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September 15, 2020

Starting in 2013, July 30 has been recognized as World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Since then, USAID’s grantee, Istiqbolli Avlod, has been conducting events and activities to raise awareness and prevent trafficking in persons in Uzbekistan.

USAID Rehabilitates Yomonjar Canal To Improve Water Management
September 10, 2020

Today, U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum, together with the Minister of Water Resources, Shavkat Khamraev, opened a virtual event in Tashkent to celebrate the renovation of the Yomonjar irrigation system in Bukhara province. The rehabilitation was funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Smart Waters project, implemented by the Central Asia Regional Environmental Center (CAREC).

September 9, 2020

When Murat and Bibigul (names changed to protect their identities) took their four children from Nukus in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan and headed to Kazakhstan in search of employment, their future looked promising. Although, life as labor migrants turned out to be more difficult than they had imagined.

September 3, 2020

Sayyora and Masud were a Tashkent couple undergoing a difficult divorce. Money, assets and real estate were at stake, but these concerns were second to their worries about how their children would react to the divorce. Knowing that going to court would have painful repercussions for their family, they instead turned to a professional mediator, Ms. Sevara Maripova, to negotiate their settlement.

September 3, 2020

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated 200 ventilators to Uzbekistan to assist its fight against COVID-19. This assistance is just the latest donation by the United States of critical supplies in response to Uzbekistan’s request for international assistance related to the pandemic.