The following article and picture materials have been provided by the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Seoul for publication by The Korea Post media, publisher of 3 English and 2 Korean-language news publications since 1985.—Ed.
On May 11-12, Samarkand will be held the III International Legal Forum "Tashkent Law Spring" in an offline format.
For the first time, the Forum will be held in the city of Samarkand based on modern infrastructure, including a new airport, a congress hall, modern hotels, the Samarkand International Tourist Center and ethno-town “Eternal City”.
Under the sky of the eternal city, the star catalogue of which was compiled in the 15th century by the great statesman and scientist Mirzo Ulug‘bek in his work “Ziji Jadidi Kuragoniy” ("The New Astronomical Table of Kuragoni"), issues of fundamental rights of our time will be discussed.
The main topic of the Forum is “Fundamental Rights as Eternal Values”.
In the 21st century, we are witnessing a change in the foundations of civilization. Politics, law, ethics, morality and culture, are changing behind the ongoing technological progress.
Humanity is adapting to modern realities.
In this regard, fundamental rights remain the highest values in their classical sense, a basic guideline in various issues. But at the same time, manifestations of fundamental rights in everyday life are being transformed, filled with new combinations.
The law and law enforcement system does not have time to adapt to a rapidly changing reality.
The practice goes ahead of theory, which requires coordinated actions of the legal, expert and scientific communities to ensure that the law is ready for ongoing changes.
It should be noted that the prediction of legislation is difficult due to the lack of a specific image of the common human future.
Therefore, the legislator has to experiment, including by trial and error.
To minimize risks, it is important to focus on the fundamental principles proclaimed in the generally recognized norms of international law and dialogue between countries at the forefront of technological and legal changes.
The purpose of the Forum is to create an open platform for discussing modern legal trends through the prism of fundamental rights by international, foreign and domestic experts.
The Forum participants will have a unique opportunity to discuss topical legal issues of our time and exchange views on their optimal solution, taking into account the best international practices.
The Forum is designed to promote the popularization of modern scientific achievements in the field of law in Uzbekistan and the world.
The study of advanced international and foreign experience and scientific research results on the Forum’s sidelines will allow us to consider various ideas for improving legislation and law enforcement practice.
As a result, the organizers of the Forum plan to develop proposals for the consistent improvement of legal policy aimed at strengthening the rule of law in society, as well as ensuring unconditional observance of citizens’ rights and legitimate interests.
In turn, international foreign participants of the Forum will be able to obtain objective information about the ongoing legal reforms in Uzbekistan.
The Forum traditionally serves as a platform for establishing and strengthening international legal cooperation with foreign partners.
Forum participants will be able to participate in interesting events, including discussion sessions, round tables, master classes, and presentations by international and national experts.
Topics of events planned to be held within the framework of the Forum:
– trends in investment and commercial arbitration in Uzbekistan and Central Asia;
– rebooting administrative reforms for efficient public administration;
– a competitive legal system as the main value of the modernization of rulemaking;
– civil code: the path to renewal;
– free legal assistance: a look into the future;
– notaries in the digital age;
– current trends in the development of forensic expertise;
– a new vision and prospects for legal education for the digital generation;
– public services as the main value of e-government;
– the intellectual property ecosystem as a tool for the formation of a positive attitude towards innovation;
– as well as other topical issues of modern jurisprudence.