Press Release

UN, Government agree on joint actions in 2022 to realize UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework

08 April 2022

  • The UN, jointly with the Government of Turkmenistan, held a series of meetings to review the results of the joint work in 2021 and agree the 2022 joint actions within the UN-Turkmenistan Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for 2021-2025. 

The meetings were held between April 4-8, 2022, under five Joint UN -Government Results Groups (RGs):

· RG 1. People-centered Governance and Rule of Law

· RG 2. Sustainable economic diversification, competitive private and financial sectors, enhanced trade and investment promotion

· RG 3. Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate change adaptation and increased resilience   

· RG 4. Quality, inclusive, affordable health and social protection services

· RG 5. Quality, inclusive and affordable education and skilling systems

The members of each Joint Results Group representing the UN Agencies and line ministries that are part of the UNSDCF reported the progress made in implementation of the Joint Work Plans (JWPs) for 2021 and also reviewed and agreed on the Joint Work Plans for 2022.

A brief analysis of the JWPs 2021 output indicators revealed that most of the planned activities progressed well especially those related to development and improvement of legislation and strengthening of national capacities in climate change adaptation and mitigation, health, education and other fields.

The participants also discussed the delivery of the annual UNSDCF Funding Framework in 2021, which amounted to over US$ 23 million, as well as the estimated budgets for 2022 of all implementing UN Agencies. The participants also reviewed a draft Roadmap for the UNSDCF implementation in 2022.  

The members of the UNSDCF Results Groups agreed to continue information exchange on the progress of the Cooperation Framework implementation, provide their inputs and comments on the draft documents, and report on their joint work at the forthcoming UNSDCF Steering Committee.

UN, Government agree on joint actions in 2022 to realize UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework

M.Eyeberdiyeva

Mahri Eyeberdiyeva

RCO
Programme Communications and Advocacy Officer

UN entities involved in this initiative

FAO
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
IOM
International Organization for Migration
OHCHR
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
UNDP
United Nations Development Programme
UNDSS
United Nations Department of Safety and Security
UNFPA
United Nations Population Fund
UNICEF
United Nations Children’s Fund
UNODC
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
UNOPS
United Nations Office for Project Services
WHO
World Health Organization