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25 Jun

Days of Culture of Turkmenistan were held in the People's Republic of China

On June 23-25, 2018 Days of Culture of Turkmenistan were held in the People's Republic of China. The creative action was organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China and the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan with the assistance of the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Beijing. The event was attended by the representatives of government and public institutions of the People's Republic of China, the capital administration, research institutes, cultural figures, heads and staff o...

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25 Jun

The UN Human Rights Council adopted a Joint Statement, initiated by the Government of Turkmenistan

On June 25, 2018, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR), at the 38th session held in Geneva, Switzerland, adopted the Joint Statement on encouraging the protection of cultural heritage along the Great Silk Road with a view to promote universal respect for cultural rights. The following 24 states along with Turkmenistan became the co-sponsors of this Joint Statement: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Georgia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Cambodia, Canada, China, th...

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22 Jun

Turkmenistan and the United Nations Development Program discussed further cooperation

On June 22, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R.Meredov had a meeting with Rastislav Vrbensky, Deputy Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS countries, during which the issues of Turkmenistan's cooperation with UNDP were discussed. Noting the results of the international conference "Partnership for Financing Development at the Heart of the Great Silk Road", held on June 20-21, 2018 in Ashgabat, the Turkmen side expressed its full commitment to further...

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22 Jun

Delegation of Turkmenistan met with the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization

On June 22, 2018, the delegation of Turkmenistan headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan V. Hajiyev held a meeting with the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization Mr. Kunio Mukuria in Brussels. Prospective directions of the international customs cooperation of the Organization were discussed at the meeting. In particular, paying attention to the importance of the newly opened International Port in Turkmenbashi, it was proudly emphasized that Turkmenistan,...

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21 Jun

Dialogue on Human Rights Issues “European Union-Turkmenistan” was held in Brussels

On June 21, 2018 in Brussels, the next tenth round of the Dialogue on Human Rights "European Union - Turkmenistan" was held. The delegation of the European Union was headed by B. Yaroshevich, Head of the Central Asian Countries Administration of the European External Action Service (EEAS). The Turkmen delegation led by the Deputy Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan V. Khadjiev also included the Ombudsman of Turkmenistan as well as the representatives of the Ministries of Adalat (Justice), Intern...

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21 Jun

REPORT OF THE AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN TURKMENISTAN - OMBUDSMAN ON THE RESULTS OF THE WORK DONE AND THE SITUATION IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT Being an active participant in the United Nations, neutral Turkmenistan, in the years of its independence, has joined all major international conventions, treaties and agreements on human rights. As is known, the Law of Turkmenistan "On the Ombudsman" was adopted in November 2016. On March 20, 2017, at the 19th session of the 5th convocation of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, with the secret ballot of deputies in Turkmenistan, the Authorized representative for human rights - Ombud...

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20 Jun

Turkmen-Belgian political consultations held in Brussels

Within the framework of the visit of the Turkmen delegation headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan in Brussels, on 20 June 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Belgium hosted a meeting in the format of inter-MFA political consultations at the level of deputy foreign ministers. The Belgian side was headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Axel Kenes. During the talks, the parties discussed the current state and prospects for further str...

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