The recently arrived United States Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan, Richard B. Norland, presented his credentials to the President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, on Thursday, 20 September 2007.
Uzbekistan, along with other nations of the world, marked the International Day of Peace on Friday 21 September. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) country office in Uzbekistan partnered with local and international agencies to celebrate this day.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Office in Uzbekistan hosted a media briefing on climate change. The event was organized on the occasion of the Global high-level dialogue on climate change, which will take place on 24 September at the UN Headquarters in New York.
The education systems in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States comprising the now-independent former Soviet republics are excluding more than 14 million children each year in a region formerly known for its high-quality education, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
On 19 September, a meeting was held at the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis (parliament) of the Republic of Uzbekistan, UzA reported.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received credentials from newly appointed envoys to Uzbekistan at presidential residence Oqsaroy on 20 September. Ambassador of Tajikistan Babahan Mahmadov, Ambassador of Italy Giovanni Ricculli and Ambassador of the United States Richard Norland handed over credentials to Uzbek president.
About 20 issues are put on the agenda of a meeting of the Committee of Secretaries of the Security Councils of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) that began in Bishkek on Thursday.
Pakistan and Uzbekistan signed here on Thursday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at increasing and intensifying defense cooperation, the News Network International (NNI) news agency reported.
On 17 September, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed Decree "On the measures to strengthen social support for pensioners".