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 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.
UNDP support development of the national adaptation plan for Turkmenistan
Apr 18, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a roundtable discussion on preparation of the national adaptation plan to climate change. During the discussion, participants addressed goals and targets of each national agency on the topic of climate change and considered the existing base for creating of NAP.
Support to Innovation in Agriculture to Combat Climate Change
Apr 13, 2017
UNDP held a study visit to Israel for seven experts of the national agencies of Turkmenistan. The study tour took place under the project “Supporting climate resilient livelihoods in agricultural communities in drought-prone areas of Turkmenistan” funded by the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) of the Global Environment Facility.
UNDP, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources Discuss Scientific Research Projects
Apr 11, 2017
About 20 representatives of the national agencies and scientific research institutions discussed current state and gradual implementation of the project by UNDP and the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources to create a pilot research site in Geokdepe. Participants of the roundtable noted that UNDP/GEF project has already completed many tasks at the 145 ha of land, however, more work has to be done in 2017.
UNDP Human Development Reports Ashgabat
Apr 4, 2017
More than 300 representatives of youth, government officials, public associations and international development organizations took part in the launch conference of the United Nations Development Programme Global and Regional Human Development Reports 2016.
Safety nets vital to counter rise of exclusion in Europe and Central Asia
Mar 21, 2017
Tackling discrimination, joblessness, and unequal political participation key to region’s continued progress, UNDP’s latest global Human Development Report finds.
UNDP and Academy of Civil Service under the President of Turkmenistan are ready to sign a cooperation agreement
Mar 16, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiated a coordination meeting with the partner agencies to discuss the upcoming projects with the Academy of Civil Service under the President of Turkmenistan.
UNDP and the Supreme Court of Turkmenistan take action for implementation of human rights action plan
Mar 16, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Supreme Court of Turkmenistan hold trainings in five regions of the country to raise the knowledge and understanding of the judges in the field of protection and promotion of human rights.