December 11-12, 2020
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

2020 year -
Turkmenistan – Home of Neutrality

International Conference «Policy of Neutrality and its importance in ensuring international peace, security and sustainable development»


Speech of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the International Conference “Turkmenistan and International Organizations: Cooperation for Peace and Development”

(Ashgabat, 14th of January 2020)Dear participants of the Conference!Esteemed guests!Ladies and gentlemen!First of all, let me congratulate you all with the New Year and wish you good health, well-being, grand successes in your responsible work.   In the current year, our country, together…

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Review of the speech of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Head of Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia Ms. Natalia Gherman

(Ashgabat, 14th of January 2020)The UN welcomes important and timely initiatives of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, which are aimed not only at consolidated cooperation and solution of the main issues of regional and global agenda, but also at the declaration of the central rol…

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Review of the speech of the UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan Elena Panova

(Ashgabat, 14 January 2020)Having gained significant experience of development as a Neutral state, whose status was confirmed by two Resolutions of the UN General Assembly, Turkmenistan offers the world to apply the concept of Neutrality as a tool to protect peace and promotion of sustainable devel…

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Review of the speech of the Head of the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat Natalya Drozd

(Ashgabat, 14 January 2020)In her speech, Ambassador specifically noted that the adoption on December 12, 1995 by the UN General Assembly of the Special Resolution on “Permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan” that was unanimously supported by all the UN member-states, serves as an indisputable proof o…

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Overview of the speech of the Charge d’Affaires of the EU Delegation to Turkmenistan Lubomir Frebort

(Ashgabat, 14 January 2020)The European Union respects and appreciates the status of Turkmenistan, its policy of permanent positive neutrality, which is selected as the base of foreign course of the country, the EU representative highlighted.The year 2019 was very important for relations between th…

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Overview of the speech of the Head of the UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia Ashita Mittal

(Ashgabat, 14 January 2020)Expressing gratitude to the Government of Turkmenistan for support in promotion of the agenda of the UNODC in counteracting the transnational organized crime, illegal drug trafficking and prevention of terrorism, Ms.Mittal noted that today as never before, the principles …

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Overview of the speech of the Officer-in-Charge of UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office Cvetan Cvetkovski

(Ashgabat, 14 January 2020)In his speech, Mr. Cvetkovski noted that Turkmenistan is one of the first countries, which has completed Voluntary National Review of the progress in achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. This review demonstrates an integrated approach of the country to implem…

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Overview of the speech of the Director of the UN Regional Office of High Commissioner 
on Refugees Yasuko Oda

(Ashgabat, 14 January 2020)Having expressed deep gratitude to the Government of Turkmenistan for multiyear successful cooperation with the UNHCR Office, she mentioned recent participation of high-level Turkmen delegation in two main global events held in Geneva.One of those is the Global Forum on R…

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