The Future We Want. Post-2015 National Consultations in Turkmenistan

05 Jul 2013

This report presents findings of the national consultations that were held in Turkmenistan from January to May 2013 as part of the global UN-led discussions to define the post-2015 global development framework.


People from all walks of life were involved in the process of national consultations, including civil society and vulnerable groups; farmers and entrepreneurs; government officials, members of parliament; youth; school children under the age of 15; parents of children under the age of 7 as well as local authorities in selected regions of Turkmenistan. The report summarizes the views of Turkmenistan people on the global future they want to see after 2015, when the Millennium Development Goals come to end, and the ways to move forward in implementing a sustainable development agenda. The results of the national consultation will contribute to the UN Secretary General’s report to be presented in August/September to the UN General Assembly.


Turkmenistan is one of the 88 countries all over the world participating in the process of global national consultations. The national consultations were organized by a joint task force of Turkmenistan government and the UN and facilitated by the national consultants and the UN agencies accredited in the country.