Press Releases

  • Anniversary logo
    16 May 2017 - ASHGABAT, turkmenistan:  The UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) is marking its tenth Anniversary as an entity working on a mandate focused on preventive diplomacy. The Centre, located in Ashgabat, was established at the initiative of five...
  • SRSG Petko Draganov and Deputy Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan Dinara Kemelova
    13 May 2017 - BISHKEK,  kyrgyzstan SRSG Petko Draganov visited Kyrgyzstan on 11-12 May.  He held consultations with Vice-prime-minister Jenish Razakov, deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dinara Kemelova as well as met with representatives of the diplomatic corps and the UN country team....
  • Defend those that give voice to the voiceless

    03 May 2017 - NEW YORK, UNITED NATIONS Journalists go to the most dangerous places to give voice to the voiceless. Media workers suffer character assassination, sexual assault, detention, injuries and even death. We need leaders to defend a free media. This is crucial to counter prevailing...
  • 28 Apr 2017 - DUSHANBE, Tajikistan On 27-28 April 2017, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG), Head of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), Petko Draganov conducted a visit to Dushanbe for meetings with Minister of Foreign Affairs...
  • 26 Apr 2017 - MOSCOW, Russia On 24-26 April, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Head of the Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), Petko Draganov, travelled to Moscow for consultations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, in the...
  • 06 Apr 2017 - ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan On April 6, the two-day seminar “International water law: main legal principles and substantive norms”, organized by the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) with the support of the US Government, was completed. During the...
  • 05 Apr 2017 - ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan On 5 April, a two-day training seminar “International water law: main legal principles and substantive norms” organized by the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) with the support of the US Government, opened in Ashgabat...
  • Training for Central Asian officials (Astana, April 2017)

    05 Apr 2017 - ASTANA, Kazakhstan - - A regional training on “Capacity building in the field of mediation and conflict prevention” took place in Astana on April 3-5. The event was organized by the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) in cooperation with the...
  • 25 Mar 2017 - NEW YORK -- On this International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, we are still awaiting news of the fate of two members of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a sanctions-monitoring body established by the Security Council.  ...
  • 15 Mar 2017 - ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – On 15 March, UNRCCA staff and Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Head of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia, Petko Draganov, joined the UN staff around the globe at 12p.m. (Ashgabat time) to observe a...

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