UNDP and the UN System


UNDP’s role within the UN Country Team is that of coordination. UNDP also acts as an administrative agent for several UN agencies in the country. In Tajikistan, the UNDP Resident Representative is also the UN Resident Coordinator (UNRC) representing the UN system in Tajikistan. As the chair of the UN Country Team (a team comprising of all heads of UN agencies), the Resident Coordinator provides overall leadership for the United Nations strategic initiatives and the operational framework for development assistance in Tajikistan.

The effectiveness of the UN Resident Coordinator System is central to providing ever higher quality services to programme countries to enable them to accelerate MDG progress, advance peace and stability and achieve sustainable human development. According to UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, “When we empower Resident Coordinators and UN Country Teams, streamline decision-making, and lay out clear lines of accountability, we do improve the coherence, effectiveness, and efficiency of the UN at the country level.”

UN agencies in the country

In Tajikistan the UNCT comprises of the following 21 different UN agencies. 687 staff members work together towards achieving the MDGs.

  • FAO
  • IFAD
  • IFC
  • ILO
  • IOM
  • IMF
  • OCHA
  • UNV
  • UN Women
  • World Bank

Monthly UN Country Team meetings include regular updates on political issues in Tajikistan and on different initiatives from the UN agencies. At these meetings, key UN assistance issues are discussed and decisions are made concerning the UN system’s contribution to the achievement of the national development agenda.

Contact UNDP in Tajikistan
39 Aini Street, 734024, Dushanbe, Tajikistan Phone: (+992 44) 600 56 00
registry.tj@undp.org Fax: (+992 44) 600 55 96 (227)
Resident Coordinator Annual Report 2012

Tajikistan with the support of development partners continues the implementation of economic and political reforms. This year Tajikistan has joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) and has undertaken a broad range of commitments to speed up its integration in the world trade system. The ongoing reforms have resulted in improving the current ratings of Tajikistan in the Doing Business Report, which stands at the 14th out of 185 countries...

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