UzA – International Videoconference on COVID-19

International Videoconference on COVID-19


On July 1, 2020, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov attended the International Videoconference “Close the Digital Divides: The Digital Response to COVID-19”.

The event was attended by high-ranking representatives of foreign ministries from more than 40 countries, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Chair of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group, Amina Mohammed, Director of Telecommunication Development Bureau at International Telecommunication Union, Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director General of Smart Africa Alliance, Lacina Koné.

Participants exchanged views on preventing economic and social consequences of coronavirus infection, discussed ways to use innovative digital solutions to jointly build a strong society that can withstand severe social, economic and political disasters.

Global Declaration on the Digital Response to COVID-19 was adopted following the event.

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