How to live in mercury-free environment?
Mar 27, 2017
When the mercury-containing devices are broken, mercury enters the environment. Its vapors can lead to serious poisoning: if the substance is not collected in time, it results into fumes that create a dangerous concentration in the air.
Safety nets vital to counter rise of exclusion in Europe and Central Asia
Mar 21, 2017
Tackling discrimination, joblessness, and unequal political participation key to region’s continued progress, UNDP’s latest global Human Development Report finds.
Kyrgyz Republic: 25 years in the United Nations
Mar 9, 2017
2 March 2017 UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative in the Kyrgyz Republic Alexander Avanessov had a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Erlan Abdyldaev. The meeting was timed to mark 25th anniversary of the accidence of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United Nations.
Government of Japan allocates US$11.9 million for governance, disaster risk reduction in Kyrgyzstan
Mar 7, 2017
With USD 11.9 million from the Government of Japan, Kyrgyzstan today launched three major programmes to respectively build up the country’s civil registry, increase capacity to respond to disasters, and make schools safer. These will be implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
One more important step forward in the judiciary-legal reform process of Kyrgyzstan
Mar 4, 2017
3 March 2017, the first meeting of the Coordination council to oversee the implementation of the package of progressive laws within the judiciary-legal reform process took place in the Government’s office under the leadership of the vice-prime-minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Jenish Razakov.
Caravan of export to introduce the world to the Kyrgyz honey
Mar 2, 2017
The growth of sales of honey in Japan accelerated after 2014. The number of yogurt and honey consumers has grown. In 2015 there was a sharp jump in honey growth of 24% in price and. After the media enlightened on the benefits of digestion of consuming yogurt in combination with honey, the volume has significantly increased by 19%.
Women deputies to fight against early marriages
Feb 1, 2017
Just think for a moment, focusing on the following facts. Laws protecting the rights of vulnerable groups, the law introducing severe punishment for bride kidnapping, the law on domestic violence as proposed in the new edition, the law on prosecution for holding a religious ceremony of mar-riage with under-aged ... all of them were proposed by MPs - women ...
Can we reduce HIV by 50% till 2021?
Jan 31, 2017
Ulan Kadyrbekov, Director of the “AIDS” Republican Center during the meeting in Bishkek, at the "City" Hotel, 31 January 2017, noted one of the important goals of the state program to fight HIV in the Kyrgyz Republic is to reduce disease by 50% till 2021.
“They want the same - peace in our villages,” - stressed a young man from Batken during a meeting with youth from Tajikistan
Jan 24, 2017
“Changing the stereotype of young people living on different sides of “One Street” is one of the most important parts of the project to build a cross-border cooperation in border communities,” - says Akyn Bakirov, the UNDP specialist in the Kyrgyz Republic.
We want 50/50 by 2030 or how UN Peacebuilding Fund helps women to reach the goal
Jan 23, 2017
Innovative conference was held in Bishkek where participants and partners of project used an interactive approach to visualize results of work, lessons learned and recommendations to the public bodies in the Kyrgyz Republic.