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.
International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Turkmenistan
May 4, 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Government of Turkmenistan held an international conference on the topic “Improving energy efficiency in residential building sector of Turkmenistan” took place on the occasion of completing the project in the field of energy efficiency in Turkmenistan. National partner of the project state concern “Turkmengaz”.
UNDP Transfers Knowledge on Automatically Controlled Heating
May 1, 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held an on-site training on installation and maintenance of automated heat controls in 5 pilot multi-unit residential buildings for 8 experts of Ashgabat residential communal services maintaining the pilot buildings.
The First Ombudsman of Turkmenistan Takes Part in the Workshop on newly-established NHRIs in Central Asia
Apr 24, 2017
Exploring how NHRIs can use their unique role and functions to drive long-term change was the focus of a workshop, held in Astana, Kazakhstan.
UNDP and National Partners Discuss Project on Disaster Risk Reduction
Apr 21, 2017
UNDP and the Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan Civil Defense Department presented a new project proposal on disaster risk reduction 2017-2020 during the working meeting with line ministries. The project will help align Turkmenistan's efforts with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator
Apr 20, 2017
The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.
Energy-efficient single-family homes: Twofold energy savings
Apr 19, 2017
Development of single-family housing is one of the high-priority areas for providing the citizens of Turkmenistan with affordable, comfortable housing. UNDP/GEF is working to implement the integrated design and construction of buildings, including single-family houses, that combine comfort and energy efficiency.