The United Nations in Uzbekistan, in collaboration with Westminster International University in Tashkent, hosted an event entitled "Championing Business Sustainability in Uzbekistan”.
This year’s event, held on 5th of September 2023, hosted at Westminster International University in Tashkent, focused on a “Conversation Unveiling Uzbekistan’s Private Sector Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals." As in its inaugural forum, the Conversation provided a platform for key stakeholders to engage in discussions on the private sector's role in advancing sustainable development in Uzbekistan.
The event sought to amplify the contributions of the private sector to Uzbekistan's journey towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It recognized the private sector's significance beyond economic growth, acknowledging its role as a catalyst for social progress and environmental sustainability.
Bakhrom Mirkasimov, Rector of Westminster International University in Tashkent, stated, "The academic sector, in general, and, in particular, Westminster International University, plays a pivotal role in this ecosystem. Our research, expertise, and commitment to education on sustainable development contribute to evidence-based solutions that drive progress."
Ambassadors from several embassies were present at the event - UK, Palestine and Kuwait making this a high level event.