Joint event with Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS

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As you know, one of the most important events of 2022 is population census of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In this direction there adopted Corresponding Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On approval of the concept of conducting population census in 2022 in the Republic of Uzbekistan” in February 2019.

On November 27-28, 2019 there organized a meeting on the topic: “Population censuses – participants of Commonwealth of Independent States: 2020 round” on the initiative of Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS and State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan”.

UNFPA, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Ministry of Economy and Industry, Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations of the Republic of Uzbekistan came out as co-organizers of the event.

Academician of Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdurakhmanov K.Kh. attended the meeting with a report on the topic: “Population census: a clear look at the future”. In his report Academician Abdurakhmanov K.Kh. noted the importance of population census and underlined that reliable information on population of the Republic of Uzbekistan and its well-being is the most important basis for the development of long-term forecasts and state targeted programs for social and economic development, creation of new jobs and employment, formation of indicators of national sustainable development goals, studying the processes of placement and use of labor resources, as well as conducting research.

At the same time there emphasized that in accordance with the roadmap of Academician Abdurakhmanov K.Kh. there taken measures jointly with the United Nations Population Fund in the Republic of Uzbekistan, which are organized as part of the program “Increasing National Research Capacity in the sphere of population and development of demographic potential in the country. In this direction, programs for training scientific and pedagogical workers and introduction of the discipline “Demography” in the scientific and pedagogical process are being improved.