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.
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.
Essay Competition “My role in achieving Sustainable Development Goals”
Jan 31, 2017
UNDP invites journalists of the national and private print media, as well as news reporters and other representatives of the mass media working in Turkmenistan to participate in the essay contest.
Promoting Innovation and New Technology: UNDP Holds Series of Trainings on Water-Saving for Adaptation to Climate Change
Dec 27, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme and the Adaptation Fund held a series of trainings on the topic “Development of water-saving technologies for adaptation to climate change”.
Ashgabat Statement on Commitments and Policy Recommendations of the Global Sustainable Transport Conference
Nov 30, 2016
As an integral part of the United Nations commitment and strategy to advance sustainable development and combat climate change, the UN Secretary-General convened the first-ever Global Sustainable Transport Conference on 26-27 November 2016, in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark World AIDS Day 2016 Statement December 1
Nov 30, 2016
This World AIDS Day serves as a reminder of the urgent need to come together as a global community and recommit ourselves to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030—one of the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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 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?”