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  • 08 May 2014
    National Training in Intelligence Analysis held in Tajikistan

    Dushanbe, Tajikistan (30 April 2014) – Fifteen officers from border control departments and units of all regions participate in a three-day training on document security, organized by the Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA), funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP, together with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).

  • 07 May 2014

    On May 7, 2014 UNDP Aid for Trade Project jointly with USAID Afghanistan Trade and Revenue (ATAR) project have conducted the meeting with the entrepreneurs – potential exporters of Sughd Oblast. The topic of the meeting was aimed at the development of trade in frontier zone with Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and creation of favorable conditions for the business partnership enhancement in the neighboring countries. It should be noted that United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan started active implementation of the III phase of Aid for Trade project aimed at improving SMEs’ trade and export capacity and increasing trade and export volumes, creation of trade promotion centers both at the national and local levels, as well as improving trade policy regime and other, that will be implemented on the national level.

  • 22 Apr 2014
    Presentation and discussion of the Report “Unemployment, Employment and Access to Jobs”

    22 April 2014 Presentation and discussion of the Report“Unemployment, Employment and Access to Jobs”, prepared with the support of International Labour Organization (ILO) for the National Human Development Report (NHDR) “Tajikistan: Access to Resources for Human Development”, was conducted in Dushanbe. UNDP Mainstreaming Human Development t in Tajikistan (MHDT) project is supporting the development of National Human Development Report (NHDR) “Tajikistan: Access to Resources for Human Development”. The report is being developed in cooperation with other UN Agencies. ILO, through engagement of Youth Employment Officer, has provided technical support in development of “Unemployment, Employment and Access to Jobs” Report.

  • 13 Apr 2014
    Immediate assistance to support victims of disaster in Shuroobod district

    On 12-13 April 2014, due to heavy rains and hailstorm, flash floods and mudslides hit six districts of south east Khatlon Province of Tajikistan. According to the Situation Assessment reports, fifteen people were killed due to being trapped under their houses, while one more person died in the hospital as a result of injury during the disaster. Additionally 37 people have been injured during the two days after the event. The heavy rains have also caused significant damage to households and local infrastructure. More than 487 households were affected; including 16 had their houses completely destroyed. The livelihoods of the affected population were also significantly damaged. The mudslide killed more than 1,000 heads of cattle on its way. For more details, please follow the below link:

  • 20 Mar 2014
    Presentation of new initiatives implemented within the UNDP Communities Programme

    Khujand, March 20, 2014, Kohi Matbuot hall Sughd Region Brand and Guideline for Investors, developed by Executive Body of State Power of Sughd Region with the assistance of Communities Programme of United Nations Development Programme, have been presented. Support is provided in the framework of "Aid for Trade" project, funded by the Government of Finland.

  • 19 Mar 2014

    Dushanbe, 19 March 2014 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tajikistan signed today an Exchange of Note with the Government of Japan and Grant Agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to support the “ Project for Livelihood Improvement in Tajik-Afghan Cross-border Areas (LITACA)”. The new three-year initiative, with funding totalling US$ 10.7 million, will be financed by the Government of Japan through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and will be implemented by UNDP Tajikistan in cooperation with UNDP Afghanistan.

  • 07 Mar 2014
    2014 GMM – Tarrytown Outcomes

    Tarrytown, New York, 6 MARCH 2014. The 2014 Global Management Meeting (GMM) was held in Tarrytown, New York, from 2 to 7 March 2014. It brought together UNDP HQ senior managers, Resident Coordinators/Resident Representatives, Country Directors and select Deputy Resident Representatives, leaders of Representative Offices, Regional Service Centres, Global Policy Centres, the Chair of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Staff Council, and one national officer per region.

  • 04 Mar 2014

    3-4 March. The Embassy of Japan and the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Tajikistan, supported by the EU-funded UNDP-implemented BOMCA and BOMNAF Programmes, will host a two-day conference on ways to enhance border management and cross-border co-operation between Tajikistan and Afghanistan. The Conference has been designed within the framework of agreements reached at the EU-Japan summits, which took place respectively in Tokyo on the 28th April 2010 and in Brussels on the 28th May 2011, where Japan and the European Union reconfirmed their commitment to work together in partnership with the Government of Afghanistan, the United Nations and other international organisations to promote a secure, stable and prosperous future for the people of Afghanistan.

  • 26 Feb 2014
    UNDP launches Phase III of ‘Support to Institutional Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of RT’ project

    Dushanbe, Tajikistan, February 26, 2014. Today UNDP held an official signing ceremony of the Project Document ‘Support to Institutional Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan’ Project.

  • 25 Feb 2014

    Dushanbe, Tajikistan, February 26, 2014. Today UNDP held an official signing ceremony of the Project Document ‘Support to Institutional Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan’ Project.

  • 19 Feb 2014
    Tajikistan Poverty-Environment Initiative Phase II is officially launched

    February 19, 2014. Dushanbe. The United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan organized an Inception Workshop to officially launch Phase II of the Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI). The PEI is a global UNDP-UNEP programme that helps countries to integrate poverty-environment linkages into national and sub-national development planning, from policymaking to budgeting, implementation and monitoring.

  • 22 Jan 2014
    UN opens global call for nominations to identify local sustainable development solutions that can change the world

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