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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs meets with UNDP Administrator

Deputy Minister Andrei Dapkiunas had a meeting with Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Achim Steiner at the UN Headquarters.

UNDP has been operating in Belarus since 1992. At present, the fifth UNDP country program for Belarus for the period 2016-2020 is in effect with a total funding of $82 million. In 2017 funds disbursed through UNDP for the implementation of technical assistance projects amounted to $9.25 million.

The interlocutors discussed results of the first regional forum of coordinators on sustainable development goals, which was held in Minsk in February 2018, and agreed to continue joint efforts in implementing by Belarus of sustainable development goals of the sustainable development agenda.