OPTIMISM LEADS DURING AFGHAN STUDENTS’ TRAINING IN DUSHANBE
Oct 13, 2016
Twenty members of the Afghan Border Police recently met at OSCE headquarters in Dushanbe, Tajikistan for training sponsored by UNDP’s EU-BOMNAF Project. The students were in high spirits throughout the duration of the course, and enjoyed broad discussions on issues ranging from counter-terrorism to inter-agency cooperation. While a healthy level of debate and conversation on each topic arose, ultimately the students were in agreement on the most important aspects of training, which will undoubtedly benefit them as they go forth in their professional careers
SIMULATING EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE IN TAJIKISTAN FOR BETTER PREPAREDNESS
Oct 13, 2016
(Dushanbe, 13 October 2016) – hundreds of urgent e-mails and rushed meetings later, humanitarian partners in Dushanbe lay down their numerous gadgets and conclude a two-day simulation exercise that tested their preparedness for emergencies. Due to Tajikistan’s high propensity to natural disasters, humanitarian organizations that make up the Rapid Emergency Assessment and Coordination Team (REACT) regularly conduct simulation exercises that help them understand how well the humanitarian community on the ground is prepared to respond to large-scale emergencies. REACT is co-chaired by the Committee of Emergency Situations of Tajikistan and includes representatives of all humanitarian organizations active in the country.
«Basics of efficient pricing of water supply and sanitation in the Republic of Tajikistan»-Workshop
Sep 23, 2016
Tajik Norwegian Centre for Sustainable development with the support of UNDP conducted a seminar in the framework of UNDPs - GoAL WaSH subproject: “Support in the implementation of an improved tariff policy for the sector of drinking water supply and sanitation in the Republic of Tajikistan”. Senior representatives of the ministries and agencies, public and international organizations that are actively involved in the development of the sector of drinking water supply and sanitation in Tajikistan participated.
UNDP, Government of Japan Support to Strengthen Disaster Risk Reduction and Response Capacities in Tajikistan
Sep 7, 2016
Dushanbe, 07 September, 2016 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Tajikistan and Japan signed today a new, four year project that is expected to benefit people in Tajikistan and Afghanistan (Badakhshan, Takhar and Kunduz Provinces) through strengthening the two countries’ disaster risk reduction and response capacities and the promotion of cross-border cooperation with Afghanistan to improve disaster response in line with the call under the latest “Central Asia plus Japan” Dialogue.
Coordination Meeting of the project on “Stakeholder engagement for Uranium Legacy Remediation in Central Asia”
Aug 19, 2016
Khujand, Tajikistan, 19 August, 2016. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tajikistan held a Central Asia” project and present the results of the stakeholder analysis, risk perception survey, needs assessment and awareness raising campaign which were carried out in project sites (Istiqlol town (Taboshar) and B. Gafurov district) coordination meeting to review the implementation process of the “Stakeholder engagement for Uranium Legacy Remediation in.
Integrated Water Resources Management in the context of Sustainable Development
Aug 10, 2016
10 August 2016, Dushanbe - High-Level Symposium on SDG 6 and Targets: Ensuring that no one is left behind in access to water and sanitation was held on 09-11 August in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The Government of Tajikistan convened the Symposium to highlight the vital importance of water and sanitation across 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Organized by the Government of Tajikistan, the main objective of the Symposium was to provide a platform for a focused and balanced discussion on policy measures, actions and means of implementation to fast-track implementation of the water-related SDGs, and consideration of recent country experiences in advancing integrated water resource management through international cooperation and innovative solutions.
Russian Federation – UNDP Trust Fund for Development Supports Emergency Preparedness and Response Capacities in Tajikistan
Aug 5, 2016
Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 05 August, 2016. The Government of the Russian Federation will be making a US$1.5 million contribution towards the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tajikistan to support the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan to strengthen emergency preparedness and response capacities in the country. Today UNDP held an official signing ceremony of the Project Document “Strengthening Preparedness and Response Capacities” project which was approved by the Russian Federation - UNDP Trust Fund for Development.
BORDER MANAGEMENT AWARENESS COURSE FOR BORDER POLICE OFFICERS
Jul 29, 2016
Dushanbe, Friday 29 July. UNDP Tajikistan’s borders projects successfully completed their 17th Border Management Awareness (BMA) Course for Afghan and Tajik beneficiaries, held at the OSCE’s Border Management Staff College (BMSC) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The course brought together 22 Afghan Border Police Officers, including two women, and four Tajik Border Force Officers, also including two women. This was the first BMA course to deliver training to male and female Officers together, and worked extremely well. International experts from Moldova and America delivered some training but most experts were from Tajikistan itself, reflecting our belief that wherever possible Afghan and Tajik beneficiaries should be trained by experts from their own countries.
THE GUIDELINES FOR SOCIAL WORKERS AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS ON CASE MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY TO WORK WITH PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV PRESENTED IN DUSHANBE
Jul 15, 2016
13 June 2016, Dushanbe, Tajikistan – United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan through UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS and with technical support from the National Association of Social Workers “Faroshturuk” conducted a round table discussion in Tajikistan. This round table presented the first methodological guidelines for social workers and health care professionals on case management technology in social work activities with vulnerable groups.
Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
Jul 12, 2016
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) jointly with United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan (UNDP) and Committee on Emergency Situations under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan (CoES) facilitated conduction of CASC Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction meeting which will be held in Dushanbe from the period of 12-14July 2016.