The impact of UN Coordination: Stories from the Field
This report is a powerful testament to the impact of a coherent United Nations development system delivering results at the country level. A series of case studies from around the world showcase the significant progress that has been made in coordination policy and practice—at headquarters, regional and country level. From empowering marginalized communities in Albania to “walking the talk” on aid and development effectiveness in Zambia, the report demonstrates how the UN system can deliver better together.
- In the Philippines,hard hit by natural disasters, the UN country team supports innovations such as a weather-based insurance system protecting farmers’ livelihoods.
- With joint UN backing, Rwanda and Zambia have increased capacities to manage international aid.
- Sierra Leone held successful elections in 2012 after concerted UN assistance in many areas helped to lay the foundation for this major step towards sustained peace and democracy.