Development Coordination Structure

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT), encompasses all the entities of the UN system that carry out operational activities for development, emergency, recovery and transition assistance. The main purpose of the UN Country Team is for UN agencies, funds and programmes to plan and work together, as part of the Resident Coordinator system. The UNCT ensures internal UN coordination and decision-making at the country level. The UNCT is led by the UN Resident Coordinator (RC), who is the designated representative of the UN Secretary-General.

United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is the product of an ongoing consultative process intended to capture how the United Nations can most effectively respond to Sudan’s national priorities and needs in a systematic, coherent manner. It is guided by the goals and targets of the Millennium Declaration, as well as by the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement,the Report of the Sudan Joint Assessment Mission, the Five-Year Strategic Plan 2012-2016 of the National Council for Strategic Planning, the Government of Southern Sudan Budget Sector Plans and other relevant documents. UN Development Assistance Framework summary >>

Links between humanitarian action, development assistance and poverty reduction in Sudan

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Government poverty – reduction strategy based on the Millennium Development Goals

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Joined-up UN agency development assistance programming linked to Government priority

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Coordinated activities the UN and its partners to address urgent humanitarian needs and early recovery of priorities

OCHA is committed to humanitarian action that addresses vulnerability while at the same time ensuring a solid foundation for longer-term recovery and development