The week begins with an event dedicated to discussing the topic of promoting sustainable private sector development, climate change and adaptation to it. Participants from business associations, the private sector, the public and academic sectors, civil society and expert communities, international organizations, the media, and other stakeholders discussed climate change issues.
On 3 November 2019, the UN General Assembly discussed Issues of biodiversity conservation during its regular session. The UN Human Rights Council debated problems in the implementation of international treaties on the employment of vulnerable populations. In parallel, an open meeting of the UN Security Council on international security took place. All these meetings were held in Bishkek within the walls of the Kyrgyz State Law University as part of the annual UN Model Conference.
In October 2019 UNDP Office in Bishkek became one of the eight Country Offices worldwide which became a Gold Member of Gender Equality Seal Program. The program is a corporate mechanism that measures and certifies the achievements and competence of Country Offices, Regional Service Centers and Headquarters Units in advancing women's rights and gender equality.
In Kyrgyzstan, residents of 653 villages do not have access to safe water. Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic registers up to 40 thousand cases of intestinal infection every year. More than 80% of them are children under 14.
A video review of the UN Day in Bishkek city

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6,2 million

Population

90 out of 188 countries

Gender Inequality Index

19,2 %

of Parliamentary seats held by women

0.664

Human Dev. Index

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