The Government of Turkmenistan Approves Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be Implemented over the next 15 years.
Ashgabat, September 20, 2016. The Government of Turkmenistan has formally adopted a list of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 148 targets and 198 indicators to be implemented over the next 15 years. The government’s decision, outlined in the diplomatic note, dated 20th September, was conveyed to Ms. Jacinta Barrins, UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan, at her meeting with Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
17 days of consultations on nationalizing SDGs kicks off in Turkmenistan
Ashgabat, 02 March 2016: The Government of Turkmenistan and the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) has launched consultations to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals
Day 1: SDGs Consultations and the Goal 15 «Life on Land»
Ashgabat, 02 March 2016: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) kicked off national consultations of Turkmenistan on adopting SDGs with Goal 15 “Life on land”.
Day 2: The Goal 3 “Good health and well-being,” discussed on the national Super March SDGs consultations
Ashgabat, 03 March 2016: The second day of discussion on the Sustainable Development Goals in Turkmenistan focused on Goal 3 “Good health and well-being,”
Day 3: The SDG Super March consultations focused on Goal 13 «Climate Action»
Ashgabat, 04 March 2016: Today's national Sustainable Development Goals consultations in Turkmenistan covered «Climate Action» Goal 13.
Day 4: The center of the SDG Super March consultations was the Goal 14 «Life below water»
Ashgabat, 07 March 2016: The Sustainable Development Goals consultations in Turkmenistan moved on discussing «Life below water» Goal 14
Day 5: The Goal 1 «No poverty» was covered on the SDGs consultations
Ashgabat, 10 March 2016: The first in the list of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), «End poverty in all its forms everywhere» was presented by the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund
Day 6: «Quality education», SDG Goal 4 discussed on the SDGs consultations
Ashgabat, 11 March 2016: Today’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) consultation on the Goal 4 «Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all»
Day 7: The SDGs consultations were dedicated to the Goal 11 «Sustainable cities and communities».
Ashgabat, 14 March 2016: Today’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) consultation on the Goal 11 “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”
Day 8: The SDGs consultations and the Goal 2 «Zero hunger».
Ashgabat, 15 March 2016: Goal 2 «End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture» was discussed on today’s Sustainable Development Goals
Day 9: The Goal 6 «Clean water and sanitation» covered on the SDGs consultations.
Ashgabat, 16 March 2016: The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry of Communal Service of Turkmenistan gathered today at the Sustainable Development Goals
Day 10: The Goal 5 “Gender equality” presented at the SDGs consultations.
Ashgabat, 17 March 2016: The Goal 5 “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” was the focus of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) consultation,
Day 11: The SDGs consultations concentrated on the Goal 7 “Affordable and clean energy.”
Ashgabat, 18 March 2016: The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) consultation continued with the discussion of the Goal 5 “Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all,”
Days 12 and 13: The Goal 8 “Decent work and economic growth” has been discussed on the SDGs consultations
Ashgabat, 22 and 23 March 2016: Discussions at the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) consultations proceeded with the Goal 8 “Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.”
Day 14: The SDGs consultation and the Goal 12 “Responsible consumption and production.”
Ashgabat, 24 March 2016: The United Nations Development Programme along with the State Committee for Nature Protection and Land Resources have presented the Goal 12
Day 14: The SDGs consultation and the Goal 16 “Peace, justice and strong institutions” is in the spotlight
Ashgabat, 24 March 2016: Goal 16 “Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels”
Day 15: The focus of the SDGs consultations is the Goal 10 “Reduced inequalities”
Ashgabat, 25 March 2016: Goal 10 “Reduce inequality within and among countries” was presented at the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) consultations by the International Organization of Migration (IOM) and the Ministry of Economy and Development.
Day 16: The SDGs consultations covered the Goal 9 “Industry, innovation, infrastructure”
Ashgabat, 28 March 2016: The World Bank (WB) together with the Ministry of the Economy and development has presented the Goal 9 “Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation” at the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) consultations.
Day 17: The Goal 17 “Partnership for the goal” -- a core topic of the last SDGs consultations
Ashgabat, 31 March 2016: The final discussion of the Sustainable Development Goals consultations in Turkmenistan concluded with the Goal 17 “Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.”
Turkmenistan gives 17 days in March 2016 to identifying what SDG, targets and indicators it will adopt to implement over the next 15 years.
Ashgabat, 2 May 2016 -- The Government of Turkmenistan and the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) has dedicated 17 days, (one day per goal) in March 2016 to discussing what SDG goals, targets and indicators the country should adopt