Environment & Energy


Semi-annual report of the project for 2014

This issue provides a wide and detailed report about the activities and results of the project for 2014. In this issue you can get information about: a series of trainings for architects on earthquake safe construction practices, National Workshop on Disaster Risk Assessment (DRA) and Information more


‘Strengthening Disaster Risk Management Capacities in Uzbekistan’ project’s annual report – 2013

This annual report provides a brief summary of project activities in 2013. The core of activities were community based disaster risk reduction through different media materials and community activities as well as capacity development of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and other organizations more


Newsletter: International Day for Disaster Reduction - 2013

UNDP joined the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan in recognizing the ‘International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction’ from 8 to 11 October 2013. Events focused on increasing public awareness about activities of both organizations in the field of DRR. The most important more

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Uzbekistan’s climatic and geographic features, and its unique ecosystems which are home to globally significant flora and fauna, have made environmental sustainability a national priority. Given rapid economic development in recent years, Uzbekistan recognises the need to balance economic growth and environmental protection. Therefore, a major national objective is to ensure that Uzbekistan’s environment is effectively protected and sustainably utilised for the benefit of future generations. Through capacity building and piloting initiatives, UNDP has contributed to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goal 7 and corresponding national MDG targets.