All of the UN’s work in the country is geared towards achieving the national priorities of completing the development agenda and EU accession. We take our lead from the national strategies outlined in these documents:
|Development Stories - issue 5 24.10.2013|
|LABOUR MARKET TRANSITIONS OF YOUNG WOMEN AND MEN IN THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA 07.08.2013|
The United Nations supports the overarching national priority of EU accession through three areas: Social Inclusion, Environmental Protection, Local Governance and Territorial Development. Other themes that run through all the UN’s work include human rights, creation of inter-ethnic cohesion, gender equality, and improved aid coordination.
The United Nations Development Assistance Framework outlines the UN work in the country.
United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) - 2010-2015
Рамка за развојна поддршка на Обединетите нации (УНДАФ) - 2010-2015
The United Nations’ operational activities are carried out at the request and in accordance with the policies and priorities of Government.
The UN coordinates its activities through the United Nations Country Team and through inter-agency working groups under the three themes of Social Inclusion, Environmental Protection, Local Governance and Territorial Development. Progress is measured by the tracking of key indicators. In addition, the United Nations Theme Groups on HIV/AIDS and on Human Rights and Gender also contribute to a more cohesive approach.
Where possible, the UN jointly implements projects to improve coherence, sustainability, effectiveness and efficiency in development results. In 2012, the UN finished the implementation of the following two Joint Programmes: Enhancing Inter-ethnic Dialogue and Preventing Domestic Violence.
The UN Resident Coordinator is the designated representative of the UN Secretary General for development operations. The Resident Coordinator through the UN Country Team brings together all organizations of the United Nations system dealing with operational activities for development, regardless of their formal presence in the country, to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of UN operational activities in the country.
The United Nations engages with a wide array of Government, non-Government and international partners and the private sector.
The UN organizations with activities in the country are: