On 26 March 2015 H.E. Mr. Sirodjidin Aslov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan has met with Ms. Lakshmi Puri, the Deputy Executive Director of UN-Women.

 

During the meeting there have been discussed the issues of cooperation of the Republic of Tajikistan with UN-Women, the implemented projects of UN-Women in Tajikistan, particularly the projects devoted to enhancement of women’s economic security, gender justice and equality, prevention of violence against women and other issues of mutual interest.

The parties have also discussed the preparatory process for the upcoming High-level International Conference on the Implementation of the International Decade for Action “Water for Life”, 2005-2015, to be held on 9-11 June 2015 in Dushanbe. The Minister of Foreign Affairs has called upon the UN-Women to actively participate in the Conference, as well as in the pre-conference event on “Water and Women”.