On August 4, the Interagency Working Group (IWG) of Turkmenistan on the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Legal Migration (GCM) held its first meeting. The meeting was initiated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN Agency for Migration with the assistance of the State Migration Service and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The online event was attended by Z. Gadzhiev (coordinator for Central Asia, IOM), on the Turkmen side there were diplomats from 20 ministries and agencies, as well as representatives of the public.
Speaking to IWG participants, the Head of IOM unit in our country Atadjanov A.Atadjanov told about the procedures stipulated by the GMG, as well as the reporting forms to be provided every 4 years. The UN Migration Network will be organized in Turkmenistan to implement this treaty.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the key areas of work on the implementation of the SDM. The group is coordinated by the State Migration Service.
Source: Facebook IOM Central Asia