UNDP discloses number of projects implemented in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan Materials 25 November 2022 15:36 (UTC +04:00)
Aygun Maherramova
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 25. On 23 November 2022, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) marked the 30th Anniversary of development cooperation with Kyrgyzstan, Trend reports citing the UNDP's press service.

The UNDP Resident Representative in Kyrgyzstan, Louise Chamberlain emphasized that a remarkable thirty-year period has seen Kyrgyzstan transition into a lower middle-income country and launch many reforms.

"On the 14th of September 1992, the Government of the newly formed Kyrgyzstan and UNDP signed an agreement to commence cooperation. Since then, UNDP has implemented more than 200 projects, amounting to more than $430 million in grant funding," the UNDP said.

Vice Chair of the Cabinet of Minister of Kyrgyzstan Edil Baisalov pointed out successful cooperation in the area of establishment of fair, transparent and competitive elective systems, e-government, climate change adaptation, etc.

"We will continue cooperating with UNDP, especially with a focus on green, digital and creative economies. Kyrgyzstan and its people will benefit from UNDP’s expertise in innovation, digital transformation and green technologies," Baisalov underlined.

UNDP is the United Nations' global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience, and resources to help people build a better life, with offices in 170 countries.