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.
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.
UNDP assists in preparations of national report on Economic, Social, Cultural, Rights
Aug 19, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a two-day workshop with the Working Group of Interministerial Committee on UN Treaty Body obligations of Turkmenistan on preparation of the second national periodic report on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR).
Stop Social Stigma : How much do you know about TB?
Aug 11, 2016
Interview with UNDP TB Lab Specialist Svetlana Tomasova. This interview is part of UNDP/Global Fund information campaign on TB.
UNDP Prepares 75 Energy Managers
Aug 8, 2016
Energy management is a system of monitoring, assessment and supply of energy in the city. The core of the energy management is analysis and reduction of the thermal, electric and gas power consumption.
Promoting Sustainable Development of the Cities of Turkmenistan
Aug 5, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the State Committee for Nature Protection and Land Management held a workshop to discuss the idea and collect recommendations for the new project on sustainable urban development.