UNESCO Chair in Knowledge Economy (735), established in 2006 at the Westminster International University of Tashkent (Uzbekistan).


Knowledge economy, sustainable development.


  • The introduction of knowledge-based management
  • The elaboration of the legal framework for a knowledge based economy
  • The development of an information society and its transformation to a knowledge society
  • The contribution to the sustainable development of Uzbekistan
  • The promotion of social partnerships between public and private sectors, educational and academic institutions, and urban and rural areas.


  • The University of Westminster (U.K.). Website
  • University of Auckland (New Zealand). Website
  • State University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russian Federation)
  • Chamber of Commerce of Uzbekistan
  • Adult Education Centre of the Academy of State and Society Construction
  • Tashkent State Institute of Telecommunications
  • University of World Economy and Diplomacy (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
  • Uzbekistan National University (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
  • Institute of Economics of the Academy of Science of Uzbekistan (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO Office in Tashkent.



Mr Tursun Shodiev, Westminster International University of Tashkent
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address - umid_aliyev(at)
Work Phone - +998 71 2387409
Fax - +998712322774
Street - 12Qoqon Yuli
City - Tashkent
Postal Code - 700000
Country - Uzbekistan