United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG)

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1997, as one of 3 pillars of United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB), within the framework of United Nations (UN), to deal with operational activities for development with a focus on country-level work. Original title: United Nations Development Group (UNDG) -- Groupe des Nations Unies pour le développement (GNUD).


Bring together the United Nations operational agencies working on development; advance a common agenda based on key reforms in the development sector, while maintaining and reinforcing the distinctive identities of members, to promote greater operational coherence and to build a more effective resident coordinator system.

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Develops policies and procedures that allow member agencies to work together and analyse country issues, plan support strategies, implement support programmes, monitor results and advocate for change. These initiatives increase UN impact in helping countries achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Support Group is the forum through which all member organizations and observers contribute to preparing the UNDG programme of work and issues for UNDG decisions. Management Group focuses on improving efficiency of Resident Coordinator System and joins with the Programme Group to address simplification and harmonization of programme procedures; also addresses issues of Common Services and Common Premises, including UN Houses. Programme Group develops policies, guidelines and procedures to improve quality and effectiveness of UN Country Team programme collaboration, particularly in support of national efforts to implement the Millennium Declaration and achieve the Millennium Declaration Goals. Supports and monitors United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF).


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Subjects *

  • International Relations
    • United Nations
  • Development
    • Sustainable Development
    • Reform

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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