2016 year - The Year of Respect for Heritage, Reformation of Motherland

 

Priority positions of Turkmenistan at the Seventieth session of the UN General Assembly

Preamble

The seventieth jubilee session of the General Assembly marks an important milestone in the multifaceted work of the United Nations. Its aim is to provide an objective assessment of United Nation’s role in the modern world, consolidate its world-wide recognition as the most authoritative and legitimate universal international forum, the fulcrum of the entire existing system of global interaction, guarantor of maintenance and preservation of peace and balance of interests in the world arena and stability of existing architecture of security. We hope that the current session will take stock of the results achieved during different stages of UN’s work, undertake a thorough analysis of major dimensions of contemporary international policies, as well as map specific and realistic guidelines, priorities and prospects for the interaction of Member States aimed at steady and consistent strengthening and broadening of UN’s participation in world affairs and modernization of its institutions.  Turkmenistan holds the view that this is the only way that the 70-th session of the General Assembly will be able to provide a new and constructive impulse to the global processes, become a starting point for the joint construction of a more stable, safe, just and sustainable world order and development.

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Ninth meeting of the States parties to the Memorandum of Understanding on Sub-Regional Drug Control Cooperation

Ninth meeting of the States parties to the Memorandum of Understanding on Sub-Regional Drug Control Cooperation

On May 5, 2015 Ninth ministerial meeting of member states parties to the Memorandum of Understanding on Sub-Regional Drug Control Cooperation (1996), had been held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. UNODC Regional Programme for Central Asia to 2015-2019 years was signed at the forum and on the results of the meeting the ministers adopted Ashgabat Declaration on strengthening of cooperation in countering the illicit trafficking of drugs and precursors, and abuse of drugs and psychotropic substances. Ashgabat Declaration has been included into the list of the official documents of the Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the World Drug Problem to be held in 2016.

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Monday, January 16, 2017