Presentation on theme: "Louise nylin Programme Advisor – Europe and central Asia"— Presentation transcript:
1 Louise nylin Programme Advisor – Europe and central Asia Policy & ProgrammeLouise nylinProgramme Advisor – Europe and central AsiaJanuary 2015
2 What we doAs the heart of UN Women, Policy and Programme Bureau deals with global policy issues as it relates to women, we support UN Women programmes in over 80 countries as well as policy analysis and research.The Bureau is divided into Policy and Programme focusing on UN Women focal priorities in line with our UN Women Strategic Plan,Leadership and Political ParticipationEconomic EmpowermentEnding Violence against WomenPeace and SecurityGovernance and National PlanningHIV and AIDS
3 Policy & Programme Programme Division Policy Division The programme division help in improving capacity of country, multi-country and regional offices to deliver high-quality programmes. They provideProgramme Direction and OversightRepresentation and AdvocacyProvide Knowledge ManagementSupport to Regional Context and Trend AnalysisProgramme and Operational SupportSupport to interagency and Normative processesSupport to partnership and Resource mobilizationCrisis and Humanitarian ResponseDevelop program guidanceThe Policy Division provides the substantive support for UN Women's normative, operational and coordination work. The Policy divisionConducts Research and AnalysisProvide technical guidanceDevelop Training and Capacity BuildingPartnerships and global programmesUN system coordination and collaborationNormative and intergovernmentalCorporate positioning
4 Regional Architecture With the roll out of the regional architecture, UN Women has 6 Regional, 6 Multi-Country, 47 Country offices and 30 Programme presence around the world.AfricaTwo Regional offices i.e The East & Southern Africa Regional office (ESARO) located in Kenya and West & Central Africa Regional office (WCARO) located in Senegal with the following country offices- South Africa,Rwanda, DemocraticRepublic of Congo, Liberia,Mali, Mozambique, SouthSudan, Tanzania, Burundi,Cameroon, Cote d’Ivorie,Ethiopia, Nigeria, SierraLeone, Sudan, Uganda,Zimbabwe, Cape Verde,And Ghana are the country officesAmerica & the Caribbean(LAC)Panama City, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico and Caribbean are the countries in this region. The Caribbean - Barbados is a Multi country office (MCO) supporting 22 countries.Arab States/ North Africa(AS)Has 5 country offices namely Egypt, Iraq, Jordan &Syria, Palestine with Morocco having Multi country offices.Asia & PacificBangkok, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste, Vietnam as well as Fiji and India (India, Bhutan, Indonesia, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Philippines, Samao, Solomon Island, Vanuatu, Maldives & Sri Lanka), Cambodia, ChinaEurope & Central Asia(ECA)Istanbul, Albania, Bosnia & Herzegoniva, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova and Kazakhstan (Tajikistan & Uzebekistan) MCO represent the countries in this region6 Regional Offices6 Multi-Country Offices47 Country Offices*30 Programme Presence89November 2014
5 UN Women presence April 2014 6 Regional Offices BosniaMoldovaIstanbulKazakhstanGeorgiaKyrgyzstanAlbaniaoPtJordanIraqAfghanistanMoroccoCairoPakistanBangladeshMexicoNepalIndiaDominican RepublicSudanHaitiBangkokVietnamGuatemalaMaliBarbadosDakarNigeriaSouthSudanEthiopiaEl SalvadorCambodiaSierra LeonePanama CityCote d’IvoireUgandaLiberiaColombiaCameroonDRCNairobiRwanda6 Regional OfficesTimor LesteEcuadorBurundiTanzaniaPNGBrazilMalawi6 Multi-Country OfficesBoliviaMozambiqueFijiZimbabwe47 Country Offices*Paraguay30 Programme PresenceSouth Africa89* Country Offices for Senegal, Kenya, Egypt and Thailand included in the Regional Offices shown on the map.
6 UN Women Reg/Country Offices Based on the analysis of 2015 Annual Work plans:Women's Economic Empowerment and Leadership and Women's Political Participation continue to be the two predominant areas of work closely followed by Eliminating Violence Against Women and GirlsAnalysis show greater effort to leveraging the connection between the normative and operational parts of UN Women's mandate – Beijing + 20Stronger focus on advocacy, evident by campaigns like UNiTE and HeForShe
7 UN Women Reg/Country Offices Operational capacity, 2014 summary:Last year was the best year so far for UN Women’s programmes and implementation of the mandate at country and regional level, with larger and more strategic programmes, with a total budget for all field offices, USD million.As of 13 January 2015, programme financial delivery in the field for 2014 was at 82% compared to the Strategic Plan target of 75%.
8 Donor Assessments 2014The EC Pillar Assessment gave UN Women a strong endorsement for management of EU programme financial resourcesThe MOPAN assessment recognizes that “UN-Women has a clear mandate to promote gender equality and while more remains to be done, “UN-Women has had considerable success in setting up its operational infrastructure”.