Government of Turkmenistan and United Nations Partnership Framework for Development 2016-2020 Progress Report 2016-2017

Government of Turkmenistan and United Nations Partnership Framework for Development 2016-2020

Progress Report 2016-2017

Agenda 2030 “Leaving no one behind”

November 2017

The sustainable development goals are coming to life stories of country implementation and support and UN support

This publication provides a glimpse into the early efforts of 16 countries to bring the global SDGs to life, and the role United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs) play in the process. It illustrates how these countries are beginning to integrate the 2030 Agenda into visions, strategies and plans at the national, subnational and local levels. The country efforts include raising public awareness, seeking engagement of different stakeholders, adapting the SDGs to national and local contexts, increasing coherence across policy areas and between levels of government, assessing risk and strengthening monitoring and accountability mechanisms.

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United Nations in Turkmenistan

This publication discribes the work of UNCT and all UN Agencies in Turkmenistan.  It was published in 2016.

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The United Nations in Turkmenistan: A Strategic Partnership

Under the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) 2010-2015, national capacities to protect and promote human rights and gender equality have grown stronger. Investments in education, health, social protection and the wellbeing of vulnerable populations have enhanced human development. Interventions targeting the energy and environmental sectors have increased the country’s resilience to climate change. The continuing emphasis on peace and security is helping to address illegal trafficking, potential conflicts and other crossborder threats. 

This publication covers achievements made by the Government of Turkmenistan and its partners over the past five years, which have paved the way to that future.


Full publication can be downloaded in PDF here: English and Turkmen


Human Development Report 2015

The 2015 Human Development Report is the latest in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1990 as independent, analytically and empirically grounded discussions of major development issues, trends and policies.

Additional resources related to the 2015 Human Development Report can be found online at, including complete editions or summaries of the Report in more than 20 languages, a set of background papers and think pieces, commissioned for the 2015 report, interactive maps and databases of human development indicators, full explanations of the sources and methodologies used in the Report’s composite indices, country profiles and other background materials as well as previous global, regional, and National Human Development Reports (NHDRs)

Full report can be downloaded in PDF here in Russian and English

Key findings from the Health Behavior in School-aged Children (HBSC) random sampling survey among secondary school students of Turkmenistan


UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund supported the Government of Turkmenistan in conducting the internationally recognized Health Behavior in School-aged Children (HBSC) Survey among the secondary school students.  The results of the survey already served as a base for the new National Strategy on Maternal, Newborn, Children and Adolescents' Health, and will be further used in addressing the issue of adolescent reproductive health and rights in Turkmenistan.


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The Handbook on Ecosystem Services, Methods of Valuation and Application in Turkmenistan

This handbook presents methodology for valuation of ecosystem services in Turkmenistan. Preparation of the document was a part of the agreement between the company Metroeconomica LTD and the UN Development Program aimed at ensuring capacity building of the country in the area of planning of biodiversity conservation within the framework of implementation of commitments under the Convention on Biological Diversity signed by Turkmenistan in 1996.


The document is prepared with the support of the joint project of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Turkmenistan and the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) on “Planning of National Biodiversity to support implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for the period 2011-2020” (Reg. EK-848 of 1/07/2013). 

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Turkmenistan 2015 child wellbeing series

"Social protection plays a vital role in strengthening the resilience of children, families and communities, achieving greater equity, and supporting national human and economic development."

                                                 UNICEF Social Protection Strategic Framework, 2012.


The Social Service Assessment was commissioned by UNICEF Turkmenistan in 2014 to analyze the current system of social services provision to families and children and elaborate on possible ways for further development. 


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Regional Overview of Food Insecurity: Europe and Central Asia

Multiple trends are shaping the nutrition map for Europe and Central Asia, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s first-ever report on food insecurity and malnutrition in Europe and Central Asia, released on 18 June 2015.


The problems of food insecurity have changed away from that of caloric sufficiency toward the quality of peoples’ diets – a trend that will likely continue in this way.


This report is a companion to FAO’s recently published global report, The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015.


Full report can be downloaded in PDF here.



Migration Initiatives 2015. 6 South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

This document presents a forward-looking Regional Strategy for IOM’s engagement in South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (SEE/EECA). It provides an overview of the current migration situation in the region and identifies a number of key trends that are expected to shape the regional migration landscape in the years to come. Finally, this Strategy presents the objectives and priority areas of work for the IOM Regional Office for South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia and the Country Offices in the region. 


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Report of the Secretary-General for the World Humanitarian Summit

Report: One Humanity: Shared Responsibility

Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations.


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Is an Annex to the Report of the Secretary-General for the World Humanitarian Summit.


Agenda can be downloaded in PDF here.



Global Anti-corruption Initiative (GAIN) - Highlights of the key achievements in 2014

2014 marked the introduction of UNDP’s Global Anti-Corruption Initiative (GAIN) (2014-2017). GAIN builds on the ongoing initiatives and lessons learned of its predecessor, the Global Thematic Programme on Anti-Corruption for Development Effectiveness (PACDE) (2008-2013). The overarching objective of GAIN is to support programming countries in their efforts to strengthen their systems, institutions and civic engagement mechanisms and increase transparency, accountability and anti-corruption.


This Annual Report presents results for each of the objectives and outputs of the PACDE result framework, and also highlights key areas where GAIN was instrumental in contributing to the global discourse through its policy and programme support.

Full report can be downloaded in PDF here.