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Welcome to PIC

Welcome to the World Bank's Public Information Center (PIC) in Tashkent. The Center is providing access to the latest development information in an effort to disseminate it to the widest possible audience in support of the World Bank's policy of disclosure. The Center also organizes events to further encourage the exchange of ideas on key issues facing the country's development.

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About PIC

To increase access we have partnered with the Development Resource Center and Library at the Center for economic Research

WHO CAN USE THE PUBLIC INFORMATION CENTER?
We are open for all! No fee is required to use the PIC. You can access information from the Internet to thousands of World Bank publications and other development related materials.

WHAT SERVICES ARE OFFERED?
The Public Information Center's services include access to:

  • World Bank project documents, reports, and publications.
  • Development and research sites on the Internet.
  • On-line databases of the World Bank
  • CDs and databases of development data
  • Development-related publications by international institutions, governments, and NGOs.
  • Local periodicals
  • Current statistics
  • Uzbekistan Laws and decrees (E-versions of Pravo and Norma software)
  • Extensive cataloguing system (Global JOLIS ) that allows users to see the collection of around 60 World Bank PICs around the world.

WHAT REPORTS AND DOCUMENTS ARE AVAILABLE?
Among the Reports and Documents available at the Public Information Center are:

  • Project Information Documents (PIDs). These are documents that give brief summaries of evolving projects. They are updated and expanded as the project preparation proceeds.
  • Project Appraisal Documents (PADs). These contain descriptions of a project and the plan for its implementation, including procurement procedures. They are made available to the public after presentation to the World Bank's Board.
  • Economic Sector Works. These include macroeconomic analysis of Uzbekistan's economy, analyses of major economic sectors and other reports on specific issues, such as poverty assessments, etc.
  • Environmental Assessments (EAs). EAs are detailed studies required for projects likely to have significant impact on the environment. Such studies are available before the final appraisal of the viability of the project.
  • Loan (or Development Credit) Agreements. These are records of loan amounts and terms and conditions on which the loan is made. They also record the borrower's general commitment to the project objectives. The agreements are made available to the public after the loan agreement is signed and declared effective or ready for disbursement.
  • Bidding and consultant documents . These provide guidelines for borrowers and their implementing agencies in the procurement of goods, works and consulting services.

WORLD BANK PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS ONLINE
Many World Bank reports, publications, and other documents related to Uzbekistan are available online to read free of charge.

PURCHASING WORLD BANK PUBLICATIONS
World Bank reports and publications on Uzbekistan are also available for purchase online.

WORLD BANK DEPOSITORY LIBRARIES IN UZBEKISTAN
World Bank reports and publications are also available at one depository and one regional library in Uzbekistan.

Hours / Location
Video
Dissemination

ECA trade study VC presentation.

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Library Catalogue
PIC Dialogues
PIC Visits

PIC visits aim to increase public awareness about the World Bank. For this purpose the PIC either invites some target audiences to visit PIC, or goes out to different institutions.

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