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  • Launch of Training and Methodology Centre for Sustainable Development Goals in Ashgabat

    Launch of Training and Methodology Centre for Sustainable Development Goals in Ashgabat

    Ashgabat, 1 September 2017: The unveiling of a new Training and Methodology Centre for Sustainable Development Goals took place at the Institute of International Relations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this afternoon. In a joint project between the UN and Government of Turkmenistan, the centre was set up with the goal of educating young people on the vital importance of SDGs. Ms. Shaheen Nilofer, Head of UNICEF in Turkmenistan, launched the centre on behalf of all UN agencies.

  • United Nations trained youth on capacity development and time management.

    United Nations trained youth on capacity development and time management.

    August 22-25, 2017 UNODC POTKM arranged four-day training on Personal Growth for staff and volunteers. Conducted by invited trainer, Mr. Tahir Garipov, the training included four sessions and was aimed at capacity building, skills development and motivation of attendees.

  • Priority positions of Turkmenistan at the 72nd session of the UN general

    Priority positions of Turkmenistan at the 72nd session of the UN general

    Regular 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly is to start work in a few weeks. According to the tradition on occasion of this important event of international life, Turkmenistan will promulgate Priority Positions, which our country will carry out and uphold during coming political season. Such openness and willingness to joint solution of urgent problems of modern world’s development, which became distinguishing feature of Turkmen diplomacy, are highly appreciated in international communities and indicate growing authority of our neutral state as a reliable member of the United Nations.

  • UN personnel increased their knowledge on UN Cares

    UN personnel increased their knowledge on UN Cares

    Ashgabat. August 15, 2017. United Nations personnel were brought up-to-date about their health rights and given information resources related to the dangers of HIV. HIV is having a serious impact worldwide. Absences, illnesses and deaths due to HIV and AIDS have profound implications for staff, their families, and for the UN. At a detailed briefing session, the UN Country Team Health group discussed the effectiveness of the UN Cares workplace programme in reducing exposure to HIV.

International UN Calendar 2017

 

 

 

 

5 September International Day of Charity

8 September - International Literacy Day

12 September - United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

15 September - International Day of Democracy

16 September - International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

21 September - International Day of Peace

26 September - International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

27 September - World Tourism Day

28 September -World Rabies Day

28 September (last Thursday of September) World Maritime Day

30 September - International Translation Day