A roundtable on harmonizing national legislation with the law on Uzbekistan’s human right ombudsman was held in Tashkent on 11 July.
Over 90% of respondents support Uzbek President Islom Karimov’s initiative to abolish the death penalty from January 2008, the Narodnoye Slovo newspaper published on 6 July the results of a poll by the Ijtimoiy Fikr public opinion study centre.
A delegation comprised of the senior police advisor to the OSCE secretary-general, Kevin Carty, the OSCE project coordinator in Uzbekistan, Miroslav Jenca, and the OCSE project coordinator’s national advisor in Uzbekistan, Nodir Khudoyberganov, has visited the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uzbekistan, Uzbek newspaper Na Postu reported on 7 July.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Uzbekistan Yuichi Kusumoto at Oqsaroy residence on 11 July.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov had a telephone conversation with his Kyrgyz counterpart Kurmanbek Bakiyev ON Tuesday, 10 July.
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi submitted in Bishkek Monday China’s proposals to promote the development of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
Japan government will allocate 307 million yens or about US$3 million to enable Uzbek students to study in Japan.
On 9-25 July UNFPA in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan conduct training for trainers (ToT) on building up and upgrading skills of health care providers involved in Emergency Obstetric Care from Andijan, Jizzakh, Ferghana, Kashkadarya regions and Tashkent city.
Representatives of state bodies, mahalla committees and NGOs from Tashkent region participated at the work of two-day seminar on internal migration issues on 6-7 July, which was organized at the support of UNDP Country Office in Uzbekistan.