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  • 24 Jan 2018- 05:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New YORK NY “Regional cooperation offers opportunities to address common concerns, including counter-terrorist financing, improving border security, fostering dialogue with religious institutions and leaders, and countering human trafficking and drug
  • 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 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
  • 14 Mar 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Tajikistan this week urged the United Nations to convene a meeting of high-ranking officials next year to review the International Decade, Water for Life 2005-2015. Tajikistan was the initiator of the Water for Life decade.
  • 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
  • 11 Dec 2013- 09:54 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE The Times of Central Asia The Government of Japan will start providing assistance for new projects that aim at improving conditions of the various sectors in the Republic of Tajikistan, Japan embassy in Dushanbe says. These projects are fully funded
  • 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
  • 7 Dec 2011- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan  Kyrgyzstan in late November hosted a conference to discuss barriers to participation in water resources management in Kyrgyzstan and ways of breaking them down, as part of an effort to secure international climate adaptation funds.
  • 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