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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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20 Jun

Turkmenistan initiates the creation of a regional UN structure on water issues

On June 20, 2018, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left for a working visit to the Republic of Tajikistan in order to participate in the High-Level International Conference on the UN Decade of Action "Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028". After an hour and a half flight, the presidential airliner landed at the International airport of the capital of Tajikistan, where the national flags of the two countries were raised on flagpoles. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamed...

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20 Jun

UNDP and State Bank for Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan hold first ever event on financing of Agenda 2030

PRESS-RELEASE 20 June 2018, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan In conjunction with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) nationalization process in Turkmenistan, the United Nations Development Programme and the State Bank for Economic Affairs (TFEB) are working to improve the access of Turkmenistan to international financing and to improve its capacity to deliver and manage such financing streams effectively. As part of the joint initiative, on June 20, 2018, UNDP and TFEB held International Fina...

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19 Jun

The delegation of Turkmenistan takes part in the Forum of Creative and Scientific Intelligentsia of the CIS countries in Astana

On June 19, 2018 in the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Astana, the XIII Forum of Creative and Scientific Intelligentsia of the countries-participants of the Commonwealth of Independent States, in which the delegation of Turkmenistan participates, began its work. The theme of the annual meeting was "Dialogue in the CIS - prospects for humanitarian cooperation in the 21st century". The event, organized with the support of the Intergovernmental Foundation for Educational, Scien...

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13 Jun

Turkmenistan elected to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations

On June 13, 2018, at the 96th meeting of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Turkmenistan was elected to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for 2019-2021. The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is at the heart of the United Nations, which coordinates the activities of the UN, its specialized agencies and organizations in the economic, social, health and educational spheres. ECOSOC was established in 1946 by the Charter of the United Nations an...

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