According to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sh. Mirziyoyev dated July 23, 2022 No. PP-330 “On measures to systematically reform the activities of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy”, since September 2022, the Diplomatic Academy began its activities at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy.
Based on the tasks set by the head of state, the organizational and administrative documents of the Diplomatic Academy were developed and approved in a relatively short time. In particular, the staff list of the Diplomatic Academy, curricula and educational programs, a system for assessing student readiness were adopted, and the composition of the Academic Council was formed. On November 1, 2022, representatives of state bodies, heads of diplomatic missions of a number of foreign states accredited in Uzbekistan took part in the opening ceremony of the Diplomatic Academy.
26 students were admitted to the first course of study at the Diplomatic Academy for the systematic training of diplomats of the “Foreign Policy and Foreign Economic Activities of the Republic of Uzbekistan”. From November 19 to December 17, 2022, special training courses on the topic “Diplomatic protocol and international negotiations” were organized for employees of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Local and foreign specialists with deep theoretical knowledge and extensive practical experience in the field of international relations were involved in the educational process of the Diplomatic Academy.
On December 27, 2022, students who successfully completed the above courses were awarded certificates of the Diplomatic Academy.
In the direction of international cooperation, interaction has been established with the diplomatic corps accredited in Uzbekistan. Foreign ambassadors were invited to lecture at the Academy. Currently, relevant negotiations are underway with the Hungarian Diplomatic Academy, the Saudi Arabian Institute for Diplomatic Studies, the Diplomatic Academies of the Republic of Korea and Turkey.