Press Release

UN electoral needs assessment mission in Turkmenistan

15 July 2022

  • Upon the request of the Government of Turkmenistan for UN electoral assistance, a needs assessment mission has been deployed to Turkmenistan on 11 - 18 July, to evaluate the political and electoral environment in preparations for the 2023 parliamentary elections.

The mission includes representatives of the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and United Nations Development Programme.

The mission held meetings with representatives of a wide range of government and development partners as well as the international community, working in close coordination with the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative.

The mission will produce an internal report and recommendations regarding any potential electoral assistance to Turkmenistan.

UN electoral needs assessment mission in Turkmenistan

M.Eyeberdiyeva

Mahri Eyeberdiyeva

RCO
Programme Communications and Advocacy Officer

UN entities involved in this initiative

UNDP
United Nations Development Programme
UNDPPA
United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs

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