6 March

Turkmenistan to host V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Sport is an effective and flexible instrument for the promotion of peace and development. The outcome document of the United Nations Summit for the post-2015 development agenda notes that sports is an important factor for sustainable development. The UN recognizes the significant contribution of sports into peace and development, as it promotes the establishment of the principles of tolerance and respect, promoting the empowerment of women and youth, as well as health, education and social integration.

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6 March

Turkmenistan to host V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Sport is an effective and flexible instrument for the promotion of peace and development. The outcome document of the United Nations Summit for the post-2015 development agenda notes that sports is an important factor for sustainable development. The UN recognizes the significant contribution of sports into peace and development, as it promotes the establishment of the principles of tolerance and respect, promoting the empowerment of women and youth, as well as health, education and social integration.

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23 January

Ground-breaking UN-supported digital tool to enhance green finance

20 January 2017 – The United Nations environment agency and a the leading Chinese online financial service provider today rolled out an innovative programme at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, aiming to stimulate the advancement of digital technologies in green finance.

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23 January

La France et l’ONU

Depuis quelques années, les relations entre la France et l’Onu ont changé. Et les critiques se font nombreuses : « La France n’a pas de véritable politique d’influence. C’est dommage, car cela lui permettrait d’avoir du poids sur l’échiquier politique mondial, » déplore un expert politique : « Elle considère qu’avoir un siège permanent au Conseil de sécurité assorti du droit de veto est suffisant.»

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9 January

President of Uzbekistan: prosecutors should help and support businesses and ensure human interests

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with a group of employees of prosecution bodies on 7 January to congratulate them with their professional holiday. A law was signed on 19 December 2016 establishing 8 January as the Day of workers of prosecution bodies of Uzbekistan.

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27 December 2016

Impressions from the Presidential Elections 4 December 2016 in Uzbekistan

Following President Karimov’s death in September this year, the constitution required that elections be held within the next three months. They were to take place on 4th December, and once more, I was invited to be an observer at the elections. I had requested to follow the elections in the cities of Bukhara and Navoi, and Election Committee had agreed.

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