Environmental Performance Reviews: Tajikistan

Second Review

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The present publication takes stock of the progress made by Tajikistan in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2004. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations contained in the first review. This second Environmental Performance Review also covers 10 issues of importance to Tajikistan related to policymaking, planning and implementation, the financing of environmental policies and projects and the integration of environmental concerns into economic sectors, in particular the sustainable management and protection of water resources, waste management, climate change, forestry, biodiversity and protected areas and environmental health.



Implementation of international agreements and commitments

Tajikistan joined the United Nations in March 1992 and subsequently established cooperation with a number of United Nations (UN) bodies. The country became a member of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and collaborates with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF). Tajikistan also has signed agreements with a number of international financial institutions, including the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank (WB).


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