More than 150 water users trained in adaptation to climate change and sustainable use of waterAug 25, 2015United Nations Development Program (UNDP) together with the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan held series of the two-day trainings for local water users to increase the knowledge in the area of adaptation to climate change and sustainable use of water on farms.
Architecture and Construction Magazine promotes energy conservation in residential buildingsAug 24, 2015United Nation Development Program’s (UNDP) Irina Atamuradova has published an article on “Paths for increasing energy conservation in residential buildings” in Turkmenistan’s newly established Architecture and Construction Magazine (Issue #2, 2015).
UNDP in Turkmenistan supports seminar of “Stop TB” PartnershipAug 14, 2015The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) supported a seminar on the involvement of public associations and communities in support of the anti-tuberculosis program in Turkmenistan. The seminar held in Ashgabat on 12 – 13 August 2015 is organized by the TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) and “Stop TB” partnership with funding from The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (The Global Fund).
Implementing innovative approaches in biodiversity conservation planningAug 11, 2015United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan held the session of the working groups of the national partners to support introduction of the biodiversity conservation component in the industrial and economic sectors of Turkmenistan.
The United Nations Secretary General Visits TurkmenistanJul 24, 2015The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited Turkmenistan on June 12-14, 2015 in the framework of his working tour around Central Asia. This is his second time to Visit Turkmensitan. His last visit was in 2010.
Creating new regulations on pastures: UNDP and AF provide recommendations for the new law Jul 23, 2015United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan (MNPT) held a seminar to discuss the draft law on the sustainable management of the pastoral lands and water resources in Turkmenistan (Law on Pastures).
A new website on Bio-diversity in TurkmenistanJul 8, 2015United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) jointly with the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan is developing a new biodiversity plan 2011-2020 for Turkmenistan as part of a project funded by the Global Environment Facility.
National experts prepare Turkmenistan’s commitments on climate changeJul 7, 2015United National Development Program (UNDP) in Turkmenistan held national training on "Negotiations on climate change; preparation of national greenhouse inventories” on July 2, 2015 attended by the national experts who will prepare country’s commitments on reduction of the greenhouse gas emissions called Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC).
UNDP Resident Representative Jacinta Barrins pays working visit to Sakarchaga project areaJul 6, 2015UNDP Resident Representative Jacinta Barrins paid a working visit to Sakarchaga etrap as part of the UNDP/MNP/AF project “Addressing Climate Change Risks to farming systems in Turkmenistan at national and community level”.
UNDP and partners to hold National Forum on “Advancement of Social Inclusion and Integration of Persons with Disabilities” programJun 25, 2015UNDP Turkmenistan and its partner Blind and Deaf Society of Turkmenistan is holding a National Forum with participation of international experts to discuss the best practices of inclusion and promotion of the employment opportunities for people with disabilities. The event is taking place on June 30, 2015 with participation of representatives of the national authorities, executive and legislative powers, as well as local stakeholders and public organizations.