Seminar on strategy planning for the UN Development Assistance Framework for Turkmenistan (UNDAF) 2016-2020 has been held in Ashgabat on September 10-11, 2014.
The forum was attended by national partners at the level of deputy ministers and national experts, public organizations of Turkmenistan, the UN staff in the country and diplomatic corps.
The agenda of the workshop concluded the results of the work, that have been done and identified the main areas of further increased cooperation on the UNDAF.The participants noted high outcome indicators of the cooperation in the past period and expressed their confidence in successful continuation of joint efforts for sustainable development of the country and wider region.
The UNDAF is the strategic programme framework that describes the collective response of the UN system to national development priorities. The General Assembly, in the 2007 Triennial Comprehensive Policy Review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system (TCPR), encourages the UN development system to intensify its collaboration at the country and regional levels towards strengthening national capacities, in support of national development priorities, through the common country assessment, when required, and the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF). It recognizes the potential of the UNDAF and its results matrix as the collective, coherent and integrated programming and monitoring framework for country-level contributions.