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The Interdepartmental Commission on Human Rights met

Today a regular meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission on Human Rights was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the participation of the Ombudsman of Turkmenistan, heads of relevant ministries, as well as the UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan Elena Panova and Head of the OSCE Center in the Turkmen capital Natalia Drozd.

Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the Commission R. Meredov reported on the results of work in the field of human rights and international humanitarian law in the first 6 months. 2020 г. He stressed the readiness of the country to intensify work in this direction and recalled the national plans for the coming years, relating, in particular, to the prevention of human trafficking, the rights of children.

Members of the Commission and international participants identified further plan of activities for the second half of this year. In particular, together with the UN Office in Turkmenistan, the Commission will create a National Plan of Action on human rights for 2021-2025, awareness-raising among the population, development of education in this area.


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