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  • UN in Turkmenistan kicks off the “16 Days of Activism” campaign against gender-based violence

    UN in Turkmenistan kicks off the “16 Days of Activism” campaign against gender-based violence

    Ashgabat, November 25 – The United Nations in Turkmenistan has kicked off the 16 Days of Activism campaign to fight violence against women and girls. The campaign has begun on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and will last until 10 December, Human Rights Day. Starting on 25 November, a "Selfie Booth" was set up at the UN Turkmenistan, where all staff, partners and guests of the building were invited to take selfies with an Orange ribbon and important messages to end violence and discrimination against women and girls.

  • New UN House Opened in Ashgabat

    New UN House Opened in Ashgabat

    Ashgabat. 26 November 2016. H.E Mr Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov President of Turkmenistan and H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations took part in the opening ceremony of the new UN House in Ashgabat.

  • Statement by Jacinta Barrins, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Turkmenistan

    Statement by Jacinta Barrins, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Turkmenistan

    Statement by Jacinta Barrins, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Turkmenistan on behalf of Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator at the Secretary-General’s Global Sustainable Transport Conference hosted by the Government of Turkmenistan Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

  • UNDP Supports Turkmenistan to Design a Monitoring System to measure progress in implementing Human Rights

    UNDP Supports Turkmenistan to Design a Monitoring System to measure progress in implementing Human Rights

    Ashgabat, 8-10 November 2016: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a consultation meeting with the Interdepartmental Commission on Treaty Bodies and International Humanitarian Law and a workshop for the members of the Working Group of the Commission to discuss Monitoring and Evaluation system for National Action Plans of Turkmenistan in the area of human rights. The events were facilitated by international experts on human rights and statistics invited by UNDP.

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