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”.
UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator
Apr 20, 2017
The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.
UNDP support development of the national adaptation plan for Turkmenistan
Apr 18, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a roundtable discussion on preparation of the national adaptation plan to climate change. During the discussion, participants addressed goals and targets of each national agency on the topic of climate change and considered the existing base for creating of NAP.
Support to Innovation in Agriculture to Combat Climate Change
Apr 13, 2017
UNDP held a study visit to Israel for seven experts of the national agencies of Turkmenistan. The study tour took place under the project “Supporting climate resilient livelihoods in agricultural communities in drought-prone areas of Turkmenistan” funded by the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) of the Global Environment Facility.
UNDP, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources Discuss Scientific Research Projects
Apr 11, 2017
About 20 representatives of the national agencies and scientific research institutions discussed current state and gradual implementation of the project by UNDP and the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources to create a pilot research site in Geokdepe. Participants of the roundtable noted that UNDP/GEF project has already completed many tasks at the 145 ha of land, however, more work has to be done in 2017.