Based on the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated July 23, 2022, PQ-330 “On measures to systematically reform the activities of the University of world economy and diplomacy”, since September 2022, the Diplomatic academy at the University of world economy and diplomacy (UWED) has begun its activities.
In a relatively short time, organizational and regulatory documents of the Diplomatic academy were developed and approved based on the tasks set by the head of state. In particular, the Staffing table of the Diplomatic academy, curricula and training programs, a system for assessing the readiness of attendants were adopted and the Scientific council composition was also formed.
Currently, the staff of the Diplomatic academy (according to the staffing table of 2022) has been reached to 90%. Employment contracts were signed between employees and the Diplomatic academy. Charters of the departments have been developed and approved. The official website of the Diplomatic academy has been launched.
On November 1, 2022, the representatives of state bodies, heads of diplomatic missions of a number of foreign states accredited in Uzbekistan took part in the opening ceremony of the Diplomatic academy.
For the first training course of the Diplomatic academy on the systematic training of diplomats of the reserve level on the topic “Foreign political and foreign economic activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan”, 26 students were admitted, consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade, the Ministry of Defense and the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan .
From November 19 to December 17, 2022, special training courses on the topic “Diplomatic protocol and international negotiations” were organized for the employees of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The educational process of the Diplomatic academy involves domestic and foreign specialists with deep theoretical knowledge and extensive practical experience in the field of international relations.
On December 27, 2022, students who successfully completed the abovementioned courses were awarded with the certificates of the Diplomatic academy.
The course "Foreign political and foreign economic activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan" for the systematic training of the diplomats of reserve level, one-year form of study: study period October-June
The course "Fundamentals of foreign political and foreign economic activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan" for diplomatic staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, going on a long business trip abroad
The course "Fundamentals of foreign political and foreign economic activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan" for the systematic and intensive training of appointed Ambassadors
Based on the relevant provision of the Decree “On the organization of the training of employees with a minimum of three years of work experience in the narrow specialties of the master's degree” provides for the organization of the following specialized areas of the master's degree:
It provides for a one-year form of study in the master's degree and the issuance of a certified diploma.
The following issues will be addressed on the topic "Implementation of joint educational programs” of postgraduate and post-graduate education in partnership with leading foreign educational institutions:
По теме "Реализация совместных образовательных программ магистратуры и послевузовского образования” с ведущими зарубежными образовательными учреждениями предусматривается решение следующих вопросов:
On February 19 of this year, the University of World Economy and Diplomacy, as part of the JICA Chair program, was visited by the head of the representative office of this organization in Uzbekistan, BITO Yoshibumi and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Uzbekistan Hatori Takashi.
The guests were met by the First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis, Rector of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy Sodyq Safoev. During the meeting, a discussion took place on the prospects for further strengthening Uzbek-Japanese relations, as well as the development of partnership between the JICA representative office and the university. S.Safoev noted that Japan’s experience in modernizing high-quality public administration is very important for the further development of our country. He recalled that the university has been successfully implementing student exchange programs with leading educational institutions in Japan for many years, in addition, volunteer Japanese language teachers are successfully working through JICA.
In turn, the head of the JICA representative office in Uzbekistan BITO Yoshibumi expressed gratitude for the activities of the recently opened Japanese Scientific Analytical Center at UWED. The Ambassador of Japan to Uzbekistan Hatori Takashi emphasized that Japan considers regional cooperation between the countries of Central Asia, including Uzbekistan, important, in particular within the framework of the “Central Asia + Japan” dialogue platform initiative.
The parties expressed their readiness to further expand bilateral cooperation in order to strengthen friendly relations between the countries. At the end of the meeting, the opening of the JICA Chair event took place. Professor of the University of Tsukuba Timur Dadabaev spoke to UWED students on the topic: “The Japanese miracle: institutional factors of rapid economic growth (1955-1975)”. He spoke about the development of the Japanese economy after World War II, which went down in history as the “Japanese economic miracle”. The lecture aroused great interest among students. Professor T. Dadabaev answered questions, then a discussion and exchange of views took place.
On 19 February this year, the Diplomatic academy at the UWED held a videoconference with the leadership of the Prince Saud Al Faisal Institute for Diplomatic Studies under Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
During the videoconference, issues related to the implementation of the Memorandum of understanding and further development of cooperation were discussed.
In order to effectively organize management work in the system of the Ministry of Agriculture and strengthen integration with system organizations, on February 13 of this year, a training practical seminar was held on the topic “Qualitative preparation of statistical and analytical data and strengthening mutual integration”, headed by the Department of international cooperation and implementation of agricultural development strategy and introduction of innovations.
The seminar was attended by about 50 employees from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of investments, industry and trade, University of world economy and diplomacy, Tashkent State Agrarian University, Ministerial system organizations and the Ministry of Agriculture and Agricultural departments of the regions.
At the seminar, discussions were held on economic diplomacy, the procedure for structuring agreements and memoranda with international organizations and agencies, the procedure for establishing measures to be carried out to attract foreign investment, the procedure for working with foreign missions of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the procedure for establishing measures to be carried out to attract foreign investment, the involvement of innovations in the agricultural system.
The Seminar attracted considerable interest within the participants, covering itself with a series of thematic lectures.
In particular, the Ministry of investments, industry and trade, the Ministry of foreign affairs, the Ministry of Economy and UWED expressed their suggestions and comments on the issues of diplomatic relations with investors, elimination of mistakes made in the process of establishing international documents, raising the economy of the Republic of Uzbekistan and expanding exports to strengthen international cooperation.