Partnering for SDG acceleration

What is the project about

On September 25, 2015 all member states of the United Nations approved a new global Agenda for Sustainable Development for the period between now and 2030 in the form of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), consisting of 17 goals and 169 targets. In October 2015, Turkmenistan immediately began to adapt the SDGs at the national level, holding the first consultations between UN agencies and representatives of the ministries and authorities of Turkmenistan. During 2016, the interaction between the Government of Turkmenistan and UN agencies was continued on a systematic and regular basis, as a result of which, on September 20, 2016, Turkmenistan adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals 148 targets and 197 indicators at the governmental level with a view to achieve implementation in the forthcoming 15 years.

This project is strategically important both for the UNDP and for the Government of Turkmenistan, as it consolidates constructive relations which were already established in the implementation of the global Sustainable Development Agenda to 2030 (Agenda2030) and the relevant Sustainable Development Goals adopted by Turkmenistan on government level in September 2016.

What we aim to accomplish

Component 1: The national coordination system improved, and the national SDG progress report prepared

Component 2: The national capacity for SDGs mainstreaming into the national development programs and financial plans will be enhanced and achieved

Component 3: National statistical capacity will be enhanced



Project start date:

October 2018

Estimated end date:

August 2021

Focus area:

  • eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Turkmenistan

    Implementing partner:


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    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • United Nations Development Pro
  • Government Of Turkmenistan
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2021 $16,779

    2020 $106,135

    2019 $94,710

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