Press Release

Expanding partnership with Diplomatic Missions of Turkmenistan to the United Nations

14 December 2022

  • The UN in Turkmenistan and Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan including the Permanent Representatives of Turkmenistan to UN in New York, UN Office in Geneva and UN Office in Vienna met to discuss strategic cooperation towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

The UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan informed the participants on the strategic priorities of the UN Country Team set forth in the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework for 2021-2025. He particularly highlighted the areas of strategic cooperation in which the Diplomatic Missions of Turkmenistan to the UN in New York, Geneva and Vienna could play a critical role.

They include the upcoming Voluntary National Review of Turkmenistan to be presented next year, further integration of SDGs in the national programmes and policies, financing for SDGs, as well as monitoring and reporting on SDG implementation progress and the cooperation in promotion of human rights and gender equality.

Closing the meeting, the UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan noted the importance of elevating strategic cooperation in order to achieve the identified strategic priorities within the UNSDCF and on a number of cross cutting issues.

UN entities involved in this initiative

International Organization for Migration
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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

Goals we are supporting through this initiative