12/05/2022 - 13/05/2022
Tashkent / online - The Venice Commission is organising in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan an international conference entitled “Modernisation of the Public Administration in Central Asia and respect of the Rule of Law Principles”. The conference will take place on 12-13 May 2022 in Tashkent as a hybrid event and will bring together senior civil servants from the following Central Asia countries – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan as well as Venice Commission experts from France, Germany, Georgia, Italy and Portugal.
The event will be opened by Minister of Justice of Uzbekistan, Mr Ruslanbek Davletov, the President Emeritus and special representative of the Venice Commission, Mr Gianni Buquicchio, and the European Union Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Ms Charlotte Adriaen.
The conference aims at facilitating dialogue and exchanges between the state institutions of Central Asian countries on how to improve the functioning of the public administration. The topics that will be discussed during the conference concern the rule of law principles and constitutional and legal challenges as regards public administration reforms, innovation and digitalisation in the public administration, professional development, retraining and performance management in the civil service.
This high-level conference is organised in the framework of the joint European Union – Council of Europe Central Asia Rule of Law Programme 2020-2023. The programme is financed by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe.