Nepal signed UN assistance package of USD 635 million for 2018-2022

Vastavam web: Nepal has signed a USD 635 million UN assistance package for 2018-2022 to lay out the country’s development strategy for the next five years, officials said today.The package involving 26 individual UN agencies, spans interventions aimed at assisting in four broad areas: inclusive economic growth; social development; resilience, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction; and governance, rule of law and human rights, according to a statement issued by the United Nations.The UNDAF lays out the development strategy for the UN Country Team for the next five years.
“We are pleased to be signing this framework with the United Nations in Nepal, it is broadly aligned without national priorities as envisioned by the Government of Nepal.And it is our hope it will contribute to our ambition to achieve the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development,” Chairman of the National Planning Commission Swarnim Wagle said.