By Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director
UNFPA, United Nations Populations Fund held a Roundtable entitled “International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) beyond 2014: Population Priorities in Turkmenistan” on 11 July at Mejlis (Parliament) of Turkmenistan.
Women’s Football Championship was held in Turkmenabad from 1 until 8 July. The Championship gathered women football teams from the capital and three velayats and was held on the eve of the World Population Day with the slogan “Investing in young girls”.
UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws near, advocates are intensifying efforts to improve maternal and newborn survival.
In commemoration of the World No Tobacco Day and early celebration of the International Youth Day, the students from Turkmen higher education institutes and colleges in the capital and regions of Turkmenistan battled in the game “Brain-Ring” to gauge their knowledge on bad habits and its influence on adolescent reproductive health and healthy life style.