A MEETING OF THE AMBASSADORS OF SPECA COUNTRIES WAS HELD IN GENEVA
On December 18, 2019, in the Turkmenistan Hall of the UN Geneva Branch, a meeting of SPECA Ambassadors was held to discuss the outcome of the "SPECA Days" of the UN Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), which took place on November 18-21 this year in Ashgabat.
The meeting was attended by the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) O. Algaerova, Representative of the Visegrad Foundation, Ambassadors and diplomats of SPECA countries, representatives and experts of the UNECE.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) O. Algaerova expressed gratitude to the Government of Turkmenistan for the successful holding of the “SPECA Days” in Ashgabat.
In turn, representatives of SPECA countries spoke for improving the activities of the UN Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) and for the possibility of creating the SPECA Fund.
During the meeting, the Turkmen side announced the upcoming events in 2020 in the country, in particular, the holding of the International Conference of Ministers of Transport of Landlocked Developing Countries.
At the end of the meeting, its participants expressed their views on the continuation of activities to improve cross-border cooperation in order to achieve high performance in the SPECA regional partnership, in particular, integration into the global economy and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.