The United Nations in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan joined the United Nations on 2 March 1992 as a new independent state. Since then, the UN has been supporting Turkmenistan to achieve its national priorities, which respond to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The UN Resident Coordinator leads the UN country team in consultations with the Government identified and agreed on the UN strategic response to the Government’s development priorities in three strategic areas: People-centered governance and rule of law; Inclusive, green, and sustainable economic growth; Quality, inclusive and affordable health, education, and social protection that were identified in new UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework for 2021-2025 (UNSDCF). UN agencies coordinate their work through joint Work Plans within established joint Results Groups.

Young people celebrating the opening of the new United Nations House in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Photo: © Young people celebrating the opening of the new United Nations House in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Milestones

The Sustainable Development Goals in Turkmenistan

The Sustainable Development Goals are a global call to action to end poverty, protect the earth’s environment and climate, and ensure that people everywhere can enjoy peace and prosperity. These are the goals the UN is working on in Turkmenistan: