NEWS AND EVENTS
November 30, 2004
PROJECT WORKS ON DEEPENING DEMOCRATIC REFORMS IN UZBEKISTAN
The session of the steering committee of the project ?Further intensification of democratic reforms in Uzbekistan? was held on 26 November in Tashkent.
The project is being implemented by the European Commission in the country?s parliament in the framework of the EuropAid Programme, Narodnoye Slovo reported.
Head of the EuropAid?s Central Asia and Caucasus Projects Department Silva-Rodriguez, representatives of the European consortium implementing the project, as well as beneficiaries and project partners took part in the session.
The session participants discussed the main directions of joint work to be done in Oliy Majlis in the conditions of bicameral parliament. They also considered the methodology of functioning of European parliamentary systems.
They also exchanged ideas concerning new approaches to assistance to legislative process in the country. Information was delivered on other projects, implemented in Uzbekistan, and ways to cooperate with them in intensifying democratic reforms in Uzbekistan were defined.
The project is continuation of effective cooperation and provision of technical assistance by the EU to the Oliy Majlis. The project provides the succession of earlier projects in the framework of TACIS program for democratization.