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USAID Supports Karakalpakstan’s Women Entrepreneurs Reviving Cultural Heritage Industry

September 27, 2022 – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a business development program for rural women entrepreneurs and artisans in the decorative felt production industry in Karakalpakstan. Participants will receive instruction in modern wool processing technologies, business training, and access to financing, which will help eliminate existing bottlenecks to industry growth. The program will contribute to the ...
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USAID Supports $10 Million Youth Workforce Development Program

September 23, 2022, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), along with the Ministry of Public Education, officially launched the five-year, $10 million Uzbekistan Youth Employment Skills (YES) activity. The activity will increase youth workforce readiness and employability by equipping young people in grades 8-11 with the necessary skills to enter Uzbekistan’s economy as competent employees or ...
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Important U.S. Visa Announcement!

The Consular Section will open more than 600 non-immigrant visa appointments on Wednesday, September 28, at 6:00 p.m. local time (09:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time). Appointments from November through January 2023 will be available for citizens and residents of Uzbekistan only.  These appointments will only be available online. Notice: If you use a facilitator to ...
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USAID Hosts Central Asia Women’s Summit

Tashkent, Uzbekistan. September 21, 2022 – Today the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted the second-annual Regional Women’s Summit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The summit brought together 100 female-owned and female-managed businesses, activists, businesswomen’s associations, government agencies and NGOs from all over Central Asia to collaborate on how best to integrate gender considerations into all ...
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Uzbekistan’s History Museum Hosts a Workshop

Uzbekistan’s History Museum Hosts a Workshop Organized by the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute for Five Central Asian Artifact Conservators     From September 5-15, the U.S. government supported an artifact conservation workshop, “C5 Cultural Training Partnership,” at the Uzbekistan State Museum of History in Tashkent.  The Director of Center for Cultural Heritage Preservation, Gil Stein, ...
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