Dushanbe, June 7, 2021 – The United Nations Development Programme and UN Women have launched a national workshop on 4-5 June for members of Parliament of Tajikistan to strengthen their capacity for effective oversight of the national  strategic planning,  and financing and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) till 2030.

The initiative is part of the joint UN programme "Financing the SDGs in Tajikistan" and targets members of the lower chamber of the Parliament (Majlisi Namoyandagoni Majlisi Olii) of the Republic of Tajikistan.

The training programme includes three key areas: strategic planning and financing, main directions and overview of the implementation and monitoring of the Mid-term development program, and the role of the Parliament members in the implementation of the national development strategy aligned with SDGs.

The workshop aims to strengthen the capacity of the parliamentarians to review and develop recommendations on improving the government’s planning and budgeting efficiency, the use of public resources, and accountability and feedback to achieve national strategic goals.

The Committee on Economy and Finance of the Majlisi Namoyandagon of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan and other partners are taking part in the event.

The Joint UN programme “Financing SDGs in Tajikistan” promotes coordinated approach in delivering results for all and is supported by the UN Fund for SDGs. The programme aims to support the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in achieving its national priorities and SDGs by supporting structure, policy and an integrated system for resource mobilization.

The programme is implemented by UNDP, UNICEF and UN Women, in partnership and close coordination with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education and Science, the Parliament, the State Committee for Investment and State Property Management, National Bank of Tajikistan, private sector organizations and other stakeholders.

For more information please contact: Rukhshona Nazhmidinova, Communications Analyst, UNDP Tajikistan (tel: +992 (44) 6005600, e-mail: rukhshona.nazhmidinova@undp.org

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