Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 24
By Aygun Badalova - Trend:
The cooperation between Tajikistan and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) was discussed during the meeting of Tajik Prime Minister Kohir Rasulzoda with UNDP administrator Helen Clark in New York, Asia-Plus reported on September 24.
The meeting was held within the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.
During the meeting, the sides discussed the issues of expanding the cooperation in humanitarian sphere, in particular in social protection.
UNDP has been on the ground in Tajikistan since 1994. UNDP's goal is to support the Government of Tajikistan in the coordination of development initiatives, the public finance management, the delivery of core public services, as well as planning and decision-making.
UNDP's objectives and programming are aligned to development priorities as articulated in the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), the National Development Strategy (NDS) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Within the session, Tajikistan's prime minister also held bilateral meeting with Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and discussed the issues of deepening cooperation between the two countries in economy, trade and investments spheres.