United Nations ( UN )
Development/ Implementation agency
The United Nations – Republic of Moldova cooperation aims to address major national development challenges and meet the country’s international development goals and human rights commitments. Programme design and implementation is performed jointly by the Government of Moldova and concerned UN system agencies, and other partners.
United Nations Office
Legal framework for cooperation
UN Agencies in Moldova are active on the basis of assistance/ cooperation agreements signed by respective agencies with the Government of the Republic of Moldova.
Strategic documents for programming
United Nations-Republic of Moldova Partnership Framework 2013 – 2017 ‘Towards Unity in Action’.
Priority sectors/ Areas of cooperation
The UN system agencies’ work is aligned with the national development priorities as reflected in Moldova 2020, the national sector strategies and other national strategic documents and action plans, supporting the Republic of Moldova’s transition to a modern and prosperous European nation, with an emphasis on equity and inclusion; achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and the post-2015 sustainable development goals that will succeed them; and fulfillment of the Republic of Moldova’s international normative commitments, including economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights.
Types of funds / financial instruments and assistance modalities
The resource requirements of the Partnership Framework Action Plan are met in part through regular/ core or assessed resources of UN organizations; but predominantly through extra-budgetary resources from bilateral and multilateral sources; private sources; government cost-sharing; and community contributions.
Procedures for programming, approval and implementation of projects
UN projects and programmes are developed on the basis of the UN-Republic of Moldova Partnership Framework 2013 – 2017 and its Action Plan.
The 2013-2017 Partnership Framework in Moldova encompasses over twenty UN agencies, funds and programmes, which through their work, contribute to the achievement of Moldova’s development priorities: the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization on Migration (IOM), the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank (WB); and