Uzbekistan has climbed by 2 places in an annual Global Peace Index this year, finishing at 102 among 163 countries, while Iceland remained at the top position, according to a report by an international think tank.
The United States Government through USAID’s Smart Waters Regional activity launched its annual two weeks Summer School Education Program with the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME).
At today’s swearing-in ceremony, Volodymyr Zelenskiy read out the text of the oath and received a presidential card, badge, official seal and mace (bulava).
The Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry condemned the provocation attack on May 12 which damaged 4 commercial and civilian ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Persian Gulf, the ministry said in a statement.
Today is the World Press Freedom Day, which was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO's General Conference. Since then, 3 May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day.
Vladimir Posner during Late Posner Show in response to a question whether the post-Soviet countries needed democracy, replied: “Some former Soviet republics: the Baltic countries, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, Ukraine, Russia need some sort of democracy ito a certain extent.”
It is estimated that about half of the world’s obsolete pesticides can be found in the former Soviet Union, with many of them stored throughout Central Asia. As an important centre for agriculture, particularly cotton production, the subregion was a heavy user of pesticides. What remain are inappropriate burial sites, regulatory and management deficits, and other issues.
A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election Sunday, exit polls and a partial vote count showed, dealing a stunning rebuke to the country's political establishment.
The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Harlem Désir, today called on the authorities in Uzbekistan to end the blocking of media outlets, in order to ensure that important news and current affairs resources be made accessible to the public.