11 November 2020

On November 11, 2020, at the Development Strategy Center, together with the World Bank, a webinar was organized on the results of the research "Listening to the citizens of Uzbekistan" and "Socio-economic consequences of COVID-19 in Uzbekistan: results of a survey of mahalla chairmen and business representatives."

The webinar was attended by representatives of the Development Strategy Center, the Center for Economic Research and Reforms under the Administration of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Ministry for Support of Mahalla and Family, the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program, ministries and departments, chairmen of mahallas and business representatives of the regions of Uzbekistan.

This meeting, organized by videoconference, discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on small and medium-sized businesses, support measures aimed at reducing poverty, the results of surveys among the chairmen of makhallas in the context of the pandemic, as well as issues of social support for families included in the “Iron Notebook ”.

From Goskomstat, the Head of the Department of Demography and Labor Statistics Zoyir Yuldashev, Head of the Department of Living Standards Statistics and Population Surveys Umid Madaminov and Deputy Head of the Department of Social Sphere and Sustainable Development Statistics Jakhongir Kambarov took part in the webinar.

Representatives of the World Bank and UNDP noted that the results of the survey of the heads of makhallas and business representatives will help form a set of support measures aimed at mitigating the consequences of the pandemic.

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