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Press Release: Parliamentarians from Eastern Europe and Central Asia join forces to reduce barriers against women’s participation in public life

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Around 90 parliamentarians, local elected officials and civil society representatives from 11 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia gathered in Chișinău to identify how to solve some of the most pressing issues challenging women’s rights and their full participation in all spheres of life. More

Women should play key roles in conflict prevention in Central Asia say experts

Thursday, June 22, 2017

“The role of women and youth in conflict prevention in Central Asia,” event was organized by the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) in cooperation with UN Women Multi-country Office in Central Asia and the Regional Office of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. More

Turkmenistan outlines upcoming key gender equality activities

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Hosted by Turkmenistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs with support from UN Women and other UN agencies, meeting reviews timeline and specifics necessary to implement country’s National Action Plan on Gender Equality. More

Panel stresses importance of gender-based budgeting in Turkmenistan

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

A significant step, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) consultation is one of the first initiatives of UN Women and its collaboration with the government and other agencies in Turkmenistan. More

Central Asian Fathers Are HeForShe...and want others to be, too

Friday, October 23, 2015

Fighting for their daughters and for gender equality everywhere, Central Asian fathers post their hopes for the future and call on others to join UN Women’s HeForShe campaign. More

Central Asia Sub-Regional Consultation on Beijing+20

Friday, October 31, 2014

On 22-23 October 2014 Almaty hosted Consultative Meeting to review progress on Beijing Platform for Action (1995) in Central Asia. This event is an important preparatory stage to the upcoming regional inter-governmental review and non-governmental forums in Bangkok and Geneva. More

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