New Youth Center opens its doors to Turkmen adolescents
Ashgabat, May 3, 2017 – New Youth Center opened its doors to Turkmen youth and adolescents at the Youth Palace under the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan. Promoting healthy living through peer education activities will be the focus of the center, supported by UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund and the Ministry of Education. This is the second Youth Center in the capital, as UNFPA together with Youth Organization of Turkmenistan launched the first Peer Education Youth Centers in Ashgabat and Mary in October 2011. The centers serve as a platform for young people to promote healthy living among their peers and support Y-PEER movement, UNFPA-supported Youth Peer Education Network in Turkmenistan.