Elections are one of the main features of a democratic State through which the development and prospects of the country are revealed. This is the basic form of expression of the will of the people, the direct participation of citizens in the management of the affairs of the state.
Distinguished Madam Renaud-Basso,
Distinguished Mr. Brunner,
Representatives of foreign governments, international organizations and diplomatic corps,
Ladies and gentlemen!
We consider the fact that this year’s Meeting of the Board of Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development takes place in the ancient and unique Samarkand as an expression of high trust and respect for our country and our reforms.
Welcome to Uzbekistan!
Hay que reconocer que el número de normas contenidas en la Constitución relativas a los derechos humanos y las obligaciones del Estado en la esfera social aumenta en dos o tres veces.
Samarkand, located at the crossroads of the Great Silk Road, has again become a place where global initiatives are being implemented.
On December 14, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on "Enhancing the role of parliaments in accelerating the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals"
The adoption of the resolution was proposed by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev during the 75th session of the UN General Assembly in 2020.
On December 5-6, 2022, the Global Forum on "Education in the field of human rights" will be held in Samarkand. The initiative to hold this prestigious international conference was put forward by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly and the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
What will Phase 5 of the World Program for Human Rights Education consist of? Ideas that can form the basis of the World Program for Human Rights Education will be discussed by the participants of the Global Forum "Human Rights Education", which will be held in Samarkand on December 5-6, 2022.
During the official visit of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to France, at the invitation of the President of France Emmanuel Macron, the heads of the two states opened two major exhibitions: “The Splendours of Uzbekistan’s Oases. At the Crossroads of Caravan Routes” in the Louvre and “The Road to Samarkand. Miracles of Silk and Gold” at the Arab World Institute.
In recent years, consistent reforms have been implemented in our country to support non-governmental non-profit organizations and other institutions of civil society and guarantee their freedom of activity, strengthen social partnership between state bodies and them, implement effective public control, as well as improve the legal framework regulating this area.
On 15-16 September this year, the city of Samarkand hosted the 22nd summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. It is not by chance that the city which has been the centre of interethnic dialogue, cultural and spiritual cooperation as well as trade and scientific exchanges was chosen for the comprehensive and prestigious event, which attracted the attention of the entire world.