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08.06.2024

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DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION VISITED UWED

On June 5, this year, Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, visited the University of World Economy and Diplomacy.

 

First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis, Rector of UWED Sodyq Safoev, welcoming the head of the WTO, noted the importance of her visit against the backdrop of Uzbekistan’s desire to speed up the process of joining this authoritative international structure.

 

“The goals of the reforms being implemented in Uzbekistan are fully consistent with the objectives of the WTO, which are aimed at promoting the sustainable development of countries and improving the well-being of their population through ensuring and expanding free and transparent trade relations,” he emphasized.

 

  1. Safoev announced the decision of the Scientific Council of the UWED to award the title of honorary doctor of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy to the Director General of the WTO Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for his great scientific and practical contribution to the development of international economic relations.

 

In her speech, Okonjo-Iweala, touching upon the activities of the WTO department operating at UWED, noted the demand for joint research projects between the university and other institutions of the international organization’s network to address common trade issues and promote sustainable economic growth.

 

The head of the WTO highly praised the role of UWED in the network of departments of the World Trade Organization, pointing out the importance of academic cooperation in the formation of inclusive trade policy.

 

At the end of the meeting, a fruitful question and answer session with UWED students took place, which provided an invaluable opportunity for direct dialogue with the leadership of the WTO.

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28.05.2024

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A MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION WAS SIGNED WITH THE MINISTRY OF DEFENSE OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

On May 22 of this year, a ceremony was held at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy to sign a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

 

The event was attended by the First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis, the rector of the UWED Sodyq Safoev, the First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Major General Shukhrat Halmukhamedov.

 

The memorandum, developed in order for the parties to achieve the objectives defined by law, provides for the support of interested relations and the further intensification of joint activities taking into account competencies.

 

Within the framework of cooperation, it is planned to comprehensively jointly study the main trends in foreign and domestic policies, socio-economic processes occurring in the world, and develop practical proposals and recommendations on this basis. In addition, it is planned to coordinate efforts in studying international experience in matters of ensuring the country’s national (military) security, increasing its defense capability, and implementing state policy in the areas of defense and military construction.

 

       The signed document provides for the organization and conduct of such events as scientific, practical and methodological conferences at the national and international levels, exchange of experience between experts and highly specialized specialists in the field of international relations, training, retraining and practical exercises with employees (scientific researchers).

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24.05.2024

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The Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia met representatives of the Prince Saud Al-Faisal Institute of Diplomatic Studies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

On May 23 of this year, a scientific and practical seminar was held on issues of cooperation between the Diplomatic Academy under the University of World Economy and Diplomacy and the Institute of Diplomatic Studies named after Prince Saud Al-Faisal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

The event was attended by a delegation from the Institute of Diplomatic Studies of Saudi Arabia, headed by the Director General of the Institute Dr. A. Al Omrani, representatives of the KSA Embassy in Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, employees of the Diplomatic Academy at UWED, faculty and students of UWED.

 

During the seminar, a discussion of promising joint educational and scientific projects took place. Particular attention was paid to the issues of training and advanced training of diplomats. The possibilities of organizing Arabic language courses for students, conducting joint research on issues of common interest, and exchanging scientific publications were considered.

 

Along with this, issues of bilateral Uzbek-Saudi relations, in particular trade, economic and investment cooperation, were considered. The growing volume of Saudi Arabian investments in the economy of Uzbekistan has been noted, which is currently estimated at more than $30 billion.

 

In his concluding remarks, Dr. A. Al Omrani noted the high interest in partnership with Uzbek colleagues. “Our countries have a rich history of cooperation, and such contacts contribute not only to the exchange of knowledge, but also to the strengthening of friendly ties. We are pleased to have the opportunity to discuss current issues and prospects for joint projects,” he said.

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13.05.2024

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On the topic of” Uzbek diplomacy - a look at the roots of the embassy Institute " at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan under UWED

A scientific-practical conference titled “Uzbek Diplomacy - a look at the formation of the Institute of Embassies” took place at the Diplomatic Academy at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, on May 10, 2024, at the initiative of UWED Rector Sadyk S. Safoev, the conference was being held to organize educational organizations' activities based on cutting-edge foreign practices and to implement measures to deepen ongoing reforms in the field of education. Additional support specified in the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev dated 02.02.2024 No. PP-54 also was provided. This conference is a part of three that were held to further the development of scientific activities and hone the skills of the Academy's first graduates - masters. The conferences were titled "Soft Power in the Foreign Policy of Uzbekistan" (April 26, 2024) and "Stages and Prospects of a Truthful and Fair Solution to the Middle East Problem" (May 02, 2024). The meeting was open to masters from the Academy as well as Tashkent State University of Oriental Studies and also UWED PhD students.

 

Professor A.A. Khaidarov, Director of the Academy, gave an introductory speech to kick off the conference, mentioning that despite being brought up during the independence era, the theme has not received enough attention and has not been represented at other scientific conferences. The meeting supported the remarks made by the Republic of Uzbekistan President Sh. Mirziyoyev, who stated that “Our ancestors sought to live in friendship and cooperation with near and far abroad with since time immemorial, the traditions of diplomacy have developed on the territory of our country.”

 

The conference's primary theme was our nation's rich past, specifically the affluent traditions and historical foundations of our diplomacy. The Academy's masters actually gave reports and presentations on their academic studies of Uzbek diplomacy's history, which spans from antiquity to the present and includes the establishment and growth of the country's independent diplomacy. The topics covered in the presentations included “Uzbek Diplomacy's Historical Foundations,” “Diplomacy of the Uzbek Khanates,” “Development of Diplomatic Relations under Amir Temur,” “Development of the Institute of Embassies in Central Asia,” “Baburid Diplomacy,” and “Modern Diplomacy of Uzbekistan.”

 

The participants of the conference were particularly interested in the speeches of masters Kholov Sukhrob, Abdullayeva Maftuna and Adilova Nargiza.

 

This conference was organized in the ligt of the guidelines of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sh.Mirziyoyeva on the need for a separate academic study of Uzbek diplomacy “Historical roots, specific processes of formation during the period of independence.” We hope that the materials prepared by the masters will be another step in studying the main stages of the formation and development of diplomacy in Uzbekistan.

 

At the end of the event, the participants exchanged views and made a proposal to hold a scientific and practical conference on the topic “Diplomacy of Uzbekistan: Yesterday and Today” jointly with the Diplomatic Academy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

 

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05.05.2024

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The Diplomatic Academy hosted a regular scientific and practical conference on the topic "History, current state and further prospects for the settlement of the Middle East problem"

On May 2, 2024, a scientific and practical conference on the topic "History, current state and further prospects for the settlement of the Middle East problem" was held at the Diplomatic Academy at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED) with the participation of the faculty and undergraduates of the Academy, as well as graduate students of UWED.

 

The scientific and practical conference was led by the head of the Department of "Special Disciplines" of the Academy, Associate Professor A.KHashimov.

 

The director of the Diplomatic Academy, Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor A.KHaidarov opened the scientific and practical conference and in his opening speech noted that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has a long history, which in recent times has led to several Arab-Israeli wars. It was also noted that in order to resolve this problem, the UN Security Council adopted a number of resolutions calling on the parties involved in the conflict to start peaceful negotiations. Several peace conferences have been held in the context of UN Security Council resolutions, including the Madrid Conference of 1991.

 

Norway also acted as an active mediator in conflict resolution, with the participation of which the Oslo 1 and Oslo 2 agreements were signed.

 

The conference featured presentations on the following topics:

 

Tukhlieva Malika Toraevna - The history and main stages of the Israeli-Palestinian problem.

 

Abdullayeva Ozoda Farman qizi - Factors and their causes hindering the solution of the Middle East problem.

 

Odilbek Abdugafforovich Manabov – The influence of American-Israeli relations on the stabilization of the situation in the Middle East.

 

Mahmudova Kamola Bahadir qizi - Assessments of Western experts on the situation in Palestine.

 

Kushaeva Nigina Bakhromzhonovna - The reaction of Arab countries to the situation in Gaza in the context of the settlement of the Middle East problem (on the example of Saudi Arabia).

 

Juraev Sardorbek – About the participation of the pro-Iranian Houthis in Yemen and Hezbollah in Lebanon in the recent events in Gaza.

 

Jorakulova Bakhtiniso Tajiddin qizi - Uzbekistan's position on the settlement of the Middle East problem.

 

The participants showed great interest in the topic of the conference "History, current state and further prospects for the settlement of the Middle East problem".

 

At the end of the event, detailed answers were given to the participants' questions and the necessary recommendations were given to take into account in the course of their further scientific work and practical activities.