UNDP Presents Regional Human Development Report for 2016

Dushanbe 9 March 2017. Regional Human Development Report for 2016 on inequalities in Eastern Europe, Turkey, and Central Asia. Mr. Ben Slay, UNDP Senior Advisor and Report lead author introduced participants, development partners, UN agencies, media representatives, academia on the importance of this Report and the impact of global narratives on inequalities in the region.

DRR initiatives implemented under LITACA will ensure the safety of 6025 people

17 February 2017 – Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The abnormality with weather conditions back in 2015 triggered several mudflows and floods throughout Tajikistan highlighting the threat posed by climate-related disasters. Recognizing this threat , the United Nations Development Programme within the framework of “Livelihood Improvement in Tajik-Afghan Cross-border Areas (LITACA)”...

UNDP Connects Microfinance to Environmental Sustainability

February 13, 2017. The series of trainings on the “Integration of environmental management in small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and the microcredit funds (MCF), as well as on «Criteria for environmental sustainability of business activities...

Qualification improvement and management skills courses conducted for SHHP employees in Tajikistan

From December 2016 to January 2017, professional courses were conducted as the part of the UNDP / GEF project "Transfer of technology and market development of small hydropower plants in Tajikistan" to enhance the capacity of the technical staff of small hydropower plants, according to UNDP Tajikistan.

300,000 people benefit from 76 implemented infrastructure projects under Litaca
300,000 people benefit from 76 implemented infrastructure projects under LITACA

Dushanbe January 24, 2016. The 6th Steering Committee (SC) meeting of “Livelihoods Improvement in Tajik-Afghan Cross-border Areas (LITACA)” project brought together representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan....

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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.

EU-BOMNAF equipping border police units in Northern Afghanistan

As well as infrastructure and training provision, UNDP’s EU-BOMNAF project also supplies the Afghan Border Police with essential equipment to increase the efficiency and capacity of border police units on Afghanistan’s northern border.

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...

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.