Dushanbe, 26 December 2019 – Delegation from the Tajik government visited Georgia on a study tour organized by UNDP to learn the country’s successful experience in introducing e-governance and public service delivery through modern electronic system. President’s Executive Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Justice Ministry of the Republic of Tajikistan were represented in the delegation led by Deputy Minister of Justice.
New York, December 9, 2019 – While the middle-income countries of Europe and Central Asia have achieved higher living standards than ever before, climate change and technological disruption could severely slow down their efforts to reduce inequalities, according to UNDP’s most recent global Human Development Report.
1 December is World AIDS Day, a global public health campaign dedicated to raising awareness of AIDS and HIV, and mourning the victims of the desease around the world.
“One day, when were still married, my ex-husband came home drunk and beat me so hard, that my children woke up screaming. And even now they often wake up screaming at night,” a journalist, who wished to remain anonymous and who was touched by UNDP film Speak Up tells her story. “I was a victim of sexual, psychological, and emotional violence and he also did many things so that I don’t ask for alimony,” adds the woman, who still fears that her now divorced husband might hunt her down if she speaks publicly.
In July 2019 legal amendments to the civil registration system were adopted to take the financial burden of birth registration off families and to ensure that children enjoy full rights from the first days.
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.

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8.742 million

(2017, source: TAJSTAT) Population

29.7%

(2017, source: MEDT)
Poverty rate

1010 USD

(2018, World Bank Data)
GNI per capita

0.65

(2017, source: UNDP)
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