The UN and national partners are discussing the monitoring and evaluation system of the National Human Rights Action Plan
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.
The proposed monitoring and evaluation system includes intersectoral coordination and mechanisms for data collection, database management, analysis, and international treaty bodies to implement recommendations. Participants reviewed the proposed principles of the system and made their comments on the proposed plan.
The participants also discussed the coordination and synchronization of the proposed monitoring and evaluation systems for the implementation of the National Human Rights Action Plans and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As a result of the meeting, it was decided to conduct an analysis of indicators on human rights and SDGs, identify related areas and discuss the urgency of synchronizing the two monitoring systems.
Turkmenistan adopted the National Action Plan for Human Rights for 2016-2020, the National Plan of Action on Gender Equality for 2015-2020, the National Plan of Action to Combat Human trafficking for 2016-2018.
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