Comprehensive dialogue between government ministries and agencies with the UN country team on UN development system reform

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On March 11, 2021 in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Nations (UN) there was a comprehensive dialogue between the ministries and departments of the United Nations (UN) on the reform of the development system of the United Nations, led by its Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

The Comprehensive Dialogue was attended by senior officials of the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, deputy heads of government ministries and agencies and their experts, heads of UN specialized agencies, members of its national team and staff of relevant departments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The dialogue aims to raise awareness of government officials about the UN reform and its goals and objectives, as well as to establish more effective cooperation and partnership between the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Organization to develop a relevant cooperation program entitled "United Nations Framework for Sustainable Development". Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) , the implementation of which will begin on January 1, 2023.

The forum was opened by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Muzaffar Huseinzoda and by the UN Resident Coordinator in the Republic of Tajikistan Sezin Sinanoglu. In his speech, the Deputy Minister spoke about the stages of cooperation between Tajikistan and the United Nations in various fields and the position of our country on the reform of the development system of the Organization. At the same time, it was noted that the strengthening and expansion of cooperation with the UN and its specialized agencies is one of the priorities of the foreign policy of the Republic of Tajikistan.

In his opening remarks, the UN Resident Coordinator in Tajikistan said: “In a very fragmented world, UN reform will help us reaffirm the importance of multilateral cooperation for peace, security and development. To succeed in all areas of work, we need active, consistent, constructive and timely cooperation at all levels of government. The United Nations can only succeed in its work or in its reforms if we work together. ”

Then the experts of the UN team in Tajikistan gave presentations and presentations to the participants on the main aspects of the reform of the UN Secretary-General, which has a higher level of governance and unanimous support of UN member states than the previous processes and answered questions. .

It should be noted that the proposed reforms in the areas of development, governance and peace and security are in line with the goals and objectives of the UN General Assembly resolution entitled "Comprehensive four-year review of the UN system of practice from 2016 (QCPR-2016)". 72/279 will be launched in 2018.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan