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Switzerland facilitates the financial capability in Tajikistan

28.06.2018 — Local news Tajikistan

On June 19, in Dushanbe, the Swiss Secretariat of Economic Cooperation (SECO) through the Responsible Microfinance project (implemented by the IFC) conducted a media workshop for journalists to discuss innovations in promotion of financial capability in Tajikistan.


Tajik people tasted traditional Swiss food

25.05.2018 — Local news Tajikistan

For the first time, the Swiss Cooperation Office in Tajikistan (SCO) participated in the Food and Crafts Festival in the Botanical garden of Dushanbe on 12 May 2018. The event was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan and dedicated to the Year of Tourism and Crafts in Tajikistan.



Global Health Day celebration in Dushanbe

06.04.2018 — Local news Tajikistan

On April 6, Avicenna Tajik State Medical University (TSMU) hosted a special event devoted to the World Health Day in the Tajik capital. Presentations regarding the SDC supported health-related projects and information stands for visitors were shown to the 5th and 6th grades medical students, teachers and nurses. Clinical skills equipment and training materials that were donated to TSMU were also on display.


Announcement: Call for proposals

07.02.2018 — Local news Tajikistan

The Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO) in Tajikistan announces a new round for proposals under its Global Credit for Small Projects.



Human Rights Day 2017

10.12.2017 — Local news Tajikistan

In exactly one year from today, on 10 December 2018, Switzerland together with the international community will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which 70 years after its adoption, remains of unequivocal relevance. Human rights are a necessity for our societies, an invaluable ingredient to boost peace and stability and to foster sustainable development. Human rights are at the heart of the values represented by Switzerland and its political model, which is founded on the principles of democracy, non-discrimination, gender equality, peaceful coexistence, and mutual respect among people having different religious, linguistic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Switzerland calls upon its partners to join it in making this Human Rights Day 2017 a day of unequivocal relevance for the promotion and the protection of human rights.


Disaster Risk Reduction Week on Ecosystem – based DRR and Adaptation to Climate Change

13.10.2017 — Local news Tajikistan

A Stocktaking meeting and Round Table as well as a number of trainings concentrating on ecosystem-based solutions to disaster risk reduction (EcoDRR) and climate change adaptation (EbA) were initiated in Dushanbe in the week of 9 to 13 October. The “EcoDRR and EbA week” is supporting the International Day for Disaster Reduction on October 13, annually celebrated on October 13 according to the General Assembly resolution since 1989.


Opening of the Spatial Data Infrastructure Centre in Tajikistan

11.10.2017 — Local news Tajikistan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, October 5, 2017 – The Spatial Data Infrastructure Centre opens its doors in the Head Department of Geology of the Government of Tajikistan. The Center is accessible to the Government, international organisations, donor agencies, NGOs and other researchers or practitioners in this field.   


Experts Explore Disaster Risk Management and Sustainable Development in the remote Pamirs, Tajikistan.

21.08.2017 — Local news Tajikistan

The first international Summer University on Disaster Risk Management was held in Khorog, in the Pamir Mountains, from 7 to 18 August 2017. The Summer University was organised by the University of Central Asia’s Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI), and jointly conducted with the University of Bern in Switzerland, the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna and the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH). The event was funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) under its "Creating Opportunities in a Safe Environment" development project, aimed at fostering self-sustaining and resilient communities in the Pamirs.


Contest of photos for annual calendar “Tajikistan 2018-2019”

21.08.2017 — Local news Tajikistan

The Swiss Cooperation Office in Tajikistan invites professional and amateur photographers to participate in the contest of photos with the subject “Best touristic places and things worth to see in Tajikistan” for its next Calendar “Tajikistan 2018-2019”


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