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  • UN and State Bank for Economic Affairs hold first ever event on financing of Agenda 2030

    UN and State Bank for Economic Affairs hold first ever event on financing of Agenda 2030

    20-21 June 2018, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. In conjunction with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) nationalization process in Turkmenistan, the United Nations Development Programme and the State Bank for Economic Affairs (TFEB) are working to improve the access of Turkmenistan to international financing and to improve its capacity to deliver and manage such financing streams effectively.

  • Statement of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees on the Occasion of  World Refugee day

    Statement of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees on the Occasion of World Refugee day

    Today, World Refugee Day, is a time for solidarity with refugees – and with the communities that welcome them. As conflicts emerge, recur, persist and deepen, millions of people are uprooted around the world. Nine out of ten are in their own countries or countries next door, and the impact is massive – on refugees themselves, and on the communities that open their doors to them. Now, more than ever, taking care of refugees must be a global – and shared – responsibility. It’s time to do things differently.

  • SDG Center hosted a lecture on gender equality.

    SDG Center hosted a lecture on gender equality.

    Ashgabat, May 30, 2018: United Nations jointly with the Ministry of Healthcare and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan organized a lecture on Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls at the Training and Methodology Centre for Sustainable Development Goals at the Institute of International Relations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The lecture was delivered to the diverse group of students, faculty members and representatives of the line ministries of Turkmenistan.

  • Inclusive mini-marathon marks the International Day of Families

    Inclusive mini-marathon marks the International Day of Families

    Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – International Day of Families celebration was a blast with one of the most inclusive mini-marathons organized in the capital. The morning of sports events was organized by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and International Organization for Migration. The Ministry of Sports and Youth Policy of Turkmenistan, the Football Federation of Turkmenistan and Sports Club of People with Disabilities of Turkmenistan were the partners of the celebration.

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