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  • 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.

  • 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.

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