UN Resident Coordinator System

United Nations Country Team of Turkmenistan 

Turkmenistan joined the United Nations (UN) On March 2, 1992. Since then, the United Nations system supports Turkmenistan in achieving its major development goals and fulfilling its vision to be a prosperous country. 

United Nations system in Turkmenistan is represented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), World Health Organization (WHO), UN Women, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the regional mission of the United Nations Regional Center of Preventive Diplomacy in Central Asia (UNRCCA).

There is also an affiliated organization, such as World Bank (WB) although is not formally part of the Resident Coordinator System (RCS), fully participates in inter-agency groups and contribute to the work of the RSC.  

The work of all resident and non-resident organizations of the UN system working in the country is coordinated by the Resident Coordinator, who is the designated representative of the Secretary-General and leader of the UN country team.

Resident Coordinator is designated by the Secretary-General after consultation with members of the Administrative Committee on Coordination and reports to the Secretary-General. 

The Resident Coordinator, on behalf of the UN agencies and in consultation with country representatives of UN agencies, assumes overall responsibility for, and coordination of the operational activities for development of the United Nations agencies carried out at the country level.

This is done in conformity with the objectives and priorities of the Government and mandates and objectives of the United Nations agencies.