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UN Development Assistance Framework for Belarus for 2016-2020 signed in Minsk

MINSK (BelTA) – The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for the Republic of Belarus for 2016-2020 was signed in Minsk in the presence of President Alexander Lukashenko. The signing ceremony took place in the Loshitsa Manor House-Museum, BelTA has learned.

The document was signed by Belarus' Economy Minister Vladimir Zinovsky and UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Belarus Sanaka Samarasinha.

The program is the second document defining a joint strategy for the organizations of the UN system in Belarus. The document focuses on the four most important areas: sustainable economic development; inclusive, responsive and accountable governance; environmental protection and sustainable environmental management based on the principles of green economy; sustainable development of human capital: health, education, social inclusion and protection, comprehensive post-Chernobyl development.