UNDAF Roll-out Countries in 2008 and 2009
Armenia – UNDAF 2010-2015
UNDAF will address four key areas: poverty reduction, democratic governance, basic social services and environmental management and disaster risk reduction. The main focus of UNIDO activities under UNDAF will be on entrepreneurship and SME development, investment promotion, quality and safety standards, industrial policy, compliance with international environmental agreements and resource-efficient and cleaner production.
Bosnia and Herzegovina – UNDAF 2010-2014
The second UNDAF for Bosnia and Herzegovina covers four areas of cooperation: democratic government, social inclusion, environment and human security. To help the country achieve Outcome 3 of the MDGs, environmental sustainability, UNIDO will focus on (1) environmental strategies, cleaner production, energy efficiency and water/wastewater management, and (2) better coordination of the efforts of all stakeholders in meeting the country’s international environmental obligations.
Kazakhstan - UNDAF 2010-2015
The overall goal of the UNDAF 2010-2015 is to make the economy competitive while achieving human development for all. The UNDAF document focuses on three inter-related priority areas: (1) economic and social well-being for all; (2) environmental sustainability; and (3) effective governance. UNIDO services will be provided in a wide range of areas, varying from entrepreneurship development and improving the quality infrastructure to enhancing environmental sustainability.
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – UNDAF 2010-2015
UNDAF has identified local governance, regional development and environmental protection as the strategic areas for the country’s development. UNIDO will focus on Outcome 3 of the MDGs, environmental sustainability, strengthening capacities for environmental management, including chemical waste management and for the fulfilment of obligations under regional and global environmental conventions. The Organization will also help to develop climate change strategies.
Uzbekistan – UNDAF 2010-2015
The focal areas for UNDAF are: (1) economic well-being, with particular attention to vulnerable groups; (2) social services; (3) sustainable development; and (4) good governance. To increase economic well-being, UNIDO will be addressing such issues as SME development and investment promotion; in the environmental area the focus will be on resource efficient and cleaner production, renewable energy and compliance with international environmental conventions.
UNDAF Roll-out Countries in 2009
UNIDO has intensified the dialogue with five 2009 UNDAF roll-out countries - Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Serbia and Turkey - and participates in the development of the UNDAF documents for these countries. Draft UNDAF documents for these countries were finalized or in an advanced stage by the end of the year. In Turkey (where UNIDO has taken part in the development of UNDAF 2011-2015), UNIDO is expected to contribute to the UNDAF priority area governance and the rule of law, which includes environment.