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.
National experts prepare Turkmenistan’s commitments on climate changeJul 7, 2015United National Development Program (UNDP) in Turkmenistan held national training on "Negotiations on climate change; preparation of national greenhouse inventories” on July 2, 2015 attended by the national experts who will prepare country’s commitments on reduction of the greenhouse gas emissions called Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC).
UNDP Resident Representative Jacinta Barrins pays working visit to Sakarchaga project areaJul 6, 2015UNDP Resident Representative Jacinta Barrins paid a working visit to Sakarchaga etrap as part of the UNDP/MNP/AF project “Addressing Climate Change Risks to farming systems in Turkmenistan at national and community level”.
UNDP and partners to hold National Forum on “Advancement of Social Inclusion and Integration of Persons with Disabilities” programJun 25, 2015UNDP Turkmenistan and its partner Blind and Deaf Society of Turkmenistan is holding a National Forum with participation of international experts to discuss the best practices of inclusion and promotion of the employment opportunities for people with disabilities. The event is taking place on June 30, 2015 with participation of representatives of the national authorities, executive and legislative powers, as well as local stakeholders and public organizations.
UNDP holds an inception workshop on new Climate resilient Livelihoods projectJun 25, 2015UNDP Turkmenistan held an inception workshop with participation of partners, international and local experts on launch of the new project “Climate resilient Livelihoods in Agricultural Communities in Drought-Prone Areas of Turkmenistan” on June 25, 2015.
Seminar on socio-economic assessment of the climate change impacts on agriculture and water management in TurkmenistanJun 23, 2015UNDP Turkmenistan held a seminar to acquaint ministries and government agencies about the results of the socio-economic assessment of the climate change impacts on agriculture and water management in Turkmenistan. The findings of the research were based on the currently ongoing preparations for the climate change forecasting and the needs of local communities in various pilot regions of Turkmenistan of joint project of AF/UNDP/MNP “Addressing climate change risks to farming system in Turkmenistan at national and local levels”.
Dissemination of knowledge in the field of resource-saving technologies for the rational use of waterJun 23, 2015UNDP Turkmenistan and Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan held a series of two-day trainings within the framework of the project “Addressing climate change risks to farming system in Turkmenistan at national and local levels” in the pilot regions of Nohur, Karakum and Sakarchaga.