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Ashgabat, 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.

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

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 Global

Essential Health Needs of Women Often Neglected in Assistance after Natural Disasters, Conflicts

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

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.

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin (right) and Regional Director Heimo Laakkonen (third from right) visit a maternity hospital in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

New opportunities for cooperation, particularly in the areas of reproductive health and investments in youth, were on the agenda during UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin’s recent official visit to Turkmenistan.

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

During his visit to Turkmenistan, UNFPA Executive Director also held high-level meetings at the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Mejlis (Parliament) of Turkmenistan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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