Multilateral cooperation

UN Climate Technology Centre & Network consider regional presence in Central Asia

On April 6, 2022, the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan, with the support of the UN Resident Coordinator Office, convened the Conference entitled «Results of COP-26: towards the implementation of climate change initiatives of Central Asian countries». Participants discussed main achievements of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, their significance for Central Asia, as well as ways to expand cooperation in promoting the ini...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Meeting of the Dialogue of Women of Central Asian countries will be held on April 12

Regular meeting of the Dialogue of Women of Central Asian countries will take place via videoconference on April 12, 2022. During the meeting parties will adopt the Work Plan of the Dialogue for 2022 and the Rules of procedures. This year Turkmenistan chairs the Dialogue of Women of Central Asian countries.

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General information on the Group of friends of Neutrality for Peace, Security and Sustainable Development

In order to facilitate regular dialog internationally, in particular within the United Nations, on practical use of peacekeeping potential of states building their policies on the principles of neutrality, Turkmenistan initiated the establishment of the Group of Friends of Neutrality for Peace, Security and Sustainable Development. Using the positive experience of currently functioning multilateral Groups on various issues of international agenda, abovementioned Group of F...

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Ashgabat to host the Annual Meeting of the Regional Nutrition Capacity Development and Partnership platform

On April 8, 2022, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Secretariat of the the Regional Nutrition Capacity Development and Partnership platform will host the 3rd Annual virtual meeting of the Platform. Platform’s Secretariat is located at the the Public Health and Nutrition Center of State Sanitary-Epidemiological Service of Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan. Launched in 2018, the platform provides an opportunity for member states...

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Conference in Ashgabat will discuss results of COP-26 and the work of the Climate Technology Center and Network (CTCN)

On April 6, 2022, the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan, with the support of the UN Resident Coordinator Office, will hold the Conference “Results of COP-26: towards the implementation of climate change initiatives of Central Asian countries”. The main objectives of the conference are to discuss main achievements of COP-26, their significance for Central Asia, as well as ways to expand cooperation in promoting the initiatives of the count...

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In cooperation with UNODC, a port control unit was opened at the Farap dry port

In cooperation with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, within the framework of the UNODC-WCO Global Container Control Programme, the opening of the Port Control Unit took place at Turkmenistan’s Farap customs post on the border with Uzbekistan. Global Container Control Programme helps to strengthen the security of the international supply chain by building the capacity of national customs/border agencies to detect the use of maritime, land and air cargo for illegal purposes...

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National Parliament adopted resolutions on Turkmenistan’s accession to the UNCITRAL conventions on foreign arbitral awards and on international sale of goods

On April 2, 2022, during the 17th meeting of the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan, the Parliament unanimously adopted resolutions on the accession of Turkmenistan to the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards of 1958 (New York Convention), as well as to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods of 1980 (Vienna Convention). Turkmenistan's participation in international conve...

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