02.03.2012 - UNESCO Office in Tashkent

Uzbekistan and the UN: 20 Years of cooperation.

Uzbekistan and the UN: 20 Years of cooperation

Special exhibition "20 years of cooperation" launched at the State Museum of History of Uzbekistan to celebrate 20th anniversary of the membership of Uzbekistan in UN on March 2, 2012.

Mr. Abdulaziz Kamilov, Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan and the Foreign Minister, Ms. Anita Nirody, UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan, and Mr. Bahram Abduhalimov, Vice-President of Uzbek Academy of Sciences and Director of Oriental Studies Research Institute named after Abu Rayhan Beruni delivered a welcoming speeches at the exhibition opening ceremony.

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The United Nations plays an active role in the development of Uzbekistan since March 2, 1992 when Uzbekistan became a member of UN, just monthes after country’s independence in September 1, 1991. UNESCO and several UN agencies, began activities in Uzbekistan soon as Uzbekistan became a member of the UN.

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UNESCO Office in Uzbekistan, along with UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, UNAIDS, UNDP, presented publication and photos at the exhibition displaying the major programs and projects in the field of culture, science, education and communication and information, which aroused great public interest. These pictures shows the different areas of work of UN agencies in Uzbekistan since the country joined the UN in March 1992. Projects related to the development of culture, education, science, social and environment issues represents a wide range of activities in Uzbekistan through ordinary person perspective. Thus, the pictures emphasize the commitment to "human development", which is sustainable, environmentally friendly, and has a positive effect on the human personality. And demonstrates that each project in Uzbekistan is aimed to improving the welfare of the nation through a successful and mutually beneficial relationships with national partners and the Government of Uzbekistan.

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