Press releases
  • UN Agencies supporting sustainable peace and development Feb 17, 2016

    Dushanbe, February 17, 2016. The Steering Committee meeting of the Project “Cross-border Cooperation for Sustainable Peace and Development” took place at the conference hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan. The Project is funded by the United Nations Peace building Support Office/ Peace building Fund (PBF) - $1,500,000.0 and Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO) - $1,011,705.0 and expected to be implemented by the group of UN Agencies (UNDP, WFP, UNICEF, UN-Women and FAO) in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan and other national counterparts.

  • UNDP promotes localization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Tajikistan by strengthening the capacity of Sughd region local experts on planning and monitoring tools Feb 8, 2016

    From 2 through February 7, 2016 UNDP together with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT) as part of the joint project of UNDP and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) "Poverty Initiative and Environment" (PEI) organized 2-day training on Sustainable Development Planning with participation of local experts, civil society and business community representatives. The curriculum was developed based on the "Methodological manual for cities and districts development and implementation programs" adopted by the MEDT and was presented by the group of environmental and economic experts with the UNDP Communities Programme PEI and SENACAM projects.

  • The 4th Steering Committee meeting of LITACA project Jan 21, 2016

    Dushanbe, 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 Earthquake Jan 20, 2016

    On 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 students Dec 30, 2015

    Newly 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 Tajikistan Dec 16, 2015

    The 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 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.


    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.

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