Presentation on theme: "India UNDAF. Current UNDAF (2008-2012) Mission Statement “Promoting social, economic and political inclusion of the most disadvantaged, especially women."— Presentation transcript:
Current UNDAF ( ) Mission Statement “Promoting social, economic and political inclusion of the most disadvantaged, especially women and girls”
Current UNDAF ( ) Common strategic framework for UN System Collective, coherent response Millennium Declaration and MDGs Harmonised with GoI’s Eleventh FYP -In support of national priorities -Five year period – 2008 to 2012
India UNDAF Outcomes Effective implementation of national flagship programmes Improved capacities of all governance actors; Effective district planning to utilise all available resources (in select districts); Reduced vulnerabilities to natural disasters, environmental changes and public health emergencies.
India UNDAF: Focus States Bihar Chhattisgarh Jharkhand Madhya Pradesh Orissa Rajasthan Uttar Pradesh
UNDAF Thematic Clusters ThemeLead Agency/ies Poverty/ Livelihoods ILO Hunger and malnutritionWFP EducationUNICEF, UNESCO HealthUNFPA, WHO HIV/AIDSUNAIDS Gender based violenceUNIFEM Governance and ConvergenceUNDP/RCO Disaster risk reductionUNICEF Water and climate changeUNDP/FAO
UNDAF Thematic Clusters Key Role: Work Planning Monitoring & Evaluation Provide the link between UNDAF and agency programmes Provide strategic inputs to UNCT: opportunities, challenges Joint Advocacy
Hunger & Malnutrition Member Agencies: WFP, UNICEF, WHO, FAO UNDAF Hunger and Malnutrition focuses its activities around UNDAF Outcome 1.4: Reduction in hunger and malnutrition levels, especially amongst children and disadvantaged groups
Update on Activities of the Cluster Compilation and collation of inputs to the draft Food Security Bill through a Stakeholders review An interaction was organized with the Chhattisgarh State Assembly on the issue of “Addressing malnutrition in the State” An interaction was organized with the Parliamentary forum on Children wherein a presentation was made on the subject “Malnutrition and Urgency of Improving Newborn Survival in India” Articles on infant and young child feeding as an intervention to address malnutrition in India were written and disseminated through newsletters of the Ministry of Women and Child Development and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and their respective training institutes. Upcoming: Interaction with the Members of the Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan on “Combating Hunger and Malnutrition” between 14 th -18 th November, 2011
UNDAF UNDAF Focus Areas: 1.Inclusive growth 2.Food and nutrition security 3.Gender equality 4.Equitable access to quality basic services (Health, education, HIV/AIDS, WASH) 5.Governance 6.Sustainable development
Food and Nutrition Security Member Agencies: WFP, WHO, UNICEF, FAO, IFAD, UNHCR, UNDP, UNIDO, UNFPA Outcome: Vulnerable populations in the UNDAF priority states have improved availability of, access to and utilization of food and nutrition to meet minimum standards.
UNDAF : Areas of work 1.Development and validation of a convergent model linking agriculture, nutrition and health for improving food and nutrition security 2.Capacity building of Government agencies and policy makers to ensure effective and efficient response to food and nutrition security issues. 3.Programme planners and policy makers have access to and know how to incorporate Global/ National best practices and evidences of food security and nutrition into their policies and programmes.