The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tajikistan is organizing its first ever Climate Change Film Contest to highlight climate change issues in Tajikistan and to showcase how Tajikistani people are taking action to tackle climate change. The Contest is launched in recognition of commitments made by the global community, as well as Tajikistan, to confront climate change. The contest offers amateur and professional filmmakers around Tajikistan an opportunity to express their voice and vision through short, live-action films that highlight climate change issues as well as people working on tangible solutions to climate change.
Dushanbe, 18 October 2019- To commemorate the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense of the Government of Tajikistan (CoES) and United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan (UNDP) held a series of events which highlighted the importance of disaster risk awareness, inclusiveness and a need to ensure that everyone at risk from disasters is part of the risk reduction process.
Dushanbe residents launch the “Dushanbe Solar City” campaign to crowdfund solar panels for the first electric car to run the streets of the city as a food truck, serving locally produced, fresh and healthy snacks, in a unique effort to promote the use of renewable energy.
Dushanbe, 4 October 2019 – UNDP holds roundtable to present key research findings and discuss recommendations of its Country Assessment on Green Energy and SME Development to transform energy sector in Tajikistan through provision of affordable and sustainable energy products and services to rural population.
Muminabad, 10 September 2019 – UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Tajikistan and the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe has launched new Domestic Violence Prevention Cabinet in Muminabad, Tajikistan, to provide support domestic abuse victims.
Dushanbe, 21 Aug – The Regional Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Implementation of Sendai Framework concluded with the adoption of Dushanbe Resolution— acall to action for the governments to strengthen the regional coordination mechanisms and consolidated support for the global disaster risk reduction agenda.
Dushanbe: On 04 July 2019 United Nations Development Programme conducted National workshop on gender aspects and development of added value chain based on genetic resources in accordance with the Nagoya Protocol and the principles of access and benefit-sharing (ABS). Representatives of governmental and scientific institutions, including the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of Tajikistan, National Biodiversity and Biosafety Center, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, Pharmaceutical Center of the Academy of Medical Sciences and public organizations gathered to discuss challenges and opportunities of increasing women’s participation in the conservation of genetic resources in the country.

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29.7%

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