Results Groups endorse draft documents for submission to Steering Committee under new UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework
- United Nations and the Government of Turkmenistan held series of first meetings within five joint Results Groups (RG) formed under newly signed UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for the period of 2021-2025.
The members of all Results Groups representing national ministries and UN Agencies reviewed the main elements of new UNSDCF within its strategic areas, correlation between Outcomes, baseline and target indicators that are missing in the Results Matrix.
The Funding framework strategy and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan of UNSDCF 2021-2025 was presented to the participants and the next steps were discussed. The decisions taken will be presented at the first Steering Committee meeting by the end of this year.
It was noted that the new generation of Cooperation Frameworks are the most important instrument for planning and implementation of UN development activities in each country, in support of the implementation of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to UN General Assembly Resolution 72/279.
The new UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework for 2021-2025 was signed on March 14, 2020. It has five strategic areas: people-centered governance and the rule of law; sustainable economic diversification; disaster risk reduction and resilience to climate change; quality and affordable healthcare and social protection; as well as high-quality, inclusive and accessible education and professional development systems.