Uzbekistan: USAID ready to provide multi-faceted assistance

Since 1993, US Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered with the people and government of Uzbekistan to diversify the country’s economy, increase regional trade, address serious health threats, improve learning opportunities for students and build the government’s capacity to respond to the population’s needs, Information Officer of US Embassy in Tashkent Susannah Wood reports.…

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Latvia: Saeima committee supports legislative draft on minimal income threshold

On November 11, Latvian Saeima’s Budget and Finance Committee supported for the final reading amendments to the Law on Social Security that provided for defining minimal income thresholds, their lowest volumes and the frequency of their review. The legislative draft has been included in the state budget legislative package. The legislative draft currently states that…

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