Turkmenistan signs the Partnership Framework for Development 2016-2020 with the United Nations

UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Jacinta Barrins, and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Rashid Meredov sign the Partnership Framework for Development 2016-2020 documents, April 4, 2016

Ashgabat, 4 April 2016: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs along with the United Nations (UN) has signed the Partnership Framework for Development (PFD) for the period of 2016-2020. During the last 10 years, the Government of Turkmenistan in cooperation with the UN agencies implemented 264 programmes and projects as part of the two earlier framework programmes for 2005-2009 and 2010-2015. The PFD reinforces the strong trusting relationship between the Government of Turkmenistan and the UN agencies that has grown over the past years. 

 

The PFD 2016-2020 is a strategic framework that includes five strategic areas namely, strengthening systems for quality data and progress monitoring, delivering quality inclusive social services, improving environmental sustainable management, advancing equitable economic growth, strengthening accountability and the rule of law.

 

The PFD supports the implementation of National Programme of Turkmenistan on SocioEconomic Development for the period of 2011-2030, and the global Sustainable Development Goals 2016-2030.  

 

The implementation of the framework programme foresees a collaborative work of various UN agencies, such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF),  United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),  United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), World Health Organization (WHO), UN Women, International Organization for Migration (IOM), World Bank (WB), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), and the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

 

 

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