Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund continues support to the Government of Turkmenistan on integrating the relevant Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on needs and rights of women and young people into the national development programmes and strategies. Government partners gathered at a roundtable to discuss the methodology of SDGs data collection and analysis in the area of reproductive health, gender equality, youth development and data. The meeting was co-led by UNFPA and the State Statistics Committee (SSC) of Turkmenistan.
29 - 30 June, 2017. Ashgabat. UN Women carried out a two-day training “Applying Gender Equality Approaches in Decision Making” for specialists of governmental organizations of Turkmenistan, including Mejlis, State Statistics Committee, Women’s Union, ministries of education, health, labor and social protection, etc. The training was carried to support the implementation of the National Action Plan on Gender Equality in Turkmenistan for 2015-2020 and implementation of gender relevant targets of the Sustainable Development Goals for 2016 -2030.
Ashgabat, July 17, 2017: The Working Group on Ensuring the Implementation of International Human Rights Obligations and International Humanitarian Law within the framework of a joint project with UNDP and the National Institute for Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan held a working meeting to discuss guidelines and priority steps to develop Monitoring and Evaluation system for the implementation National Human Rights Action Plans in Turkmenistan.
May 23-26, 2017. Ashgabat. Two 2-day workshops were organized for 2 groups of governmental institutions. The first workshop was organized for members of the working group of the interdepartmental commission to increase their understanding on gender tools for developing socio-economic policies and budgeting.