UNDP Provides $200,000 to Support Professional Development of Tajik Young Diplomats
Tuesday 3 March 2015
DUSHANBE (Asia-Plus) – UNDP has launched Phase 4 of the ‘Support to Institutional Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan’ Project.
An official signing ceremony of the Project Document ‘Support to Institutional Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan’ Project took place in Dushanbe on March 3. The document was inked by Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Aslov and UNDP Resident Representative in Tajikistan Alexander Zuev.
UNDP Country Office in Tajikistan will provide $200,000 dollars for implementation of the project.
Tajik foreign minister noted that the project had been development in the framework of national priorities of Tajikistan and is based on achievements of the previous phases. According to him, more than 70 employees of the Tajik MFA will take short- and medium-term refresher courses under the project. The Support to Institutional Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Project is a joint initiative of UNDP and Tajikistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The main objective of the project is to contribute to development of institutional capacity of the Tajik MFA to effectively implement the Foreign Policy of the country.
Throughout Phases I, 2 and 3, the project enabled advancing qualification of young diplomats through foreign language courses, publications, provision of ICT equipment as well as internships.