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CACI Webinar: Uzbekistan’s Constitutional Reforms [July 7, 2022] Featured

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Central Asia-Caucasus Institute in cooperation with the Development Strategy Center

Forum on Uzbekistan's Constitutional Reforms

At his inauguration after being re-elected President in November 2021, President Mirziyoyev announced the imperative of constitutional reform. This month, he presented the basic outlines of these reforms, which will be put to a nationwide referendum. The reforms intend to modernize the country’s basic law, with the aim of bolstering rights and develop the social nature of the state. A panel of Uzbek and Western experts will provide an initial analysis of these amendments and their implications.

When: Thursday July 7, 2022, 9:00-11:00 AM  EST

The event will also be live-streamed on the CACI Facebook page and on Zoom.

 Click to register

 Speakers:

  • Moderators:

    Svante E. Cornell, Director, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute
    Eldor Tulyakov, Executive Director, Development Strategy Center

    Speakers:

    Uzbekistan’s Reforms in Regional Perspective

    Dr. Johan Engvall, Deputy Research Director at the Swedish Defence Research Agency and Senior Fellow, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute.

     

    Constitutional Reform in the New Uzbekistan

    Prof. Mirafzal Mirakulov, Doctor of Law

     

    Judicial Reforms in the Constitutional Amendments

    Mjuša Sever, Co-founder and Director of Regional Dialogue, a Slovenia-based NGO with a branch office in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

     

    The Rule of Law: Constitutional Guarantees for the Rule of Law, Protection of Personal Rights and Freedoms

    Senator Shukhrat Chulliev, member of the Constitutional Commission and deputy chairman of the Judicial Committee of the Senate of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan

     

    Political Reforms in the Constitutional Amendments

    Anthony Bowyer, Advisor for Europe and Eurasia, International Foundation for Electoral Systems

     

    Improving the Constitutional Foundations of Parliamentary Control, Ensuring Freedom of Speech and Access to Information

    Ilkhom Abdullaev, member of the Constitutional Commission, chairman of the Committee on Innovative Development, Information Policy and Information Technologies of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis

     

    Social Reforms in the Constitutional Amendments

    Dr. Farrukh Irnazarov, Co-Founder at RANSIF Group and Central Asian Development Institute, and Rumsfeld Fellow with the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute.

     

    Topical Issues of Building a Welfare State in the Context of Constitutional Reforms

    Dr. Gulnoza Sattarova, Head of the Department of the Institute for Problems of Legislation and Parliamentary Studies under Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan

     

    The Meaning and Implications of Uzbekistan’s Constitutional Reforms

    Dr. S. Frederick Starr, Chairman, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute

 

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