United Nations and the Government discussed progress on Partnership Framework Implementation for the years 2016-2018 and plans for the 2018.

Ashgabat. December 19, 2017 - The high-level representatives of 18 national ministries and the Heads of United Nations Agencies have had the second annual National Steering and Coordination Committee’s (NSCC) meeting that was established under the Turkmenistan-UN Partnership Framework for Development (PFD) 2016-2020, signed on 4 April 2016. The PFD is a strategic document of the joint work between the Government of Turkmenistan and the UN until 2020, that covers 5 strategic areas: quality data and progress monitoring; quality, inclusive social services; environmental sustainability and energy efficiency; employment, economic diversification, and trade; governance and rule of law.

Since the signing of PFD the mechanism for monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the PFD has been established. It consists of the National Steering Coordinating Committee, five joint Results Groups - one group for each of the five strategic areas of the program. As a result of this work the Results Groups agreed on the target indicators of the progress of the implementation of PFD, and also developed and work plans.

The Co-chairs of five joint Results Groups formed under PFD have presented  at the meetings with NSCC the results of the implementation of PFD for 2016-2017 under each respective strategic area and the perspective activities for 2018. The adjustments into the PFD Result Matrix for some of the indicators were discussed and agreed.

During the meeting, Ms. Elena Panova, UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan, emphasized the importance of partnership, responsibility and ownership of the PFD implementation process, including the process of approval and its timing, the information exchange, the importance of consistency and continuity of groups’ members.

“The first years of PFD implementation were filled with significant events that contributed to further strengthening of the partnership between the Government of Turkmenistan and the United Nations Agencies. These partnership will continue in future to ensure the efficient use of resources for the sustainable development of Turkmenistan and to implement the main principle of Agenda 2030- "leave no one behind", said Ms. E.Panova.

For more information please contact

Sofiya Yuvshanova

UN Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Email: sofiya.yuvshanova@one.un.org

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