Turkmenistan and the UN signed the program “Raising awareness and engaging youth to mitigate the multidimensional risks and threats associated with the global pandemic”.
On the Turkmen side, the document was signed by Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov, on the UN side - by UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan Dmitry Shlapachenko.
This program will enhance the contribution of youth in selected regions to the development of local communities. This project will be implemented as part of the joint work of the government of Turkmenistan with the UN, aimed at implementing the Sustainable Development Goals at the national level.
During the meeting, Meredov and Shlapachenko discussed priority issues of interaction between the government of Turkmenistan and the UN.