UN personnel raise awareness on Sustainable Development Goals
Aug 11, 2017
A three-day seminar has taken place discussing in detail the progressive role Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have had in Turkmenistan.
The UN and national partners are discussing the monitoring and evaluation system of the National Human Rights Action Plan
Jul 17, 2017
The Working Group on Ensuring the Implementation of International Human Rights Obligations and International Humanitarian Law within the framework of a joint project with UNDP and the National Institute for Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan held a working meeting to discuss guidelines and priority steps to develop Monitoring and Evaluation system for the implementation National Human Rights Action Plans in Turkmenistan.
UN, Development partners and Government share findings of the first phase of MAPS mission to Turkmenistan
Jul 7, 2017
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has hosted a round table on the results of the first phase of the UN MAPS mission with participation of the members of the National Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) comprised of deputy heads of 47 national entities, UN Country Team and the representatives of the EU community in the country, represented by Head of the EU Liaison Office, Ambassadors of Germany and France to Turkmenistan.
UN and Turkmenistan explore the country’s needs in mainstreaming, acceleration and policy support for implementation of the 2030 Agenda
Jul 5, 2017
UN and the Government of Turkmenistan have held a Round table with participation of the technical experts from the key national entities to introduce the UN approach to Mainstreaming, Acceleration and Policy Support (MAPS) in implementation of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
UNDP Raises Awareness on Climate Change and Adaptation in its New Project Regions
Jun 23, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) scales up its programme on climate change and adaptation by expanding it work to the new regions of Turkmenistan to building resilience of the local population to effects of climate change.
Turkmenistan Develops System of SDG Monitoring
Jun 21, 2017
United Nations agencies and a number of ministries and government institutions of Turkmenistan have reached the final stage of establishing a mechanism for monitoring and assessment of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), approved in September 2016.
Promoting Rights of Minorities in Turkmenistan
Jun 21, 2017
National Institute of Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan, the Interdepartmental Commission for Ensuring the Implementation of Turkmenistan's International Human Rights Obligations and International Humanitarian Law, UNDP and OHCHR held roundtables on human rights of persons belonging to national, ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities.
Achim Steiner takes office as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme
Jun 19, 2017
The UN Development Programme today welcomed Achim Steiner as he begins a four-year term as Administrator of the Organization. Mr. Steiner’s appointment as the new head of the UN’s lead development agency was confirmed by the UN General Assembly in April this year, following his nomination by Secretary-General António Guterres.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pays visit to Turkmenistan
Jun 13, 2017
The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres arrived in Turkmenistan paying his first official visit to the country in this capacity.
UNDP Presents on Central Asian International Environmental Forum in Ashgabat
Jun 9, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) contributed to the Central Asian International Environmental Forum organized by the Regional Environment Centre for Central Asia (CAREC).