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  • Early Moments Matter for children’s brain development, UNICEF

    ASHGABAT, TURKMENISTAN, 12 January 2016 – A Global campaign #EarlyMomentsMatter was launched at UNICEF Headquarters in New York. The new campaign, supported by the LEGO Foundation, drives increased awareness about the importance of the first 1,000 days of a child’s life and the impact of early experiences on the developing brain. During this critical window of opportunity, brain cells can make up to 1,000 new connections every second – a once-in-a-lifetime speed. These connections contribute to children’s brain function and learning, and lay the foundation for their future health and happiness. A lack of nurturing care – which includes adequate nutrition, stimulation, love and protection from stress and violence – can impede the development of these critical connections.

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  • Results Groups met to finalize the indicators under Partnership Framework for Development for 2016-2020

    Results Groups met to finalize the indicators under Partnership Framework for Development for 2016-2020

    Ashgabat, 20 December, 2016 – The second round of joint meetings of Results Groups formed under Turkmenistan-United Nations Partnership Framework for Development 2016-2020 (PFD) was held from 11 November to 15 December 2016

  • New UN Resident Coordinator accredited to Turkmenistan

    New UN Resident Coordinator accredited to Turkmenistan

    Ashgabat. 11 January 2017. Today, Ms. Elena Panova, new United Nations Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan, has presented her credentials to His Excellency Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of Turkmenistan. “For me this was a great honour to meet with H.E. Mr. Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov and present the letter of credentials signed by the UN Secretary-General appointing me as UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan. This is my first assignment to Turkmenistan and to Central Asian region” said Ms. Elena Panova.

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