Uzbekistan, Tashkent, June 15 / Trend, D. Azizov /
Leadership of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry received Coordinator of the United Nations (UN), Permanent Representative of the UN Development Programme Anita Nirody on Thursday, who finished its mission in the country, the country's Foreign Ministry said.
At the meeting the sides discussed issues of cooperation between Uzbekistan and the United Nations, as well as implementation of joint programs and projects.
The Uzbek side appreciated Anita Nirody's work as the UN coordinator in the country, and expressed gratitude for the cooperation in the implementation of various programs in the socio-economic and educational spheres, the report says.
In her turn, the UN diplomat thanked the Foreign Ministry's leadership for assistance in carrying out her mission in Uzbekistan.
Anita Nirody was appointed as the UN coordinator in Uzbekistan in 2008.
Uzbekistan became a full member of the UN on March 2, 1992 at the 46th session of the General Assembly.
The UN Office in Uzbekistan opened in 1993 and since then, the organization supports the country in various fields through concrete projects at local and national levels, consulting on the adoption of various international standards and regulations, as well as capacity building and exchange of information and knowledge from around the world.
Today, there are seven agencies, funds and UN programmes, which include the UN Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV / AIDS (UNAIDS).
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