More than 150 water users trained in adaptation to climate change and sustainable use of waterAug 25, 2015United Nations Development Program (UNDP) together with the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan held series of the two-day trainings for local water users to increase the knowledge in the area of adaptation to climate change and sustainable use of water on farms.
Architecture and Construction Magazine promotes energy conservation in residential buildingsAug 24, 2015United Nation Development Program’s (UNDP) Irina Atamuradova has published an article on “Paths for increasing energy conservation in residential buildings” in Turkmenistan’s newly established Architecture and Construction Magazine (Issue #2, 2015).
UNDP in Turkmenistan supports seminar of “Stop TB” PartnershipAug 14, 2015The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) supported a seminar on the involvement of public associations and communities in support of the anti-tuberculosis program in Turkmenistan. The seminar held in Ashgabat on 12 – 13 August 2015 is organized by the TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) and “Stop TB” partnership with funding from The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (The Global Fund).
UNDP participates in the discussion of biodiversity preservation in Caspian Aug 14, 2015United Nations Development Program (UNDP) took part in the conference and the celebration of the International Day of the Caspian Sea. The scientifically practical conference “Achievements in the field of marine protection of the Caspian Sea in the Year of Neutrality and Peace” took place on August 12, 2015 in “Avaza” resort area of Turkmenistan.
Saving energy in buildings on experience of CroatiaAug 12, 2015Croatia is one of the recognized leaders in the Balkans in the field of energy management, monitoring and assessment of the energy consumption, which are important aspects of the rational use of energy in buildings. That is why Croatia was chosen as the country for a study tour of officials and experts of Turkmenistan on energy conservation and management in buildings.
Implementing innovative approaches in biodiversity conservation planningAug 11, 2015United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan held the session of the working groups of the national partners to support introduction of the biodiversity conservation component in the industrial and economic sectors of Turkmenistan.
The United Nations Secretary General Visits TurkmenistanJul 24, 2015The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited Turkmenistan on June 12-14, 2015 in the framework of his working tour around Central Asia. This is his second time to Visit Turkmensitan. His last visit was in 2010.
Creating new regulations on pastures: UNDP and AF provide recommendations for the new law Jul 23, 2015United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan (MNPT) held a seminar to discuss the draft law on the sustainable management of the pastoral lands and water resources in Turkmenistan (Law on Pastures).
Sharing International Experience in Establishing the Ombudsman in TurkmenistanJul 13, 2015The protection and promotion of human rights and the rule of law is a vital aspect of human development, not least because good governance is key to the successful implementation of sustainable projects aimed at improving people’s lives.
A new website on Bio-diversity in TurkmenistanJul 8, 2015United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) jointly with the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan is developing a new biodiversity plan 2011-2020 for Turkmenistan as part of a project funded by the Global Environment Facility.