In this Delivering as One newsletter we spotlight the strong commitment to push reform boundaries. There are updates on the UNDG Chair’s Visit, the UN-EU Cost Norm guidelines, the Annual Results Report and the Development Partnership Forum. Furthermore the newsletter highlights three One Plan stories and the 16 days of activism against gender violence.
The One Plan 2012-2016 is the common programmatic framework for participating UN system agencies in Viet Nam. It is aligned with national planning cycles, in particular the 2011-2015 Socio-Economic Development Plan. The One Plan 2012-2016 sets out a focused and coherent joint programme of work in support of national priorities and based on the comparative advantages of the participating UN system agencies.
In the period of the One Plan 2012-2016 the UN will work with the Government and people of Viet Nam to ensure a balance between economic, human and sustainable development objectives, directing its efforts to supporting the Government to achieve inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth, access to quality essential services and social protection, and enhanced governance and participation.
The Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam (hereinafter referred to as “the Government”) and the Participating UN Organizations that operate in Viet Nam that have contributed and agreed on the content of this document, are committed to the full implementation of the country programme action plan in Viet Nam (hereinafterreferred to as the “One Plan”), bringing together the comparative advantages of the participating UN Organizations within a single planning framework.
Background and assigned task: The United Nations and Government of Viet Nam have agreed to undertake a process of reform of the UN presence in Viet Nam to achieve ‘One UN’. This is defined in the Agreed Principles, Objectives and Instruments to Achieve One United Nations in Viet Nam as ‘a unified management structure and programme’ achieved through ‘the unification of management, budgets, programmes and management practices’.
The One Plan - Common Action Plan 2006 – 2010 between The Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and United Nations Children’s Fund; United Nations Population Fund; United Nations Development Programme; Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS; United Nations Volunteers; United Nations Development Fund for Women
Ha Noi – Viet Nam, July 2007