The Aarhus Centre Khujand supports and promotes the implementation of the Aarhus Convention in Khujand and the Sughd Province, in Northern Tajikistan.
The Youth Group on Protection of Environment (YGPE) works in the area of poverty reduction and sustainable development in Tajikistan.
The YGPE implemented numerous projects focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation, access to environmental information, introduction of innovation technologies (such as preservation of biodiversity, prevention of land degradation) and promotion of better standards of living for communities exposed to climate change. Furthermore, it raises awareness of communities through educative programs and practical ecological activities on a wide range of environmental-related matters.
YPGE is implementing three main programmes: