Model Code of Ethics for governmental employees in the Republic of Uzbekistan

The Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan has adopted Model Code of Ethics (“Code”) for governmental employees.

According to the Code, governmental employees shall:

Carry their duties in good faith, with the highest professionalism

Obey the laws and normative acts

Timely perform governmental acts and orders

Carry their duties in the frames provided by the law

Avoid nepotism, favoritism or similar preferences to a certain person or group

Perform duties to avoid personal or monetary interest

Respect minorities’ rights and national traditions

Keep confidential information received during governmental duty

Governmental officers are banned from carrying entrepreneurial activities.

Violations of the Code shall be tried at the Ethics Commission acting under its Statute.