Ashgabat, 29 May 2020.

The European Union (EU) funded project “Support for Public Administration Capacity Building in Turkmenistan” organized a workshop for Human Resource (HR) staff of State Bodies and Local Governments of the Ahal Velayat. The workshop took place in the premises of the Academy of Civil Service under the President of Turkmenistan. 

The aim of the workshop was to provide support for professional development and development of new skills and competencies of managers and employees of Human Resources Departments of State Bodies and Local Governments.

The project international expert Mr. Harry List presented trending topics on Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development for the specialists of the HR Departments of Hyakimliks of the Akhal Velayat. Mr. List spoke about Development of HRM, Roles between the HR Department and Line Management, Strategic Workforce Planning, Recruitment and Selection, Training and Development, Competence Management and Motivation.

Participants of the workshop raised a great interest in topics such as HR development, motivation, training and development.  They discussed these topics with the expert and compared the HR regulations in Europe and Turkmenistan.

In conclusion of the event, the participants shared their impressions with the project team and impressed their willingness to participate in the next workshops and trainings of the project.

The workshop contributed to the achievement of the project result under the Component 2 to train at least 100 civil servants from personnel management and other relevant departments of state bodies and local governments in human resource management and human resource development issues.

For more information, please contact: Saida Rovshenova – Communication and Visibility expert, e-mail: