Executive Summary: 2020 (Work Plan) Review of the Programme of Cooperation for Sustainable Development 2017-2021
The present United Nations report provides information on implementation priorities, progress and challenges, budget and delivery,covering the period 1 January to 31 August 2020, under the four year implementation of the Government of Albania and United Nations Programme of Cooperation for Sustainable Development (PoCSD) 2017-2021. Continuing on the ‘Deliver as One’ path, 8 resident and 9 non-resident agencies of UN Albania combined their expertise and experience in support of Albania’s development priorities, providing more coherence, better results and greater impacts in the country.
Joint implementation efforts with the Government of Albania and various stakeholders supported acceleration of achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country. UN Albania interventions in 2020 are assessed and matched against the SDG targets. Contribution to specific SDGs and targets is highlighted in each output slide. Financial contribution to SDGs is presented in slide 70, while general information on SDG progress in the country, supported by UN agencies in Albania, is presented in slide 74 of this report. An assessment of gender equality and human rights focused activities in SDGs is presented in slide 72, indicating strong presence in SDG 1, 16, 10 5 and 8.