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Girls in Ayni Defy Stereotypes to Choose ‘Masculine’ Professions in Demand

Gulrivoj Mirova, 17, has gone against the stereotypical perception of women in Tajik society by simply choosing to be an electrician. To her, it is a childhood dream come true. “I used to stand next…  


UNDP Brings Disaster Preparedness Officials from Tajikistan and Afghanistan together to advance cooperation

Dushanbe, 25 December 2018 – UNDP holds the second annual technical meeting today to bring officials from the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of Tajikistan and…  


Official Opening of the Civil Registration Office in Kulyab city with the “One-Stop Shop” Concept

Kulyab, Tajikistan - On December 22, 2018, the official opening of the Civil Registration Office in the Kulyab city after reconstruction, which on a pilot basis will begin to function according to the…  


UNDP to Promote Creating Opportunities for Women in Energy Sector in Tajikistan

Dushanbe, 06 December 2018 – United Nations Development program has conducted the first national workshop on strengthening opportunities for women in energy sector, one that has been inherently…  


Statement by Dr. Pratibha Mehta UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator at International Women Entrepreneurship Day

I would like to welcome you all at this remarkable event to celebrate the International women’s entrepreneurship day. This Day was proclaimed by global women activists with a purpose to alleviate the…  


Your Rights are Your Opportunities: UN in Tajikistan Launches Human Rights Awareness Month

Dushanbe, 9 November 2018 – United Nations in Tajikistan has officially launched the human rights awareness month with “Your Rights Are Your Opportunities” campaign to mark the 70th anniversary of the…  


Opening Speech of UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative Ms. Pratibha Mehta

It is a true pleasure for me to welcome you all in today’s media launch on the occasion of UN campaign “Your Rights Are Your Opportunities”, dedicated to 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration…  


Fourth National Rule of Law Forum. Statement by Dr. Pratibha Mehta UNDP Resident Representative in Tajikistan

The Annual Rule of Law Forum in Tajikistan has become a good tradition and UNDP is very honored to support this tradition which promotes dialogue among state institutions, Civil Society Organizations,…  


The Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of Tajikistan and United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan raise awareness on reducing disaster economic losses and risks

15 October 2018, Dushanbe – Within 2017, 720 cases of avalanches, 41 mudflow and 23 landslides have been registered in Tajikistan, the Committee of Emergency Situation under the Government of…  


Statement by Dr. Pratibha Mehta UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator at International Entrepreneurship Forum of the Republic of Tajikistan

I would like to thank you Mr. President, for the opportunity to speak at this important international forum on entrepreneurship and investment. We are meeting at a time of many favorable changes in…  

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