ANNOUNCEMENT: On May 10, international organizations will take part in an expanded meeting of the Commission in the field of human rights and humanitarian law
On May 10 this year, a regular meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission to ensure the implementation of Turkmenistan's international obligations in the field of human rights and international humanitarian law will be held. The meeting will also be attended by representatives of international organizations. This form of meetings of the Commission, open to multilateral partners, contributes to greater efficiency and transparency of the work of this mechanism. The a...Read more
EU Special Representative for Central Asia visits Turkmenistan
On May 1-7, the Special Representative of the European Union for Central Asia, Amb. Terhi Hakala, visits Turkmenistan. On May 4, the President of Turkmenistan H.E. Mr. Serdar Berdimuhamedov, during a meeting with the Special Representative, noted the importance of further expanding partnership with the European Union and regarded the current visit as an impetus to the development of cooperation between Ashgabat and Brussels in all dimensions. On the same day, Ambassador...Read more
On August 15-16 Ashgabat will host the United Nations Ministerial Transport Conference for Landlocked Developing Countries "Ashgabat Process: Financing for Better Connectivity"
15-16 August 2022 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan Background The 32 landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) with a population of 533 million share common problems due to their geographical location, which affect their economic engagement with the rest of the world. Long distances from the nearest seaports, poorly developed transport and transit systems and cumbersome transit procedures cause the LLDCs to incur higher transport and transit costs when compared to coastal...Read more
The prospects for cooperation with the UN Statistics Division and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) were discussed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan
On April 27, 2022, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov met with the Head of the Demographic Statistics Division of the UN Statistics Office Srdjan Mrkic. During the meeting, the parties reviewed the current state and prospects of Turkmenistan's partnership with the UN, in particular with the UN Statistics Office and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA). The main topic of discussion was the preparations for the complete census of the population a...Read more
Under the BOMCA Programme, national authorities are expanding opportunities for the introduction of e-learning methodology
From April 26 to 28, representatives of Turkmenistan took part in a regional seminar organized by the Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA) on the introduction of on e-learning methodologies in training institutions of the Central Asian border and customs agencies, as well as veterinary and phytosanitary services. The expert team consisting of the State Border Guard College of Latvia, Estonian Academy of Security Sciences and the Frontex Agency shared EU good...Read more
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan held a meeting with the UN Deputy Secretary General, Executive Secretary of ESCAP
Today, on April 26, the meeting of the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov with the UN Under-Secretary-General, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana took place via videoconference. During the meeting, the Turkmen side expressed congratulations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of ESCAP and noted that this historic yea...Read more
On the International Mother Earth Day, Ashgabat received the International Certificate for its contribution to the global initiative "Trees in Cities"
On the eve of the celebration of International Mother Earth Day on April 22, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe awarded the city of Ashgabat with an International Certificate in recognition of the pledge to the Trees in Cities Challenge. The international Trees in Cities program was launched in 2019 at the Climate Action Summit. The Trees in Cities Challenge invites mayors worldwide to join a movement of change-makers sharing best practices and experience on...Read more