Materials with tag «human rights»

Akmal Saidov from Uzbekistan elected to UN Human Rights Committee
1 June 2024, 00:11

Akmal Saidov from Uzbekistan elected to UN Human Rights Committee

Director of the National Center for Human Rights, Academician Akmal Saidov, has been elected as a member of the UN Human Rights Committee for 2025−2028. This marks the first time a representative from Uzbekistan has been elected to this UN body.

EU extends Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) for Uzbekistan until end of 2027
23 November 2023, 19:36

EU extends Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) for Uzbekistan until end of 2027

The EU decided to extend the GSP+ system of trade preferences for another four years. Uzbekistan, as a participant of the basic and then extended program, reached a four times increase in exports to the EU of €450 million by the end of 2022. MIIT expects the number to go up to $1 billion in 2023.

“A healthy civil society is vital to make the system work better” — EU Special Representative
19 April 2023, 00:34

“A healthy civil society is vital to make the system work better” — EU Special Representative

EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore, visits Uzbekistan for the first time, meeting ministers of justice, interior, and Prosecutor General, as well as the President. “ asked him about the purpose of the visit and how he assesses the human rights situation in Uzbekistan.

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