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  • 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).

  • UNDP Presents Preliminary Report on Assessment of Vulnerability of Farming Regions to Climate Change May 16, 2017

    The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) conducted a series of three workshops with participation of more than 60 representatives of national agencies and local public associations to discuss preliminary results of vulnerability assessment and adaptation to climate change in local communities of Lebap and Dashoguz regions.

  • UN and Partners Hold Roundtable on Implementation of the Law on Ombudsperson May 11, 2017

    Mejlis of Turkmenistan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), OSCE, UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights and UNICEF held a roundtable discussion on implementation of the Law on Ombudsman.

  • New Tasks to Stop Climate Change May 8, 2017

    Dashoguz is the regional in the north of Turkmenistan. It borders with Uzbekistan and people are traditionally involved into agriculture and cattle breeding. Local produce diary and meat products, pastry and bread; grow vegetables and fruit, cotton and wheat. However, Dashoguz receives only 4-5 billion cubic meters of water resources of Amu Darya which feeds southern regional of Central Asia.

  • UNDP Promotes Modern Approaches to the Design and Construction of Energy-efficient Residential Buildings May 5, 2017

    More than 30 representatives of the national professionals in the field of designing residential buildings took part in a training to support compliance and enforcement of the revised building codes for improving energy efficiency of the residential buildings.