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.
Regional Cooperation: Trade and Statistics
Sep 30, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) promotes access to high quality reliable data. Together with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the State Statistics Committee of Turkmenistan, UNDP held a four-day regional training on international trade statistics for representatives of the statistics committees of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, China, India and Iran.
The Government of Turkmenistan Approves Sustainable Development Goals ( SDGs) to be Implemented over the next 15 years
Sep 21, 2016
Ashgabat, September 20, 2016. The Government of Turkmenistan has formally adopted a list of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 148 targets and 198 indicators to be implemented over the next 15 years. The government’s decision, outlined in the diplomatic note, dated 20th September, was conveyed to Ms. Jacinta Barrins, UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan, at her meeting with Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
Why was the topic of sustainable cities included into the list of the Sustainable Development Goals? - Interview with Mark Chao, UNDP International Experts on Energy, Environment and Climate Change
Sep 19, 2016
UNDP explores the topic of sustainable cities in the light of Sustainable Development Goals.
Ensuring Continuous Access to TB Treatment
Sep 7, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) together with the StopTB Partnership introduced a new tool for monitoring and management of the medicines to treat tuberculosis (TB) throughout Turkmenistan. During the two-day practical training, UNDP has taught 16 TB doctors from regional and central facilities about the benefits and use of the “QuanTB”.
UNDP Statement on Turkmenistan Decision to Sign Paris Agreement
Aug 30, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) salutes the decision of the Government of Turkmenistan to sign Paris Agreement, which was adopted on 12 December 2015.