United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and representatives of several ministries and agencies of Turkmenistan launched new projects which are initiated in the framework of the new programme cycle for 2021-2025 in the area of economic diversification, governance and inclusive growth.
According to the UNDP’s Tuesday press release, these projects include:
- Phase 2 of the Project on “Partnering for SDG acceleration” between UNDP and the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan;
- “Strengthening the institutional, statistical and information-technical capacity of the State Statistics Committee” between UNDP and the State Statistics Committee;
- “Strengthening resilience to violent extremism in Asia (STRIVE Asia) for 2021-2022” between UNDP and the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Turkmenistan.
Furthermore, the Government of Turkmenistan and UNDP signed extension of the ongoing programme activities, to ensure smooth completion and achievement of the results set forth in the cooperation programme.
UNDP’s “Governance, economic diversification and inclusive growth” programme has a very diverse portfolio which ranges from human rights awareness, to public administration reform, strengthening statistical capacity and reforming the social and economic structures of the economy of Turkmenistan.