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  • 13 Aug 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan has made progress in reforming its water sector and in drawing attention to water issues worldwide, but the country must make efforts to improve sanitation, Léo Heller, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the human right to
  • 5 Aug 2015- 09:56 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Khovar The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirodjidin Aslov received here on Monday UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation Leo Heller. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
  • 12 Jun 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Delegates at a two-day international water conference in the Tajik capital this week adopted the Dushanbe Declaration, which calls for more coordinated action by world leaders to promote "green development,” strengthen cross
  • 10 Jun 2015- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this week urged Central Asian nations to forge a consensus on management of shared water resources. In his opening remarks at a high-level international conference on “Implementation of the
  • 25 Nov 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Eurasia.net Tajikistan is following a regional trend by drafting legislation that may sharply restrict the activities of foreign-funded non-governmental organizations. Activists say the bill threatens to hinder the operations of hundreds of
  • 13 Feb 2014- 09:52 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE AzerNews The discussion of the program focusing on supporting higher living standards for the Tajik people was on the agenda of negotiations between the World Bank (WB) and Dushanbe. The discussions were held as part of the visit of WB's Vice
  • 26 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan took a unified stance on water use and other environmental issues in the region when leaders of both countries met during the International Conference on Water Cooperation in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe,
  • The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) second environmental performance review of Tajikistan warns that the country is facing serious water, sanitation and waste management issues.
  • The United States has offered to assist Tajikistan in studying the Pamir glaciers, which supply water to the entire Central Asian region, according to Tajik officials.
  • 4 Apr 2012- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Afghanistan’s participation in regional water and energy projects was among the main issues addressed at the Fifth Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan, held in the Tajik capital from March 26-27.  Delegates from
  • 14 Sep 2011- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon addressed the issues of water and energy in Central Asia in a speech given on the eve of the 20th anniversary of his country’s independence after the dissolution of the USSR. “Our country has a huge
  • 9 Jun 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report washington, dc, DUSHANBE, Tajikistan OilPrice.com Habitat for Humanity Tajikistan won the Global Energy award for distributing lowcost water filters to the poorest rural areas in the country. The "'Water for Life- BioSand Water Filters "
  • 19 May 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan has established a scientific council to prevent the threat of bursting from Lake Sarez and to use its waters, according to Chairman of the Tajik Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense Khaibullo Latipov.
  • 17 Mar 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan The Varzob River, the main water artery of the Tajik capital city Dushanbe, is in jeopardy. Experts said the Varzob's water is already hazardous for human health; and in the next few years the river may become a source of
  • 12 Aug 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Experts from Russia's Siberian Resource scientific institute offered information on their own innovations in the use of liquid coagulants for water purification during a visit to Tajik municipal water utility Dushanbevodocanal

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