Private sector, NGOs ready to be part of Voluntary National Review
2 November 2018, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. United Nations in Turkmenistan has hosted another meeting to prepare for the Voluntary National Review (VNR) within High Level Political Forum (HLPF) where Turkmenistan will present its progress on implementing the 2030 Agenda in 2019. This time the participants represented private sector and non– governmental organizations.
The meeting was aimed at introducing the processes of developing the national review and raising awareness on the SDGs covered by the review, the progress of Turkmenistan in realization of Sustainable Development Goals and the role of private sector and NGOs in this process
“Today we can create a platform for communication and exchange of experience that will lead to new cooperation and help more people and business sector to implement generally accepted standards of sustainable development”, underscored Ms. Elena Panova, UN Resident Coordinator, in her welcoming speech.
Within the SDG month in October 2018 United Nations in Turkmenistan had already organized several meetings with relevant national partners to discuss targets, indicators and data availability for SDGs 4, 8, 10, 13, 16, and 17 within the Action Plan to prepare for VNR. These meetings will ensure preparation of high-quality national report.
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