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Freedom of movement for citizens of Turkmenistan

Näme sebäpden gidip barýaň? What is your reason for travel? The law on paper entitles a citizen of Turkmenistan to freedom of movement: Law on Migration, Article 24: Every citizen of Turkmenistan has the right to leave...

The Development Potential of Turkmen Diasporas

Many Turkmens who live abroad are afraid to connect with other Turkmens. They would rather not reveal where they are from or become friends with Uzbek or Kyrgyz nationals than build a community of Turkmens. I have lived...

Our unfree news

In the recent months several Turkmen news outlets have become more visible in Turkmenistan. The journalists of Atavatan Turkmenistan and Salamnews have had interviews with the US Ambassador to Turkmenistan in April 2022...

Turkmenistan: Issues and Potential in Agriculture

Summary: Turkmenistan is among the frontline countries to experience human, economic, and physical consequences of the climate change. As a result of increasing temperatures, evaporation and desertification, the share...

When will we be free to travel?

5 reasons for the government of Turkmenistan to stop fearing the freedom of movement. International travel stopped in Turkmenistan in March 2020 and the country closed its borders for all means of transportation...