Government of Ukraine and United Nations signed the Partnership Framework for 2018-2022
30 November 2017, Kyiv – United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Ukraine Neal Walker and First Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv signed the Government of Ukraine – United Nations Partnership Framework for 2018-2022.
The new five-year Partnership Framework with an estimated budget of USD 675 million defines common strategic planning basis for UN development operations and assistance at country level for the next five years in four main areas:
- Sustainable economic growth, environment and employment;
- Equitable access to quality and inclusive services and social protection;
- Democratic governance, rule of law and civic participation;
- Human security, social cohesion and recovery with a particular focus on Eastern Ukraine.
The strategic framework is a result of consultations with the United Nations Country Team in Ukraine, the Government of Ukraine, civil society and other stakeholders. It represents joint commitment to support the reform process, achievement of international standards, Sustainable Development Agenda 2030, and Ukraine’s commitments to the objectives of international conventions, protocols and standards, and human rights instruments.