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On April 23-24, 2015 Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC) in cooperation with the Austrian Environment Agency (UBA) held a two-day training to build capacity of government and non-governmental organizations in the field of environmental forecasting. The training was conducted in the framework of MONECA component of the FLERMONECA PROJECT funded by the EU.
The project FLERMONECA is a key element of the Regional Programme for the protection of the environment in Central Asia (EURECA 2009) and consists of 3 components: legislation and management in forestry in Central Asia (FLEG Central Asia), environmental restoration and conservation of biodiversity in Central Asia ( ERCA) and environmental monitoring in Central Asia (MONECA). The main objective of the project is to strengthen FLERMONECA stability and security in the Central Asian countries, helping them to sustainable economic development and poverty reduction, as well as in enhancing closer cooperation both within the region and between the countries of Central Asia and the EU.
On April 23, the Tashkent University of Information Technologies, in collaboration with the TashkentStateLawUniversity held a round table on "Prospects for the introduction of e-government: Problems and Solutions" participated by the students, professors and activists of Ecomovement. The participants discussed topics: "Improving the legal framework of the electronic government" and "The importance of ICT in the implementation of e-government".
In order to implement the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated June 27, 2013 PP-1989 "On measures for further development of national information and communication systems of the Republic of Uzbekistan" a great attention is being paid to the organization and development of the "Electronic Government".
In order to ensure fast and efficient implementation of the system and application of international practices in our country, research work in the field of information and communication technologies, economics and law are carried out. In this regard, round tables, conferences and seminars provide basis for further development and public participation in e-government project. It is important that young researchers participate in the process of democratization.
On March 27, 2015, in the WorldTradeCenter in Tashkent, the international round table “Institutional and legal framework and mechanisms for public involvement in environmental protection: experience of Uzbekistan and international practice” was held. The event, organized by the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan and its parliamentary group in the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, was attended by experts from the United States, France, Italy and other countries, arrived in the country as international observers at the presidential elections of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as members of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan, representatives of the Ministry of Health, Ecomovement’s activists and officers, representatives of national NGOs and international organizations, and journalists.
The main objective of the round table is to build a broad discussion of the legal framework for public participation in addressing environmental issues at the global, regional and national levels, promote the legislative goals and mechanisms provided by the Law "On Environmental Control". The focus was also on study of public participation in environmental problem-solving and conservation in European countries and the USA in addressing environmental issues and activities for environmental control.
Grand opening of the testing solar photoelectric station took place in Pap district of Namangan region, reports IA UzReport.
The event was attended by the general of Namangan region, representatives of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and specialists of Korean companies.
The main purpose of solar photoelectric station is to test modern types of solar panels and modules with different technological solutions, identifying their technical and economic parameters in the climatic conditions of Uzbekistan for the subsequent selection of the most effective solutions that provide high efficiency.
The station will also serve as a platform to enhance practical skills operation of solar photoelectric plants and training of Uzbek specialists in the field of solar energy.
More than 18 million of our compatriots participated in the nationwide charitable hashar held in Uzbekistan on 14-15 March.
The decree of the head of our state "On the preparation and holding of a national holiday Navruz in 2015" from February 25 of this year, is an important factor in the improvement of our cities and villages with the arrival of spring, to further strengthen our society's consent, the provision of grant assistance, kindness and mercy.
The event was held at a high organizational level in accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers’ decision of 7 March 2015, which proclaimed March and April as months of improvement and greenery planting.
According to Mahalla fund, more than 43 thousand hectares of lands, irrigation ditches with a total length of 26 thousand kilometers, over 9 thousand places of worship were covered with hashar over the weekend.
About 16 thousand units of special equipments were used in removal of nearly 60 thousand tons of household and construction waste.
On April 17, the regular meeting of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan was held.
Deputies considered a number of draft laws aimed at deepening reforms in various spheres of public life of the country. Earlier meetings of factions of political parties and the deputy group of the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan were held, during which issues on the agenda of the meeting of the lower house were tentatively discussed. According to the results of a thorough discussion of draft laws, proposals and recommendations for their improvement were developed.
On the second reading, deputies began their work with a full discussion of the draft law on introducing amendments to the laws “On the mass media”, “On microcredit organizations”, “On Conformity Assessment”, “On Competition”. This document is aimed at further improving the investment climate and business environment, elimination of barriers to entrepreneurial activity.
On March 11, a plenary session of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan was held.
After approving the agenda proposed by the Kengash (Council) of the Legislative Chamber, deputies considered the report of the Accounting Chamber of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2014, made by the Deputy Chairman of the Accounting Chamber K. Akmalov.
Within the framework of the authority of Parliament conferred by the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Legislative Chamber annually reviews the report of the Accounting Chamber of the Republic of Uzbekistan. As previously reported, the preliminary report of the Accounting Chamber for 2014 was thoroughly discussed at meetings of relevant committee, political party factions and the deputy group of the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan in the lower house of parliament. During the discussions, deputies made a number of proposals aimed at strengthening cooperation between the Parliament and the Accounting Chamber in the spheres of strengthening parliamentary control and improvement legislative activity, as well as active involvement of representatives of civil society institutions in the country into the control activities.
During the hearing of the report it was noted that activities of the Accounting Chamber during the reporting period was organized on the basis of priorities identified by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the socio-economic development of the country in 2013 and main priorities of economic program for 2014.