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.
On September 15-16, a Summit of the Heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states was held in Samarkand, which became a platform for discussing the state and prospects for the development of cooperation in the SCO's sought-after areas and areas of activity. The summit was the first face-to-face meeting of the SCO leaders since 2019.
Deputy Director of the Institute for Strategic and Regional Studies under the President of Uzbekistan (ISRS) Bobur Usmanov spoke about the timeliness and importance of this forum
Human rights are the foundation of a modern rule of law. At the post-industrial stage of development, the protection of human rights takes on a special character. Improvements in information and communication technologies are accompanied by increased opportunities for their unfair use, which poses threats to information security and can lead to violations of human rights.
Shanghai Cooperation Organization scientific and expert forum of the on-information security will be held in Tashkent on September 6
The development of relations with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is one of the priorities of the updated foreign policy of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
On September 8-9, 2022 Tashkent will host the 14th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament (14SWSP) in collaboration with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
During the past period, large-scale legal reforms have been carried out in Uzbekistan, along with all other fields. From the first years of independence, one of the important steps chosen in the way of building civil society was formation of an independent judiciary based on the principle of separation of powers.
With the declaration of independence and the commitment of the Government of Uzbekistan to the ideals of democracy, the choice of a secular path for the development of society gradually made it possible to create equal legal conditions for the existence of religions in general and religious groups in particular.
According to article 29 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, everyone has the right to freedom of thought, speech and beliefs. The consolidation of this right in the Constitution of the country is one of the main guarantees of freedom of speech, since it obliges the State to ensure it.