Georgia, UN sign Framework Document on Sustainable Development Cooperation
BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 2
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and UN Resident Coordinator in Georgia Sabina Makhli signed a Framework Document on Sustainable Development Cooperation between the Government of Georgia and the UN for the period 2021-2025, Trend reports via Georgian media.
At the meeting, the prime minister thanked the UN Resident Coordinator for the efforts made by the UN for the country and stressed that in the future the document will further strengthen cooperation between the parties.
The document reflects the country's priorities, problems, needs of citizens, and ways out of the pandemic crisis. As Makhli said, the United Nations wishes to continue working with Georgia, especially in key priority areas, including social equality, human resource potential, and human resource development.
“The implementation of the new framework agreement on cooperation will begin on January 1 next year. This framework agreement is very important to us. We hope to continue working with the Georgian government,” she added.
The framework document defines the strategic directions of cooperation between the parties for the next five years and is fully consistent with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The document covers five thematic areas - effective, transparent, and accountable institutions; equal and inclusive access to quality services; inclusive economy and human capital development; safety; environment and climate change.
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