The University of World Economy and Diplomacy hosted a roundtable discussion dedicated to the 27th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s accession to the UN.
The event, organized by the Committee on International Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, was attended by deputies of the lower house of parliament, representatives of ministries and agencies, authorized persons of international organizations, professors and teachers, students.
Uzbekistan joined the United Nations on March 2, 1992 as a new sovereign and independent state. The United Nations Office opened in Tashkent the following year. The United Nations “family” in Uzbekistan comprises the UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, UNESCO, UNODC, UNAIDS, UN Women, UNRCCA, ILO, FAO and UN Volunteers administered by UNDP.
As it was noted at the event, Uzbekistan consistently fulfills its obligations within the framework of these documents, special attention is paid to implementation of generally accepted norms in the national legislation of the country.
Moreover, during the roundtable discussion, the importance of the Action Strategy adopted in the country on five priority areas of development of the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2017-2021 for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals was discussed in detail.
At the event, reports on issues of UN activities on regional cooperation were heard.