On July 15, 2020, a high-level political forum of the UN ECOSOC was organized by videoconference. At the forum, Uzbekistan presented its first Voluntary National Review (VNR). Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan T. Narbaeva made a welcoming speech on behalf of Uzbekistan, and the VNR was presented by the First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction of the Republic of Uzbekistan A. Ortikov.
Along with this, the heads of ministries and departments of the Republic of Uzbekistan took part in the political forum. The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics was represented by the Deputy Chairman for Social Statistics - M. Ziyadullaev and the heads of departments.
Recall that Uzbekistan announced its intention to present its first Voluntary National Review (VNR) to the UN ECOSOC in June 2019.
The preparation of VNR was carried out under the leadership of the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction, and the main source of information was statistical data from the State Committee on Statistics of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as information from ministries and departments.