Turkmenistan shares its experience on SDG roll out at the Global Sustainable Transport Conference
Nov 28, 2016
During the Global Sustainable Transport Conference held on 26-27 November 2016, the UN Country Team jointly with the Government of Turkmenistan held a side event on the SDG roll out process in Turkmenistan.
UNDP Takes Part in the First Global Sustainable Transport Conference in Ashgabat
Nov 28, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) took part in the first-ever global conference on sustainable transport hosted by the Government of Turkmenistan. The conference took place under the auspices of the UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
New UN House Opened in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Nov 28, 2016
H.E Mr Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov President of Turkmenistan and H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations took part in the opening ceremony of the new UN House in Ashgabat.
UNDP Supports Turkmenistan to Design a Monitoring System to measure progress in implementing Human Rights
Nov 11, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a consultation meeting with the Interdepartmental Commission on Treaty Bodies and International Humanitarian Law and a workshop for the members of the Working Group of the Commission to discuss Monitoring and Evaluation system for National Action Plans of Turkmenistan in the area of human rights.
Towards a Common Vision for the 2030 Agenda in Central Asia
Nov 4, 2016
In November 2016, Almaty hosts a High-level Regional Conference “Common Vision for the 2030 Agenda in CA”, organized by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in conjunction with The Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) as a regional entity working on environmental issues across Central Asia.
UNDP Promotes Civil Society in Turkmenistan
Oct 24, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a four-day workshop on enhancing skills on project development and management the representatives of the public organizations of Turkmenistan.
University Students debate whether youth should monitor implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Oct 21, 2016
On the eve of the UN Day marked worldwide on 24 October, the UN family and the Government of Turkmenistan have held a students’ debate for the UN Debate Cup. The debate motion was: “Can youth monitor the implementation of SDGs?”
National ministries and UN Agencies discussed integration of Sustainable Development Goals into national programs, plans and strategies
Oct 20, 2016
The Turkmen Government and United Nations discussed the next steps in integrating the approved Sustainable Development Goals into 2017 national plans and medium term programs.
New Regulations in Turkmenistan: Empowering Water Users’ Groups
Oct 19, 2016
The Mejlis of Turkmenistan has approved the law on the adoption and enforcement of the Water Code of Turkmenistan. The newly adopted code includes articles that enable community-based management of water resources by expanding the authority over management of the water resources to the water users’ groups and associations.
Parliament of Turkmenistan ratifies Paris Agreement on Climate Change
Oct 16, 2016
The Mejlis of Turkmenistan has ratified the Paris Agreement approved at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP-21) in Paris on 12 December, 2015 and signed by Turkmenistan on 23 September, 2016 at the UN Headquarters in New York.