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  • Reproductive health issues will be better catered to  the students in Turkmenistan

    Reproductive health issues will be better catered to the students in Turkmenistan

    Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – UNFPA continues to partner with the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan in improving the quality of adolescent reproductive health and rights education at secondary schools of Turkmenistan. Education specialists from the capital and all velayats of the country have met in Ashgabat to discuss and agree on the set of indicators to measure the knowledge of the school students on reproductive health topics, a direct link to the quality of teaching the material. The monitoring indicators will also help measure the progress towards the relevant targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • UN in Turkmenistan builds awareness of NGOS on SDGs

    UN in Turkmenistan builds awareness of NGOS on SDGs

    Ashgabat, March 7, 2017. Turkmen NGOs have enhanced their knowledge of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and shared their gender related activities during a UN-led workshop devoted to the International Women’s Day. The theme of the event was the Planet 50:50 by 2030: Gender-Oriented Objectives of SDGs and NGOs engagement in implementation of SDGs. Thirty two representatives from local NGOs, Y-Peer young leaders network, and other international organizations explored the SDGs and specified the targets their activities fall under. The special focus was on how their engagement promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE).

  • United Nations in Turkmenistan open doors to partners to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its membership

    United Nations in Turkmenistan open doors to partners to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its membership

    March 3, 2017. The Turkmen Government and the United Nations of Turkmenistan have started a week of celebrations of the 25th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s membership in the United Nations.

  • United Nations and the Government of Turkmenistan celebrate the 25th anniversary of partnership

    United Nations and the Government of Turkmenistan celebrate the 25th anniversary of partnership

    March 2, 2017. The Turkmen Government and the United Nations of Turkmenistan have started a week of celebrations of the 25th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s membership in the United Nations. The activities to mark the 25 years of Turkmenistan-UN cooperation commenced on 27 February and will continue through 4 March, 2017. They include interviews of the heads of UN Agencies to the national TV; lectures at various universities in the country; joint conference; UN agencies’ presentations at the new UN House for students, NGOs and mass media; and a sports event with the participation of UN staff and youth.

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