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National Commissions: UNESCO
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Asia and the Pacific

Turkmen National Commission for UNESCO
General Information
English NameTurkmen National Commission for UNESCO

15, Bitarap Turkmenistan ave.,
(Turkmenistan Academy of Sciences Building)
Ashgabat, 74 4000

Phone(93-12) 35 53 67
Fax(93-12) 35 53 67
Correspondence LanguageENGLISH
Office Holders
NameMr Sapardurdy Toylyev
Election DateDecembre 2011
Mandated duration
StartedDecember 2011

NameMr Poladov Kouvandyk
Election DateFeb. 1997
Mandated duration
StartedFebruary 1997

Date and Method of CreationSeptember 1994
StatusGovernmental (1 Ministry)
Department attached toCabinet of Ministers
Structure of the CommissionThe National Commission consists of the following bodies:
∑ The Executive Committee headed by the Chairperson of the Commission, who is responsible for the organization and coordination of all Commissionís activities
∑ The Secretariat.
Members/CompositionThe National Commission is composed of 10 members appointed by the President of Turkmenistan. They represent the Government Departments and national organizations and institutions of the country.
Interaction with UNESCO and National Commissions
OverviewThe Turkmenistan National Commission collaborates with neighboring Central Asian and some other National Commissions from Asia and Europe as well as with UNESCO Field Office in Tehran