Multilateral cooperation

Announcement: April 23: Next meeting of the National Commission of Turkmenistan for UNESCO

On April 23, 2022 the National Commission of Turkmenistan for UNESCO will hold its regular meeting. Commission is going to consider further steps to open UNESCO Chairs at Turkmenistan’s universities and institutes, as well as inclusion of Ashgabat in the UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network.

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The Interdepartmental Commission is an effective mechanism for monitoring of observance of human rights in Turkmenistan

On April 16, 2022, a regular meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission on the implementation of Turkmenistan's international obligations in the field of human rights and international humanitarian law was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. At the outset Chairman of the Interdepartmental Commission, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Mr. Rashid Meredov highlighted the important steps taken recently by the Government of Turkmenistan in hu...

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Turkmenistan supports UNRCCA activities in promoting regional cooperation on cybersecurity and new technologies

On 14 April, the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) in partnership with the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) organized first regional consultations on cybersecurity and new technologies. These consultations convened as a part of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Programme on Cybersecurity and New Technologies and its project called CT TEC...

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Turkmenistan discussed with IOM future activities within the Annual action plan and steps to implement the Global Compact for Migration

On April 14, an online meeting was held between the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, Mr. Vepa Hajiyev, and the IOM Regional Coordinator for Central Asia, Mr. Zeynal Gadzhiev. The parties discussed further practical steps to implement the Action plan of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the IOM for 2022. In particular, special attention was paid to joint activities in two main areas: combating human trafficking and assistance to migrants, technical coo...

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The Central Asian Women’s Dialogue confirmed its course towards strengthening the global agenda “Women, Peace and Security” and achieving the SDGs

On April 12, 2022, a regular meeting of the Central Asian Women’s Dialogue was held in hybrid format. The leaders of the national parliaments, high-ranking United Nations representatives took part in the dialogue. The Chairman of the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan, Ms. Gulshat Mammedova, representing the Turkmen chairmanship in the Dialogue this year, stressed that the Dialogue, established in December 2020, is now turning into an effective platform for the...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: On April 14-16, the National Tennis Federation, together with UNICEF, will organize a Youth Tennis Festival

From April 14 to April 16, the Tennis Federation, together with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Turkmenistan, will organize a Youth Tennis Festival on the courts of the capital's Olympic village. The event is dedicated to World Health Day and aims to promote a healthy lifestyle among young people, as well as to popularize sports in the country. Within the framework of the festival, competitions for young people, as well as master classes and compe...

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Turkmenistan in one step to approve the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement

On April 11, 2022, a Senior officials meeting was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan at the level of deputy ministers of relevant national entities to discuss the draft document of the Nationally Determined Contributions of Turkmenistan (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement for the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The meeting was also attended by representatives of international organizations, in particular the United N...

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