Press Releases

  • Partnership Meeting on Water related Issues in Central Asia (June 2018)

    14 Jun 2018 - ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan On 14 June 2018, the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia hosted a partnership meeting to present the Centre’s water-related activities and in particular the project titled “Strengthening Cooperation on Trans-Boundary...
  • MINI DUBLIN GROUP MEETING (Ashgabat, June 2018)

    08 Jun 2018 - ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan On 8 June, UNRCCA hosted a regular meeting of the mini-Dublin Group (informal co-ordination group of like-minded countries on fight against illicit drugs) in Ashgabat. The event focused on the drug situation and policy initiatives in Turkmenistan and...
  • Training on preventive diplomacy in peacemaking, mediation and conflict resolution (Almaty, June 2018)

    Training on preventive diplomacy in peacemaking, mediation and conflict resolution (Almaty, June 2018)

    06 Jun 2018 - ALMATY, Kazakhstan Government officials from five Central Asian states and Afghanistan completed a training on preventive diplomacy in peacemaking, mediation and conflict resolution organized by the United Nations Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (...
  • Regional workshop “Addressing Conditions Conducive to the Spread of Violent Extremism and Terrorism”, 21-22 May 2018, Astana

    22 May 2018 - ASTANA, Kazakhstan  A regional workshop “Addressing Conditions Conducive to the Spread of Violent Extremism and Terrorism” was organized by the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) and the UN Office of Counter Terrorism (UNOCT) in Astana, on 21-...
  • High Level International Conference "Countering Terrorism and Preventing Violent Extremism" in Dushanbe, Tajikistan (May 2018)

    07 May 2018 - DUSHANBE, Tajikistan On 3rd and 4th of May in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia participated in the High Level International Conference " Countering Terrorism and Preventing Violent Extremism.” In Dushanbe, Under-...
  • High Level Launch of the Third Phase of the Counter-terrorism Project in Central Asia (Ashgabat, 30 April 2018)

    01 May 2018 - ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan The Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), Vladimir Voronkov, and Michèle Coninsx, Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), have just...
  • SRSG Natalia Gherman with First Deputy Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan, Dinara Kemelova

    24 Apr 2018 - BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Head of UNRCCA,  Natalia Gherman, visited the Kyrgyz Republic on 20 April. She met with First Deputy Foreign Minister D.Kemelova and exchanged views on political and security developments in Central Asia....
  • UNRCCA workshop “Ensuring equitable utilization and effective management of transboundary watercourses and Public Private Partnerships for infrastructure development” in Bishkek

    20 Apr 2018 - BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan On 18 April 2018, a capacity-building workshop “Ensuring equitable utilization and effective management of transboundary watercourses and Public Private Partnerships for infrastructure development” took place in Bishkek. The workshop was arranged by UNRCCA...
  • SRSG Natalia Gherman at the 16th Advisory Board Meeting of UNCCT in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with participation of the UNSG António Guterres

    17 Apr 2018 - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The 16th Advisory Board meeting of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) took place in Riyadh on 17 April in the presence of the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres and the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,...
  • Regional meeting of the UN Resident Coordinators of Europe and Central Asia in Istanbul

    07 Apr 2018 - On 5-6 April 2018, at the invitation of UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner, SRSG Natalia Gherman took part in the regional meeting of the UN Resident Coordinators of Europe and Central Asia. The meeting in Istanbul was convened to analyse the implications of UN Reform on the UN...

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