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New proposals to improve the effectiveness of foreign policy, as a rule, are developed by think tanks. These research organizations play a major role in politics and diplomacy.
Today, in connection with globalization, the significance of analytical centers is significantly increased, but joint efforts of these organizations representing different countries are already necessary to adequately answer new challenges and threats.
The policy forming and expert circles of Germany met in Berlin with the delegation of Uzbekistan, which included representatives of the parliament, the Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan (ISMI), the Information and Analytical Center on International Affairs (IACMO), the Center for Development Strategy and others.
Uzbek experts familiarized the German colleagues with the foreign policy initiatives of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, told about the implementation of the Strategy of Actions for 2017-2022. The German partners welcomed the adoption of this document and expressed their readiness to provide all-round assistance in the practical implementation of the tasks defined therein.
They also noted the scale of the reforms in Uzbekistan, their focus, first of all, on
The first analytical centers emerged in Europe. As early as in 1831, on the initiative of the British commander and statesman Wellington, the British Royal Joint Institute for Defense Studies was set up. At that time it was formed as a professional scientific military community, but in the mid-19th century the institute began to engage in research and forecasts in the military field, thanks to which it is now the British analytical center for defense issues.
the satisfaction of human interests. The concept of administrative reforms aimed at decentralization and optimization of the public administration system, combating corruption, and facilitating people's access to state-provided services was highly appreciated and strongly supported.
The interest of the German audience was aroused by the decisions of the Government of Uzbekistan on the introduction of the system of administrative justice, strengthening the independence and independence of the judicial branch of power, the transformation of internal affairs bodies into a public-oriented professional service.
Germany welcomes Uzbekistan's efforts to liberalize the foreign exchange market and ensure the protection of property rights. These measures create favorable opportunities for further deepening of trade, economic and investment cooperation between the two countries.
To expand mutually beneficial Uzbek-German cooperation, the leadership of the ISMI and IACMO signed memorandums of cooperation with authoritative research institutions and think tanks of the ruling parties in Germany. Among them are the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the European Institute of Caucasian and Caspian Studies.
Member of the German Bundestag Christian Hirthe:
- President Shavkat Mirziyoyev's policy is aimed at ensuring reliable protection of human rights and freedoms. That is why the reforms carried out in the country enjoy the full support of the people.
Regional Director for Central Asia of the Eastern Committee of the German Economy Edward Kinsbruner:
- The German business community welcomes Uzbekistan’s efforts to liberalize the foreign exchange market. Reforms have already received high praise from the World Bank, which included the republic in the top ten countries with the highest rates of economic reforms.
Member of the German Bundestag, member of the parliamentary faction of the ruling parties CDU / CSU, Dr. Joachim Pfeiffer:
- Uzbekistan has every chance to become a new economic tiger in Central Asia. The interest of German business circles in the development of joint projects in such promising areas as alternative energy, information technology, healthcare and tourism is noticeable.