Representatives of Turkmenistan and the United Nations Population Fund signed a number of documents
On January 16, 2019, a meeting and signing ceremony of a number of documents between the state institutions of Turkmenistan and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) took place at the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry.
The event was attended by the leaders and representatives of the Ministries of Health and the medical industry, Education, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Turkmenistan and UNFPA.
As noted, today our country and the United Nations Population Fund are jointly implementing the fourth Action Plan of the Country Program for Cooperation between the Government of Turkmenistan and UNFPA for the period 2016-2020. This Program is fully consistent with the formulated Turkmen leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov’s state development priorities. The plans developed will be part of the implementation of the five-year Country Program and will determine the main events and activities for 2019.
At the end of the meeting, a ceremony was held to sign the Work Plans of the projects "Improving the quality of integrated reproductive health services" and "Disaggregated data for sustainable national development" between the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan and UNFPA; the project “Improving young people's access to reproductive health knowledge” between the country's Ministry of Education and UNFPA, the project “Using population data to develop national strategies and plans for sustainable development” between the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Turkmenistan and UNFPA.
Also, as part of the ceremony, a co-financing agreement was signed between the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan and UNFPA to strengthen the reproductive health of men.
As noted by the parties, these documents will contribute to enhancing the fruitful cooperation of our country with the United Nations Population Fund, which has become effective and has reached a qualitatively new level. The current ceremony confirmed the constructiveness of our country's partnership with the United Nations agencies, with active cooperation with which dozens of programs and projects have been successfully implemented.