Joining forces to recover and advance national needs and priorities towards 2030

With an impartial coordination function and stronger capacities, Resident Coordinators showed the unique value of the UN’s convening power for the 2030 Agenda, forming effective links across all parts and levels of Government and development partners, including civil society, the private sector and academia.

Government feedback: Resident Coordinators boost partnerships for the SDGs

 
85 %

of programme country Governments report that the Resident Coordinator has contributed to leveraging partnerships to advance the 2030 Agenda and achieve the SDGs

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85% of programme country Governments report that the Resident Coordinator has contributed to leveraging partnerships to advance the 2030 Agenda and achieve the SDGs.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=209

Kenya

In Kenya, the Sustainable Development Goals partnership platform, involving the Government and development partners, has mobilized approximately $7 million in funding and in-kind support and facilitated a $165 million investment for affordable primary health care for 25 million people.
Kenya
In Kenya, the SDG Partnership Platform has attracted support from the Government and development partners, mobilizing approximately $7 million in funding and in-kind support and facilitating a $165 million investment for affordable primary healthcare benefiting close to 25 million people.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=169

Moldova

In Moldova, the resident coordinator brought together, for the first time, senior government officials from line ministries with development partners in country for a collective effort on leadership, coordination and advocacy, raising $19 million for COVID-19 response and recovery.
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In Moldova, the resident coordinator brought together, for the first time, senior government officials from line ministries with development partners in country for a collective effort on leadership, coordination and advocacy, raising $19 million for COVID-19 response and recovery.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=171

Jordan

In Jordan, the Resident Coordinator brought together key authorities with the UN Country Team, the diplomatic community, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank creating a community of practice to build back better.
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In Jordan, the Resident Coordinator brought together key authorities with the UN Country Team, the diplomatic community, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank creating a community of practice to build back better.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=173

Nigeria

In Nigeria, the Resident Coordinator Office brought together the Government, UN entities, multilateral and bilateral donors, the private sector and foundations to mobilize resources for a COVID-19 Basket Fund to implement the ‘National Multi-sectoral Pandemic Response plan’ resulting in $73 million raised and support to over 14 initiatives across the country.
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In Nigeria, the Resident Coordinator Office brought together the Government, UN entities, multilateral and bilateral donors, the private sector and foundations to mobilize resources for a COVID-19 Basket Fund to implement the ‘National Multi-sectoral Pandemic Response plan’ resulting in $73 million raised and support to over 14 initiatives across the country.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=175

Resident Coordinators and UN Country Teams amplified their reach through strengthened partnerships with International Financial Institutions, including to address the COVID-19 pandemic

Uzbekistan

In Uzbekistan, international financial institution engagement resulted in a rapid joint socio-economic assessment on the impact of the pandemic, with a strong macroeconomic focus included in the UN Socio-Economic Response Plan, and the establishment of a financial tracking mechanism for the Government on grants and loans from partners.
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In Uzbekistan, international financial institution engagement resulted in a rapid joint socio-economic assessment on the impact of the pandemic, with a strong macroeconomic focus included in the UN Socio-Economic Response Plan, and the establishment of a financial tracking mechanism for the Government on grants and loans from partners.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=179

Cabo Verde

In Cabo Verde, the UN and the World Bank supported the development of the national vaccination plan, facilitating the country’s inclusion in the COVAX facility, receiving vaccines for nearly 200,000 people (about 35% of its population) by March 2021.
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In Cabo Verde, the UN and the World Bank supported the development of the national vaccination plan, facilitating the country’s inclusion in the COVAX facility, receiving vaccines for nearly 200,000 people (about 35% of its population) by March 2021.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=182

Flagship partnerships were also realized with the private sector to advance the 2030 Agenda

Trinidad and Tobago

In Trinidad and Tobago, the UN Country Team, with critical support from both the partnership and data officers in the Resident Coordinator Office, brought together lawmakers, private sector telecommunications companies, global tech companies, data scientists and academia at the country’s first Big Data Forum, with 1.100 participants exchanging ideas and success stories.
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In Trinidad and Tobago, the UN Country Team, with critical support from both the partnership and data officers in the Resident Coordinator Office, brought together lawmakers, private sector telecommunications companies, global tech companies, data scientists and academia at the country’s first Big Data Forum, with 1.100 participants exchanging ideas and success stories.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=185

Albania

In Albania, the UN and a major telecommunication company partnered for the UN’s 75th anniversary and launched a one-minute survey for citizens to share priorities for the future they want.
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In Albania, the UN and a major telecommunication company partnered for the UN’s 75th anniversary and launched a one-minute survey for citizens to share priorities for the future they want.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=187

Brazil

In Brazil, the Resident Coordinator Office, in collaboration with the UN Global Compact local network, partnered with a beverage company to produce alcohol-based sanitizer bottles donated to public hospitals.
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In Brazil, the Resident Coordinator Office, in collaboration with the UN Global Compact local network, partnered with a beverage company to produce alcohol-based sanitizer bottles donated to public hospitals.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=189

The Resident Coordinator system is beginning to better harness the knowledge and capacities of universities and the research community at large

A partnership with Canadian universities served to launch a UN Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery, with universities and think-tanks from five regions.

Uruguay

The UN Country Team in Uruguay partnered with universities to introduce a basic course on SDGs in all private and public universities.
Uruguay
The UN Country Team in Uruguay partnered with universities to introduce a basic course on SDGs in all private and public universities.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=193

Individual UN development system entities have also joined forces with external partners to establish innovative financing mechanisms to the COVID-19 response

UNDP and the UN Global Compact partnered with the International Chamber of Commerce to create a COVID-19 Private Sector Global Facility to enlist private-sector partners in COVID-19 recovery efforts.

With Resident Coordinator coordination and UNDP technical lead, Integrated National Financing Frameworks were initiated in 69 developing countries to support SDG financing

Integrated National Financing Frameworks are a tool to finance national priorities that spells out how a country’s sustainable development strategy will be financed and implemented. Fifteen UN entities are currently involved in Integrated National Financing Frameworks support, with funding from the Joint SDG Fund.

Cuba

In 2020, Cuba achieved significant progress in formulating an SDG Financing Framework through extensive stakeholder engagement and customized training on SDG prioritization, and by expanding a digital platform for SDG monitoring.
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In 2020, Cuba achieved significant progress in formulating an SDG Financing Framework through extensive stakeholder engagement and customized training on SDG prioritization, and by expanding a digital platform for SDG monitoring.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=197

Cambodia

In Cambodia, the UN development system  supported the Government with analysis on the economic and social impacts of COVID-19, and investment requirements for recovery.
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In Cambodia, the UN development system  supported the Government with analysis on the economic and social impacts of COVID-19, and investment requirements for recovery.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=199

Gabon

In Gabon, the UN supported diagnosis of public finance after the COVID-19 Socio-Economic Response Plan was drafted and included in the country’s COVID-19 recovery plan.
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In Gabon, the UN supported diagnosis of public finance after the COVID-19 Socio-Economic Response Plan was drafted and included in the country’s COVID-19 recovery plan.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=201

Ghana

In Ghana, the Integrated National Financing Framework supported COVID-19 recovery plans and integrated financing frameworks for local economies.
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In Ghana, the Integrated National Financing Framework supported COVID-19 recovery plans and integrated financing frameworks for local economies.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=203

Kyrgyzstan

In Kyrgyzstan, the Resident Coordinator, through the Development Finance Assessment and the Integrated National Financing Framework, forged partnerships that will better leverage public and private-sector resources and enhance the UN’s role in sparking a new wave of financing and innovation to achieve the SDGs.
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In Kyrgyzstan, the Resident Coordinator, through the Development Finance Assessment and the Integrated National Financing Framework, forged partnerships that will better leverage public and private-sector resources and enhance the UN’s role in sparking a new wave of financing and innovation to achieve the SDGs.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=205

Partnerships across the development, humanitarian and peacebuilding communities continue to grow, through double-or triple-hatted Resident Coordinators’ leadership

Government feedback: Resident Coordinators contribute to build development, humanitarian, and peacebuilding synergies

 
76 %

of programme country Governments agree that the Resident Coordinator has contributed to the building stronger synergies across development, humanitarian and peacebuilding interventions

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76% of programme country Governments agree that the Resident Coordinator has contributed to the building stronger synergies across development, humanitarian and peacebuilding interventions.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=376

Somalia

In Somalia, the system-wide contributions across the pillars of the Cooperation Framework (that also serves as the UN Assistance Mission’s Integrated Strategic Framework), the forthcoming Humanitarian Response Plan and the National Development Plan have helped galvanize cross-pillar collaboration for access to basic social services, resilience to climate change, food security and durable solutions.
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In Somalia the system-wide contributions across the pillars of the Cooperation Framework, the forthcoming Humanitarian Response Plan and the National Development Plan have helped galvanize cross-pillar collaboration for access to basic social services, resilience to climate change, food security and durable solutions.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=210

Democratic Republic of Congo

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the UN Country Team is implementing four joint programmes to address development challenges and ensure humanitarian assistance under a peace consolidation framework.
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In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the UN Country Team is implementing four joint programmes to address development challenges and ensure humanitarian assistance under a peace consolidation framework.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=212

Haiti

In Haiti, the One UN Plan guides the UN’s support across pillars and the preparations for the transition and integration with the UN Integrated Office in Haiti.
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In Haiti, the One UN Plan guides the UN’s support across pillars and the preparations for the transition and integration with the UN Integrated Office in Haiti.
https://unsdg.un.org/2021-unsdg-chair-report/partnerships?card=214