english |  français |  español View RSS feedWhat is RSS?  Home  |  Contact us  |  FAQs  |  Search  |  Sitemap  |  UNDP Information Disclosure Policy
Uzbekistan
Related articles
Strengthening community action and volunteerism
20 February 2014
UNV Community Volunteer Coordinator Maksuda Muhsinbaeva (centre) during a joint volunteer training event with the Uzbekistan Red Crescent in Namangan, Uzbekistan. (UNDP Europe and Central Asia, 2013)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Maksuda Muhsinbaeva is serving as a UNV Community Volunteer Coordinator in Namangan. The project she is part of, Social Innovation and Volunteerism in Uzbekistan, aims to create an environment that is more supportive of youth volunteerism and civic engagement. It’s satisfying but challenging work. In addition to representing the project at a local level, a Community Volunteer Coordinator’s responsibilities include many other elements, such as training volunteer leaders and civil society organizations, facilitating local volunteer initiatives, or partnering with local administrations and stakeholders to promote community development. Read
Standing up for positive change
26 April 2013
Madina Alimova is a volunteer English teacher at a children’s home through the Social Innovation and Volunteerism project in Uzbekistan. (UNV, 2013)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Volunteerism is an important and an integral element of society. It provides us with an opportunity to contribute to peace and human development. Anyone can become a volunteer – the decision depends only on our own personal willingness and capabilities. Read
Social innovation and volunteerism in Uzbekistan
19 April 2013
Young people participate in an interactive Q&A on youth employment challenges in Uzbekistan during one of the ‘MDGs and Volunteerism’ discussion club meetings. Panel members from left to right: Aziza Umarova (Head of Good Governance Unit, UNDP), Bakhrom Radjabov (project member of Social Innovation and Volunteerism in Uzbekistan) and Mirsaid Uzakov (Y-PEER Fellow, UNFPA). (UNV, 2013)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Last July UNDP and UNV in Uzbekistan joined forces to launch a two and half year project supporting volunteers and other young enthusiasts who want to make a positive impact in their communities. We are pleased to say that nine months later the project is bustling with activity. Read
Making youth volunteers the driving force behind development
12 August 2012
Volunteers in Bukhara (Uzbekistan) aim to raise education standards of Lyuli community members through volunteer led trainings on basic reading and writing, healthy lifestyles, and dangers of human trafficking. (UNV programme, 2012).
Taskent, Uzbekistan: It has been the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme’s on-going objective to motivate and support Uzbekistan’s energetic and remarkable youth volunteers in their endeavours. As part of these efforts, a national project will soon begin, and it will enhance youth civic participation and involvement in democratic governance practices. Read
More about: MDGs: General  Youth
Improving access to legal services
10 December 2011
Law student volunteers help run the legal clinics and the website, getting unique professional experience that helps them develop a greater sense of social responsibility. (UNV)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan: UNDP and UNV have created a legal support website in Tashkent which is run by pro-bono legal clinicians and is designed to help the city’s residents obtain the legal advice and support they require. Read
More about: Human rights  ICT  Youth

UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)