The Ministry of Foreign Affairs along with the United Nations (UN) has signed the Partnership Framework for Development (PFD) for the period of 2016-2020.
The new Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) for 2016-2020, signed between UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund and the Government of Turkmenistan will enhance efforts to meet the country’s development goals over the next five years. The new programme will be co-financed by the Government of Turkmenistan.
UNFPA Country Director for Turkmenistan Ms. Mieko Yabuta visited Turkmenistan this week. The purpose of the visit was to reconfirm the UNFPA’s commitment to support the Government reforms in the areas of women and adolescent reproductive health and rights, gender equality and population and development. This is the first visit of Ms. Yabuta, newly appointed UNFPA Country Director to Turkmenistan.
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan Mr. Rashid Meredov and Mr. Heimo Laakkonen, UNFPA's Regional Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, signed Co-Financing Agreement for the new Country Programme for the period of 2016-2020 between UNFPA and Turkmenistan during the celebration of 20th anniversary of the UN General Assembly recognizing Turkmenistan’s status of Permanent Neutrality.
The State of World Population (SWOP) 2015 Report titled “Shelter from the storm: A transformative agenda for women and girls in a crisis-prone world” was launched in Ashgabat on 7th of December at the Yyldyz Hotel.
UNFPA’s State of World Population 2015 sets new agenda for humanitarian response to step up support for millions left behind
Essential Health Needs of Women Often Neglected in Assistance after Natural Disasters, Conflicts
UN in Turkmenistan joins the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women
UN in Turkmenistan joins global United Nations Secretary General’s Campaign UNiTE to end violence against women and girls by organizing a series of “orange events”: the human Orange ribbon by UN family, empowering dance “Break the Chain” by Y-Peer volunteers and engaging joint discussion on preventing violence from everyday individual practice to international efforts.
Ms. Mieko Yabuta has been appointed as the new Country Director of UNFPA Turkmenistan.