What We Do

UNDP in Turkmenistan is promoting human development and supporting the national development agenda. UNDP partners with the Government of Turkmenistan and other development organizations on a broad spectrum of issues relating to democratic governance, environment and energy, and human development. In all these areas, we help strengthen national capacity and pilot innovative solutions.

Our Goals

Being a middle-income country, Turkmenistan has entered into the new format of partnership with UNDP realizing the urgency for greater national ownership of development results. In doing so, Turkmenistan has committed to building on the achievements made by the country in the socio-economic development and accelerating progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. In this new environment, UNDP is supporting Turkmenistan’s efforts in improving democratic governance, strengthening national response to climate change and mainstreaming human development policies and strategies through high quality policy advice and facilitating access to the international best practices and knowledge, skills and resources.

Promoting the national development agenda for the benefit of women, men and children of Turkmenistan

Capacity building is a cornerstone of UNDP’s work in Turkmenistan. Over a span of more than 20 years, UNDP has helped strengthen the capacity of a wide range of national institutions, organizations and local communities, including Members of Parliament, executive and judicial branches of power, central and regional electoral commissions, law-enforcement agencies, local governments and mass media, small business and public organizations as well as rural women, people with disabilities, teachers, students and schoolchildren.

Our Stories

A 100-year-old Turkmenistan reservoir gets new life

In the Konegummez village of the Ahal region in Turkmenistan lies the historical 100-year-old reservoir “Ata Eke”. Named after the first settler of the village, itsmore 

Hearing impaired students in the classroom / UNDP Turkmenistan
Hearing-impaired students excel in Turkmenistan’s first integrated curriculum

As a child, Nargul faced difficulties at her school. It had nothing to do with her abilities. She is hearing-impaired, and unfortunately, faced bullying at school.more 

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