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Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 4:15am

June 15, 2022, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Ashgabat Stock Exchange (ASE), awarded certificates to professionals for successfully completing training courses on brokerage services and securities issuance.

Training sessions took place in April-June.  Two sessions were held for brokers and two for issuing companies.  As a result of this initiative, ASE has increased the number of private securities brokers by 25 and provided information to 45 owners and managers of Turkmen companies on how to raise capital by issuing corporate bonds and stocks.

Presenting the certificates and addressing the course participants, USAID Country Representative to Turkmenistan Nino Nadiradze stated, “You are all pioneers and pathmakers.  With your determination to try out new types of activities and methods for attracting financing, you will move the economy forward.”

The event also featured presentations by USAID and ASE specialists on developing capital market infrastructure in Turkmenistan and its importance in raising long-term funds for economic development. 

Mustafa, a migrant from Tajikistan, stranded at the Kazakhstan Zhibek Zholi border crossing along with other migrants, who received assistance from USAID.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 2:00am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Safe Migration in Central Asia activity, implemented by Winrock International, partnered with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Central Asia to hold a four-day online campaign dedicated to International Migrants Day, marked annually on December 18. The campaign shared stories of migrants to raise awareness on migrants’ rights. More than a dozen NGOs from Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan joined the online campaign to tell stories of migrants who improved their lives after returning home and receiving support from the USAID-funded Safe Migration in Central Asia activity.

USIAD's 60th Anniversary
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 4:30am

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan: On November 3, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) commemorates a major milestone, marking 60 years since it was founded by President John F. Kennedy. USAID’s Regional Mission Central Asia joins a global celebration to mark the Agency’s 60th anniversary. For six decades, USAID has built its reputation as the world’s leader in international development by partnering with countries around the world to strengthen communities and improve lives.

A virtual seminar designed to support the development of the Ashgabat Stock Exchange
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 8:15am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Governance Support Program, in partnership with the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan (UIE), hosted a virtual seminar designed to support the development of the Ashgabat Stock Exchange and to attract investment in the country’s economy.

Lawrence Hardy II Arrives as USAID Regional Mission Director to Central Asia
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 3:15am

The U.S. Mission to Turkmenistan is pleased to announce Lawrence Hardy II, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, has arrived in Almaty as the new Regional Mission Director for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Central Asia. Mr. Hardy will lead USAID’s regional programs across Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. USAID Administrator Samantha Power administered the oath of office at USAID Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

USAID announces New Central Asia Trade Activity
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 8:00am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new $19 million five-year activity, USAID Trade Central Asia, that will be implemented in Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The new trade activity will build on USAID’s decades of achievements facilitating regional trade, enterprise development, and regional connectivity. USAID Trade Central Asia will take a facilitative approach towards three strategic objectives, providing the public and private sector with technical assistance to achieve these goals.

USAID's 11th Annual Central Asia Trade Forum
Monday, October 4, 2021 (All day)

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the eleventh annual Central Asia Trade Forum, an international event promoting regional trade and connectivity across Central Asia and beyond focused on post-COVID recovery and resilience in the region. This five-day virtual event includes over 80 distinguished speakers from around the world including Central Asia and the United States and 3,500 participants representing 42 countries.

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Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 2:30am

September 9, 2021, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrates the successful completion of its four-year USAID Enriching Youth for Tomorrow Program implemented by JA Worldwide, one of the oldest and largest youth-serving NGOs in the world. The activity improved the capacity of Turkmenistani youth to contribute to the local economy and their communities.

New Youth Development Program in Turkmenistan
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 2:15am

On September 3, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new activity for youth development in Turkmenistan.  The five-year, USAID Youth Development activity, will be implemented by the QED Group and will leverage past and current USAID interventions to connect Turkmenstani youth with employment opportunities and create sustainable linkages between the youth and the labor market.

Ambassador Matthew S. Klimow congratulated Startup Ecosystem Program participants
Friday, August 27, 2021 - 4:15am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the winners of a Startup Ecosystem Program 2021 competition, hosted jointly by the USAID Enriching Youth for Tomorrow activity, the USAID Future Growth Initiative, and the Union of Economists of Turkmenistan.

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Last updated: February 18, 2021

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