The VI Central Asian Education Forum will be held in Astana on 26-28 June under the auspices of the United Nations Children’s Fund and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
In view of the urgent need to raise awareness about proper nutrition in children, a national campaign called Health Week was conducted this spring in almost 10,000 schools throughout Uzbekistan.
The VI Central Asian festival of ecological journalism is to be held in the capital of Kyrgyzstan on 25-27 June. Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan will participate in the festival.
President of Iran Mahmud Ahmadinejad, President of Mongolia Nambaryn Enkhbayar and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will attend a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republuic, on 16 August.
Defense Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will meet in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic on 27 June.
Some 9,000 Muslims from Uzbekistan will make annual pilgrimage to Mecca for the hajj this year, press service of the Committee for Religion under the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan said.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in cooperation with the Centre for Secondary Specialized and Professional Education (CSSPE) under the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan, will conduct two 6-day back-to-back trainings for trainers on peer education techniques from 25 June to 7 July.
China is expected to have good-neighborly treaties with all five other SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) member countries in the latest session of its top legislature opened on Sunday.