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Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 9:15pm

November 15, 2022, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Safe Migration in Central Asia activity and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the International Labour Organization in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, started a two-day technical meeting titled "Strengthening National Policies on Trafficking in Persons” for the members of Turkmenistan Mejlis and other key stakeholders.  At the meeting the participants will learn about best international practices in anti-trafficking policy development with a strong emphasis on victim-centered approaches.  They will also analyze national legislation and the existing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for relevant government institutions.

U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan Matthew S. Klimow
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 7:15am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Enriching Youth for Tomorrow activity in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Turkmenistan commenced a virtual course on digital diplomacy for young officials at the MFA. The course aligns with the MFA’s mandate to increase the number of qualified specialists to ensure a smooth transition to digital diplomacy, as part of the State Program on Development of the Digital Economy for 2021-2025.  

Central Asian woman artisan
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 3:00am

On April 8-9, the United States, through its Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a two-day webinar: ‘Women in Crafts: Opportunities for Connectivity and Digital Trade’ for women artisans and handicraft producers across Afghanistan and Central Asia to better understand market demand, identify new markets, and improve product quality. This training was held as part of USAID’s Competitiveness, Trade and Jobs activity and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program and the Food and Agriculture Organization.

Ambassador Matthew S. Klimow during the webinar on increasing the export potential of Turkmen enterprises
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 1:45am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Safe Migration in Central Asia, and Future Growth Initiative programs, in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan conducted a webinar on increasing the export potential of Turkmen enterprises and the role of corporate social responsibility and labor rights in attracting international partners. The webinar was for representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, the Office of the Ombudsman of Turkmenistan, other government agencies, and private sector companies interested in strengthening the country’s capacity to meet international labor standards.

Virtual celebration of International Women's Day
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 12:00pm

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported Enriching Youth for Tomorrow program organized a virtual celebration to recognize the successes of the programs’ female beneficiaries, in honor of the upcoming International Women’s Day on March 8.

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Last updated: August 15, 2022

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