JOURNALIST POOL PREPARES FOR ELECTIONS
The Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan has concluded the first stage of training courses aimed at improving the skills of print and electronic media journalists in the area of covering the electoral law. The courses were organized by the Public Fund for Support and Development of Independent Print Media and News Agencies of Uzbekistan.
BEDROCK OF DEMOCRACY
An international panel discussion entitled “The electoral legislation of Uzbekistan and international standards for democratic elections” has taken place in Tashkent.
Factor to Guarantee Voters’ Rights
Khiva hosted an international panel discussion on International Practice and Experience of Uzbekistan in Democratization of the Electoral System.
Built on Principles of Law and Democracy
Experts address issues in electoral law
Uzbekistan built an effective national electoral system that meets democratic requirements and international standards of law. The strong legislative framework of elections effectively guarantees the full implementation citizens’ rights to vote and to be elected as enshrined in the Basic Law, as well as other terms for free and active participation of citizens and political parties in electoral processes. This was ascertained by participants of the republican workshop on the ‘Current issues of further democratization of electoral process in Uzbekistan’, organized by the Central Election Commission of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Independent Institute for Monitoring the Formation of Civil Society.
The country's electoral law is improving
On October 31, 2012, Information Service of the Legislative Chamber in cooperation with the Committee on Democratic Institutions, NGOs and Civil Society Institutions of the lower house of the Oliy Majlis held a briefing for representatives of the mass media on «Ensuring freedom of choice and further improvement of the electoral legislation».
Liberalizing the Electoral System
Extensive democratic reforms require continuous advancement
These and other issues were addressed at an international panel discussion on the ‘Issues of democratization of the electoral system: international practice and experience of Uzbekistan’. Organized by the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the assistance of the office of OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan, Country Office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the branch of the National Democratic Institute, the meeting brought together experts from Germany, South Korea, the USA, Ukraine, France, Japan, deputies, representatives of political parties, scholars and experts in electoral law.
Improvement of electoral legislation discussed
The Central Election Commission held a round table discussion on issues of freedom of suffrage and development of electoral law, defined in the concept of further deepening of democratic reforms and formation of civil society in Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan enters new stage of democratic development
The International scientific-practical conference devoted to discussion of the main provisions of the Concept of further deepening democratic reforms and formation of civil society, outlined in the report of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov at the joint session of the parliament’s chambers on 12 November 2010, took place in Tashkent on 22-23 April.
Uzbekistan's experience is in the center of world attention
The two-day international scientific practical conference on “The
Concept of further deepening of democratic reforms and formation of
civil society in Uzbekistan” opened in Tashkent on 22 April. The forum
is devoted to studying the experience of Uzbekistan in carrying out
consistent transformations to democratize all spheres of the state and
social life, and high results of the large-scale implementation of the
tasks of the new stage of development of the country, determined by
President Islam Karimov.
As an international observer…
Secretary of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan Oybek Soatov and deputy of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sobir Jabborov as part of CIS observer mission attended the Referendum in Kyrgyz Republic, June 25-28, concerning approval of the Constitution’s new edition.