The newly appointed Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program to the Kyrgyz Republic presented her credentials
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Summary of Gender Profile of the KR – 2017 that contains the latest data on Gender equality of the country and where Kyrgyzstan stands in achieving parity in Parliament, preventing violence against women, participation of women in labor force and etc.
This special issue of the Barak Elde tells about the results of the UNDP-GEF project on “Improving the coverage and management effectiveness of PAs in the Central Tian Shan Mountains” and the work of the newly established State Nature Park “Khan-Teniri” in Central Tian-Shan mountains, ecological corridors and how Issyk-Kul’s residents are helping with protection of wildlife.
UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in some 170 countries and territories, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners. UNDP has been supporting the Kyrgyz people in their struggle against poverty since it opened an in-country office in 1993.
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