[COMPLETED] Promoting Youth Employment In Uzbekistan






January 2019 - June 2022


USD 1 000 000

Focus Area:

Sustainable Development


Ministry of Employment & Labour Relations of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Geographical location:



Goal 5: Gender Equality

Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

Project Document:


Project Summary:

The project is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR) of the Republic of Uzbekistan and UNDP. It is aimed at promoting youth employment in Uzbekistan, particularly among college and university graduates, young women, returning migrants, and other vulnerable groups, by helping the Government implement a number of active labor market initiatives stipulated in the government’s medium-term Employment Promotion Programme and policies.  

Expected Results:

By 2020, equitable and sustainable economic growth through productive employment, improvement of environment for business, entrepreneurship and innovations expanded for all.

Relevant stakeholders are capacitated to apply active labor market policies with focus on youth employment.

Project Contact Information:

Bakhodir Bekov

Programme Manager


4 Taras Shevchenko Street, Tashkent 100029


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Funded by:

The Government of the Russian Federation

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