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  • The 4th Steering Committee meeting of LITACA projectJan 21, 2016Dushanbe, January 21, 2016. The 4th Steering Committee meeting of “ Project for Livelihood Improvement in Tajik-Afghan Cross-border Areas (LITACA) project has gathered representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan, Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Embassy of Japan in Tajikistan, JICA Tajikistan and Afghanistan and UNDP representatives from both countries.

  • Humanitarian Assistance Continues after 7,2 Magnitude EarthquakeJan 20, 2016On 20 January 2016, UNDP’s Disaster Risk Management Programme through OCHA’s Emergency Cash Grant completed delivery of 297 tonnes of coal to earthquake-affected population of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) of Tajikistan. Provision of coal to most vulnerable households was delivered by UNDP DRMP in two batches: 97 tonnes distributed on 27-28 December 2015 and 200 tonnes distributed on 16-20 January 2016.

  • Renovated study building opened its door for the studentsDec 30, 2015Newly renovated study building opened its door for the students of the Vocational school #77 of Jamoat Navgilem on New Year's Eve December 30, 2015, in Jamoat Navgilem Isfara district of Sughd Region the official opening ceremony of the renovated and equipped study building of the Vocational school #77 has been held, supported within the project “Livelihood improvement of rural population in the nine districts of Tajikistan” implemented by UNDP Tajikistan, with the financial support of the Government of the Russian Federation. One of the important objectives of the project is to enhance the capacity of vocational schools and to provide labor market with highly skilled specialists.

  • UNDP and the Government of Switzerland to Support the Civil Registration Reforms in TajikistanDec 16, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Tajikistan signed the Project on ‘Support to the Civil Registry System Reform in Tajikistan’ with financial contribution from the Government of Switzerland. The project will support the Government of Tajikistan in reforming the civil registry system by improving its functioning nationwide and making it responsive to the needs of the population, especially the most vulnerable groups.

  • Press Release. Meeting of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in TajikistanDec 9, 2015A regular meeting of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction was held on 4 December 2015, with participation of 19 representatives of ministries and 12 international agencies and donors. The First Deputy Chairman of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Khayriddin Abdurahimov, Chairman of the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan chaired the meeting.

  • UNDP improves the access of dekhkan farms to irrigation water in Qumsangir districtDec 1, 20151 December 2015, - the inauguration ceremony of rehabilitated irrigation pumping station in Zamini Nav village within the framework of UNDP “Project for Livelihood Improvement in Tajik-Afghan Cross-border Areas (LITACA)” was held in Qumsangir district of Khatlon Region. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Gulam M. Isaczai, UNDP Country Director a.i. in Tajikistan, Mr. Aminzoda Foteh, Chairman of Qumsangir district, and the representatives of local community.

  • EVENING OF FABULOUS LIVE MUSIC IN SUPPORT OF WORLD AIDS DAY HELD IN DUSHANBENov 28, 2015November 28, 2015 UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan and Civil Society Organization “Spin Plus” in close cooperation with national and international organizations host a charity concert dedicated to the World AIDS Day 2015. The charity concert brought together more than 500 people, who enjoined the performances of famous Tajik pop and rock groups and musicians. The event was opened by Dr. Navruz Jafarov, Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection of Population of Tajikistan, who expressed the Governmental commitment in increasing access to treatment of HIV for the People who live with this infection. It was mentioned that to fight against the HIV, we need more knowledge and information to promote the rights of PLHIV and eliminate the stigma and discrimination.

  • Conference ‘Integrated Border Management for promotion of Regional Cooperation’Nov 27, 2015UNDP’s EU Border Management in Northern Afghanistan (BOMNAF) planned project activities require that coordination meetings and events involving Afghanistan, Tajikistan and other Central Asian border officials are organized, implemented and hosted by the Project. Therefore, UNDP’s EU-BOMNAF Project hosted a conference and workshop in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, during 24-25 November 2015 to discuss Regional Cooperation, Capacity Building, and Trade, Commerce & Investment.

  • Combating and eliminating all forms of violence against women requires coordinated policies at all relevant levelsNov 27, 2015In Dushanbe the national round table “Strengthening the national measures to eradicate all forms of violence and discrimination against women and girls" was conducted. The round table was organized by UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan (UN JAP), through the initiative of CSO “Bovari +” and Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN). Participants were informed that this event organized to support the World AIDS Day campaign, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaigns as a part of the UN Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women.

  • Launch of Effort to Reduce the Impact of Climate HazardsNov 12, 2015The unusually warm weather and flooding earlier in 2015 highlight the threat that climate-relate disasters pose to Tajikistan. Recognizing this threat, the Committee for Environmental Protection (CoEP), Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), held a workshop on the integration of climate change adaptation into policies and activities to reduce disaster risk in Tajikistan on 12 November 2015.

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