United Nations Development Assistance Framework signed by the Prime Minister and the UN Resident Coordinator
December 18, 2015
Dushanbe, Tajikistan – The Tajik Prime Minister met with the UN Resident Coordinator and the UN Country Team to sign the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Tajikistan 2016-2020 in the building of the presidential administration on December 18, 2015.
The new UNDAF is strategic UN document which will determine the development priorities for UN agencies in Tajikistan for the next 5 years. The document has been developed through consultation with the government and the people of Tajikistan. The process included almost 40 ministries, national agencies along with development partners and donors, broad range of civil society representatives. The document also took into account the results of the national consultations on post-2015 development agenda, which helped shape the 17 sustainable development goals at the global level adopted by the General Assembly in September of this year.
The new UNDAF document focuses on the following development priorities established through consultations with the government and the people of Tajikistan:
• Democratic Governance, Rule of Law and Human Rights
• Sustainable and equitable economic development
• Social Development, Inclusion and Empowerment
• Resilience and Environmental Sustainability
The document outcomes are closely aligned with national development priorities and designed to aid in achievement of National Development Strategy 2015-2030.