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Congratulatory note of Mr. Jan Harfst, UN Resident Coordinator a.i in the Republic of Tajikistan to “Jumhuriat” newspaper and citizens of Tajikistan Dear citizens of the country, Dear readers, Allow me, on behalf of United Nations family in the Republic of Tajikistan, to congratulate all of you on the momentous occasion of the 25thanniversary of the country’sindependence. We wish happiness and prosperity to every family and every citizen of Tajikistan. We are proud to have served the people and the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, under the leadership of His Excellency Mr. Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, on the path to peace and sustainable development over the years. The United Nations has been present in the country since 1993. Read more
Monitoring and evaluation are important tools to improve the quality of social protection programmes Post-Release from 6.09.2016 August 31 -September2 2016, Dushanbe, Tajikistan–UNICEF and UNDP in Tajikistanthrough UNJoint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF) and withtechnical support from theSocial Protection Departmentof the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan (MoHSPP)and SocialProtection Policy Analysis Unit of MoHSPPconducteda3-day workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation in Social Protection. Read more
FOR THE FIRST TIME THE SOCIAL WORK COURSE FOR STUDENTS OF TAJIK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY UNDER THE TITLE – “SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE WITH PEOPLE AFFECTED BY HIV AND AIDS” PRESENTED IN DUSHANBE Post-Release from 30.08.2016 26 August 2016, Dushanbe, Tajikistan–United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistanthrough UNJoint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS and withtechnical support from theSocial Work Department of the Tajik National University (TNU) conducteda National Round Table to present the firststudy course for students of the Social Work department of the TNU. Read more
Продолжается прием заявок на конкурс сочинений, фотографий и рисунков "Я горжусь своей дочерью" В Таджикистане продолжается прием заявок на конкурс "Я горжусь своей дочерью", который был объявлен Представительством Фонда народонаселения ООН (ЮНФПА) в РТ в честь Всемирного дня народонаселения (11 июля) и Международного дня девочки (11 октября). Конкурс стартовал 15 июня 2016 года, и завершится 11 октября 2016 года, в Международный день девочки. Прием заявок на конкурс будет открыт до 15 сентября текущего года. Read more
World Humanitarian Day, 19 August 2016 Every day, humanitarian aid workers stand on the front lines of war and disaster, braving tremendous dangers and difficulties to deliver assistance to those who need it most. World Humanitarian Day (WHD), which takes place every year on 19 August, recognizes the aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and mobilizes people to advocate for humanitarian action. The day was designated by the General Assembly seven years ago to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq. Read more
Solemn speech of Ms. Mieko Yabuta, UNFPA Country Director for Tajikistan, delivered during the opening ceremony of the International Youth Day commemoration in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, August 12, 2016 Honorable Parliamentarian, Representative of the Dushanbe City Youth Department, friends, guests, and colleagues, I’m happy to welcome you to the International Youth Day celebration in Tajikistan.  12th of August was declared by the United Nationsas the International Youth Day in 1999 to draw attention of the decision makers and general public on the importance of responding to the needs of the young people.  It is also an opportunity to encourage young people to take initiatives to realize their aspirations. Read more
В Душанбе, как и во всем мире, отметят Международный день молодежи Мероприятия, посвященные Международному дню молодежи (МДМ), который отмечается ежегодно 12 августа, пройдут в г. Душанбе 12 августа текущего года, с участием более сорока молодежных, международных и национальных организаций. Темой МДН в 2016 году является «Дорога в 2030: Искоренение нищеты и достижение устойчивого производства и потребления». В этот день основное внимание отводится ведущей роли молодежи в искоренении нищеты и обеспечении устойчивого производства и потребления. В честь МДН, молодежная сеть Y-PEER Таджикистан (общественная организация «Хамсол ба Хамсол») в сотрудничестве с Комитетом по делам молодежи, спорта и туризма при Правительстве РТ,  Управлением по делам молодежи г. Душанбе и другими местными коммерческими и общественными организациями проведут ежегодную ярмарку «Волонтерство как карьерная лестница». Read more
A High Level symposium is launched in Dushanbe A High Level Symposium on SDG 6 and Targets “Ensuring that no one is left behind in access to water and sanitation” with participation of about 700 participants from 90 countries was launched on August 9, 2016 in Dushanbe. The symposium which is hosted under the leadership of the President of Tajikistan, His excellency Mr. Emomali Rahmon, co-organized jointly by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and UN DESA. The technical and financial support is provided by other UN system organizations such as UNDP, UNICEF, WHO, UNFPA, UNESCO, The World Bank Group as well as with participation of other UN agencies.  UN high officials are represented by Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) and Mr. Lenni Montiel, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, UN DESA.  The message on behalf of UN Secretary General to symposium participants was delivered by USG, Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya. Read more
Meeting of the President of Tajikistan, His Excellency Mr. Emomali Rahmon with Senior UN Officials On August 8, 2016 The President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency  Mr. Emomali Rahmon had a meeting with the Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS), Mr. Lenni Montiel, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, UN DESA and Ms. Lucia Elmi, UN Resident Coordinator a.i., UNICEF Representative in Tajikistan. The meeting was arranged due to visit of Senior UN Officials to Dushanbe for participation in the High-level Symposium on SDG 6 and Targets “Ensuring that no one is left behind in access to water and sanitation”, August 9-11, 2016. Read more
Заявление Исполнительного Директора УНП ООН по случаю Международного дня Нельсона Манделы Сегодня день, когда мы отдаем должное выдающемуся вкладуНельсонаМанделы. Его наследие горит ярко и, подобно факелу, будет передаваться из поколения в поколение в 21-м веке. В декабре 2015 года Генеральная Ассамблея ООН приняла пересмотренные Минимальные стандартные правила ООН обращения с заключенными - одно из наиболее важных изменений в области современного международного права. Read more
The guidelines for social workers and health care professionals on case management technology to work with people living with HIV presented in Dushanbe 13 June 2016, Dushanbe, Tajikistan–United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistanthrough UNJoint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS and withtechnical support from theNational Association of Social Workers “Faroshturuk” conducted a round table discussion in Tajikistan. This round table presented the first methodological guidelines for social workers and health care professionals on case management technology in social work activities with vulnerable groups. Read more
Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia and South Caucasus MEDIA ADVISORY / PRESS BRIEFING Tuesday 12 July 2016, Hyatt Regency, Dushanbe, Tajikistan Recent development in the Central Asia and South Caucasus region has been impressive. Fewer people live in poverty and many more have improved their lives. However, the increasingly negative impact of disasters, such as earthquakes, floods and drought, is placing much of this progress at risk. Disasters are already costing Central Asia and the South Caucasus dearly. Thousands of lives and billions of dollars have been lost over the past decade. On Tuesday 12 July in Dushanbe, the Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan – along with ministers from the host country plus high-level officials from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan – will be meeting to strengthen their regional cooperation to better protect these development gains. Read more
Региональная Платформа по снижению риска бедствий для стран Центральной Азии и Южного Кавказа Информация для СМИ /Брифинг для прессы Вторник 12 июля 2016, Душанбе, Таджикистан Развитие региона Центральной Азии и Южного Кавказа за последнее время впечатляет. Меньшее количество людей живет в нуждеи многие  улучшили свою жизнь. Тем не менее, все более негативные последствия бедствий, таких как землетрясения, наводнения и засухи, подвергают опасности большую часть этого успешного процесса. Катастрофы в Центральной Азии и на Южном Кавказе уже сегодня обходятся очень дорого. Тысячи жизней и миллиарды долларов были потеряны за последнее десятилетие. Read more
В Душанбе отметят Международный день народонаселения В текущем году темой Международного дня народонаселения (МДН), который отмечается ежегодно 11 июля, является «Инвестиции в девочек-подростков». Сегодня более четверти (свыше 1.8 миллиарда) мирового населения составляют молодежь в возрасте 10-24 лет. Ежедневно они сталкиваются с многочисленными угрозами и вызовами современного мира. Девочки-подростки, по сравнению с их сверстниками-мальчиками, намного чаще подвержены различным рискам. Во многих странах, девочка-подросток, которая достигает половой зрелости, считается готовой к браку, беременности и родам. Молодую девушку могут выдать замуж, и она будет вынуждена покинуть школу и отказаться от профессиональной карьеры. Так, в развивающихся странах, ежедневно рожают 20,000 девушек в возрасте от 15 до 19 лет. Read more
В Душанбе прошла конференция Модель ООН «Новый Шелковый Путь» 23 июня текущего года на базе Информационно-ресурсного центра ООН в Душанбе при Российско-Таджикском Славянском Университете прошла конференция Модель ООН «Новый Шелковый Путь». Конференция была проведена организационным комитетом, который состоит из студентов, магистрантов и выпускников различных университетов г. Алматы, в рамках Инициативы ООН "Взаимодействие с академическими кругами" (UNAI). Read more
Global celebrities join campaign calling on governments to take action for refugees UNHCR today launched a major campaign that asks the world to stand together #WithRefugees. In a stunning video message more than 60 global celebrities join with refugees and aid workers to echo the message, "we stand with refugees, please stand with us." The petition appeals for government action on behalf of the world's forcibly displaced. ​ Read more
Торжественная церемония открытия первого Информационно-ресурсного центра ООН в РТ прошла с участием Министра иностранных дел РТ ипомощником Генерального секретаря ООН Первый Информационно-ресурсный центр (ИРЦ) ООН в РТ был торжественно открыт г-ном Сироджиддином Асловым, Министром иностранных дел РТ и г-жой Джихан Султаноглу,  помощником Генерального секретаря ООН, помощником администратора ПРООН, директором регионального бюро ПРООН по странам Европы и СНГ, Региональным Председателем Группы по развитию ООН. Церемония открытия прошла под председательствомг-на Александра Зуева, Постоянного координатора OOH и Постоянного представителя ПРООН в РТ, с участием глав агентств ООН в РТ, представителей дипломатического корпуса, общественности и СМИ. Read more
Project on girls empowerment through sports successfully implemented in Tajikistan Official closure ceremony of the four-year project titled “Capacity building of women and girls and their equal participation in sports and social life” funded by the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) and Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) took place in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on June 03, 2016. The event was opened by solemn speeches from Mr. Alexander Zuev, UN Resident Coordinator in Tajikistan, Ms. HilolbiQurbonzoda, Chairperson of the Committee on Social Affairs, Family and Health of the National Parliament, Mr. Mirsaid Yahyaev, President of the National Taekwondo and Kickboxing Federation (NTKF) and with participation of national and international agencies’ representatives, sports and gender activists and young people. Read more
Проект «Солнечная школа Гусгеф» будет запущен в Таджикистане путём краудфандинга Презентация пилотного проекта «Солнечная школа Гузеф» состоялась сегодня в Душанбе. Проект в Таджикистане будет осуществляться путём краудфандинга (народного финансирования).   С этой целью в ноябре прошлого года в Таджикистане  была создана компания «Crowdfunding», которая поддерживается ПРООН и исполняется ОМЗО  «Маленькая Земля» и  общественным фондом «Рушди Точикистон». Read more
Церемония запуска проекта CASA1000 Церемония запуска проекта ‪#‎CASA1000‬ состоялась 12 мая 2016 г. в Турсунзаде. 11 мая 2016 г. состоялся круглый стол «Проект CASA-1000: Перспективы развития регионального сотрудничества в энергетике», организованный МИД РТ. ‪#‎Всемирныйбанк‬ был представлен г-жой Аннетт Диксон, Вице-президентом по региону Южной Азии, г-жой Мариам Шерман, и.о. Регионального директора по Центральной Азии, г-жой Патрисией Виверс-Картер, Постоянным представителем в Таджикистане и г-ном Сунилом Хосла, Старшим специалистом по энергетике. Read more
Series of trainings for service providers of civil society organizations on case management and social work support for people living with HIV/AIDS in Tajikistan 6-8May 2016, Dushanbe, Tajikistan–United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan through UNJoint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan (UNJAP), and within technical support of National Association of Social Workers “Faroshturuk” conducted 2 day training aimed atimproving the quality of services through integration of social work case management techniques in the functions of NGO service providers working with people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV). Read more
Медицинские специалисты Таджикистана обучаются профилактике рака шейки матки Медицинские специалисты Таджикистана обучаются профилактике рака шейки матки - второго по распространенности онкологического заболевания среди женщин.    Согласно данным ВОЗ, Информационный бюллетень № 380, Март 2015 г. C 10 по 14 мая текущего года в городе Худжанд проводится пятидневный тренинг для гинекологов и кольпоскопистов центров репродуктивного здоровья (ЦРЗ) Согдийской области.  Темой семинара является профилактика рака шейки матки; обучением охвачены специалисты 18 ЦРЗ. Тренинг проводится подготовленными национальными тренерами по программе Всемирной организации здравоохранения (ВОЗ) по профилактике рака шейки матки. Read more
Midwives: health heroes for women, adolescent girls and newborns Midwives: health heroes for women, adolescent girls and newborns Read more
Новые шаги международного сотрудничества в вопросах диагностики и профилактики ВИЧ среди беременных женщин в Таджикистане Вопросы ранней диагностики ВИЧ-инфекции имеют большое значение для эффективного противодействия эпидемии данного заболевания. Результаты научно-практических исследований последних лет в мире показывают, что лечение против ВИЧ, назначаемоеВИЧ положительным людям после выявления у них заболевания, является высокоэффективным фактором не только улучшения здоровья пациентов, но и предупреждения передачи вируса. Read more
Правительство Таджикистана подписало соглашение об упрощении таможенных процедур для оказания гуманитарной помощи Правительство Таджикистана и Организация Объединённых Наций (ООН) в Таджикистане подписали Cоглашение об упрощении таможенных процедур во время чрезвычайных ситуаций. При возникновении стихийных бедствий жизненно важное значение имеет беспрепятственная и своевременная доставка гуманитарного груза пострадавшему населению. Именно поэтому Управления ООН по координации гуманитарных вопросов (УКГВ ООН) совместно со Всемирной таможенной организацией (ВТО) разработали Модель соглашения ООН об упрощении таможенных процедур, направленное на ускорение ввоза и вывоза грузов гуманитарной помощи на границе, и перемещения персонала, занятого ликвидацией последствий стихийных бедствий. Read more
Board meeting of United Nations joint advocacy project on HIV/AIDS in Tajikistan April 202016, Dushanbe, Tajikistan    On April 15, 2016, UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan, in cooperation with national and international partners organized the Project Board Meeting to approve the Annual Work Plan of the UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNJAP). The event has brought together around 20 representatives from Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of Tajikistan (MHSP), Tajik National University (TNU), National Coordination Committee on fighting against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (NCC), UN Agencies, Networks of people living with HIV andCivil Society Organizations. Read more
The Government of Japan allocated 267,000,000 Yens for strengthening border security between Tajikistan and Afghanistan 9 March 2016. Dushanbe. The Government of Japan provided 267,000,000 JapaneseYens (approx. 2,260,000 USD) to the project of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) aims at strengthening capacities of law enforcement agencies of the Republic of Tajikistan, responsible for border control between Tajikistan and Afghanistan, as well as enhancing the border security in the Khatlon region.   The official ceremony of signing the Exchange Notes between the Embassy of Japan to the Republic of Tajikistan and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime took place in Dushanbe with participation of high level representatives of the Government of Tajikistan and UNODC. Read more
Step It Up for Gender Equality Statement on the Occasion of International Women’s Day by UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin For millions of women and girls around the world, gender equality and the full enjoyment of human rights remain elusive. For instance, nearly 14 million children are forced into marriage every year; that is 37,000 girls being denied their fundamental human rights every single day! Every day, 7.3 million babies in developing countries are born to mothers who are 17 or younger. One in three women is subject to gender-based violence, and 200 million women and girls alive today have undergone female genital mutilation. Today, on International Women’s Day, I call on all countries to take action to protect the rights of women and girls and to rectify long-standing gender inequality. Read more
Celebrate individuality and stand out on Zero Discrimination Day Embrace diversity, understand and respect our differences, support one another GENEVA, 25 February 2016—On 1 March, people around the world will be joining together to celebrate Zero Discrimination Day. This year’s theme is Stand Out and encourages everyone to stand for fair and just societies. Discrimination remains widespread—gender, nationality, age, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or religion can all unfortunately be the basis for some form of discrimination. In only four out of 10 countries worldwide do equal numbers of girls and boys attend secondary school and 75 countries have laws that criminalize same-sex sexual relations.  Read more
Сотрудники ООН в Таджикистане приняли участие в акции по сдаче крови 17 февраля текущего года, Представительство Всемирной организации здравоохранения в Таджикистане в очередной раз организовало акцию по добровольной сдаче крови среди сотрудников ООН и всех желающих лиц. Сотрудники ООН в Таджикистане решили показать пример и безвозмездно пополнили запасы донорской крови. В этой акции приняли участие сотрудники Всемирной организации здравоохранения (ВОЗ), Фонда народонаселения ООН (UNFPA), Детского фонда ООН (ЮНИСЕФ), Объединенной программы ООН по ВИЧ\СПИД (UNAIDS) и другие. Read more
Improving climate resilience among pastoralists Last week the Republic of Tajikistan and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed an agreement to finance 2nd phase of already successful Livestock and Pasture Development Project (LPDPII), an initiative that aims to reduce the vulnerability of pastoral communities to climate change threats. The agreement was signed in Rome by Abdusalom Qurboniyon, Minister for Finance of the Republic of Tajikistan, and by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of IFAD. The project represents an important step forward in the collaboration between Tajikistan and IFAD. Read more
Представительство Фонда ООН в области народонаселения (UNFPA) в РТ передало гуманитарную помощь населению районов ГБАО, пострадавших от землетрясения в декабре 2015 г. ДУШАНБЕ, ТАДЖИКИСТАН – 11 февраля 2016 года. В начале текущего месяца совместная миссия Представительства UNFPA в РТ и Министерства здравоохранения и социальной защиты населения (МЗСЗН)  РТ завершила распределение гуманитарного груза, состоявшего из 320 зимних одеял и медицинских принадлежностей. Помощь была оказана населению районов ГБАО, пострадавших от землетрясения магнитудой 7.2 балла, которое произошло в Мургабе, ГБАО 7 декабря 2015 года и негативно сказалось на жизни более 130 тысяч жителей региона. Read more
Tajikistan launched the website of the Commission on Implementation of the International Obligations in the field of Human Rights under the Government of Tajikistan Dushanbe (4 February 2016)– On 4 February, the Commission on Implementation of the International Obligations in the field of Human Rights under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan launched its own website: http://khit.tj. The launching of the website has become possible thanks to the support provided by the Regional Office for Central Asia of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the framework of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Trust Fund. The website provides information in Tajik and Russian languages.  Read more
United Nations Development Assistance Framework signed by the Prime Minister and the UN Resident Coordinator December 18, 2015 Dushanbe, Tajikistan – The Tajik Prime Minister met with the UN Resident Coordinator and the UN Country Team to sign the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Tajikistan 2016-2020 in the building of the presidential administration on December 18, 2015. Read more
United Nations Development Assistance Framework signed by the Prime Minister and the UN Resident Coordinator December 18, 2015 Dushanbe, Tajikistan – The Tajik Prime Minister met with the UN Resident Coordinator and the UN Country Team to sign the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Tajikistan 2016-2020 in the building of the presidential administration on December 18, 2015. The new UNDAF is strategic UN document which will determine the development priorities for UN agencies in Tajikistan for the next 5 years. The document has been developed through consultation with the government and the people of Tajikistan. The process included almost 40 ministries, national agencies along with development partners and donors, broad range of civil society representatives. The document also took into account the results of the national consultations on post-2015 development agenda, which helped shape the 17 sustainable development goals at the global level adopted by the General Assembly in September of this year. The new UNDAF document focuses on the following development priorities established through consultations with the government and the people of Tajikistan: • Democratic Governance, Rule of Law and Human Rights • Sustainable and equitable economic development • Social Development, Inclusion and Empowerment • Resilience and Environmental Sustainability The document outcomes are closely aligned with national development priorities and designed to aid in achievement of National Development Strategy 2015-2030. Read more
UNDP in Tajikistan UNiTEs and Raises Voices to End Violence against Women and Girls Around 90 staff members of UNDP in Tajikistan gathered together at UN Conference hall to mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence and call for action to increase awareness among all staff on acceleration of prevention, elimination and response to violence against women and girls. The meeting was organized in support of this year’s UN Secretary General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign that is held each year from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (Human Rights Day). Read more
Our rights. Our freedoms. Always Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, On the occasion of Human Rights Day 10 December 2015 Today, we mark the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of two landmark international treaties. Together, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights have shaped the integral and indivisible nature of the international human rights framework. These two Covenants, along with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, became the International Bill of Human Rights, setting out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights obligations that are inherent to all human beings and equally relevant for a life of dignity and well-being. Read more
Evening of fabulous live music in support of world aids day held in Dushanbe November 28,  2015  UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) inTajikistan and  Civil Society Organization “Spin Plus” in close cooperation with national  and international organizations host a charity  concert dedicated tothe World AIDS Day 2015.  The charity concert brought together more than   500 people, who enjoined the performances of famous Tajik   pop and rock groups and musicians. Read more
Combating and eliminating all forms of violence against women requires coordinated policies at all relevant levels Post –release from 30.11.2015      27 November 2015in Dushanbe the national round table “Strengthening the national measures to eradicate all forms of violence and discrimination against women and girls" was conducted. The round table was organized by UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan (UN JAP), through the initiative of CSO “Bovari +” and Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN). Participants were informed that this event organized to support the World AIDS Day campaign, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaigns as a part of the UN Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women.  Read more
Касается даже тех, кого не касается В странах Восточной Европы и Центральной Азии стартует масштабная информационная кампания по тестированию на ВИЧ-инфекцию Вера Брежнева, Посол доброй воли Объединенной программы ООН по ВИЧ/СПИДу (ЮНЭЙДС), стала лицом региональной информационной кампании, призывающей пройти добровольное тестирование на ВИЧ-инфекцию. Цель кампании – привлечь внимание людей, которые могут быть инфицированы, но не знают об этом и считают, что это их не касается. Read more
"Life is a pleasure when we share it with like-minded people" This worldly wisdom says Olufta Kaarbekova who over the past months has gone all the way from being an abandoned wife without a home to becoming the leader of the first dairy in Jirgatol. The start-up entrepreneur has innovative plans for her milk processing business, which are supported by a UN Women project. Read more
The issues on sustainable financing of HIV response Being discussed in Dushanbe 28 October 2015,United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan,  Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS),through technical support of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Tajikistan (MoHSPP) and Civil Society Organization “Spin Plus” conducted the national round table on “Steps to Sustainable financing of the HIV response plan in Tajikistan”.  The main purpose of this event was to discuss the different investment scenarios, the steps for their implementation and actions against the unfavorable socio-economic effects in the context of HIV in the country. Participants of the event discussed the investment options in the field of HIV and issues of gradual transition to the national funding of the activities to fight HIV and AIDS in Tajikistan. Read more
Secretary-General's Message for 2015 National flags are a mark of pride and patriotism in every country around the world.  But there is only one flag that belongs to all of us. That blue flag of the United Nations was a banner of hope for me growing up in wartime Korea.   Seven decades after its founding, the United Nations remains a beacon for all humanity. Every day, the United Nations feeds the hungry and shelters those driven from their homes. The United Nations vaccinates children who would otherwise die from preventable diseases. The United Nations defends human rights for all, regardless of race, religion, nationality, gender or sexual orientation. Read more
Secretary-General’s Message for World Statistics Day Good data and statistics are indispensable for informed decision-making by all actors in society. This was explicitly acknowledged in 2014, when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics to promote citizen’s entitlement to public information. As countries and organizations embark on implementing the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, reliable and timely statistics and indicators are more important than ever. For that reason, World Statistics Day this year is being observed under the theme “Better data, better lives.” We need to ensure that everyone is counted, especially the most poor and vulnerable. No child’s birth shall remain unregistered. No incidence of disease, no matter how remote the location, shall remain unrecorded. We need local statistics to ensure that every child has access to education and we need global statistics to monitor the overall effects of climate change. Read more
International Community Calls for the Empowerment of Young Women and Girls on International Day of the Girl Child On International Day of the Girl Child, young talents are calling for the end to gender inequalities and the protection of the human rights of young women and girls everywhere. 11 October 2015, Dushanbe, Tajikistan- the new talents exhibition dedicated to the International Day of the Girl Child was launched byNational Commission for UNESCO and UNESCO clubs of Tajikistan with technical support of UNJoint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan (UN JAP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the Republic of Tajikistanand civil society organizations.The event which took place within"Padida" theatre in Dushanbebrought around 400 young talents and their parents, civil society organizations, international organization, youth and volunteers. Read more
Statement on the International Day of the Girl Child Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director 11 October 2015 The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030 Today, as we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child, the world has an unprecedented opportunity to focus on the power of girls to drive progress and transform our world.  By prominently featuring girls’ rights in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development last month, the international community has responded enthusiastically to the evidence that investing in girls yields huge returns.  The new agenda acknowledges that increased attention to the health and well-being of the world’s adolescent girls, including their sexual and reproductive health, is a necessary condition for success, and calls powerfully for a stronger focus on adolescent girls across sectors. Read more
Всемирная организация здравоохранения выпустила новые рекомендации по лечению всех людей, живущих с ВИЧ-инфекцией Начало лечения ВИЧ-инфекции сразу после постановки диагноза  Женева, 1 октября 2015 г. — Объединенная программа ООН по ВИЧ/СПИДу (ЮНЭЙДС) приветствует публикацию новых рекомендаций Всемирной организации здравоохранения (ВОЗ) по применению антиретровирусных препаратовкак важный шаг, направленный на улучшение жизни людей, живущих с ВИЧ, и сокращение распространения вируса. Согласно новым рекомендациям, антиретровирусные препараты должны назначаться людям в кратчайшие сроки после диагностики у них ВИЧ-инфекции, независимо от числа клеток CD4 (число клеток CD4 — это показатель состояния иммунной системы человека). В этот документ также включена рекомендация: обеспечить доступ к доконтактной профилактике ВИЧ-инфекции (ДКП) для людей, подверженных наиболее высокому риску инфицирования. Read more
Какой вклад внесет в достижение Целей устойчивого развития Таджикистан? В ООН с гордостью подчеркивают, что новые Цели устойчивого развития были разработаны всеми государствами-членами для всех жителей планеты. Напомним, что в повестку дня на период после 2015 года входят 17 Глобальный целей. Однако для некоторых стран одни Цели могут быть наиболее актуальными, а в достижении других они могут поделиться своим передовым опытом. Мы поговорили с Постоянным координатором ООН в Таджикистане Александром Зуевым о том, какой вклад эта страна может внести в достижение ЦУР. Артем Пащенко начал разговор с вопроса о том, какие Цели устойчивого развития (ЦУР) актуальны для Таджикистана сегодня. Read more
International Literacy Day Message from Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of International Literacy Day 8 September 2015 Every year, on September8th, weraise the flag for literacy as a human right, as a force for dignity, and as a foundationfor cohesive societies and sustainable development. Thismessage is especially vitalthis year, when States will adopt a new agenda for education and development to guidethe next 15 years. Promoting literacy must stand at the heart of this new agenda. Read more
Civil Society Organization of Tajikistan strive for creating enabling legal environments for populations most at risk for HIV Civil Society Organization of Tajikistan strive for creating enabling legal environments for populations most at risk for  HIV through realization of their fundamental human rights to information, support and reducing stigma and discrimination.  25-27 August 2015, Dushanbe, Tajikistan -  UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan (UN JAP),  through technical support of civil society organization (CSO) “Equal Opportunities” conducted 3 day workshop dedicated to creating enabling legal environments for populations most at risk for HIV for the realization of their fundamental human rights to information and support, including  access to the qualified services, protection of human rights, reducing gender-based violence of target groups and reducing stigma and discrimination. Read more
Secretary-General's Message for 2015 On World Humanitarian Day, we honour the selfless dedication and sacrifice of workers and volunteers from around the world who devote themselves – often at great personal risk – to assisting the world’s most vulnerable people. This year, more than 100 million women, men and children need life-saving humanitarian assistance.  The amount of people affected by conflict has reached levels not seen since the Second World War, while the number of those affected by natural and human-induced disasters remains profound.  On this Day we also celebrate our common humanity.  The families and communities struggling to survive in today’s emergencies do so with resilience and dignity.  They need and deserve our renewed commitment to do all we can to provide them with the means for a better future. Read more
Message of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin in commemoration of World Humanitarian Day 19 August 2015 Nearly 60 million people are forcibly displaced by conflict, war and persecution, the largest number since the United Nations was created 70 years ago in the ashes of the Second World War. And due to climate change, the frequency and severity of natural disasters is increasing, with more than 400 disasters last year alone. Read more
Реформа водного сектора в Таджикистане – ключевая возможность сфокусироваться на безопасности питьевой воды и санитарии для сельской местности – эксперт ООН Душанбе/Женева (12 августа 2015)–Специальный докладчик ООН по вопросу о праве человека на безопасную питьевую воду и санитарные услуги Лео Хеллер призвал правительство Таджикистана воспользоваться возможностью текущей реформы водного сектора и «протянуть руку миллионам людей в стране, которые не имеют доступа к безопасной питьевой воде и санитарным услугам». «Таджикистан известен, как адвокат темы воды на глобальном уровне. Сейчас правительство должно стать поборником предоставления санитарных услуг и питьевой воды своему собственному населению», - сказал г-н Хеллер в конце девятидневного официального визита в страну. «Это решающий момент для осуществления права человека на воду и санитарию в Таджикистане». Read more
В Душанбе отметят Международный день молодежи, который отмечается ежегодно во всем мире 12-го августа В текущем году, темой Международного дня молодежи (МДН) является «Гражданская активность молодежи», в связи с чем, в городе Душанбе будет организовано масштабное культурное мероприятие для вовлечения молодежи в решение текущих проблем общества и устойчивого развития страны. Мероприятие состоится 12-го августа 2015 года в здании торгового центра «Пойтахт-90» и имеет своей целью популяризацию волонтерства, особенно среди подрастающего поколения, и демонстрацию возможностей, которые оно предоставляет как для молодых людей, так и для общества и страны. Read more
UN expert on right to safe drinking water and sanitation launches first mission to Tajikistan GENEVA / DUSHANBE (30 July 2015) – United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human right to water and sanitation, Léo Heller, will visit Tajikistan from 4to 12 August 2015 to assess the country’s achievements and remaining challenges in realizing the human rights to water and sanitation. “I will look at disparities in access to sanitation and water between urban and rural areas, with a particular focus on sanitation,” said the independent expert charged by the UN Human Rights Council to monitor, report and advise on the realization of the human rights to water and sanitation worldwide. Read more
For the first time the consultative meeting on stigma index research of people living with HIV is being organized in Tajikistan 29 July 2015, Dushanbe, Tajikistan July 27-29, 2015,The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) in Tajikistan,through technical  support of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Tajikistan,Civil Society Organization “Spin Plus”,   Central Asian Association of People Living with HIV,  USAID Health  Policy Project and UN Women conducted three day consultative meeting on People Living with HIV stigma index research in Tajikistan. The event has brought together around 50 representatives from the national AIDS Center under the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Tajikistan, representatives from international organizations, outreach workers,networks of people living with HIV, Civil Society Organizations and initiative makers. Read more
Как ООН помогает населению Таджикистана, пострадавшему от удара стихии? Этим летом жители разных районов Таджикистана ощутили на себе последствия изменения климата. Так, 16-17 июля на Памир обрушились сели, вызванные жаркой погодой, а 20 июля в Раштской долине на севере страны произошли обвалы грунта из-за таяния ледников. Сейчас правительство и гуманитарные учреждения в Таджикистане оказывают срочную помощь населению, пострадавшему в результате стихийных бедствий. Гуманитарное сообщество готово оказать и другое необходимое содействие. Так, Программа развития ООН готова предоставить непродовольственные товары, заняться координацией вопросов по комплексному восстановлению, ЮНИСЕФ может оказать помощь в секторах образования, водоснабжения, санитарии и гигиены. Об этом в интервью нашему радио рассказал национальный советник по реагированию на стихийные бедствия Управления ООН по координации гуманитарных вопросов в Таджикистане Валиджон Раноев. Read more
When disaster strikes, women and girls are the backbone of resilience World Population Day 2015 reminds us that women and girls are particularly vulnerable in humanitarian emergencies – but also play an active role in helping their communities cope with the effects of disaster. This should be reflected in strong recommendations at the upcoming World Humanitarian Summit Regional Consultation in Dushanbe later this month. Read more
Message of the Secretary-Generalon World Population Day 11 July 2015. Not since the end of the Second World War have so many people been forced from their homes across the planet. With nearly 60 million individuals having fled conflict or disaster, women and adolescent girls are particularly vulnerable. Violent extremists and armed groups are committing terrible abuses that result in trauma, unintended pregnancy and infection with HIV and other diseases. Shame and accountability rest squarely on the shoulders of the perpetrators who wage cowardly battles across the bodies of innocents. Read more
Message for world population day Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director 11 July 2015. A recent United Nations report warns that the number of forcibly displaced people has risen to a record number – almost 60 million at the end of 2014. Among these, most women and adolescent girls face particular threats as a result of the absence of health and other essential services that they need. Even under normal conditions, reproductive health complications are a leading cause of death and illness among women of childbearing age. In humanitarian situations, an estimated one in five women and adolescent girls are likely to be pregnant. As skilled birth attendance and emergency obstetric care often become unavailable, pregnant women’s and girls’ vulnerability to death and injury is further exacerbated. Read more
Campaign Dedicated to the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Conducted in Dushanbe On June 26, 2015, Civil Society Organization “Spin Plus”, through the support of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Tajikistan,  Central Asian Union of People Living with HIV, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) in Tajikistan, communities and other local and international partners organized the campaign dedicated to the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Read more
Visit of Madame Ban Soon-taek to the National Taekwondo and Kickboxing Federation of Tajikistan On June 9 2015, the National Taekwondo and Kickboxing Federation of Tajikistan(NTKF) welcomed the high delegation headed by Madame Ban Soon-taek, Mrs. Sumangul Tagoizoda, Minister of Labor, Migration and Employment of the Republic of Tajikistan and other national and international agencies’ representatives, including UNFPA and UNICEF COs and UN Women. Read more
INTERVIEW: Heading to Central Asia, UN chief pledges to promote ‘common response’ to region’s diverse challenges 8 June 2015 – Aiming to support and promote a common response to the many cross-border challenges Central Asia faces – from environmental degradation to drug trafficking and water scarcity – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is heading to the region this week for meetings in which he will also touch on key UN priorities, such as ensuring sustainable development and tackling climate change. Mr. Ban’s trip which will cover five countries in as many days, kicks off on Tuesday in Tajikistan, followed by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. On the eve of the trip, his second to the region, the Secretary-General spoke to the UN News Service about what he hopes to accomplish. Read more
Trip announcement – Germany and Central Asia The Secretary-General will depart New York on the evening of Saturday, 6 June, for a trip which will take him to Germany and Central Asia. His first stop will be in Germany, where he will attend the official inauguration of the extension building of the World Conference Center in Bonn on Sunday, 7 June. The following day, Monday, 8 June, he will travel to SchlossElmau to take part in meetings on terrorism and development at the Summit of the Group of 7 with G7 partners. While in Germany, he will also meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Read more
ЮНЭЙДС приветствует получение доказательных данных о том, что назначение антиретровирусной терапии на ранней стадии позволяет спасти жизнь ЖЕНЕВА, 27 мая 2015 года—ЮНЭЙДС приветствует получение дополнительных доказательных данных, указывающих на то, что назначение антиретровирусной терапии при более высоком уровне клеток CD4 (являющемся показателем состояния иммунной системы) оказывает благоприятное воздействие на здоровье и благополучие людей, живущих с ВИЧ. «Каждый человек, живущий с ВИЧ, должен незамедлительно получать доступ к антиретровирусной терапии, которая позволяет сохранить жизнь, – заявил Исполнительный директор ЮНЭЙДС Мишель Сидибе. – Задержка в предоставлении доступа к лечению в связи с ВИЧ под любым предлогом является нарушением права на здоровье». Read more
The Round Table “Modelling on Optimised Investment Approach for Tajikistan-Sustainable Financing Of National HIV Responses” Conducted In Dushanbe On May 22, 2015, UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan, through technical support of USAID and in cooperation with Republican Center for AIDS under the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of Tajikistan, and other international and local partners organized the round table dedicated to the results of the Research on“Modelling on Optimised Investment Approach for Tajikistan-Sustainable Financing of National HIV Responses”. Read more
The Round Table “Modelling on Optimised Investment Approach for Tajikistan-Sustainable Financing Of National HIV Responses” Conducted In Dushanbe On May 22, 2015, UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan, through technical support of USAID and in cooperation with Republican Center for AIDS under the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of Tajikistan, and other international and local partners organized the round table dedicated to the results of the Research on“Modelling on Optimised Investment Approach for Tajikistan-Sustainable Financing of National HIV Responses”. Read more
Under the slogan of “Supporting the Future” a series of events dedicated to the international aids candlelight memorial day conducted in Dushanbe On May 16, 2015, UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan, in cooperation with Republican Center for AIDS under the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of Tajikistan, through the initiative of Civil Society Organizations “Guli Surkh” and “Network of women living with HIV/AIDS” and other international organizations organized the event dedicated to the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day. Read more
Statement for the International Day of the Midwife Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund The International Day of the Midwife –marked on 5 May. Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we stand in solidarity with midwives worldwide and thank them for the life-saving work they do. There is no stronger testament to their care and commitment than baby Obada, the 3,000th baby delivered safely at the women’s clinic in the Za’atari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. Since the clinic started providing normal delivery services in June 2013, all babies have been born healthy and the infant and maternal death rate is zero. Read more
В Таджикистане начались национальные консультации с гражданским обществом и другими заинтересованными сторонами в рамках подготовки государства ко второму циклу УПО Первая встреча с гражданским  обществом Таджикистана и другими заинтересованными сторонами, включая международные организации, организованная в рамках процесса национальных консультаций по подготовке национального доклада для УПО, состоялась  7-го апреля в г. Душанбе в офисе Уполномоченного по правам человека.  Read more
Supply of agricultural machinery The State Enterprise “Project Management Unit “Livestock and Pasture Development” with support of Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and International Fund for Agricultural Development is implementing “Khatlon Livelihood Support Project” and “Livestock and Pasture Development Project”. In order to support material and technical base of agricultural sector and providing communities with agricultural machinery and equipment within the “Livestock and Pasture Development Project” and “Khatlon Livelihood Support Project” in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan, Read more
Join FAO and its partners in celebrating the international day of forests on 21 March Forests and trees sustain and protect us in invaluable ways. They provide the clean air that we breathe and the water that we drink. They host and safeguard the planet’s biodiversity and act as our natural defence against climate change. Life on earth is made possible and sustainable thanks to forests and trees. Read more
Message on the occasion of International Women’s Day: Beijing at 20 Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director 8 March 2015 During the past 20 years, we have witnessed remarkable advances in promoting the human rights and dignity of women and girls and their full and equal participation in society. The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, and the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijingbolstered progress for women’s rights to make their own choices about their bodies and their futures. Read more
Civil society organizations of Tajikistan strive for making world free of stigma and discrimination Dushanbe, 27 February 2014- Under the slogan of, “Let’s strive for making our world free of stigma and discrimination”, throughthe initiative of the UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF) in Tajikistan and technical support of civil society organization - “Tajikistan Network of Women living with HIV” series of information sessions and awareness raising activities for the representatives of SCOs and vulnerable groups of population on HIV/AIDS related stigma and discrimination (S&D)  issues conducted. Read more
The head of state and United Nations country team discussed the new UN development assistance framework (2016-2020) for Tajikistan DUSHANBE, Tajikistan – successful past cooperation and future increase of the UN programmes in Tajikistan were among the matters discussed during the UNCT Tajikistan’s meeting with Tajik Presidenton review of joint priorities for new development strategies. Read more
Martial artists fight gender discrimination, violence in Tajikistan DUSHANBE, Tajikistan –“Strong men respect women.” These were the words of World Taekwondo Champion Daler Tyuryaev, who is helping to lead a movement of martial artists in the battle against gender-based violence and discrimination in Tajikistan. Mr. Tyuryaev, 28, is a prominent member of the National Taekwondo and Kickboxing Federation of Tajikistan (NTKF), which has partnered with UNFPA and the UN Country Team to promote gender equality and prevent gender-based violence. Read more
Awarding Ceremony of Journalists –The Winners of Zero Discrimination Contest Conducted in Dushanbe The official awarding ceremony of journalists of the National Media Contest on Raising Awareness of general population and decision makers on Tolerance promotion and Stigma and Discrimination Reduction took place in Dushanbe on 16 December, 2014.  The ceremony was conducted during the Art Event conducted within the Voice of Youth Tajikistan - 2014” campaign. The event was supported by WHO, UNFPA, UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF), UNICEF, Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the population of Republic of Tajikistan.  Read more
Развитие репродуктивного здоровья в Таджикистане: качественная оценка В Душанбе представлены результаты исследования «Развитие репродуктивного здоровья в Таджикистане: качественная оценка», которое отражает последние тенденции в сфере планирования семьи и репродуктивного здоровья в стране. Отчет был презентован в ходе совместного ежегодного обзораисполненияНациональной стратегии здоровья населения Республики Таджикистан на 2010-2020 гг., который прошел в г. Душанбе 5 декабря текущего года. В ходе мероприятия, организованного Министерством здравоохранения и социальной защиты населения РТ при поддержке ряда международных агентств, была рассмотрена деятельность партнеров в реализации Стратегии в 2014 году. Read more
Message of Dr.BabatundeOsotimehin Executive Director of UNFPA United Nations Population Fund On the Occasion of the International Human Rights Day 10 December 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS 365 DAYS Today on International Human Rights Day, I applaud human rights defenders across the globe and everyone who participated in the 16 days of activism to end violence against women. Together, we must stand up for human rights and human dignity for every one every day.  This is a global goal worthy in itself and critical for the advance of peace, justice and sustainable development. Since the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 66 years ago, many gains have been won, but the foundational aspiration of “equality in dignity and rights” remains a distant reality for so many people. This year’s theme, Human Rights 365 Days, reminds us all – governments, corporations and civil society – that we must uphold all human rights for all people on all days. Read more
Symphony of the Soil Be ready ! From December 5th through December 12th, the Documentary Symphony of the Soil will be video streamed for free from this page and from the Symphony of the Soil website. Read more
World Soil Day - December 5th, 2014 Soils have been neglected for too long. We fail to connect soil with our food, water, climate, biodiversity and life. We must invert this tendency and take up some preserving and restoring actions. The World Soil Day campaign aims to connect people with soils and raise awareness on their critical importance in our lives. Read more
CLOSE THE GAP THIS WORLD AIDS DAY - AWARENESS RAISING CAMPAIGNS DEDICATED TO WORLD AIDS DAY CONDUCTED IN TAJIKISTAN 1 December  2014, UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF), in cooperation with WHO in Tajikistan  and Committee on Youth, Sports and Tourism of Sino district celebrated the World AIDS Day 2014 under the slogan  "Close the gap this World AIDS Day”. World AIDS Day 2014 is an opportunity to harness the power of social change to put people first and close the gap. Ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 is possible, but only by closing the gap between people who have access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services and people who are being left behind. Read more
Universal Human Rights and Access - Key to Ending AIDS Message of Dr. BabatundeOsotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director, for World AIDS Day, 1 December 2014 Today, on World AIDS Day, I join every person around the world who believes the next generation should be free of HIV and AIDS. More than 30 years into the epidemic, we have moved beyond the early devastation wreaked by AIDS and scored many successes. Over the past three years, the rate of new HIV infections has dropped by 13 per cent. Of the estimated 35 million people living with HIV in the world, over 13 million are now receiving treatment. Read more
The National Conference on “Improving of the access of PWID to services for HIV prevention, treatment, care and support” conducted in Tajikistan 10-11 November 2014 the National Conference on “Improving of the access of People who inject drugs (PWID) to services for HIV prevention, treatment, care and support” initiated by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population and Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN)   took place in Dushanbe (Tajikistan). Read more
Seminar “The impact of glaciers melting on national and trans-boundary water systems in Central Asia ASHGABAT, 12 November 2014 – An international seminar “The Impact of Glaciers Melting on National and Trans-boundary Water Systems in Central Asia” was organized by the UNRCCA, the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (EC IFAS), UNESCO, World Bank with the support of the Government of United States of America on 11-12 November 2014 in Dushanbe, the Republic of Tajikistan. Read more
THE ROUND TABLE “HIV AND MASS MEDIA: CORRECT COVERAGE OF THE TOPIC” CONDUCTED IN DUSHANBE Compliance with human rights and freedoms of individual is a foundation of the country's ongoing response to the HIV epidemic.   October 30, 2014 in Dushanbe (Tajikistan) the round table for more than 35 Mass Media representatives of the country on “HIV infection: the importance of objective, accurate and politically correct media coverage” conducted. The event was organized through the initiative of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with United Nations Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS in Tajikistan (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF), through the  financial support of UNDP Regional Centre for Europe and CIS.  Read more
THE ROUND TABLE “HIV AND MASS MEDIA: CORRECT COVERAGE OF THE TOPIC” CONDUCTED IN DUSHANBE Compliance with human rights and freedoms of individual is a foundation of the country's ongoing response to the HIV epidemic.   October 30, 2014 in Dushanbe (Tajikistan) the round table for more than 35 Mass Media representatives of the country on “HIV infection: the importance of objective, accurate and politically correct media coverage” conducted. The event was organized through the initiative of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with United Nations Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS in Tajikistan (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF), through the  financial support of UNDP Regional Centre for Europe and CIS.  Read more
Visit of HRH Crown Princess to the National Taekwondo and Kickboxing Federation of Tajikistan, 24 October 2014 23-25 October 2014 Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visited Tajikistan as the Patron of the two UN sister agencies: WHO Regional Office for Europe and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). As part of her three-day official visit, Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess Mary met with high-level officials, including representatives of the Government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Health and Social protection of the population, UN and donor community, health workers, etc. Read more
220 university students and 80 school children participated in the Run Against Hunger DANGARA. On Saturday the 18th of October over 220 university students and 80 school children participated in the Run Against Hunger and a in a drawing competition, respectively, to celebrate this year’s World Food Day in the Tajik city of Dangara. Every year theFood and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) join to celebrate World Food Day and progress made towards ending global hunger in partnership with the Hukumat of Dangara, Committee of Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Agriculture. Read more
UN Day The UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Tajikistan, Mr. Alexander Zuev gave an interview to the Asia-Plus radio station dedicated to the UN Day, which is celebrated on October 24 around the world. Mr. Zuev responded to questions provided by listeners and journalists during the interview. Within the framework of celebration of the UN Day, the UN Resident Coordinator also attended the Tajik National University and Russian-Tajik Slavonic University to conduct open discussion with studentsof two Universities on the history, current UN involvement at global and regional level, and UN activities in development sphere in Tajikistan. Mr. Alexander Zuev was accompanied by Head of UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Mr. Ali Hajigholam-Saryazdi who briefed students on drug and human trafficking situation in the region and in Tajikistan. Read more
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visit Tajikistan to promote mother and child health, immunization Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will visit Tajikistan on 23-25 October 2014 as the Patron of the WHO Regional Office for Europe. Together with Ms Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, she will advocate for increased regional and national investment in maternal and child health and stronger immunization efforts, as well as review the progress in the field of health system of the country, work between the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the population and the WHO Country office. Read more
Расширение прав и возможностей девочек-подростков: Разрывая круг насилия Послание доктора Бабатунде Осотимехин, исполнительного директора UNFPA к международному дню девочек 11 октября 2014 Сегодня, в Международный день девочек, я присоединяюсь к каждому человеку во всем мире, который уверен, что девочки-подростки должны жить без насилия и дискриминации. Мы руководствуемся международными правами человека, которыми в равной мере наделен каждый человек. Каждая девочка, независимо от того, где она рождается, должна иметь одинаковый шанс реализовать свой потенциал. Read more
Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence Message of Dr.Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2014 Today on the International Day of the Girl Child, I join every person around the world who believes that adolescent girls should live free of violence and discrimination. We are guided by the international human rights to which every human beingis rightfully entitled. Read more
WHO regional training course on taxonomy, morphology, biology and ecology of malaria vectors and vector control methods took place in Dushanbe On 22 September to 02 October 2014 the WHO jointly with the Ministry of Health and Social protection of the population organized 10 day regional training course on taxonomy, morphology, biology and ecology of malaria vectors and vector control methods in Dushanbe. Read more
National campaign against soil-transmitted helminthiases conducted in Tajikistan The large-scale de-worming campaign in Tajikistan was carried out in Tajikistan on week 15 – 20 September 2014 with the support provided by WHO in collaboration with the Ministries of Health and Social Protection and Education of the Republic of  Tajikistan. The campaign covered pre-school and school age children (5-14 years) with the total coverage of 1580000 children. According to WHO more than 2 billion people worldwide infected with different helminthiasis. Climatic factors and hygienic conditions of Republic of Tajikistan are closely linked with the spread of these infections.  Read more
Dushanbe, Tajikistan – October 01, 2014. UNFPA Country Office in Tajikistan helps train medical teachers in effective methods of teaching the basics of reproductive health and family planning. Two five-day training courses will be carried out by national trainers of the Republican Medical College and the National Center Reproductive Health of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection (MoHSP) in the period from 29 September to 10 October 2014. These courses are a continuation of the UNFPA initiative in training the health care professionals and are being implemented with the financial support of the Global Programme to Enhance Reproductive Health Commodity Security (GPRHCS).  Read more
Представительство UNFPA в РТ помогает в обучении медицинских преподавателей эффективным методам преподавания основ репродуктивного здоровья и планирования семьи. Два пятидневных обучающих курса на вышеуказанную тему будут проведены национальными тренерами Республиканского медицинского колледжа и Национального центра репродуктивного здоровья Министерства здравоохранения и социальной защиты населения РТ (МЗиСЗН РТ) в период с 29 сентября по 10 октября 2014 г. Read more
Executive Director’s Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of Older Persons On this 24th International Day of Older Persons, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, joins the worldwide celebration of longevity and acknowledges the contributions that older persons make to their families, communities and societies. We celebrate the fact that more people are living longer and healthier lives. This is due to improvements in nutrition, sanitation, medical science, health care, education and economic well-being. Read more
WFP welcomes Russia’s contribution of $ 5 million for Tajikistan 19 September 2014. Dushanbe –The Russian Federation has confirmed a contribution of US$5 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Tajikistan. The donation will fund WFP’s activities across all 66 districts of Tajikistan, in support of communities’ efforts to find sustainable answers to food insecurity. Read more
Water Safety Plans Workshop in Tajikistan The First Workshop on Water Safety Plans was held on August 13th, 2014, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The event was organized by World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe and the Oxfam Tajikistan in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan. The workshop has been aimed at further in creasing awareness and support among national stakeholders in health, environment and water sectors, international and non-governmental organizations to appreciate the value of the Water Safety Plan (WSP) approach. It was also supported the development of a longer term vision and national roadmap towards WSP scale-up in Tajikistan. Read more
Кёкушин Карате подтверждает «Право людей на мир» Вместе с добровольцем ООН в Таджикистане, молодые спортсмены Национальной Федерации Кёкушин Карате в Таджикистане заявили о важности мира и устойчивого развития в честь Международного дня Мира, который отмечается 21-сентября. В этом году 30 годовщина Декларации Генеральной Ассамблеи ООН о праве народов на мир. Этот юбилей представляет уникальную возможность подтвердить Декларацию, что укрепление мира является жизненно важным для полного осуществления всех прав человека. Послание Генерального Секретаря ООН в этом году подчеркивает тот исторический факт, что конфликт может закончиться, мир может преобладать, и примирение может восторжествовать с признанием человеческого разнообразия и силы единства человека. Его послание основывается на том, что мир является необходимым условием для достижения устойчивого развития и каждый заслуживает того, чтобы жить в мире. Read more
Information on rota vaccine introduction ToT training Tajikistan Due to a high burden of rotavirus disease, rotavirus vaccines are included in the routine immunization schedules of 12 countries in the WHO European Region. Tajikistanis going to be the second country in the Central Asia to introduce the rotavirus vaccine in to the national immunization schedule in January 2015 with support of GAVI Alliance. WHO-supported sentinel surveillance demonstrated that around 37% of all acute diarrhoea cases are attributed to rotavirus. Introduction of this new vaccine will significantly decrease morbidity and mortality caused by rotavirus infection in the country. Read more
MESSAGE TO THE COUNCIL OF HEADS OF STATE OF THE SHANGHAI COOPERATION ORGANIZATION THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE TO THE COUNCIL OF HEADS OF STATE OF THE SHANGHAI COOPERATION ORGANIZATION Dushanbe, 11 September 2014   Delivered by Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs I am honoured to address the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). I appreciate the hospitality and friendship of the people of Tajikistan. I also congratulate the SCO on the 10th anniversary of the creation of the SCO Secretariat in Beijing and the Regional Counter-Terrorism Structure in Tashkent. In creating a forum conducive to cooperation in a region that has faced historical animosities and challenges, you took an important step forward.  I look forward to a strengthened UN-SCO partnership in the years ahead. Read more
Taekwondo unites people in promoting gender equality National Taekwondo and Kickboxing Federation (NTKF) of Tajikistan strengthens its initiatives within the UN Secretary General’s campaign “UNiTEto End Violence against Women” by involving athletes, leaders, boys and girls to promotion of gender equality activities. Hence, the major international sports event- the 11th Junior and 6th Veteran ITF Taekwondo World Championships took place in Tajikistan in early August and was used as a great opportunity to spread the messages about gender equality, youth empowerment and healthy lifestyle. Notably, Tajikistan for the first time hosted such a high level sport event which gathered more than 700 representatives and athletesfrom 52 countries. Number of social and cultural side events and a press-conference were conducted by NTKF within 10 days of Championship in Dushanbe. Read more
VISIT OF SRSG MIROSLAV JENČA TO TAJIKISTAN DUSHANBE, 11-13 August 2014 -- On 11-13 August, Miroslav Jenča, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Head of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia, visited Tajikistan for meetings with Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sirojiddin Aslov, Head of the Drug Control Agency under the President of Tajikistan, Lieutenant-General Rustam Nazarov, Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Akbar Ali Pesnani, as well as the representatives of civil society. Read more
Международный день молодежи ДУШАНБЕ, ТАДЖИКИСТАН – 12 августа 2014 года. В Душанбе, как и во всем мире, отметили Международный день молодежи. Мероприятия, посвященные Международному дню молодежи (МДМ), который отмечается ежегодно 12 августа, прошли в г. Душанбе 10 и 12 августа текущего года, охватив более тысячи молодых людей. Темой МДМ, утвержденной ООН на этот год является "Психическое здоровье – это важно". Read more
Представительство UNFPA в РТ помогает усилить национальный потенциал для борьбы с раком шейки матки С 21 по 24 июля 2014 года в г. Душанбе проходит национальный тренинг для тренеров на тему “Визуальный скрининг и кольпоскопия” для  акушерок и гинекологов Таджикистана. Тренинг организован Министерством здравоохранения и социальной защиты населения Республики Таджикистан при существенной финансовой и технической поддержке РТ.  Тренинг проходит с привлечением международных экспертов ЮНФПА и ВОЗ и является частью более широкой инициативы, направленной на борьбу с раком шейки матки в Таджикистане. Принимая во внимание ситуацию с распространением рака шейки матки в Таджикистане, заболеваемость которым растет  и занимает ведущее место среди всех других онкологических заболеваний (в 2012 г. - 7,2 случаев на 100 000 женщин), данная инициатива станет решительным поворотом в борьбе с данным заболеванием. Read more
Delivery of agricultural machinery to the mountainous regions of Tajikistan July 19, 2014.Development of agriculture in the Republic of Tajikistan is one of the strategic priorities of the government. With this important objective the government attractsforeign investments, primarily aimed at economic development of communities in rural areas by strengthening their capacityforself-governance, which leads to increased agricultural productivity and incomes. Read more
Встреча на национальном уровне по теме «Методы реализации Программ развития после 2015 года: консультация с национальными и местными партнерами в Таджикистане» Дата: 17-18 июля 2014 Место проведения: Варзобский район, VARZOB «PALACE HOTEL» Группа представителей агентств ООН по развитию совместно с рядом страновых офисов ООН по всему миру проводят широкий цикл встреч и консультаций по обсуждению программы действий для разработки планов развитияна периодпосле 2015 года и на этой основе определения местных и глобальных приоритетов.  Read more
Инвестиции в молодых людей помогут решить важнейшие проблемы этого и последующих поколений ДУШАНБЕ, ТАДЖИКИСТАН – 11 июля 2014 года. Инвестиции в молодых людей помогут решить важнейшие проблемы этого и последующих поколений. В текущем году темой Международного дня народонаселения (МДН), который отмечается ежегодно 11 июля, является «Инвестиции в молодых людей». Сегодня в мире проживает более 1.8 миллиарда людей в возрасте 10-24 лет, что составляет четверть мирового населения. Эта группа состоит из подростков (10-19 лет) и молодых людей (15-24 лет). В Таджикистане удельный вес молодых людей является еще большим: 70% населения составляют жители в возрасте младше 30 лет. Read more
Let’s stop HIV together - awareness raising campaign in honour of Youth Day conducted in Tajikistan On May 23, 2014, UN Joint Advocacy Project on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF) in Tajikistan, The WHO Country Office in  Tajikistan  in cooperation with Committee on Youth, Sports and Tourism of Sino district celebrated the Youth Day. Series of events on the occasion of the Youth Daywere conducted in the capital park named after A. Rudaki. Read more
UNHCR-OSCE Training on Refugee Protection for Afghan and Tajik Border Officials Dushanbe, 19 May 2014 The UNHCR Representation in Tajikistan and the OSCE organised an inter-agency training on refugee protection in border management for officials from Afghanistan and Tajikistan, which took place in Dushanbe from 12-16 May. During the five-day event, twenty-six officials — representing border agencies and select Ministries from Tajikistan and Afghanistan — examined topics such as safeguards for asylum seekers at border points; screening and referral mechanisms; refugee status determination standards; and border management in emergencies. Principles of non-refoulement (no forced return) and non-penalisation of irregular entry, in addition to the basic obligation of States to keep borders open in the event of refugee influxes, were stressed throughout the event. Read more
Statement on the International Day of Families– 15 May Twenty years ago, at the Cairo International Conference on Population and Development, the world community recognized that families, in their various forms, should be strengthened and enjoy comprehensive protection and support. As we prepare a roadmap for development beyond 2015, it is particularly fitting that the theme of the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family is “Families Matter for the Achievement of Development Goals”. This underlines the reality that with well-planned, gender-sensitive, humanrights-based policies, families can play a crucial role in development. Read more
National Council on Population and Development established in Tajikistan The National Council of the Republic of Tajikistan on Population and Development has been established by the initiative of Majlisi Namoyandagon Majlisi Oli (Parliament of the Republic of Tajikistan). The purpose of establishment of the Council is to strengthen cooperation on population and development issues between parliamentarians, government institutions, NGOs and civil society to further implement the Programme of Actions of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). The above mentioned Council consists of members of Majlisi Namoyandagon of the Majlisi Oli of the RT, top officials from the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Ministry of Labour, Migration and Employment, Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Committee on Women and Family Affairs under the Government, and other agencies. Read more
Statement for the International Day of the Midwife 2014 Dr. BabatundeOsotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, TheUnited Nations Population Fund and Frances Day-Stirk, President, International Confederation of Midwives   5 May 2014 Globally, in the past two decades, maternal death has declined by nearly half. In the same period, skilled birth attendance has increased by 15 per cent, with two out of three deliveries worldwide now attended by a skilled health professional. With just over 600 days left until the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) deadline,concerted efforts are required to scale up cost-effective interventions in educating midwives and other professionals with midwifery skills.Such investments are critical to accelerating efforts to improve maternal health and achieve MDG5, one of the goals lagging farthest behind. Read more
В Таджикистане создан Национальный Совет Республики Таджикистан по народонаселению и развитию По инициативе Маджлиси намояндагон Маджлиси Оли в стране создан  Национальный Совет Республики Таджикистан по народонаселению и развитию. Целью Совета является укрепление сотрудничества по вопросам народонаселения и развития между парламентариями, правительственными институтами, неправительственными организациями и гражданским обществом для дальнейшего внедрения целей Международной конференции по народонаселению и развитию (МКНР). Read more
Tajikistan moves forward in women's rights advancement Joint support of UN agencies and national and international partners to Tajikistan in implementation of its obligations related to implementation of international treaties’ recommendations. On April 22 UNFPA CO, jointly with UN Women, Swiss Cooperation Office and Office of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Tajikistan conducted the working meeting with members of national groups working on CEDAW and Universal Periodic Review (UPO), on possible ways of synergy in their work. Read more
Круглый стол «Национальная стратегия развития женского спорта в Республике Таджикистан 2014-2020 года» 25 апреля, в Душанбе прошел круглый стол на тему «Национальная стратегия развития женского спорта в Республике Таджикистан 2014-2020 года», организованный Национальной Федерацией таэквон-до и кикбоксинга, в рамках проекта «Повышение потенциала девушек в их равном участии в спортивной и социальной жизни Таджикистана».В работе круглого стола приняли участие руководители и представители различных международных организаций, страновой команды ООН, государственных и общественных структур. Read more
The second preparation training of Model United Nations The second preparation training of Model United Nations (MUN) Conference was held on April 20, 2014 in UN Conference Hall at the UN premises 1. Event covered information about the process of MUN Conference and open discussions about rules of procedure. At this stage, delegates are divided into groups of two to represent one country.  Countries have been chosen by delegates and they are in the process of thorough research on national priorities, foreign policy objectives, and overall information about their chosen country, in general, and this country’s specific policies towards youth, in particular. Read more
First training of Model United Nations for select University students On April 13, 2014 students from different universities of Dushanbe were invited to take part in training which aimed to introduce them to Model United Nations (MUN). Event was the first meeting of students who as delegates of various countries will participate in MUN Dushanbe Conference to be held in end May. Prior to the main simulation conference students will go through preparation trainings on information gathering, position paper writing and rules of procedure. Groundwork trainings will be carried out by both students and international expats.      Read more

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