UN, Turkmen NGOs agree participation of civil society in development of the country is an essential element of sustainable development
Sep 16, 2015
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, heads of the UN agencies in Turkmenistan and representatives of national NGOs held a discussion on the role of public associations in the development of Turkmenistan.
Priority positions of Turkmenistan at the 70th session of the UN General Assembly
Sep 15, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan announced the positions of the country for the upcoming 70th UN General Assembly.
UNDP participates in the discussion of biodiversity preservation in Caspian
Aug 14, 2015
United Nations Development Program (UNDP) took part in the conference and the celebration of the International Day of the Caspian Sea. The scientifically practical conference “Achievements in the field of marine protection of the Caspian Sea in the Year of Neutrality and Peace” took place on August 12, 2015 in “Avaza” resort area of Turkmenistan.
Saving energy in buildings on experience of Croatia
Aug 12, 2015
Croatia is one of the recognized leaders in the Balkans in the field of energy management, monitoring and assessment of the energy consumption, which are important aspects of the rational use of energy in buildings. That is why Croatia was chosen as the country for a study tour of officials and experts of Turkmenistan on energy conservation and management in buildings.
Sharing International Experience in Establishing the Ombudsman in Turkmenistan
Jul 13, 2015
The protection and promotion of human rights and the rule of law is a vital aspect of human development, not least because good governance is key to the successful implementation of sustainable projects aimed at improving people’s lives.
UNDP supports experience exchange between Members of Turkmenistan’s Parliament and Deputies of the State Council of Tatarstan
May 7, 2015
On April 25-29, within the framework of a joint project with the Parliament (Mejlis) of Turkmenistan, UNDP assisted in organizing a study visit to the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation to promote direct exchange of experience between the parliaments of the two countries in the fields of legislation, local self-governance, and IT technologies.
Boosting traditional water-saving techniques for resilience of local communities in the Karakum desert
Aug 13, 2014
Traditional water-saving techniques are being used as an adaptation mechanism for climate change and to improve the livelihood of these small-scale farmers in Karakum desert under UNDP project “Addressing climate change risks to farming system in Turkmenistan, at the national and local levels”.
Juniper’s comeback in Nohur
Dec 13, 2013
During the month of November, dozens of residents of Nohur, a village in the mountains in the south-west of Turkmenistan, have come together to plant 1,250 juniper trees on 10 hectares around the village to save the ecosystem of their home.
Introducing energy efficient practices for “greener economy”
Jul 5, 2013
Guided by the National Strategy on Climate Change, Turkmenistan is making steps for development of a “green economy”, in which introduction of energy efficiency and energy savings in residential houses plays a catalytic role.
Strengthening capacity of tuberculosis laboratories in Turkmenistan
May 24, 2013
The National Programme on Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Turkmenistan has recently benefited from the renovation of 28 district tuberculosis (TB) laboratories across the country.