Press releases

  • Aksoltan T. Ataeva, Permanent Representative of Turkmenistan to the United Nations, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-second session. UN Photo/Cia Pak

    26 Sep 2017 - 25 September 2017 – Speaking at the 72nd annual debate at the United Nations General Assembly, Turkmenistan highlighted its efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and called for greater cooperation to address the challenges before the globe.
  • International Conference “Central Asia – the Main Priority of Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy”

    14 Aug 2017 - Tashkent, 11 August 2017 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) Petko Draganov participated at the International Conference “Central Asia – the Main Priority of Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy”, held in Tashkent.
  • 18 Jul 2017 - ALMATY, 18 July 2017 – A training seminar “Institutional Mechanisms of Transboundary Water Cooperation” was organized on 17-18 July 2017 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, by the United Nations Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) in cooperation with the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC) with financial support of the U.S. Government.
  • 27 Jun 2017 - On June 27, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Central Asia and Head of UNRCCA Petko Draganov briefed the UN Security Council on peace and security developments in Central Asia over the past six months. On this occasion, he reported on the implementation of the Centre’s mandate and on the UNRCCA’s activities during this period.
  • 22 Jun 2017 - A two-day regional seminar entitled “The role of women and youth in conflict prevention in Central Asia” concluded on June 20, 2017 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event was organized by the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) in cooperation with the UN-Women Multi-country Office of in Central Asia (UN-Women) and the Regional Office of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
  • Mini-Dublin Group meeting in Ashgabat

    16 Jun 2017 - On 14 June, UNRCCA hosted a Mini-Dublin Group (informal co-ordination group of like-minded countries on the fight against illicit drugs) meeting in Ashgabat. This was the fifth mini-Dublin Group meeting hosted by the Centre and chaired by the Italian Embassy in Ashgabat. Representatives of law enforcement agencies of Turkmenistan, the diplomatic community as well as UNDP and the OSCE attended the meeting.
  • United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Antonio Guterres, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Mr. Rashid Meredov and SRSG Draganov delivering opening speech. 

    13 Jun 2017 - Ashgabat, 13 June 2017 – On Tuesday, United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Antonio Guterres, accompanied by Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Mr.
  • Participants of High-Level United Nations-Central Asian Dialogue on Implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia

    13 Jun 2017 - Ashgabat, 13 June 2017 – Today, United Nations Secretary-General Mr. António Guterres chaired a “High-Level United Nations-Central Asian Dialogue on Implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia”. On this occasion, ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan adopted a Joint Declaration on strengthening regional collaboration to counter-terrorism.
  • 12 Jun 2017 - Ashgabat, 12 June 2017 – The “High-Level United Nations-Central Asian Dialogue on Implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia” will take place in Ashgabat on 13 June 2017.  
  • 12 Jun 2017 - Osh, Kyrgyzstan, 11 June 2017 When I was here in 2010, the people of Osh were struggling to cope with the consequences of the tragic events in June that year. Those were terrible days but the people of Osh have demonstrated a remarkable resilience, an enormous patience and a capacity to recover from these terrible days that need to be praised by all of us.

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