Multilateral cooperation

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Implementation of COP26 decisions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions considered by Turkmen specialists during a briefing with the Office of the United States Presidential Envoy for Climate

On April 19, a briefing was organized by the office of the United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Mr. John Kerry for specialists from the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan, the State concerns "Turkmengaz" and "Turkmennebit". US team was lead by the Deputy Special Envoy Mr. Rick Duke. The main focus of the briefing was reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, in particular, the methane emissions. The parties shared successfu...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: April 22 - Ministerial meeting in the “C5+Russia” format

On April 22, the Fifth meeting of foreign ministers of the countries of Central Asia and the Russian Federation will be held via videoconferencing.

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Turkmenistan marked the International Day for Monuments and Sites (UNESCO) by adopting the National Program for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage for 2022-2028

April 18 is the International Day for Monuments and Sites, which was proclaimed in 1983. For almost forty years now, this date takes an important place in the UNESCO calendar. In this regard, it is important and symbolic that on April 8, 2022, the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov signed a Resolution approving the State Program for 2022-2028 for the preservation of national historical and cultural heritage sites, their protection and study, as well as the Actio...

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