JOINT MEETING OF THE MEMBERS OF THE WORKING GROUP ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SDGS AND THE HEADS OF UN AGENCIES
On December 20, 2019, in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, a joint meeting of the Working Group on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the heads of UN agencies was held to present a demo version of the proposed data collection and dissemination platform.
The meeting was attended by the heads of state structures and public organizations of Turkmenistan, heads of UN agencies and structural divisions in Turkmenistan.
During the meeting, presentations were made of the findings and recommendations of the mission of the UN Statistics Division to develop the SDG database, a demo version of the proposed SDG platform and the necessary assistance from UN ministries and agencies, Turkmenistan’s progress on the SDGs at the global level and the necessary measures for publishing Turkmenistan’s data in global databases SDGs.
During the speeches, it was emphasized that Turkmenistan, implementing regular interaction on a systematic basis, was one of the first states in the region to set its own priorities for sustainable development for the next 15 years. It was also noted that Turkmenistan was included at the global level in the list of the countries where the UN mission to implement, strengthen and support the practical implementation of the SDGs will be held.