11 Apr

Turkmenistan elected as a member of the UN Commission for Social Development for 2025-2029

On April 9, 2024, during the Organizational Session of ECOSOC, elections to the subsidiary bodies of the Council were held. During the elections, ECOSOC members unanimously elected Turkmenistan as members of the Commission for Social Development for the 2025-2029 term. Thus, Turkmenistan will continue its functions as a member of the Commission, which it performs after its election in 2020.

25 Mar

Turkmenistan, UNESCO and TURKSOY celebrating 300th anniversary of Magtymguly Fragi and World Poetry Day

On March 25, a special event dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the birth of the Turkmen poet and philosopher Magtymguly Fragi was held at the UN headquarters in New York, organized by the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the United Nations in cooperation with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization culture (UNESCO) and the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY). The event was held under the motto “300 years of following the path of peace an...

21 Mar

The UN General Assembly, at the initiative of Turkmenistan, declared 2025 the International Year of Peace and Trust

The UN General Assembly, at the initiative of Turkmenistan, declared 2025 the International Year of Peace and Trust, which will also coincide with the 30th anniversary of the celebration of the Permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan. The resolution “International Year of Peace and Trust, 2025” was considered on March 21, 2024 during the 63rd plenary meeting of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly. The official text of the resolution can be downloaded from this link CLICK HERE. Presen...

21 Mar

Marking International Nowruz Day, Turkmenistan jointly with other regional countries held a special event at the UN headquarters

On March 20, 2024, at the initiative of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, a special event was held devoted to International Nowruz Day. The event was attended by the President of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly, the head of UNESCO Office in New York, Ambassadors, Permanent Representatives of the United Nations Member States. In a video message, UN Secretary-General António Guterres cong...

1 Mar

Turkmenistan presented national approaches to improving global reporting on the SDGs at the UN Statistical Commission

From February 27 to March 1, 2024, the 55th session of the UN Statistical Commission was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The session focused on leveraging data for progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The meetings were attended by heads and representatives of the national statistical sector of the 24 member states of the Commission, observers from other countries, representatives of organizations of the UN system and international and non-governmental org...

16 Feb

First Neutrality Group Parliamentary Summit joins forces for peace and dialogue

The inaugural parliamentary meeting of the Group of Friends of Neutrality for Peace, Security and Sustainable Development, titled "The Role of Parliamentary Cooperation in Strengthening Peace and Dialogue," convened in Ashgabat on February 15th. Heads of parliaments from the Group’s member countries participated in the hybrid event, fostering collaboration on global peace and security. Sharing Experiences, Building Partnerships: The summit aimed to exchange knowledge and expertise on promo...

12 Feb

Turkmenistan’s parliamentary delegation took part in the United Nations annual hearings of the Inter-Parliamentary Union

On February 8-9, 2024, the parliamentary delegation of Turkmenistan took part in the annual hearings of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) at the UN headquarters in New York. The hearings were held under the motto "Ending Conflicts: Recipes for a Peaceful Future". During the event, the President of the UN General Assembly Dennis Francis and the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Tulia Axon delivered keynote speeches. The parliamentary hearings brought together more than 300 parlia...