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    Uzbekistan - EU: prospects of cooperation discussed

    International cooperation 7 October 2022 1328

    On October 6, the Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan Tanzila Narbayeva received the head of the Delegation (Embassy) Ambassador Charlotte Andrian of the European Union in Tashkent and the head of the European Union project "INTER PARES" - "Parliaments in Partnership" Jonathan Richard Murphy.

    During the meeting, prospects for strengthening relations between Uzbekistan and the European Union, in particular inter-parliamentary ties, and the implementation of joint projects were discussed.

    During the dialogue, it was emphasized that the powers of the national Parliament to exercise effective parliamentary control over lawmaking and the activities of executive authorities have been expanded, as well as the role and activity of women in the activities of parliament has increased.

    Ms. Charlotte Adrian spoke about the INTER PARES global parliamentary capacity building project launched in 2019, aimed at developing representative and inclusive democracy by supporting the effective functioning of 46 parliaments in partner countries.

    It is stated that, given the achievements in increasing the role of parliament in the system of public administration of the republic, Uzbekistan has joined this program and is one of its main participants.

    During the meeting, the parties agreed on priority areas of cooperation between the parliaments of Uzbekistan and the EU countries, including the implementation of practical activities on budget formation and ensuring its control, the introduction of an electronic parliament, strengthening the status of women, expanding the potential of the Youth Parliament and environmental protection.