On 9 October, the UN Country Team in Bahrain held a strategic workshop to discuss the implementation of the Strategic Cooperation Framework.
The UN Country Team (UNCT) in Bahrain held a workshop on 9 October to assess and review the implementation of the Strategic Cooperation Framework (2021-2024) as well as identify avenues for improvement.
The workshop followed an exhaustive desk review involving strategic documents, complemented by interviews with representatives from UN agencies and line ministries.
The review found that the Strategic Cooperation Framework (SCF) programs aligned well with national priorities and noted the SCF’s role in fostering UNCT coherence and effectiveness.
Participants highlighted the government’s support and commitment to UN activities in the country.
The workshop has reinforced the UNCT’s dedication to fostering an environment of collaboration, transparency, and efficacy in its longstanding commitment to the people of Bahrain.
Commenting on the workshop, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bahrain Khaled El Mekwad said: “It was good to come together as one UN Bahrain to review the implementation of our Strategic Cooperation Framework with the Government of Bahrain. We reflected upon our results, rooms for improvement and the way forward to better support the Kingdom in achieving the SDGs.”
The UN country team comprises 21 agencies, funds, and programmes supporting the Government of Bahrain through in-country and regional offices.
The SCF represents a coherent and comprehensive partnership strategy and is guided by Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030 and the 2030 Agenda.