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Tajikistan: UN review finds that access to clean water among most pressing environmental challenges

Access to clean water and improved sanitation and waste management remain some of the most pressing environmental challenges for Tajikistan, according to a United Nations review of the Central Asian nation’s management of its environment, published today.

UN anti-crime official highlights role of Central Asian cooperation in fighting drug trade

With 90 per cent of the world’s illicit opiates being produced in Afghanistan, the neighbouring frontline states in Central Asia have a key role to play in tackling drug trafficking, the United Nations top anti-drugs and crime official said today, during a visit to Tajikistan.