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IWPR event held in Bishkek. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
11 May 18
Nepotism and ethnic bias are hampering innovation.
Uzbek president Shavkat Mirziyoyev. (Photo: Press Service of the Uzbek President)
4 Apr 18
Once-mighty intelligence agency weakened by a serious shake-up.
President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev (left) with Emomali Rakhmon, Tajik President. (Photo: Press service of President of Republic of Tajikistan)
13 Mar 18
Trip is latest in leader’s efforts to improve a range of regional relations.
In the old city of Bukhara, a man sells a traditional device for making bread. (Photo: Government tourism portal: uzbekistan.travel)
7 Mar 18
Tashkent wants to attract more visitors to previously isolated country.
Uzbek president Shavkat Mirziyoyev. (Photo: Uzbek president's press service)
22 Nov 17
In surprise move, previously isolated state calls for tighter regional integration.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev (left) greets his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoe. (Photo: Press Service of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic)
8 Sep 17
Landmark meeting indicates progress over trade and border issues.
Uzbekistan’s new president Shavkat Mirziyoyev. (Photo: Press Service of the Uzbek President)
Interview
15 Mar 17
Scope for change on foreign policy, but domestic reform may be mostly cosmetic.
IWPR contributor, Birgit Brauer. (Photo courtesy of B. Brauer)
Comment
7 Dec 16
Initial moves towards reform have not convinced observers that the new leader will end a quarter of a century of dictatorial rule.
Plov is one of the most common festive treats across Central Asia. (Photo: Aziz Mamirov)
25 Nov 16
Central Asians vie for ownership of a much-loved dish.
(l to r) Late Uzbek president Islam Karimov (left), President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Summit. (Photo: Kremlin press office/Wikimedia)
Interview
26 Sep 16
Eurasian grouping will include half of the world’s population when it expands next year.

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