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10 Jun

Qatar joined the Group of Friends of Sustainable Transport

State of Qatar announced its accession to the Group of Friends of Sustainable Transport, established on July 6, 2022, at the initiative of Turkmenistan. The first Ministerial meeting of the Group was convened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 16 April 2024. General Information The Group of Friends of Sustainable Transport (GFST) was launched on July 6, 2022, by the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the United Nations, and serves as an informal platform to maintain a...

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10 Jun

Turkmenistan elected Vice-Chair of the 79th UN General Assembly

On June 6, 2024 during the 87th plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly Turkmenistan has been elected Vice-Chair of the 79th session of the General Assembly, a significant honor bestowed upon the nation for the sixth time. Previously, Turkmenistan held this position during the 58th, 62nd, 64th, 68th, 71st, 75th, and 77th sessions. Election results underscore Turkmenistan's high international standing and the success of its peace-oriented foreign policy, guided by the principles of positive...

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3 Jun

Turkmenistan Leads World Bicycle Day Celebration at UN Headquarters

In a celebration of health, sustainability, and green transportation, a high-level event dedicated to World Bicycle Day was held today at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event was spearheaded by the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the UN, alongside co-organizers from Bahrain, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Qatar, Latvia, Romania, and Türkiye. The ceremony drew a distinguished audience, including the President of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Dennis Fr...

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28 May

Ministerial declaration of the Group of Friends of Sustainable Transport was published in the six UN languages

The Final declaration adopted during the first Ministerial meeting of the Group of Friends of Sustainable Transport held at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 16 April 2024, was published and distributed in the six official languages of the UN as an official document of the 78th session of the General Assembly. The full text of the document can be found at the following link https://undocs.org/Home/Mobile?FinalSymbol=A/78/881. The Declaration provides a legal basis for further acti...

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15 May

The summary document of the High-level dialogue on transport and energy connectivity hosted by Turkmenistan on the margins of the ECOSOC FfD Forum was published in the six UN languages

The summary document of the special event entitled “High-level dialogue on transport and energy connectivity for increasing development financing: the United Nations Decade of Sustainable Transport 2026–2035 – Ashgabat Platform for Energy Connectivity”, which was held on the margins of the Economic and Social Council forum on financing for development follow-up, on 23 April 2024, at Headquarters, was published and distributed in the six official languages of the UN as an official document of the...

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8 May

Under Turkmenistan’s initiative, the United Nations Games Conclude with a Grand Closing Ceremony

The Inaugural United Nations New York-based Missions Games came to a triumphant end today with a grand closing ceremony held at the UN Headquarters in New York. The Games, organized by the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the UN, were held within the framework of the UN General Assembly Sustainable Development Week, and were dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the birth of the Turkmen poet and philosopher Magtymguly Fragi. The Games were co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Australia,...

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29 Apr

The delegation of Turkmenistan takes part in the 57th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development

On April 29-30, 2024, the delegation of Turkmenistan, headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Ms. Mahri Bashimova, takes part in the 57th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development. The theme of this session is "Assessing the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and its contribution to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development during the decade of...

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