Turkmenistan
Focal Point
Mr. Atamuradov Begench
Deputy Minister of Nature and Environmental Protection
Ashgabad

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Green economy Practices/Policies/Initiatives in Turkmenistan
  • Initiative to establish the Interregional energy dialogue under UN auspices
    Interregional energy dialogue under UN auspices aimed at reliability and security of hydrocarbons supply to international markets as an essential component of sustainable development, including addressing the environmental risks.
  • Initiative to establish, in cooperation with the UN, a specialized body - Interregional Center on Climate Change in Ashgabat
    Turkmenistan proposes to establish, in cooperation with the UN, a specialized body ? Regional Center to address issues related to climate change. It is recommended that the Headquarters of the Center be established in Ashgabat. We are willing to provide the entire necessary infrastructure for its functioning.
  • Initiative to organize a Caspian Environment Forum
    Caspian Environment Forum - a permanent platform for addressing environmental issues of the Caspian Sea Basin
  • National Program - Green Belt
    Within the large-scale national program "Green Belt" 50 million trees have been planted in Turkmenistan to create green belts around cities using advanced water-saving irrigation methods
  • National programs and international initiatives of Turkmenistan to meet sustainable development goals on regional and international arena
    Nowadays Turkmenistan is taking in focus the following national programs and international initiatives to meet sustainable development goals on regional and international arena: National Program "Green Belt"; National Authority on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in the form of an inter-agency state commission; National Strategy on Climate Change; coordination of activities on climate change in the region under decision adopted in June 2007 and November 2008 by the Central Asian Interstate Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD); national programs aimed at addressing human needs, optimizing standards of the quality of life in the rural areas; proposals to establish in Ashgabat UN specialized body ? Regional Center to address issues related to climate change; to organize a Caspian Environment Forum; to establish a new mechanism - the Interregional energy dialogue under UN auspices.
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