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IOM organized a practical seminar for the national partners on measuring the SDG indicator 10.7.2 on countries with well-managed migration policies

23 June 2022

  • International Organization for Migration (IOM) – the UN Migration Agency, Mission to Turkmenistan in partnership with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and State Migration Service of Turkmenistan organized a national practical seminar on measuring the SDG (Suistanable Development Goals) indicator 10.7.2: “Number of countries with migration policies to facilitate orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people”.

This workshop was conducted within the framework of the project "Building national capacity to collect, analyze and use migration statistics for the national development plans in Turkmenistan”, funded by the IOM Development Fund (IDF). Objective of the workshop was to share with methodology and measurement of the indicator 10.7.2. which calls on countries to facilitate orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people, including through the implementation of planned and well-managed migration policies - the most explicit migration related target of the 2030 Agenda.

International expert Sergey Ryazantsev together with national partners studied six domains and proxy measures for SDG indicator 10.7.2, together with national partners discussed each domain, and related questions with five subcategories. Expert explained the methodology and computational method, and together with participants calculated the coding values and scope of the proposed indicators.

Following these presentation national partners marked the importance of the agenda and the close partnership between IOM and the Government of Turkmenistan. National stakeholders commented that gained knowledge and skills would be applied in migration policies to achieve national priorities and to fulfil international commitments including the 2030 Agenda and the GCM reporting.

IOM organized a practical seminar for the national partners on measuring the SDG indicator 10.7.2 on countries with well-managed migration policies

Diana Chariyeva

Diana Chariyeva

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