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2019 Trafficking in Persons Report: Uzbekistan

JUNE 20, 2019 UZBEKISTAN: Tier 2 Watch List The Government of Uzbekistan does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. These efforts included taking substantive actions towards ending its use of forced adult labor during the annual cotton harvest, including by increasing remuneration to pickers, partially ...
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First Commerce Department Certified U.S. Trade Mission visits Uzbekistan

A U.S. Department of Commerce Certified Trade Mission featuring 13 major US companies is visiting Tashkent this week to learn more about the business and investment climate in Uzbekistan, and to meet with top Uzbek government officials, American Chamber of Commerce members, state enterprises and other Uzbek companies.  The certified trade mission fulfills a pledge ...
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Smart Waters Program Opens Regional Summer School for Water Management Students

June 10, 2019 – The United States Government through USAID’s Smart Waters Regional activity launched its annual two weeks Summer School Education Program with the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME).  Eight students from the Integrated Water Resources Management Principles Masters (IWRM MA) Program of Kazakh-German University and seven TIIAME students will ...
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U.S. Government Helps Uzbekistan Shape its National Climate Adaptation Plan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, June 13-14, 2019 – The U.S. government-funded C5+1: Adaptation Planning project held a two-day training workshop for 25 experts from government ministries and stakeholders in Tashkent to shape Uzbekistan’s key adaptation principles and to share global best practices for adaptation planning and implementation. At the workshop, participants learned climate change adaptation planning concepts and ...
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Treasury Department Delegation Visits Tashkent to Explore Technical Assistance Collaboration

June 11, 2019—A delegation from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) arrived in Tashkent for meetings with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Jamshid Kuchkarov, Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov, Chairman of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan Mamarizo Nurmuratov, Director of the Capital Markets Development Agency ...
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