Press Release. Meeting of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Tajikistan
Dec 9, 2015
A 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 district
Dec 1, 2015
1 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 DUSHANBE
Nov 28, 2015
November 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, 2015
UNDP’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 levels
Nov 27, 2015
In 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 Hazards
Nov 12, 2015
The 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.
UNDP IICPSD Brings Private and Public Sectors Together to Boost Investment and Trade in Agro-Food Industries of Afghanistan-Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
Oct 13, 2015
Government, business and civil society leaders will promote new business models and investment opportunities in a workshop on October 15th in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Dushanbe, October 13, 2015 - UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD) will convene the “Afghanistan-Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan (AKT) Tripartite Regional Agro-Food Industry Consortium Workshop” in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on October 15th, 2015 to launch the AKT Consortium. The AKT Consortium brings leaders from the public and private sectors, and from civil society, to develop inclusive business models and promote investments for the agro-food value chains in AKT countries.
First Regional Policy Dialogue Meeting Discusses State-Funded Free Legal Aid
Oct 7, 2015
Khujand, Tajikistan October 7, 2015. The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Tajikistan has hosted Tajikistan’s first Regional Policy Dialogue meeting. The meeting took place in Khujand on October 7, and had a thematic focus on the establishment of a state-run system of free legal aid. The First deputy of Sugd region governor Mr. Rustam Rahmatzod welcomed all participants and high level repsetantives of state institutions who joined the meeting to introduce and share the expereince from the National Rule of Law Policy Dialogue. The Minister of Justice, Mr. Rustam Shohmurod, moderated the meeting who noted that while four Policy Dialogues have already taken place in Dushanbe on national level, this was the first Policy Dialogue to be held outside of the capital.
Supporting Livelihoods in Sarichashma Jamoat of Shurobod District
Oct 2, 2015
2 October, 2015 – Dushanbe, Tajikistan On 2 October, 2015 UNDP Disaster Risk Management Programme completed the distribution of 101 dairy cows and 45,000 kg of mixed cattle feed to 101 families which were affected by floods and mudflows, occurred in April 2014 in Sarichashma Jamoat of Shurobod district. . Provided assistance will support the livelihood recovery of disaster-affected households.
UNDP improves the access to health services in Jilikul district
Sep 7, 2015
7 September 2015. The inauguration ceremony of newly constructed rural outpatient clinic in Dusti village within the framework of UNDP “Project for Livelihood Improvement in Tajik-Afghan Cross-border Areas (LITACA)” was held in Jilikul district of Khatlon Region. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Rajabali Rajabov, Deputy Chairman of Khatlon Region, Mr. Khujamurod Fazliddin, District Chairman and the representatives of UNDP Tajikistan.