A working meeting on the further expansion of cooperation in the field of human rights along the line of the Turkmenistan-European Union was held at the Turkmen National Institute of Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenistan (TNIDHR).
The Director of Human Rights of the European External Action Service, Ms. Elisabeth Tison, the staff of the service – Mr. Audrone Perkauskiene and Ms. Axelle Nicaise, Special Adviser to the EU Central Asia Ms. Shafiga Mumin arrived to participate at the meeting to the Turkmen capital. The meeting was also attended by the Head of the Contact Bureau of the EU in Turkmenistan Ms. Rosaria Puglisi.
The Turkmen side was represented by the leaders of Mejlis of Turkmenistan, TNIDHR.
It was noted during the meeting that Turkmenistan is consistently working to implement into national law the generally recognized international legal norms and provisions relating to the rights and protection of human interests. With the active participation of the international experts, including from the EU, Turkmenistan has already implemented a number of joint projects and programs.
The participants also gave high praise to the current state and prospects of the cooperation of Turkmen specialists with the international organizations and foreign experts in the legal field.
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