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Uzbekistan’s accession to the EAEU: to be or not to be

The talks about Uzbekistan's potential participation in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), which was signed between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, arose immediately after the Union Treaty came into force on January 1, 2015. On January 12, 2015, speaking to the Parliament of Uzbekistan, the first President Mr. Islam Karimov outlined Uzbekistan's position on supranational institutions. He said that the country would not join the associations like the former USSR, as he imagined the EAEU.

Civil service reform in Uzbekistan: white collar — clean hands

In the beginning of October, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on civil service. Despite the fact that the reform of the...