The United Nations in Tajikistan continues a series of workshops aimed to strengthening the role of Parliament in the implementation of the NDS 2030 and the achievement of the SDGs in Tajikistan.
The UN Development Program in Tajikistan and UNICEF, within the framework of the joint UN programme "Financing SDGs in Tajikistan" are holding a two-day workshop for members of Parliament of the Republic of Tajikistan to strengthen the capacity of the Parliament and strengthen its role in the implementation of the National Development Strategy (NDS) 2030 and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030, including the budgeting and oversight.
Earlier in June, UNDP and UN Women held a two-day workshop for Parliament members on areas such as strategic planning and financing, main directions and review of the implementation and monitoring of the medium-term development program, and gender responsive budgeting.
In order to continue the capacity building for Parliament members, the UN has launched this workshop to discuss the implementation of NDS 2030 and SDGs. Discussions of planning and budgeting processes, attracting alternative funding, financing for children, including for early childhood education and care in Tajikistan, system and tools for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of NDS 2030 and SDGs. At the workshop, special attention has been paid to the implementation of SDG 16 “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions” in Tajikistan.
Alternative and innovative financing, including public-private blended finance, is needed more than ever to help Tajikistan leverage new and additional sources of funding to accelerate the implementation of NDS and progress of SDGs. Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center under the State Committee for Investment and State Property Management was invited to introduce the implementation of PPP projects in the country.
The event is held with the participation of the Committee on Economy and Finance of Parliament of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan, the State Committee for Investment and State Property Management and its Public-Private Partnership Center, as well as other programme partners.
The Joint UN Programme “Financing SDGs in Tajikistan” is funded by the Joint SDG Fund and aims to support the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in achieving its national priorities and SDG targets by creating an architecture, policy space, and an integrated resource mobilization strategy. This programme is implemented jointly by UNICEF, UNDP and UN Women, in partnership and close cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education and Science, Parliament, National Bank of Tajikistan, private sector and other stakeholders.