Today, on October 18, the Cabinet of Ministers approved a resolution to sign the Partnership Framework between the Government of Ukraine and the United Nations for 2018-2022 (with the revision of the text of the program within three days) and gave authority to ink the document to First Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv.
The aforesaid program provides for the signing of a new strategic document for 5 years (until 2022) to be funded by the United Nations agencies, funds and programs. The UN assistance will be provided in four areas of partnership: 1) sustained economic growth, the environment and employment; 2) equal access to quality and inclusive services and social protection; 3) democratic governance, rule of law and public participation; 4) citizen safety, social cohesion and recovery with a special emphasis on the East.
The estimated volume of resource expected to raise for the implementation of the United Nations Framework Program in Ukraine makes up US$ 675 million 579 thousand for the period through 2018-2022.
The signing of the agreement shall take place during the UN Week dedicated to the UN Day, marked on October 24, 2017, as well as in the framework of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations in Ukraine this year.