International Labour Organization

Published on November 6, 2020

UN Joint Programme on Strengthening Social Protection presented assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the socio-economic situation in Uzbekistan

Comprehensive economic, employment and social protection measures in Uzbekistan are gaining even more prominence and urgency in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social Protection
Published on July 17, 2020

Uzbekistan: strengthening the national social protection system

Nodira and Murod live in a village, some 150 km northwest of Tashkent with their two children, aged 3 and 4, and are also expecting a third child. When they were married 5 years ago, they worked on a small plot of land growing strawberries, barely making ends meet. Murod is a skilled car mechanic, but he could not find a job in his trade, so he put his skills to work repairing vehicles for the villagers.