The meeting of the Scientific Council of JIDU on November 30, 2022
On the implementation of scientific research projects
G. Ismailova, vice-rector for scientific affairs and innovations
This year, the university has implemented 6 foreign projects, the total amount of which is 11 billion. 632 mln. It is 508,000 soums (according to the current exchange rate). In recent years, while work with foreign grants by JIDU has been steadily increasing, no scientific projects have been implemented within the framework of grants within the framework of local-state scientific and technical programs for the past two years.
In 2022, 3 foreign scientific projects were completed:
1. United Kingdom Science Council (COMPASS) grant program "Eastern cooperation and comprehensive development of scientific relations in Central Asia: integration of science and development of society", project coordinator U. Khasanov, total cost - 219,126 pounds.
2. Grant program of the World Bank "Multimedia Center of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy", project coordinator G. Ismailova, technical coordinator - N. Malikov, total cost - 200,000 US dollars.
3. Grant project within the short-term (one-year) grant program of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation of Germany on the topic "Climate migration in Central Asia: challenges and solutions", project coordinator R. Makhmudov, total value - 20,000 euros.
The following scientific projects are currently being implemented:
1. Grant program of the European Union on the subject of "Tashkent Jean Monet Center of Advanced European Studies", project coordinator G. Ismailova, total value - 100,000 thousand euros, term - 2021-2023.
2. ERASMUS module grant project of the European Union "EU foreign policy in Central Asia and Afghanistan", project coordinator A. Umarov, total cost - 26 thousand 500 euros, term - 2022-2025.
3. Grant program of the European Union entitled "Assistance to the process of becoming a member of the World Trade Organization of Uzbekistan", coordinator U. Yakubhodzhayev, total value - 400,000 thousand dollars, term - 2022-2025.
Status of scientific projects within local scientific and technical programs
During 2021-2022, applications for more than 10 local grants were submitted, but no grants were allocated by the Ministry of Innovative Development. In the past period, official representatives of the Ministry organized special seminars on applying for grants and established constant communication with them, and also developed projects together with experts before handing over grants to the Ministry. However, despite the fact that the projects submitted by JIDU were approved by the scientific and technical council of the ministry, they were not accepted for financing at the final stage. As a result, scientific projects have not been implemented within the framework of local scientific and technical programs since the 2nd year.
According to the work plan of the joint grant project "Tashkent Jean Monnet Center of Excellence for European studies" on November 25 of this year, "Current problems of international law, European Union law and the national law of Uzbekistan: intersection points and perspectives of interaction" was organized a republican scientific and practical conference. Representatives from the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent State University of Law, Tashkent State Transport University, professors and students of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy took part in this event. During the republican scientific practical conference, trends, transformations and scientific research, principles, international ratings and legal issues of cooperation between the European Union and the Republic of Uzbekistan in various fields related to the application of international law, international transport law in the higher education system in the process of reforms in New Uzbekistan and the topic other issues were discussed.
Also, within the grant, "Development trends of the EU Law: experiences for Uzbekistan", "Implementation analyzes of the newest strategy of the EU on Central Asia", "EU-Uzbekistan trade cooperation: current trends and prospects", "Who is who in Researches such as "European studies in Uzbekistan" are being conducted and the results of these researches are regularly published as articles. In particular, more than 20 different articles were published by project members this year. In addition, science programs such as "Substantive Law of the European Union", "History and development of European political and philosophical thoughts", "WTO/EU trade standards: correlative teaching" are being taught.
Within the framework of the grant program of the European Union entitled "Assistance to the process of becoming a member of the World Trade Organization of Uzbekistan", 4 professors were trained in the following modules of the Summer Academy of the World Trade Institute at the University of Bern, Switzerland:
- Strengthening the management of agricultural products trade;
- Recent developments in international investment law and dispute resolution.
Also, many experts on the grant program are visiting the university.
Information about the implementation of the grant project "Climate Migration in Central Asia: Challenges and Solutions" of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation of Germany
From May 15 to November 15, 2022, a grant project on "Climate Migration in Central Asia: Challenges and Solutions" was implemented within the framework of the short-term grant program of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation of Germany.
The total cost of the project is 20,000 euros, the executors are R. Makhmudov, associate professor of the "International Relations" department (project leader), M. Abdullayeva, a teacher of the "Political Science" department (project assistant), and L. Jorayev, deputy chief accountant (project accountant).
The main goal of the project is to identify the possible negative consequences of climate change in Central Asia, and to make recommendations on taking effective measures against them, while summarizing the opinions and forecasts of foreign and Uzbek experts. Also, the task of increasing the relevance of this problem in the academic circles of the region, and in this direction, the position of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the voice of national scientists and practitioners, is set to reach the wider community.
An international conference was organized on October 19 of this year, and 2 master classes for students were organized on October 20 and 29.
At the international conference, Professor L. Lombardotsii of the Open University of Great Britain, M. Linke, head of the Central Asia office of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation of Germany, Ye. Karimov, deputy director of the Kazakhstan Institute of Economic Research, V. Korotenko, head of the Kyrgyz "BIOM" environmental movement, and Tajikistan's "The Little Earth" T. Idrisov from the NGO, B. Alikhanov, Chairman of the Committee on Development of the Island Region and Ecology of the Senate of the Republic of Uzbekistan, A. Irmanov, the National Coordinator of the UN Office on Narcotic Drugs and Crime, and independent researcher B. Eshonov participated in the event. The event was attended by M. Bakhadirov, dean of the "International Relations" faculty, and A. Seitov, director of the laboratory of the Institute of International Prospective Studies, from among university professors and teachers.
Specialist V. Korotenko conducted the master class organized on October 20, and on October 29, the chairman of the committee of the Senate of the Republic of Uzbekistan B. Alikhanov lectured the students on the theoretical aspects of current regional environmental problems.
The project consists of 2 parts, and the second part of the grant program was signed in January-March 2023 in connection with the cooperation agreement with the Fund. During this period, it is planned to publish the articles presented by the participants of the international conference and the scientific works sent and selected by university professors, students, master's and doctoral students in the form of a collective monograph.
Also, the project "Preparation of the electronic database and scientific-practical methodology on the investment strategies of the world's leading countries" was prepared by Professor Mavlanov Ibragim Radjabovich, head of the Center for Prospective International Studies under the University.