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. “Gazeta.uz asked him about the purpose of the visit and how he assesses the human rights situation in Uzbekistan.


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