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  • 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.

  • UNDP Raises Awareness on Climate Change and Adaptation in its New Project Regions Jun 23, 2017

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) scales up its programme on climate change and adaptation by expanding it work to the new regions of Turkmenistan to building resilience of the local population to effects of climate change.

  • Promoting Rights of Minorities in Turkmenistan Jun 21, 2017

    National Institute of Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan, the Interdepartmental Commission for Ensuring the Implementation of Turkmenistan's International Human Rights Obligations and International Humanitarian Law, UNDP and OHCHR held roundtables on human rights of persons belonging to national, ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities.

  • Turkmenistan Develops System of SDG Monitoring Jun 21, 2017

    United Nations agencies and a number of ministries and government institutions of Turkmenistan have reached the final stage of establishing a mechanism for monitoring and assessment of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), approved in September 2016.

  • Achim Steiner takes office as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme Jun 19, 2017

    The UN Development Programme today welcomed Achim Steiner as he begins a four-year term as Administrator of the Organization. Mr. Steiner’s appointment as the new head of the UN’s lead development agency was confirmed by the UN General Assembly in April this year, following his nomination by Secretary-General António Guterres.

  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pays visit to Turkmenistan Jun 13, 2017

    The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres arrived in Turkmenistan paying his first official visit to the country in this capacity.

  • UNDP Presents on Central Asian International Environmental Forum in Ashgabat Jun 9, 2017

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) contributed to the Central Asian International Environmental Forum organized by the Regional Environment Centre for Central Asia (CAREC).

  • UNDP Presents Preliminary Report on Assessment of Vulnerability of Farming Regions to Climate Change May 16, 2017

    The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) conducted a series of three workshops with participation of more than 60 representatives of national agencies and local public associations to discuss preliminary results of vulnerability assessment and adaptation to climate change in local communities of Lebap and Dashoguz regions.

  • UN and Partners Hold Roundtable on Implementation of the Law on Ombudsperson May 11, 2017

    Mejlis of Turkmenistan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), OSCE, UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights and UNICEF held a roundtable discussion on implementation of the Law on Ombudsman.

  • International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Turkmenistan May 4, 2017

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Government of Turkmenistan held an international conference on the topic “Improving energy efficiency in residential building sector of Turkmenistan” took place on the occasion of completing the project in the field of energy efficiency in Turkmenistan. National partner of the project state concern “Turkmengaz”.