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UNDP projects boosts efforts in the field of climate change and water management in Turkmenistan

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UNDP projects boosts efforts in the field of climate change and water management in TurkmenistanWater scarcity and its quality, as well as efficient management of available water resources are among the most critical issues to be addressed for sustainable development of Turkmenistan.

The National Climate Change Strategy of Turkmenistan, adopted in 2012, envisages  the implementation of a whole set of activities aimed at improving the quality of irrigated lands, re-equipment of the existing irrigation systems and introducing of innovative technologies in the land and water management. In this context, the primary importance is reserved for international cooperation on the issues of rational use and protection of land and water resources, and increasing the water and land management efficiency by learning from best international practices.

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High-level delegation of Turkmenistan met with heads of international organizations, UN agencies located in Vienna

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High-level delegation of Turkmenistan met with heads of international organizations, UN agencies located in ViennaOn the 27th of February, 2014, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan took part at the work of the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. In his presentation the Minister raised the issues of the enhancement of the OSCE activities in the context of revitalization of some of the OSCE dimensions. 

Within the framework of the Permanent Council work, the delegation of Turkmenistan had the meetings with the heads of the international organizations and UN agencies, located in Vienna. In particular, the delegation met with OSCE Secretary General Mr.Lamberto Zannier, Director General of the Vienna UN Office, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime Mr.Y.Fedotov, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mr.Yukia Amano and some others.

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National Institute of Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan studied the electoral systems and processes practiced in Germany

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National Institute of Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan studied the electoral systems and processes practiced in GermanyIn the last week of January 2014, five members of the Central Election Commission of Turkmenistan (CEC) and two representatives of its Executive Body, a member of the Parliament of Turkmenistan, and a representative of the National Institute of Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan studied the electoral systems and processes practiced in Germany. The study visit was organized within the jointly implemented by UNDP and the CEC of Turkmenistan Project “Enhancing Electoral Systems and Processes in Turkmenistan”.

Role of political parties in elections, their electoral platform, planning of electoral campaigns, and the role of mass media in the processes of elections in Germany were the major topics presented to the Turkmen participants in the course of study visit. The focus of knowledge exchange was on potentials for applying those practices in Turkmenistan in line with the country’s efforts in the areas of democratization.

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