PRIORITIES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FRAMEWORK PROGRAM OF COOPERATION BETWEEN TURKMENISTAN AND THE UN IN THE FIELD OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR 2021-2025 IDENTIFIED

On April 27, 2021, in the premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, the 2nd meeting of the Joint Steering and Coordinating Committee for the implementation of the Framework Program of Cooperation between Turkmenistan and the UN in the field of sustainable development for 2021-2025 has been held.

The heads and representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan, and representatives of the respective ministries and agencies of the country, particularly the heads and representatives of the structural UN units working in Ashgabat attended the meeting.

Opening the meeting, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Vepa Hadjiev noted the high dynamics of strategic partnership between Turkmenistan and the UN, which is developing on a systematic basis.

At the meeting, the participants listened to the information on the progress of the implementation of the decisions, approved in the course of the first meeting of this format, and discussed the proposals on the strategy of mobilizing the resources for the implementation of the Framework Program.  In addition, the issues of financing the SDGs and the Implementation of Comprehensive National SDG Financing Mechanisms in Turkmenistan were considered.