North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia: Zaev meets with UNDP chief

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Northern Macedonia Zoran Zaev received today the Permanent Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Narine Sahakyan, who praised the current cooperation as fruitful and successful and exchanged views on current activities and accelerating transformational change. in public policy.

Current and future UNDP activities were discussed at the meeting, focusing on key local development challenges and the UNDP Municipal Capacity Building Project to fund the preparation of technical documentation in areas such as hydraulics, gas distribution systems, buildings public, businesses and industrial and industrial. other infrastructure projects.

The support and cooperation of UNDP in the development of the National Development Strategy was discussed and emphasized, taking into account that it was concluded that the commitment and implementation of the document: “United Nations Framework for Sustainable Development Cooperation” for the period 2021-2025, as part of a strategic plan for United Nations activities in Northern Macedonia, in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and the UN 2030 Agenda.

Mutual cooperation and sincerity of the government in promoting cooperation were welcome, especially in projects for faster and more sustainable economic development, as well as investments in capital projects that improve the lives of citizens in municipalities.

The meeting also discussed preparations for the promotion and launch of the Acceleration Laboratory at the end of next month set up by the UNDP Office in the country, to join the world’s fastest and largest learning network on the challenges and goals of sustainable development. By participating in a network of 90 laboratories covering 114 countries, Northern Macedonia will have access to all UNDP information providing solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

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