Promoting Research and Quality Data to Combat Climate Change Effects
Sep 8, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Ministry of Agriculture and the State Water Design Institute of Turkmenistan promote the research component to measure the effects of climate change on agriculture and determine the most fitting irrigation and land management technics.
Launch of Training and Methodology Centre for Sustainable Development Goals in Ashgabat
Sep 1, 2017
The unveiling of a new Training and Methodology Centre for Sustainable Development Goals took place at the Institute of International Relations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this afternoon. In a joint project between the UN and Government of Turkmenistan, the centre was set up with the goal of educating young people on the vital importance of SDGs. Ms. Shaheen Nilofer, Head of UNICEF in Turkmenistan, launched the centre on behalf of all UN agencies.
UNDP and the State Statistics Committee of Turkmenistan improve the skills of employees in the field of foreign trade statistics
Sep 1, 2017
The United Nations Development Program, in conjunction with the State Statistics Committee of Turkmenistan, has undertaken the large task of translating the internationally recognised Eurotrace computer software from English into Russian.
Partners discuss development challenges, opportunities in Central Asia
Sep 1, 2017
Representatives of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Central Asia and the European Union (EU) discussed in Brussels the development challenges and opportunities, and their future collaboration in the region.
Adaptation to Climate Change Project Draws Its Final Results
Aug 18, 2017
UNDP and the State Committee for Nature Protection and Land Resources jointly with partners at national and local level discussed the final results of the project “Addressing Climate Change Risks to Farming Systems in Turkmenistan at National and Community Level” funded by the Adaptation Fund.
UNDP / GF Project Hold Biannual Meeting to Discuss Results and Priority Tasks
Aug 17, 2017
The UNDP project “Supporting climate resilient livelihoods in agricultural communities in drought-prone areas of Turkmenistan” board meeting took place in Ashgabat this afternoon. The project is jointly funded by the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF), the Government of Turkmenistan and the UNDP. The aim of the project is to support climate resilient livelihoods in agricultural communities in the Lebap and Dashoguz velayats in Turkmenistan.
UN personnel raise awareness on Sustainable Development Goals
Aug 11, 2017
A three-day seminar has taken place discussing in detail the progressive role Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have had in Turkmenistan.
The UN and national partners are discussing the monitoring and evaluation system of the National Human Rights Action Plan
Jul 17, 2017
The Working Group on Ensuring the Implementation of International Human Rights Obligations and International Humanitarian Law within the framework of a joint project with UNDP and the National Institute for Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan held a working meeting to discuss guidelines and priority steps to develop Monitoring and Evaluation system for the implementation National Human Rights Action Plans in Turkmenistan.
UN, Development partners and Government share findings of the first phase of MAPS mission to Turkmenistan
Jul 7, 2017
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has hosted a round table on the results of the first phase of the UN MAPS mission with participation of the members of the National Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) comprised of deputy heads of 47 national entities, UN Country Team and the representatives of the EU community in the country, represented by Head of the EU Liaison Office, Ambassadors of Germany and France to Turkmenistan.
UN and Turkmenistan explore the country’s needs in mainstreaming, acceleration and policy support for implementation of the 2030 Agenda
Jul 5, 2017
UN and the Government of Turkmenistan have held a Round table with participation of the technical experts from the key national entities to introduce the UN approach to Mainstreaming, Acceleration and Policy Support (MAPS) in implementation of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.