primarily on its dominant member, Russia, RIA Novosti said.
Resolving the problems caused by the drying out of the Aral Sea, which has shrunk drastically in size in recent decades because of the inefficient use of water resources and climate change, will only happen when the countries of Central Asia work together, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says.
The UN ambassadors of five Central Asian countries on Tuesday put a spotlight on the deepening environmental crisis involving the Aral Sea, which used to be the world’s fourth largest lake but has only shrunk to one-tenth of its original size.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Uzbekistan Zautbek Turisbekov met with the Minister of Internal Affairs of Uzbekistan Bakhodir Matlyubov on 26 May.
Over 30 representatives of businesses and judicial system, as well as lawyers, took part in a workshop on arbitration and alternative ways of dispute regulation, which was held on 23 May in Namangan city. The workshop was held to train arbitrators and mediators to improve their professional skills, as well as to familiarize businesses and lawyers with modern trends in arbitration.
The Legislative Chamber (lower house) of the Oliy Majlis (parliament) of Uzbekistan hosted a workshop to discuss implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on Friday, 23 May. UNDP Deputy Resident Representative Kyoko Postill participated at the workshop.
The presentation of the Republic of Uzbekistan took place in the British parliament. The Embassy of Uzbekistan to London jointly with the Conservative Council for Foreign Affairs and British Commonwealth organized the event.
Clinicians of Legal Clinic under the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED) carried out training for graduates of Tashkent Polytechnical College. The training was directed at raising awareness of graduates on their labour rights.