Social innovation has become an increasingly popular concept around the world. It stands for the development of new solutions for existing social needs with the help of creative thinking and questioning conventional roles, links and relationships between the existing systems and the related stakeholders and elements in the society. more
Develop your own project to address social challenge in your community! Social entrepreneurs around the globe have created initiatives to empower marginalized parts of society or strengthen communities. It takes a simple idea and someone passionate and willing to try it out. The “Social Innovation Lab” invites you to 2-days workshop. It aims at supporting you in development of a concept for an enterprise or project that addresses a social challenge that you care about. more
9 December is the International Anti-Corruption Day. UNDP and UNODC, since 2009, have promoted global public campaigns to mark the International Anti-Corruption Day and make it powerful day of action against corruption. The campaign theme for 2009 and 2010 was 'Your No Counts'. The "ACT - Against Corruption Today" theme was adopted for the 2011 and 2012 campaigns. The 'Your No Counts' and 'ACT' campaigns encourage involvement of all sections of society in addressing the root causes of corruption and also serve as a platform for policy dialogue and action at national and global level. more
Over the period of two months from November to December 2012 UNDP Uzbekistan and International and youth tourism agency “Kelajak-Tur” organized contest named “Promote your hometown, region or district through social networks”. The contest sought to promote remarkable sights of Uzbek towns, regions and districts through social networks. More than 70 candidates from various parts of Uzbekistan applied for participation in the contest. more
Today the Alisher Navoi National Library will host a press-conference, which will mark the start of cooperation between UNDP and the National Library of Uzbekistan. It is encouraging to see that the Government of Uzbekistan is committing more efforts and resources to support youth - who are the vast majority of population - in their professional development, especially through the integration of ICT tools and innovative approaches.
Uzbekistan has been actively undertaking measures to increase the efficiency of its justice proceedings by introducing modern ICT into court activities. The development and introduction of such technology and information systems will support parties in civil litigations, while simplifying civil proceedings. more
It is a great pleasure for us to inform you that the new version of information portal of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Uzbekistan http://mehnat.uz was awarded with the “Best Government website” Diploma at the Internet- Festival of the National Domain UZ 2012. more
The "Inclusive Employment and Social Partnership" project summed up the results of civic initiatives contest "Equal rights - equal opportunities," aimed to improve the lives and activities of people with disabilities. The names of the winners were named on December 3, the International Day for people with disabilities. The winners were awarded with a personal computer. more