Delegation of the European Union to Uzbekistan

Ambassador Stiprais awards winners of the EU Delegation-sponsored contests

29/05/2017 - 14:24

Last week, Ambassador Eduards Stiprais hosted winners of contests organised by the EU Delegation during Days of Europe in Uzbekistan annually held in May.

We were happy to congratulate several students on their successful participation in our quiz consisting of a number of questions focusing on the European Union, the EU-Uzbekistan relations and study opportunities in Europe we held at Facebook in the light of the Study in Europe Fair (Tashkent, 11 May).

Also, Ambassador Stiprais awarded Ms Lola Islamova, an editor of, who is one of the winners of the contest for journalists covering activities of the EU-funded projects in Uzbekistan. Her article ( covering improvement of a solid waste management system in Samarkand city thanks to the EU funding was among three best works selected by the EU Delegation. Two other journalists already received their prizes during Europe Day reception on 10 May.

Before the awards ceremony our guests had a chance to talk to Ambassador Stiprais and discuss various issues covering the EU-Uzbekistan relations, study opportunities in Europe, building a successful career and so on.