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Embracing equality in a digital era in Central Asia

On the International day of Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), prominent women from five Central Asian countries gather to discuss the link between disparities and gender…  

Launch of the first Women Leader’s Dialogue in Central Asia

A prominent group of women leaders representing the Central Asian states and the United Nations launch a new platform, the Central Asian Women Leaders’ Caucus.  

COVID-19 and Central Asia: Socio-economic impacts and key policy considerations for recovery

An examination of the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Central Asia, especially the impact on micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and on households.  

Solar-powered water breeds life in the Turkmenistan desert

In a Turkmenistan desert, renovating a water system and bringing in solar energy aims to bring the livestock back to a new landscape.  

We need sustainable cities in Turkmenistan – so we created a roadmap to get there

No city has achieved sustainability yet, but we are taking lessons from around the world to create solutions for Turkmenistan's urban centers.  

Central Asian governments call for the elimination of violence against women and girls

Government and parliamentary representatives from Central Asia gathered at a United Nations regional conference to discuss holistic strategies to combat all forms of violence against women and girls…  

We’re working for smart cities in Turkmenistan — here’s how

In 2008, for the first time, the number of the urban population in the world exceeded the rural population. By 2050, that figure will have risen to 6.5 billion people — two-thirds of the humans on our…  

People with disabilities want a chance to shine, not your pity

The public and private sector come together for a career fair geared towards people with disabilities, the first of its kind in Turkmenistan.  

Turkmenistan conference to shed light on development financing

Over 100 representatives from government, business, international financial institutions and commercial banks will come together to discuss Turkmenistan’s development and resource mobilization…  

Hearing-impaired students excel in Turkmenistan’s first integrated curriculum

As a child, Nargul faced difficulties at her school. It had nothing to do with her abilities. She is hearing-impaired, and unfortunately, faced bullying at school. After a while, it was too…  

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