Uzbekistan, UN discuss cooperation in sphere of human rights
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Aug.3 / Trend, D. Azizov /
Issues of development of international legal cooperation between Uzbekistan and UN in the sphere of human rights were discussed in an international workshop in Tashkent organized by the National Human Rights Centre of Uzbekistan jointly with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
The workshop was attended by representatives of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited to Uzbekistan, members of the Senate and Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis (Parliament) of Uzbekistan, representatives of national human rights institutions, government and judiciary and civil society institutions of the republic.
During the workshop it was noted that liberalization and democratization of all spheres of society's life is carried out systematically and step-by-step during the country's independence years.
Legal framework that meets international standards has been formed, which guarantees reliable protection of personal, political, economic, social and cultural rights and freedoms of peoples, as well as an effective mechanism for their implementation, creation of a persistent system of education in human rights.
According to the UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan Anita Nirody, the workshop was an important step in cooperation of Uzbekistan and the UN in further implementation of international standards on human rights and implementation of international treaties in this field.