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President Of Turkmenistan Participated In The Solemn Ceremony Of Inauguration Of The Complex Of The New International Airport In Ashgabat
President Of Turkmenistan Participated In The Solemn Ceremony Of Inauguration Of The Complex Of The New International Airport In Ashgabat

On September 17, 2016 in Ashgabat, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov participated in the solemn ceremony of the inauguration of the complex of the new International Airport, designed to become the main "air gates" of Turkmenistan. The opening ceremony was attended by the representatives of a number of international and regional organizations such as the International Air Transport Association, the Interstate Aviation Committee, the International Road Transport Union, and the International Organ...

An International Media Forum Dedicated To The Global Conference On Sustainable Transport Completed Its Work In Ashgabat
An International Media Forum Dedicated To The Global Conference On Sustainable Transport Completed Its Work In Ashgabat

On September 16, 2016 Ashgabat hosted an international media forum organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dedicated to the first Global Conference on the Sustainable Transport. The forum was attended by foreign and domestic journalists, experts, representatives of relevant ministries and departments. In particular, representatives of a number of international news agencies and editions, such as TRT, IRNA, Euronews, The Tokyo Shimbun and others arrived in Ashgabat to participate in the forum.   The re...

Media Forum, Dedicated To The First Global Conference On The Sustainable Transport Started Its Work In Ashgabat
Media Forum, Dedicated To The First Global Conference On The Sustainable Transport Started Its Work In Ashgabat

On September 16, 2016 a Media Forum, dedicated to the first Global Conference on the sustainable transport started its work in Ashgabat. The forum was attended by the representatives of 10 international organizations, as well as journalists and representatives of more than 65 media, representing about 30 countries. During the first session of the forum the representatives of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)...

A Session Of The Council Of Elders Started Its Work In Asghabat, The Capital Of Turkmenistan
A Session Of The Council Of Elders Started Its Work In Asghabat, The Capital Of Turkmenistan

In Ashgabat, capital of Turkmenistan a session of the Council of Elders started its work. At the opening of the session the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov delivered a speech.   In his speech the Head of Turkmen State presented a broad picture of the country’s achievements over 25 years of its independent development in political, social-economic, and humanitarian spheres, and assessed the current state of the country and society.   Speaking about achievements in social and e...

Ashgabat Hosted The 21st Session Of The Working Group On Sustainable Transport, Transit And Connectivity
Ashgabat Hosted The 21st Session Of The Working Group On Sustainable Transport, Transit And Connectivity

On September 7-8, 2016, Ashgabat hosted the 21st session of the Thematic Working Group on Sustainable Transport, Transit and Connectivity of the United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA).  The meeting was attended by representatives of the SPECA member countries -Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and representatives of the Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).   Topi...

Powering the Future We Want: special grant for sustainable transport
Powering the Future We Want: special grant for sustainable transport

11 JUL 2016 - The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, or DESA, is offering a second US$ 1 million grant to fund sustainable development. Called "Powering the Future We Want," the annual grant will be awarded to one winner every year, until 2019. It was first awarded last year and the thematic focus for this year's applicants, is sustainable transport. UN-DESA Director of the Division of Sustainable Development, Mr Juwang Zhu, has been speaking to Janie Cangelosi....

Q&A on Role of sustainable transportation to combat climate change
Q&A on Role of sustainable transportation to combat climate change

8 JAN 2016 - EXPERT VOICES   "With the historic agreement in Paris last month, the world has committed to striving toward a future where the global temperature rises no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius. Now is the time for action and no climate action plan can be successful without inclusion of transport plans"   Role of sustainable transportation to combat climate change   The UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport met on the margins of COP2...

SG's High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport to advance transport solutions to climate change
SG's High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport to advance transport solutions to climate change

8 DEC 2015 - The UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, meeting on the margins of the Paris Climate Conference, pledged to highlight the critical role that sustainable transport will play in addressing climate change. "Transport is currently responsible for nearly a quarter of global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions," said Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. "The Advisory Group can help make sustainable transport a part of the solution to the climate ...

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