Democratic Governance

  • Strengthening the National Capacity of Turkmenistan to Promote and Protect Human RightsStrengthening the National Capacity of Turkmenistan to Promote and Protect Human RightsThe objective of this project is to engage the Government of Turkmenistan on its duty and capacity to comply with its international human rights standards and to improve the knowledge and capacity of rights holders to claim their rights.

  • Parliamentary Development Support ProgrammeParliamentary Development Support ProgrammeThe project supports strengthening the parliamentary processes and procedures in Turkmenistan to improve quality of legislation and the capacity of members and professional staff of the Mejlis (Parliament) to effectively perform their law-making and representative functions.

  • EU/UNDP Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA)EU/UNDP Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA)The overall objective of BOMCA programme is to secure the gradual adoption of modern border management methods in Central Asia with the view to enhancing border security and facilitating legal trade and transit

  • Development of legal capacity and institutional mechanismsDevelopment of legal capacity and institutional mechanismsPhase II follows up the successful outcome of the EU/UNDP/OHCHR Project that strengthened the national capacity of Turkmenistan to promote and protect human rights. This second Phase will concentrate on the application of the human rights knowledge acquired by government officials in Phase I and implementation of the recommendations accepted by the Government of Turkmenistan during its 2013 UPR.


UNDP contributes to strengthening the democratic principles in Turkmenistan by providing support to development of responsive national institutions, human capacity and fostering inclusive participation. In this area, the Government of Turkmenistan partners with UNDP to improve the national capacity to report to the UN treaty bodies, promote and protect human rights, enhance the national electoral system and parliamentary processes and modernize public administration. In partnership with the European Union UNDP also supported the introduction of integrated border management methods in Turkmenistan.

Contact UNDP in Turkmenistan
Phone: (+993 12) 425250 Fax: (+993 12) 425317/425388