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6 June 2014
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Turkmen students compete in a game on healthy lifestyle

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... Read more

30 May 2014
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UNFPA Regional Director discusses priorities of cooperation in Turkmenistan

UNFPA delegation, led by UNFPA Regional Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Mr. Heimo Laakkonen, visited Turkmenistan on 26-28 May 2014. The purpose of the visit was to discuss... Read more

22 May 2014
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UNFPA successfully piloted the course «Demography for decision-makers»

The “Demography for decision-makers” crash course was organized in Ashgabat for deputy ministers and heads of government organizations. The course was piloted by the Academy of Civil Service... Read more

30 April 2014
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Parliamentarians reaffirm strong support for population, development agenda

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 28 April 2014 – At the sixth global parliamentarians’ conference on population and development, held in Stockholm from 23 to 25 April, parliamentarians from 134 countries... Read more

2 April 2014
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Harnessing data to improve maternal health

With support from UNFPA, the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan has created a database on existing emergency obstetric care services that will help the government make evidence-... Read more

31 March 2014
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Empowering the adolescents at the Y-PEER youth center

Y-PEER training for trainers was conducted by the UNFPA Youth Outreach specialist and Y-PEER master-trainers in Ashgabat among twenty teenagers to expand the pool of young leaders, who are interested... Read more

24 March 2014
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UNFPA's new Regional Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia takes up office

ISTANBUL – Heimo Laakkonen has been appointed as the new Director of UNFPA’s Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and arrived in Istanbul in March to assume his new position.   “I am... Read more

10 March 2014
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Improving SaglykInfo database, a tool for monitoring development progress

Good policymaking requires reliable data about people. UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund continues to support the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry in strengthening the SaglykInfo* database... Read more

10 March 2014
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AL JAZEERA INTL: The way forward for gender equality

Twenty years after the Cairo population conference, there is still much to achieve for women's empowerment By: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Babatunde Osotimehin We all remember when the headlines,... Read more

8 March 2014
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International Women’s Day: Progress for women and girls is progress for all

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director, on the occasion of the International Women's Day As we commemorate International Women’... Read more

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