The Delegation in particular:
Ensures the representation of the European Union in Turkmenistan;
Maintains and develops bilateral relations with Turkmenistan in accordance with the 1998 Interim Trade Agreement, notably through building partnerships with government and other decision-makers, business, academics, media and civil society; promotion democracy, good governance and respect for human rights; facilitation of trade and investment relations;
Coordinates and supports activities of EU member states Embassies;
Reports back to headquarters on all matters of interest for EU policies;
Works towards increasing the visibility, awareness and understanding of the EU and its policies in Turkmenistan and Central Asia;
Carries out press and public diplomacy activities and promotes people-to-people contacts in pursuit of the above.
Development cooperation programmes or Turkmenistan are run from the EU headquarters in Brussels or from the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan.