NEWS AND EVENTS
January 26, 2016
ECOLOGY UNIFYING FACTOR
The press conference of the deputy group of the Ecological Movement on the results of activity in 2015 and priority tasks for the current year was held in the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis.
As noted, the reporting period focused on the specific measures to implement the policy objectives of the Ecological Movement: improvement of the existing environmental legislation, ensuring the implementation of government programs to protect environment and public health, rational use of natural resources, improvement of the quality of environmental education, public participation in environmental issues decision. More than 920 analytical events were held and attended by more than 110 OOO people.
In accordance with the Program of organizational and legal measures, legislative, control and analytical work of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2015 and subsequent years, about 30 laws and more than 150 regulations in the field of environment and natural resources were inventoried to ensure compliance of emerging laws with international norms and practices, identifying and eliminating contradictions. The legislative initiative prepared nine draft laws, including the three new ones.
Ecology Movement has established links with foreign and international organizations to exchange experience of conferences and forums on topical issues, in particular, the implementation of public environmental control and etc.
In order to attract the public to address urgent environmental problems, Ecology Movement cooperates with 120 medical and 119 environmental NGOs of the country. a number of measures for the improvement of parks, recreational facilities and other areas, which was attended by about 15 000 activists of Ecological Movement’s “Youth Wing” was concocted within the program of additional measures for the implementation of state youth policy in 2015 in Uzbekistan,.
During the press conference, journalists were informed about the specific objectives for 2016 – the Year of healthy mother and child.
(Source: IA \"Jahon\")