Press Release

UN hosts inclusive stakeholder consultations as part of Voluntary National Review of progress towards Sustainable Development Goals

05 December 2022

  • UN and Government of Turkmenistan held inclusive stakeholder  consultations as part of the process to develop the second Voluntary National Review to be presented in 2023. The consultations were led by UN ESCAP technical expertise with the support of UN Resident Coordinator’s office. 

The consultations were held with different stakeholders including national partners representing line ministries that are part of the UN-Turkmenistan Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), members of Parliament, youth, CSOs, private sector and others. The meetings aimed to discuss the main results of SDGs implementation, the priority areas for future development for the period until 2030 and innovation arears in the implementation of SDGs.

The UN ESCAP international expert for VNR preparations, Ms. Caitlin Porter presented the best practices in VNR development and discussed the process of implementation of SDGs including achievements, challenges, innovative solutions and priority areas for future.

The results of these consultations will feed into the Voluntary National Review of Turkmenistan to be presented in 2023 at the High-Level Political Forum held under auspices of ECOSOC.

UN entities involved in this initiative

International Organization for Migration
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Department of Safety and Security
United Nations Population Fund
United Nations Children’s Fund
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
World Health Organization

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