Third Forum on Implementation of the Biodiversity Convention in TurkmenistanDec 29, 2015The Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held the third national biodiversity forum with participation of the national partners and stakeholders in order to draw conclusions of the GEF-funded “National Biodiversity Planning to Support the implementation of the CBD 2011-2020 Strategic Plan in Turkmenistan” (NBSAP) project.
UN and the Government of Turkmenistan hold the First Consultation Meeting on Adaptation of SDGsDec 24, 2015The United Nations agencies jointly with the Government of Turkmenistan and non-state technical experts met to launch the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“Address challenges and seize opportunities of the new world of work”, UNDP urgesDec 16, 20152 billion people lifted out of low human development, in last 25 years, now focus on work is needed to galvanize progress, alerts the 2015 Human Development Report.
UN Assistant Secretary General, Assistant Administrator and Director of UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS visits Turkmenistan on the Neutrality DayDec 14, 2015The Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Assistant Administrator and Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent states, Cihan Sultanoglu visited Turkmenistan on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Permanent Neutrality status of the country.
UNDP and the Turkmen State Architecture and Construction Institute discuss cooperationDec 8, 2015United Nations Development Program (UNDP) discussed joint academic cooperation activities in the field of energy efficiency with the Rector of the Turkmen State Architecture and Construction Institute discuss cooperation.
Energy management conference with participation of national stakeholders of TurkmenistanDec 8, 2015The conference on energy management was held by GEF-funded, joint UNDP-Government project “Improving energy efficiency in the residential buildings sector of Turkmenistan”. Participants discussed research and results of UNDP project activities, as well as the goals, objectives and potential impact of introducing energy management in the residential buildings sector.
The United Nations team reinforces commitment to support Turkmenistan in promoting the rights of people with disabilitiesDec 7, 2015On the International Disability Day the UN Country Team in Turkmenistan reinforced its commitment to support the Government of Turkmenistan in promoting the rights of people with disabilities.
UNDP-supported projects on climate change take part in national exhibition dedicated to the celebrations of the day of harvestDec 2, 2015United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supported projects have displayed their achievements at the national exhibition of Turkmenistan dedicated to the celebration of the day of harvest. The exhibition took place on 28-29 November 2015 at the national exhibition Centre.
COP21 conference on climate changeDec 1, 2015From 30 November to 11 December, governments will convene in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to agree on a new global climate change agreement.
United Nations Country Team develops a joint programme to promote gender equalityNov 30, 2015United Nations agencies in Turkmenistan held a seminar to prepare a joint programme to promote gender equality in Turkmenistan. The seminar was led by an international expert and was attended by representatives of all UN agencies.