TYPE OF PROJECT Human rights
PERIOD January – December 2015
DONOR United Nations Development Programme
BUDGET USD 353,260
BENEFICIARY National Institute for Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan (NIDHR)
Project focuses on engaging the Government of Turkmenistan (GoT) on its duty and capacity to comply with its international human rights obligations and implementing recommendations of human rights treaty bodies, including the recommendations of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)
Main implementing partner: National Institute for Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan (NIDHR).
Project developed as Phase II of an EU/UNDP/OHCHR Project strengthening the national capacity of Turkmenistan to promote and protect human rights. Phase II focuses on:
The principal outcome of Phase II will be the GoT’s ability to credibly demonstrate, at its next UPR, the effective implementation of a broad range of accepted recommendations under the UPR and other human rights treaty bodies.
Four result areas will contribute to the achievement of this overall objective:
Implementing organisation: UNDP. Contact: Yelena Butova. UNDP Program Manager: e-mail:email@example.com