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  • Houses for 18 flood affected Households in Sari Chashma jamoat of Shamsiddin Shohin (Shurobod) district, Khatlon province Apr 21, 2017

    Khatlon Province, Tajikistan, 21 April, 2017. In April 20th, 2017, UNDP Tajikistan in cooperation with the Local Executive Authorities of Khatlon Province officially handed over 18 three-roomed single-unit houses to the to 18 households, whose houses were destroyed by flood and mudslides in Sari Chashma Jamoat of Shamsiddin Shohin (Shurobod) district in 2014.

  • Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Emomali Rahmon met with the UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative Dr. Pratibha Mehta Apr 12, 2017

    On April 11, 2017, President of Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Emomali Rahmon met with United Nations Resident Coordinator Dr. Pratibha Mehta. The current state and prospects of cooperation between Tajikistan and UN have been discussed.

  • Peaceful neighbors - good friends Apr 5, 2017

    Life in the border communities of the Kyrgyz and Tajik Republics requires understanding of ethnic differences, respect for the culture and traditions of two nationalities. Moreover, peaceful neighborhood requires certain knowledge and expertise of peacebuilding.

  • Tajikistan Hosts Central Asia Regional Meeting of the Heads of Emergency Services on Disaster Risk Reduction Mar 31, 2017

    Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 31 March, 2017. A regional ministerial meeting of the Heads of Emergency Services of the Central Asian countries was held today in Dushanbe hosted by the Government of Tajikistan to discuss and agree on the Regional statement of the countries of Central Asia at upcoming Fifth Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), which will be held in May 2017 in Cancun, Mexico. The disaster risk reduction partners from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan along with the in country represented CA diplomatic missions, UN agencies and other international development organizations have discussed an effective implementation of the national strategies under the Sendai DRR Framework and the progress achieved in the region up to date. The regional meeting contributed towards the regional dialogue and strategic planning on.

  • Body Language Reading and Profiling Training for Afghan and Turkmen Border Officers Mar 17, 2017

    17 March 2017 - In partnership with OSCE Centre in Asghabat, UNDP’s EU-BOMNAF project conducted a week-long training course for ten Afghan Border Police (ABP) ten Turkmen State Border Service Officers (SBS), about Body Language Reading and Profiling. Training for these beneficiary participants, who serve on the Afghan-Turkmen border, was held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan during the second week of March.

  • UNDP Presents Regional Human Development Report for 2016 Mar 9, 2017

    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.

  • UNDP Connects Microfinance to Environmental Sustainability Feb 21, 2017

    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...

  • DRR initiatives implemented under LITACA will ensure the safety of 6025 people Feb 17, 2017

    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)” project conducted a feasibility study in eastern Khatlon to identify locations for implementation of disaster risk reduction initiatives.

  • AIR CARGO TRAINING FOR AFGHAN CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT Feb 14, 2017

    UNDP’s EU-BOMNAF project conducted a week-long training course for Afghan Customs Officers

  • Qualification improvement and management skills courses conducted for SHHP employees in Tajikistan Feb 10, 2017

    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.