Three new ...
Towards Improving Disaster Risk Reduction and Response capacities in Tajikistan

Dushanbe, 19 January, 2017. The first joint Steering Committee meeting of projects recently launched within UNDP Disaster Risk Management Programme for the period of 2016-2021 has been conducted with participation of all contributing agencies, national implementing stakeholders and international partners.

Project Implementation in Rasht valley
48000 population benefited as a result of project implementation in Rasht valley

Dushanbe, 10 January, 2017. The last Steering Committee meeting of “Empowering Rural Communities with Better Livelihood and Social Protection” project, jointly implemented by UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women and UN WFP for the last three years has been conducted...

Dushanbe, Tajikistan - December 5, 2016. International Volunteer Day (IVD), celebrated worldwide on 5 December, was designated by the UN General Assembly in 1985 through Resolution 40/212 as an international observance day to celebrate the power and potential of volunteers. The day gives an opportunity to thank and celebrate the billion volunteers all over the world who are making peace and sustainable development a reality. By merging UN support with a grassroots mandate, IVD is a unique opportunity for volunteer-involving organizations and individual volunteers to promote their contributions to development at local, national and international level.
International Volunteer Day 2016
International Volunteer Day 2016

“Volunteering is not just noble, but necessary. Let us give a round of an applause for all volunteers who are working for improving lives of others, and encourage those to volunteer, who wish to help making the world a better place,” says UN Resident Coordinator in Tajikistan Pratibha Mehta.

disaster preparedness
Simulating earthquakes in Tajikistan for better disaster preparedness

Hundreds of urgent e-mails and rushed meetings later, humanitarian partners in Dushanbe lay down their numerous gadgets and conclude a two-day simulation exercise that tested their preparedness for emergencies.

Workshop on Gender
Regional Workshop on “Gender and Diversity in Mine Action”

On 2 – 3 November a Regional Workshop on Gender and Diversity in Mine Action is being held in Dushanbe city.

Energy Efficiency
International Conference on “Promoting the Development of Renewable Energy Sources and Improvement of Energy Efficiency at the Community Level in Central Asia”

In Dushanbe, on 20 – 21 October, was held international conference on “Promoting the Development of Renewable Energy Sources and Improvement of Energy Efficiency at the Community Level in Central Asia”, which is organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan jointly with the United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan in partnership with the Michigan State University, the Institute for Global Engagement and the Sistemavtomatika Company.

UN Peace Building Support Office (PBSO’s) Advisory Group and staff in Isfara district of Sugd

UN Peace Building Support Office (PBSO’s) Advisory Group and staff, led by Director and Deputy Head of PBSO Ms. Mari Yamashita, and a UN Tajikistan team led by UNDP Country Director Jan Harfst, met with the Head of B.Gafurov district Mr. Naziri Zarif Valizoda and other district representatives.