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.
UNDP has proved an indispensable and reliable partner in promoting and effectively supporting Turkmenistan’s efforts to improve the democratic processes in the country. In Turkmenistan UNDP will continue providing its resources, knowledge and expertise for the Government to ensure the creation of the enabling environment and capable institutions for introducing principles of good governance and rule of law; aligning the national legislation with international human rights standards; improving legal capacity for rights holders to claim their rights and establishment and implementation of mechanisms to protect and promote rights and freedoms in Turkmenistan.more