World Population Day Celebration
12-07-2017

Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan and UNFPA (UN Population Fund) together ce…

World Drug Report 2017 presented in Tashkent
26-06-2017

On 22 June, the UNODC regional office hosted a presentation of the 2017 World Dr…

Tashkent marks International Yoga Day
20-06-2017

On 18 June, Tashkent’s Bunyodkor Stadium drew hundreds of yoga enthusiasts…

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visits Uzbekistan for first time
12-06-2017

On 10 June, UN chief Antonio Guterres arrived in Uzbekistan, as part of his firs…

Secretary-General’s statement following his visit to the Aral Sea
12-06-2017

Visiting the Aral Sea and seeing what was the fourth largest inland se…

Eco Week 2017 starts with discussion of new approaches to environmental protection
06-06-2017

Eco Week 2017 in Uzbekistan kicked off on May 31 with a Press Club session at th…

UN priorities for 2017: UNFPA
23-05-2017

Working under the overall umbrella of the United Nations Development Assistance…

UWED hosts annual Model UN Conference
17-05-2017

Over 180 students from 15 Uzbek higher educational institutions participated in…

UN Human Rights Chief pays first-ever visit to Uzbekistan
16-05-2017

On 10-12 May, 2017, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein…

Women’s Spring Cycling Marathon on the occasion of the International Day of Families 2017
16-05-2017

On the occasion of the International Day of Families 2017 the Women’s Comm…

UNRCCA celebrates its 10-year anniversary
16-05-2017

The UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) is mar…

The campaign ‘Save Lives: #SlowDown’ in Tashkent was launched
15-05-2017

On 8 May 2017, a campaign in support of the UN Global Road Safety Week kicked of…

‘Inclusive, equitable and quality education’ at the heart of high-level UN event
20-07-2017

Education leaders from around the world convened today at the United Nations to…

Health services, especially vaccines, must ‘reach the unreached,’ stress UN agencies
18-07-2017

Globally, nearly 13 million infants – almost one in ten – did not re…

UN food standards body kicks off session by tackling arsenic in rice, pesticide residues
17-07-2017

A United Nations standards-setting body today adopted a number of decisions to e…

The Secretary-General’s message on the International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking
27-06-2017

Last year, at the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem…

Put peace first, UN chief says, kicking off 100-day countdown to International Day of Peace
14-06-2017

True peace requires building bridges, combating discrimination and standing up f…

Surge in voluntary commitments for ocean action as Conference to halt ocean degradation set to open
08-06-2017

A surge in the number of voluntary commitments to take action to improve the hea…

The Secretary-General’s message on World autism awareness day
02-04-2017

On this World Autism Awareness Day, let us all play a part in changing attitudes…

The Secretary-General’s message on International Women’s Day
08-03-2017

Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world…

UN health agency lists antibiotic-resistant bacteria which pose human threat
02-03-2017

The United Nations health agency today published its first-ever catalogue of ant…

Low and middle income countries bear disproportionate burden of cervical cancer
07-02-2017

Noting that cervical cancer kills more than 250,000 women every year and that 85…

Diversity ‘is richness, not a threat,’ UN chief Guterres tells forum on combatting anti-Muslim discrimination
18-01-2017

In a message to an event spotlighting the growing challenges of anti-Muslim disc…

Secretary-General António Guterres cites multilateralism, teamwork as critical to achieving UN goals
05-01-2017

3 January 2017 – On his first day in office, United Nations Secretary…

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