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ASTANA– On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 2018 the International Human Rights Awards ceremony and the solemn reception was held in Astana. The event is organized by the European Union Delegation to Kazakhstan jointly with the Embassies of Canada, Switzerland, the US and the United Nations agencies.
A workshop on External Trade Statistics for East Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia Countries including Turkmenistan takes place in Ashgabat on 10 and 11 December 2018. The European Statistical Office, Eurostat* provides and finances expert assistance, contributing to a project on improving foreign trade statistics of Turkmenistan in line with international standards.
The European Union Liaison Office in Turkmenistan participated in the event of ceremonial destruction of seized narcotics and illegal substances held in Ahal Velayat on 8 December 2018, highlighting the continuous support of the counter-narcotics policy of Turkmenistan within the EU funded Central Asia Drug Action Program.