The Turkmenistan State Commission on Climate Change was established in April 1997. In May 1999, the State Commission of Turkmenistan for Ensuring Compliance with Commitments under United Nations Conventions and Programmes on Environmental Protection was established. In September 2001, changes were made in the structure of the State Commission, profiling the Ministry of Environmental Protection as responsible for the Convention on Climate Change and the Minister as the National Focal Point of the Convention on Climate Change. The Centre for Ecological Monitoring acted as executing agency for the preparation of the Initial National Communication to the UNFCCC.
Enabling/ empowering activities/ capacity building (government)
Europe and Central Asia