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311 | 23 Ноя. 2018 г.

ANNEX to Decree No 5308 of the President

of Uzbekistan dated 22 January, 2018

 

 

2018 STATE PROGRAM

 

On implementation of the National Action Strategy on Five Priority Development Areas of the Republic of Uzbekistan 2017-2021 in the Year of Support of Active Entrepreneurship, Innovative Ideas and Technologies

 

Measures to implement

Implementation period

Responsible executives

Expenditures

(mln. soums)

Funding sources

Document form, implementation mechanism, intended outcome

I. PRIORITIES IN IMPROVEMENT OF STATE AND PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM

1.1. Consolidation of role of the Oliy Majlis chambers and political parties in deepening the democratic reform and modernization of the country

1.

Development of the Concept for the Improvement of Lawmaking Activities, which provides for new approaches to lawmaking and norm-setting.

1 August, 2018  

Oliy Majlis Chambers (on agreement), 
Ministry of Justice, Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation, Tashkent State University of Law, Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affair

Draft Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides:

-introduction of a model of ‘smart regulation’ and methodologies for analyzing the impact of decisions;

-introduction of principles used in the process of lawmaking (social justice, closeness to the people, public opinion research, openness, efficiency, etc.);

-introduction of modern methods of lawmaking (for example, on the principle of ‘One in two out’, ‘Sunset clauses’, ‘Open ended’ and others);

-specification of types of legislative documents regulating certain social relations;

-expansion of the practice of passing laws of direct action;

-step-by-step reduction of the practice of adoption of departmental acts.

2.

Development of the Electoral Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan, aimed at further improving the mechanisms for exercising citizens’ rights regarding elections

 

 

 

 

1 July, 2018

Central Election Commission, Oliy Majlis Chambers (on agreement), 
Ministry of Justice, Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation, Independent Institute for Monitoring the Formation of Civil Society, Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies, Tashkent State University of Law

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides for the unification of legislative acts on elections, based on international norms and standards, as well as transparent and effective approaches to electoral processes.

 

 

3.

Further improvement of control by the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis over the activities of health institutions.

 

 

Throughout the year

Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (on agreement), Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Health

Draft regulatory acts and practical measures.

It is envisaged the establishment of order of work on the ground and implementation of measures for parliamentary control of members of the health committee.

4.

Strengthening the activities of the Senate of Oliy Majlis in the field of assistance to the activities of local representative bodies.

 

 

 

1 March, 2018

Senate of the Oliy Majlis, political parties (on agreement), Jokargy Kenes of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, regional and Tashkent city administration

Draft regulatory acts and practical measures.

They provide for:

-organization of the activity of the permanent commission of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan to assist in strengthening the activities of local representative bodies;

-definition of specific tasks and functions of the commission, in particular, introduction of the practice of hearing reports of the commission in the plenary sessions of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis;

-assistance in establishing exemplary activities of people’s representatives, while ensuring that the evaluation of their performance will be based on such criteria as a positive change in the situation in the regions, ensuring full implementation of the budget, reducing crime, creating new jobs, and improving the living standards of the population.

5.

Further improvement of the information system of the Single Electronic Voter List of the Republic of Uzbekistan and its introduction throughout the country within the ‘Electronic Government’ system.

 

 

 

1 September, 2018

Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications, Central Election Commission, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Internal Affairs, State Personalization Center, National Security Service,

State Committee on Land Resources, Geodesy, Cartography and State Cadaster,  Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance

 

 

Based on calculations

Funds allocated by the Fund for Development of Information Communication Technologies, as well as offbudgetary funds of ministries and agencies

 

Draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers.

The draft provides:

-stages of the introduction of a single electronic voter list (SEVL);

-development of the national address classifier;

-creation of a single database of addresses (permanent) residence of voters;

-integration of information systems of ministries and departments;

-development of plans for measures to ensure safety in SEVL;

-SEVL implementation and support, training and professional development of personnel in this area;

-determination of a single competent authority for SEVL operation.

6.

Improvement of information and analytical activity of the Chambers of Oliy Majlis.

1 March, 2018

Oliy Majlis Chambers (on agreement), Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Committee for Investments

Based on calculations

State Budget funds

Draft resolution of the Chambers of the Oliy Majlis.

The draft provides:

-staffing the Institute of Problems of Legislation and Parliamentary Studies with highly qualified personnel, as well as strengthening the material and technical base of the Institute;

-plan of measures to establish cooperation between the Institute and similar structures of foreign countries.

7.

Ensuring healthy competition on the political stage of the country.

1 August, 2018

Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (on agreement), Central Election Commission, Ministry of Justice, Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation, Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The project provides for the abolition of quotas for the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan in the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis.

 

 

8.

Further expansion of the powers of the Authorized Person of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Human Rights (Ombudsman) in the field of monitoring the execution of punishment.

1 May, 2018

Ombudsman, 
Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (on agreement),  
General Prosecutor’s Office, 
Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation, National Center for Human  Rights

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides for the expansion of the powers of the Authorized Person of the Oliy Majlis for Human Rights (ombudsman) to monitor the living conditions of persons held in places of deprivation of liberty and the execution of punishment.

1.2. Reformation in state administration

9.

Reducing the influence of the government in managing the economy, transferring some of the state’s functions to the private sector.

1 June, 2018

Ministry of Economy, 
Ministry of Finance, 
State Committee for Assistance to Privatized Enterprises and Development of Competition, Ministry of Justice, General Prosecutor’s Office, National Project Management Agency

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts include:

-the transfer of some government functions in licensing procedures to the private sector through the improvement of government control mechanisms;

-restriction of the creation of business structures with the participation of the government;

-- reduction of some functions of government agencies, in particular, by substituting for alternative types of regulation (mandatory liability insurance, declaration of conformity and others).

10.

Development of the draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan ‘On Public Service.’

1 July, 2018

Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations, Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy, Federation of Trade Unions, General Prosecutor’s Office, Academy of Public Administration

Based on calculations

State Budget funds

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides for the principles of the organization of the public service system and the basic principles of activity, the definition of the legal status, material and social security of civil servants, as well as the procedure for employment and dismissal from public service.

11.

Introduction of new methods in assessing the potential of senior executives in public, government and economic management authorities

30 october, 2018

Academy of Public Administration, Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations, Ministry of Innovative Development, Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education, National Project Management Agency, State Committee for Investments, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy, ministries and departments

Schedule of measures.

It is projected:

-improvement in the system of formation of senior executive reserve;

-dramatic reduction of judgemental factors in choosing, appointing and changing positions of senior executives;

-introduction into practice of assessment of senior executives based on the Assessment Center method;

-advanced traning of senior executives in innovation management

12.

Further deepening the processes of decentralization, expansion the powers of local government bodies and territorial government bodies.

1 October, 2018

Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy, 
State Committee for Assistance to Privatized Enterprises and Development of Competition, ministries and departments

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts include:

-transfer of licensing functions of the Cabinet of Ministers to other responsible ministries and departments;

-improving the vertical management system and methods for ensuring close interaction between the executive bodies;

-transfer the part of licensing functions of the government authorities to local and regional government bodies.

13.

Construction of modern buildings of the centers of public services of districts (cities) – People’s Receptions and strengthening of their logistical capacity their material and technical support.

1 February, 2018

Ministry of Justice, Jokargi Kenes of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, regional and Tashkent city administrations, State Committee for Architecture and Construction
 

50,0 billion UZS

Funds attracted on the basis of state-private partnership, as well as from local budgets

Draft regulatory acts.

The project will approve the Program of Activities for 2018-2020.

The Program provides for, on the basis of public-private partnership, the construction of public service centers in districts and cities - the new buildings of the People’s Receptions. At the same time, there will be created rooms for mothers and children, conveniences for people with disabilities, car parking lots, self-service areas.

14.

Ensuring high quality, efficiency, openness of public services through the introduction of innovative technologies, further expansion of the use of public services by the population.

 

 

 

 

1 March, 2018

Ministry of Justice, 
Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications, Ministry of Innovative Development, JSC UzAvtoSanoat, Jokargi Kenes of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, regional and Tashkent city administrations, 
ministries and departments

30,0 billion UZS

Funds allocated by the Fund for Development of Information Communication Technologies, as well as offbudgetary funds of ministries and agencies

 

Draft regulatory acts.

The project will approve a program of measures.

The program provides:

-provision of public service centers with information booths, the introduction of electronic queues and remote video surveillance;

-creation of opportunities for rendering public services with the help of mobile applications, introduction of feedback to the public in practice;

-introduction of the practice of providing mobile (special vehicles) public services for people living in remote regions.

15.

Formation of the Unified Register of Public Services, which provides for the systematization of public services rendered to individuals and legal entities.

 

 

 

1 March, 2018

Ministry of Justice, 
Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications, ministries and departments

Draft regulatory act.

The draft provides:

-based on the results of the inventory of all services provided by state bodies, the formation of a unified register of services;

-banning the provision of public services not included in the register.

16.

The introduction in the Public Service Centers of the procedure for providing additionally 40 types of public services to legal entities and 19 types of public services to individuals on the principle of Single Window.

 

 

 

 

10 March, 2018

Ministry of Justice, 
ministries and departments

Draft regulatory act.

The project approves the roadmap and implements practical measures.

At the same time, in order to create conveniences for the population, it is envisaged to provide newly introduced public services by the Public Service Centers on the principle of Single Window, based on the conditions of the Center buildings and the capabilities of the inter-agency electronic interaction system.

17.

Further introduction of the Electronic Government system and modern information and communication technologies in the activities of executive authorities.

 

 

 

 

Throughout the year

Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications, 
National Project Management Agency, 
ministries and departments

Based on calculations

Funds allocated by the Fund for Development of Information Communication Technologies, as well as offbudgetary funds of ministries and agencies

 

Draft regulatory act.

The draft approves a comprehensive measure plan.

The plan provides:

-optimization of administrative procedures;

-automation of management processes;

-formation of an effective information exchange system for timely and adequate response to risks and problems arising in regional and country scale.

18.

Radical improvement of public administration.

 

 

Throughout the year

General Prosecutor’s Office, 
Ministry of Justice, 
Ministry of Innovative Development, 
Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy, 
ministries and departments

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts include:

-types of government bodies (ministry, state committee, agency, inspection, center, etc.), their specifics and tasks;

-area of special functions peculiar to state agencies;

-optimization and integration of ministries and departments with duplicating functions;

-subordination of agencies, committees, inspections and centers to the relevant ministries;

-definition of a single list of government agencies;

-introduction of innovative forms of management;

-improvement of the mechanisms for exercising public functions with the involvement of entrepreneurs and the public as equal partners;

-volume of functions transferred from the Cabinet of Ministers and its executive apparatus to ministries and local authorities, from republican bodies to their territorial bodies.

19.

Revision of tasks, functions, rights and responsibilities of executive authorities in connection with the optimization of their number, structure and units.

 

 

 

 

Throughout the year

General Prosecutor’s Office, Ministry of Justice, 
ministries and departments

 

 

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts include:

-elimination of imbalance between republican and territorial bodies of authorities;

-rational distribution of staff between executive bodies and their territorial subdivisions, defining specific limits of their responsibility;

-ensuring that the organizational and staff structure corresponds to the real needs of the economy and society, the new tasks, functions and priorities of each executive body;

-planning of the activities of executive bodies and criteria for evaluating their performance;

-reduction of duplicating structural divisions and institutions of executive authorities, and also structural divisions, whose tasks and functions are transferred to the private sector.

20.

The radical reduction of interagency collegial bodies (commissions, councils, working groups and others) having the powers.

 

 

 

 

20 June, 2018

 

General Prosecutor’s Office, Ministry of Justice, 
ministries and departments

 

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts include:

-analysis and evaluation of the effectiveness of tasks, functions and powers of interagency collegial bodies (commissions, councils, working groups and others);

-drastic reduction in their number through the transfer of permanent state powers to a specific state body, with personal responsibility for decisions made on it.

21.

Improvement of the tasks and structure of the executive machinery of the government.

 

 

 

20 July, 2018

President’s Administration Office, Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Innovative Development, Ministry of Economy, General Prosecutor’s Office

 

 

 

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts include:

-optimization of tasks and structure of the executive apparatus of the Cabinet of Ministers;

-increase of personal responsibility of members of the Cabinet of Ministers in their activities;

-improvement of principles and mechanisms of cooperation of local authorities with the Cabinet of Ministers.

22.

Broad introduction of information and communication technologies in the sale and lease of state property.

 

 

20 March, 2018

State Committee for Assistance to Privatized Enterprises and Development of Competition, Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications, National Project Management Agency, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Finance, State Committee for Investments, Central Bank

 

1,0 billion UZS

Funds allocated by the Fund for Development of Information Communication Technologies, and by the State Committee for Assistance to Privatized Enterprises and Development of Competition

 

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts include:

-creation of a single portal in the Internet for the sale of state property;

-placement of information on the objects of state property provided in a lease in a single portal;

-procedure for selling the right to lease state-owned property of a certain type through electronic auction tenders;

-circle of entities involved in the sale of state property, their rights and obligations;

-procedure for selling state property online real time.

23.

Improvement of the system of remuneration and social security of civil servants.

 

 

1 August, 2018

Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice, Federation of Trade Unions, ministries and departments

 

Based on calculations

State Budget funds

Draft resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides:

-transfer of remuneration of employees of public authorities to the payment of basic tariff rates;

-taking measures to stimulate employees of public authorities and management based on the results of their performance;

-revision of the system of payment of pay supplements for long-term labor service;

-development of a program for the construction of departmental housing.

24.

Abolishment of the practice of financing the activities of state bodies at the expense of the economic management bodies supervised by them.

 

 

1 April, 2018

Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice, General Prosecutor’s Office, Ministry of Economy, State Committee for Assistance to Privatized Enterprises and Development of Competition, ministries and departments

 

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts include abolishing the procedure for financing the activities of state bodies (Uzdavneftgazinspektsiya, Uzdavenergonazorat and others) at the expense of the economic management bodies supervised by them (Uzbekneftegaz JSC, Uzbekenergo JSC and others) and their financing directly from the State Budget.

25.

Further improvement of the activities of state power in the field through the expansion of the powers of the councils of people’s representatives.

 

 

 

1 May, 2018

Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy, Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation, Academy of Public Administration, Jokargy Kenes of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, regional and Tashkent city administrations

 

 

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides:

-abolishment of the status of the heads of local administrations as the head of the representative body and the creation of the secretariat of the councils of people’s representatives;

-enhancement of the role and responsibility of the activities of the councils of people’s representatives to oversee the activities of territorial divisions of executive authorities and law enforcement agencies;

-strengthening the powers of local authorities in the selection and appointment of senior executives through the gradual transfer of their powers to heads of administrations;

-disclosure of supervisory powers of local representative bodies.

26.

Introduction of the updated Virtual Reception of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan with additional opportunities to provide online consultation to the public.

 

 

 

 

20 June, 2018

Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications

0,4 billion UZS

Funds allocated by the Fund for Development of Information Communication Technologies

Practical measures.

The measures provide for the improvement of the software of the updated Virtual Reception of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and create the opportunity to provide the population with direct online consultations by attracting specialists.

27.

Simplification of procedures for travelling of citizens abroad.

 

 

 

20 April, 2018

State Personalization Center, Ministry of Internal Affairs, General Prosecutor’s Office, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

With the aim of providing citizens with even better conditions, it is projected to simplify the procedures for travelling abroad;

It is projected to implement the phased introduction of ID-cards in the territory of Uzbekistan.

28.

Development of the draft Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan ‘On State Registration of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs’ aimed at simplifying the procedure for state registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs.

 

 

 

20 October, 2018

Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Economy, Central Bank, State Tax Committee, State Committee on Statistics, Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides:

-procedure for state registration of commercial organizations - legal entities;

-procedure for state registration of banks;

-the procedure for state registration of non-profit organizations - state bodies and institutions;

-procedure for state registration of nongovernmental noncommercial organizations;

-procedure for state registration of individual entrepreneurs, dehkan farms and other entities’

-further simplification of the procedure at that.

29.

Development of the draft law ‘On the Accounting Chamber’ in order to improve the legal framework for the activities of the Accounting Chamber of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

 

 

20 November, 2018 

Accounting Chamber, 
Ministry of Finance, 
General Prosecutor’s Office, 
Ministry of Justice, National Project Management Agency

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides for the legal status of the functions and tasks of the Accounting Chamber, as well as mechanisms for their implementation.

1.3. Improvement in public administration

30.

The creation of public councils in all state bodies with the aim to ensure the openness of the activities of state bodies, their effective interaction with civil society institutions.

 

 

10 April, 2018

Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Justice, ministries and departments

-creation of public councils operating in state bodies;

-measures to ensure the activities of state bodies more people friendly and democratic;

-participation in reviewing, summarizing projects submitted to state bodies from civil society institutions and their assessment, as well as in the hearing of individuals and legal entities - applicants;

-strengthening the relationship between government agencies and civil society institutions.

31.

Further improvement of mechanisms to inform the public about the activities of the Chambers of Oliy Majlis and the councils of people’s representatives.

 

 

 

1 October, 2018

Oliy Majlis Chambers (on agreement), 
Ministry of Justice, 
Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides for the possibility of unhindered participation of citizens and students at meetings of the Chamber of Oliy Majlis and the councils of people’s representatives.

32.

Effective organization of public discussion of draft laws in the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis.

 

 

 

1 May, 2018

Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (on agreement), 
Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications,

Independent Institute for Monitoring the Formation of Civil Society

Draft Resolution of the Council of the Legislative Chamber:

The draft provides:

-procedure for the organization by the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of public discussion of draft laws;

-introduction of modern methods of attracting the general public to discuss the documents, including  information and communication technologies.

33.

Development of the draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan ‘On Public Control’ providing for the introduction of effective and practical mechanisms for the implementation of public control in state and public administration.

 

 

 

1 April, 2018

Oliy Majlis Chambers (on agreement),
Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation, Independent Institute for Monitoring the Formation of Civil Society, Ministry of Justice, General Prosecutor’s Office, Academy of Public Administration, Union of Youth of Uzbekistan, Mahalla Charity Public Fund, NAEMM, National Association of Nongovernmental Noncommercial Organizations, and other civil society institutions

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides for the improvement of efficiency of the tasks assigned to state bodies, their observance of the rights, freedoms and interests of citizens, the establishment of public control over the reaction of citizens to the decisions of state authorities on statements and raised problems of citizens.

 

34.

The introduction of the procedure for collective electronic submission of appeal to the chambers of the Oliy Majlis, regional, district and city councils of people’s representatives through the Mening Fikrim special web portal.

 

 

 

 

20 April, 2018

Oliy Majlis Chambers (on agreement), Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications, Ministry of Justice, General Prosecutor’s Office,  Public Opinion Center

2,0 billion UZS

Funds allocated by the Fund for Development of Information Communication Technologies

Draft regulatory act and practical measures.

They provide:

-creation of a special site in the Internet network that provides an opportunity to make initiatives of public concern;

-in the case of approval of initiative by a certain number of citizens, their mandatory consideration by the chambers of the Oliy Majlis and the councils of people’s representatives.

35.

Development of the Concept of the State Authorities in the Virtual Space, which provides for more openness of the activities of state bodies, their active dialogue with the public concerning their activity areas.

 

 

1 June, 2018

Press and Information Agency, Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications, 
Ministry of Justice, 
Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Innovative Development, National Project Management Agency

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts provides for a systematic study by the press offices of state bodies of public opinion, observation and timely response to the attitude of the population towards events and decisions of state bodies and officials.

 

 

36.

Improving the system of state support for the activities of nongovernmental noncommercial organizations.

 

 

 

 

20 August, 2018

Independent Institute for Monitoring the Formation of Civil Society, Ministry of Justice, National Association of Nongovernmental Noncommercial Organizations, ministries and departments

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts include:

-provision of state property to NGOs for free or on preferential terms within the framework of social partnership;

-introduction of benefits for tax and mandatory payments to individuals and legal entities that support social partnership.

37.

Creation of the state fund on financial support of nongovernmental  mass media.

 

 

 

10 July, 2018

Press and Information Agency, Public Fund for Support and Development of Print Media and News Agencies, National Association of Electronic Mass Media, National Association of Nongovernmental Noncommercial Organizations, Creative Union of Journalists

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts envisage paying attention to creating the necessary conditions for the formation of independent, professional and socially responsible journalism, in particular, allocating grants to new information and analytical Internet sites.

 

 

 

38.

Preparation of the Census Conception.

 

 

1 May, 2018

State Committee on Statistics, 
Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Finance

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts provide:

-purpose of the population census;

-circle of subjects involved in the population census and their tasks;

-timing and mechanisms of the census.

39.

Establishment of the Advisory Council for the Development of Civil Society under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

 

 

20 April, 2018

Independent Institute for Monitoring the Formation of Civil Society, National Association of Nongovernmental Noncommercial Organizations, 
Ministry of Justice, 
Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (on agreement), Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation, Tashkent State University of Law, Academy of Public Administration

Draft regulatory acts.

The drafts provide:

-priorities in state policy to development civil society;

-creation of objective and additional independent mechanism of discussion of topical issues and  information exchange between civil society institutions and the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

-organization of effective public control over the executive power.

40.

Establishment of University of Journalism and Mass Communications

 

 

20 April, 2018

Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education, Press and Information Agency, National Television and Radio Company, Uzbekistan National News Agency

Based on calculations

Funds allocated from the State Budget and by the Fund for Developing Higher Educational Institutions

 

Draft Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides:

-establishment of the University of Journalism and Mass  Communications;

-definition of functions and tasks of the university;

-targeted preparation of students from regions, where shortages of qualified journalists observed for their admission to a higher educational institution.

41.

Implementation of additional mechanisms to ensure openness and transparency of government.

 

 

 

20 September, 2018

Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (on agreement), Ministry of Finance, Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications, Press and Information Agency,  Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations, ministries and departments

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides for obliging state bodies to publish full information on their budget expenditures.

 

 

42.

Improving the procedure of electing chairpersons of citizens’ assemblies and their advisers.  

 

20 July, 2018

Oliy Majlis Chambers  (on agreement), 
Ministry of Justice, Mahalla Charity Public Fund, Academy of Public Administration, Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation, Independent Institute for Monitoring the Formation of Civil Society

The draft law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides for broader opportunities for voters to participate in the election of the chairperson of the citizens’ assemblies and their advisers, mechanisms for ensuring transparency and openness in nominating candidates for the post of chairperson of the mahalla (community).

43.

Improvement of the system of assistance of self-governing bodies in the development of entrepreneurial activity.

 

 

20 August, 2018

Mahalla Charity Public Fund, Ministry of Justice, 
Ministry of Economy, 
Ministry of Finance, 
Ministry of Innovative Development, State Tax Committee, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Independent Institute for Monitoring the Formation of Civil Society, 
ministries and departments

Draft Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides for the definition of mechanisms to ensure the assistance of state bodies, commercial banks and other authorized agencies of the activities of advisory centers to promote the development of entrepreneurial activities in the self-governing bodies of citizens.

II. PRIORITIES IN ENSURING THE RULE OF LAW AND REFORMING THE JUDICIAL AND LEGAL SYSTEM

2.1. Ensuring true independence of judicial authority, enhancing authority of the court, as well as democratization and improvement of the judiciary

44.

Formation of a commission to promote the independence of the judiciary under the Oliy Majlis.

 

 

 

1 April, 2018

Oliy Majlis Chambers (on agreement), Supreme Court, Constitutional Court, Supreme Judicial Council

Draft joint resolution of the Councils of the Chambers of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The draft provides for the formation of a parliamentary commission, its status, main tasks and powers, including the compilation of questions on the results of citizens’ appeals raised at direct meetings and in communication with the people, an analysis of the real state of affairs through a parliamentary inquiry, a mechanism for resolving existing problems together with the Supreme Court and the Supreme Judicial Council.

45.

Improvement of the legal basis for the status of judges in order to ensure the independence of judges.

 

 

 

1 April, 2018

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