By 2015 all 191 UN member countries have committed themselves to achieve these goals



Best Practices Competition

 in sustainable development area of Central Asia

Keep the promise

Millennium Development Goals

Capacity 2015  Information and Learning Network in Central Asian countries  (ILN/CARNet)







Sample Entry  Forms

Success story




























































































Rambler's Top100


Useful links - United Nations Development Programme main site - Millennium Development Goals - UNDP Bureau for Development Policy

UNDP Regional Offices:


Partners in the region:

Environment Resources


UNDP's Handbook and Guidelines for Environmental Management and Sustainable Development


Guide to Developing a Biodiversity Strategy from a Sustainable Development Perspective


Programme Support Document
This is e-copy of the PSD format. FYI, this form can also be found in the "Standard Form" site of the Programming Manual website (Chapter 5.1.1).
Posted on: 2001/03/26

Gender and Environment
(Background Note, the full report, reading list, reference list)

NHDR Resources


Saving Human Development from HDI

What, Why & How?
Most commonly asked questions about NHDRs

Suggested Checklists and Guidelines for Preparation of NHDRs


Useful Reference Sites


Poverty Reduction Resources


World Bank Poverty Monitoring Database

UNDP Evaluation Methodology

WHO Statistical Information System

Redefining Progress

Living Standard Measurement Study (World Bank)

Development in Practice

Sustainable Development and International Economic Cooperation: Eradication of Poverty

World Summit for Social Development

Evaluation of Decentralisation in Colombia


HIV/AIDS Resources


AIDS, Poverty Reduction and Debt Relief -  A Toolkit for Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS Programmes into Development Instruments

Handbook for Legislators on HIV/AIDS, Law and Human Rights

Sectoral and Generic HIV/AIDS Toolkits


Gender Resources


Gender Mainstreaming and Training


* Conceptual Clarity on Gender Mainstreaming

* Gender Analysis

* Project and Programme Cycle Entry Points

* Developing a Country Office GM Strategy

* Information, Communication and Knowledge Management

* Process Managment and Advocacy Skills


Resource Kit on Gender and Macroeconomics

On-line Training Tools -UNFPA

Tools for Women's Advocacy

Tool Kit to End Violence Against Women


Statistical data information can be found from the following websites: - Online statistical resources for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia - This is part of the RFE (resourcees for economists) website which gives an extremely extensive list of links to US and International statistical sources (public and private); Journal Data; Dictionaries, Glossaries and Encyclopedias of economics; Economists, departments and Universities and much much more. If you can't find what you are looking for here, it may not exist!! - This is the listing of the websites of statistical offices around the globe. - This website lists Central Banks and monetary authorities websites from around the globe.  - This website is part of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan. It provides data on transition countries. - This website lists statistical institutes links and information on global economic data - This is a directory of international statistical data websites - This lists economic departments, institutes and research centers inthe world by continents - This is the CIA world factbook - This is the list of economic journals covering everything from general economics, to methodology, to econometrics, to macro economics, microeconomics, international economics, financial economics, industrial organisation, Development, agriculture and natural resources, etc. - Working papers in economics with links to working papers and journal articles from around the globe. There is also a partner site in Russian (Socionet). - This is the UN statistics division millenium indicators webpage - This is the UN website on development research and analysis which includes world economic and social surveys and situations and prospects reports. This is the UN statistical division website


To submit an entry (in electronic form) and receive additional information and consultations (in the mentioned period), please, contact Vladimir Grebnev, Regional Coordinator of the Best Practice Competition:


Kyrgyzstan: UNDP Programme Environment for Sustainable Development, Bishkek, 96 B Kievskaya Str., right wing, 4th floor, tel: (996 312) 623761, e-mail:


Or National Coordinators of CARNet Network:


Kazakhstan: UNDP Kazakhstan, Aliya Tonkobayeva, Almaty, 67 Tole bi Str., tel: (7-327) 2582643,



Tajikistan: PO Youth 21, Umed Ulugov, Dushanbe, 1/1 Chekhova Str., apt. 15, l: (992 918) 613427, E-mail:

Turkmenistan: CARNet Network, Svetlana Gamolya, Ashgabat, 15 Bitarap Turkmenistan, room 42, Institute of Deserts, tel: (993 12) 39 01 06, E-mail:


Uzbekistan: NNO Hayot, Alexey Kobzev, Tashkent, 52 Bogi Baland Str., tel: (998-712) 546170,