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22 Apr

A DIALOGUE ON THE PROMOTION OF COOPERATION IN THE ARAL SEA REGION WAS HELD IN ASHGABAT

On 22 April 2021, the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment Protection of Turkmenistan in assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the State Committee for Water Management of Turkmenistan held a “Multilateral Dialogue on the Promotion of Cooperation in the Aral Sea Basin” dedicated to the International Mother Earth Day.  The event was held via videoconferencing. The meeting was attended by the heads and representatives of relevant ministries and departments, Parliament (Mejlis) of...

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22 Apr

TURKMENISTAN IS ELECTED TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE UN ENTITY FOR GENDER EQUALITY AND THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN

On 20 April 2021, during the consecutive session of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Turkmenistan was elected to the membership of the Executive Board of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) for 2020-2024. UN-Women is a subsidiary body of the UN General Assembly established in 2010 with the aim of rising the efficiency of the efforts of the UN System agencies working on the issues of gender equality and the expansion of the rights a...

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21 Apr

TURKMENISTAN ELECTED TO THE POST OF VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE

In the period from 20 to 21 April 2021, a meeting of the 69th session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was held in Geneva. The event brought together representatives at the level of ministers and deputy ministers from UNECE member countries to exchange best practices in the field of circular economy and set its course over the next two years. During the high-level segment on the topic "Encouraging the development of a circulating economy and sustainable use of natu...

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21 Apr

TURKMENISTAN HOLDS AN ACTIVE POSITION ON RESISTING THE CLIMATE CHANGE

On 21 April 2021, upon the invitation of the U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Vepa Hajiyev took part in the virtual roundtable on climate change.    The event in participation of authorized representatives from dozens of world countries is taking place in the framework of the preparations to the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...

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21 Apr

THE ISSUES OF TURKMEN-TURKISH COLLABORATION IN THE AREA OF EDUCATION DISCUSSED

On 20 April 2021, the third session of the Council on Cooperation in the field of education between Turkmenistan and Turkey was held via videoconferencing. The delegations were headed by the Minister of Education of Turkmenistan Orazgeldi Gurbanov and the Minister of National Education of the Republic of Turkey Ziya Selcuk. The representatives of the relevant departments of the two countries also took part in the meeting. During the talks, the positive dynamics of Turkmen-Turkish collabora...

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20 Apr

THE CEREMONY OF PRESENTING THE INSTRUMENT ON ACCESSION TO THE PATENT LAW TREATY WAS HELD IN GENEVA

On April 19, 2021, at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, a ceremony was held to present the WIPO Director General, Mr. Darren Tang, of the Instrument of Accession to the Patent Law Treaty (2000), signed by the President of  Turkmenistan.  During the ceremony, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Turkmenistan to the UN Office at Geneva A.Khaljanov noted Turkmenistan's commitment to constructive dialogue with authoritative international org...

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17 Apr

THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTED THE RESOLUTION “THE ROLE OF THE UNITED NATIONS REGIONAL CENTRE FOR PREVENTIVE DIPLOMACY FOR CENTRAL ASIA”

On the 16th of April 2020, in the framework of the 59th meeting of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, the Resolution “The Role of the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia” initiated by Turkmenistan was unanimously adopted in co-sponsorship of 72 Member States of the Organization. As known, the President of Turkmenistan has voiced the given initiative during his speech in September 2020 in the framework of the 75th jubilee session of the United Nat...

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