On August 4, the Interdepartmental Working Group (IWG) of Turkmenistan for the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Legal Migration (GDM) held its first meeting. The meeting was initiated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN Migration Agency with the assistance of the State Migration Service and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Z. Hajiyev (coordinator for Central Asia, IOM) took part in the online event, diplomats from 20 ministries, departments, as well as representatives of the public were present from the Turkmen side.
Speaking to the participants of the IWG, the Head of the IOM subdivision in our country A. Atadzhanov spoke about the procedures provided for by the GDM, as well as the reporting forms that should be provided every 4 years. To implement this agreement, the UN Migration Network will be organized in Turkmenistan.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the key areas of work for the implementation of the GM. The group is coordinated by the State Migration Service.
Source: Facebook IOM Central Asia