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12 August 2020 - 12 August 2020


International Youth Day

Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for International Youth Day, 12 August 2020

As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people are taking action to solve problems in their communities.


1 July 2020 - 11 July 2020

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

#Arzylyzenan campaign - men share why they value women and girls in the family

UNFPA kicked off a campaign from 1 until 11 July on the occasion of the release of the UNFPA's flagship State of the World Population Global Report under the theme "Against my will: defying the practices that harm women and girls and undermine equality."

UNFPA is proud to partner with the fathers, brothers and husbands in Turkmenistan in promoting the value and social worth of women and girls in our families.  



6 August 2018 - 9 August 2018

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

UNFPA Leadership Academy & Innovation Lab

UNFPA Turkmenistan kick-started its Leadership Academy and Innovation Lab today.

The Academy will work for four days to reload local youth mindset, build leadership skills and encourage civic responsibility and social innovation.

More than 40 young school pupils, young professionals, university students, as well as the at-risk youth gathered together to learn, discuss, debate and then generate an idea or product to pitch on final day of the Lab. #MinEdu #YouthOrg #BritishEmbassy in Ashgabat