A group of young citizens of Uzbekistan received certificates of admission to Russian universities and institutes in a special ceremony at the Embassy of Russia in Tashkent on 22 August. The study expenses will be covered from the Federal Budget of the Russian Federation.
The Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan with financial and technical support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Uzbekistan on 20 August started the series of trainings on building up and upgrading skills of health care providers involved in emergency obstetric care.
Ninth Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) Justice Ministers’ Council is held in Kyrgyzstan today.The meeting is held in Cholpon-Ata city in Issyk-Kul oblast in state residence of Kyrgyzstan president.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Office in Uzbekistan and Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan announced a competition for journalists for the best coverage of issues on elimination of discrimination against women.
Last month, at the EcoGIS Centre of Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Melioration a training week was organized for specialists on effective use of the Environmental Information System for Uzbekistan (EIS-UZ). Important to note that this system is capable of processing and analyzing the data of environmental monitoring, revealing the tendencies appeared in the environment within certain periods of time and determining the main environmental problems.
It is imperative for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and Afghanistan to deepen cooperation, said SCO Secretary-General Bolat Nurgaliev in Beijing on Wednesday, Xinhua reported.
A training meeting of the disaster relief teams of Karakalpakstan, Tashkent city, Khorezm, Bukhara, Jizzakh, Surkhandarya, Samarkand, Andijan, Tashkent, Ferghana, and Namangan regions of the Red Crescent Society of Uzbekistan is being held in the village of Yangiobod on 20-25 August.
A delegation of Turkmenistan led by its deputy prime minister and foreign minister Rashid Meredov will arrive in Uzbekistan on 29 August.
Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan and UNDP Country Office in Uzbekistan organized two-day seminar entitled “Social protection of women, participating in migration processes in Uzbekistan” in Nukus, Karakalpakstan, on 16-17 August. About 30 representatives of state bodies, mahalla committees and NGOs from Karakalpakstan Republic and Khorezm region participated at the work of seminar.
Parliamentary delegation of Israel headed by Knesset Vice-Speaker Amnon Cohen is on a visit in Uzbekistan. On 20 August, the delegation held talks with the Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of Uzbekistan’s Oliy Majlis Erkin Khalilov.