United Nations Country Team in Turkmenistan kicks off UN Day celebrations 2015, highlighting the importance of supporting an inclusive approach to people with disabilitiesOct 7, 2015The United Nations agencies in Turkmenistan held the first 2015 UN Day celebration event on Saturday 3rd October with a number of Turkmen NGOs, who support people with disabilities. The event was organized to highlight the important role that NGOs have in Turkmenistan and the need for a greater focus on supporting people with disabilities and their families.
UN General Assembly: World leaders adopt Sustainable Development GoalsOct 5, 2015On 25 September, world leaders of 193-Member United Nations General Assembly adopted the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 2016- 2030, which Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed as a universal, integrated and transformative vision for a better world.
UNDP and National Institute of Democracy and Human Rights held seminars in preparation of Turkmenistan’s common core document on Human RightsSep 22, 2015United National Development Program (UNDP) is assisting in the preparation of Turkmenistan’s Common Core Document on human rights.
UNDP takes part in the international exhibition “Turkmenconstruction-2015” and conference “The development of the construction industry of Turkmenistan”Sep 3, 2015Ashgabat, 31 August 2015: United Nation Development Program’s (UNDP) took part in the international exhibition “Turkmenconstruction-2015” and conference “The development of the construction industry of Turkmenistan” organized by the Ministry of Construction and Architecture of Turkmenistan.
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.