Belarus Council of Ministers adopted the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2016-2020

The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for the Republic of Belarus for 2016–2020 is the second joint strategy of the UN organisations acting in Belarus. The UNDAF has been prepared by the United Nations Country Team in Belarus in consultation with the Government of the Republic of Belarus, civil society, private sector, vulnerable groups, and national and international partners, with the aim of promoting and protecting human rights and improving lives of the people of Belarus.

The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for the Republic of Belarus for 2016–2020 is the second joint strategy of the UN organisations acting in Belarus. The UNDAF has been prepared by the United Nations Country Team in Belarus in consultation with the Government of the Republic of Belarus, civil society, private sector, vulnerable groups, and national and international partners, with the aim of promoting and protecting human rights and improving lives of the people of Belarus.

The strategic areas will set the main direction and scope of action of the UN development assistance to Belarus in cooperation with the Government over the next five years, and include:

1.      Inclusive, Responsive and Accountable Governance;

2.      Sustainable Economic Development;

3.      Environmental Protection and Sustainable Environmental Management Based on the Green Economy Principles;

4.      Sustainable Human Capital Development: Health, Education, Social Inclusion and Protection, Comprehensive Post–Chernobyl Development.

The UNDAF 2016–2020 will be implemented through a joint UNCT work plan, the country cooperation frameworks and programmes of individual UN agencies, as agreed upon with the Government and within the UNDAF context.

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