UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework effective with the Public Sector Partners

UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework Extended Result Group Meetings with Public Sector Partners took place in Ankara. The Chair of the Decent Work Results Group Numan Özcan, highlighted the central and indispensable role of the decent work to achieve sustainable development goals.

News | 30 November 2022
“Türkiye takes a holistic approach to SDG action, integrating them into NDPs and sectoral strategies. As the UN system in Türkiye, we are ready and are committed to support Türkiye’s efforts in advancing SDGs”, said UN Resident Coordinator Alvaro Rodriguez, speaking at the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF 2021-2025) Extended Result Group Meetings with Public Sector Partners co-hosted by the United Nations Country Team in Türkiye and the Presidency of Strategy and Budget on 9 November.

The Chair of the Decent Work Results Group Numan Özcan, made a presentation at the meeting attended by more than 300 UN and public institution representatives and highlighted central and indispensable role of the decent work to achieve sustainable development goals and summarized the recent developments in this respect.

Speaking at the opening of the meeting Department Head at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aslı Güven said they appreciate the contribution of UN agencies in Türkiye’s development efforts. “As the Ministry of Foreign Affairs we will continue to faciliatete this fruitfull cooperation between UN agencies and public institutions” she said.

Selçuk Koç, Director General at the Presidency of Strategy and Budget talked about the International Development Cooperation Information System developed by their Presidency. He stated that the system, together with the UN Info database, will provide access to up-to-date data. Koç stated they are glad to see that the UN agencies use the system and that their Presidency will continue to further develop it. Expressing his satisfaction with the extended results group meeting, Koç noted that the meeting will provide a platform where current projects and future activities can be discussed.

For implementation of the UNSDCF 6 Results Groups of UN Türkiye are continuing their work. These groups are Social Inclusion Result Group chaired by UNICEF, Women’s Empowerment Result Group chaired by UN Women, Migration, International Protection and Harmonisation Result Group chaired by UN Refugee Agency, Competitive Production, Inclusive and Sustainable Growth, Decent Work for All Result Group chaired by ILO, Good Governance Result Group and Climate change, Sustainable Environment, and Liveable Cities Result Group chaired by UNDP.