Presentation on theme: "UNICEF Turkey Country Programme"— Presentation transcript:
1 UNICEF Turkey Country Programme 2016-2020 If you retire you have the luxury to say your personal opinion
2 What is the CP? A proposal describes UNICEF’s engagement in Turkey. UNICEF country office, through the Regional Director, requests the UNICEF Executive Board to design plan for support to Turkey’s children.The Executive Board (member states) considers whether the proposal is in accordance with the UNICEF strategic plan and Board-approved policies, and other criteria.
3 UNICEF Turkey has developed a set of ideas concerning the new Country Programme. These ideas are; In line with the United Nations Development Cooperation Strategy (UNDCS) preparation process,The requirements of UNICEF’s global Strategic Plan for ,and UNICEF’s analysis of the country situation and national capacity for upholding child rights.
4 UNDCS1. Sustainable, Inclusive Growth and DevelopmentResult 1: By 2020, increased/strengthened capacity of private sector/ workers, government institutions for a more competitive, inclusive, innovative and sustainable growth and development that creates productive and decent work and better livelihoods for all. Result 2: By 2020, increased and more equitable and equal access to and utilization of integrated, gender-sensitive and sustainable services (e.g. health, education, decent employment, social protection systems) by all (with focus on the poor, women, girls, and vulnerable) for improved human development and reduced disparities.2. Democracy and Human RightsResult 4: Central and local administrations and other actors more effectively protect and promote human rights, and adopt transparent, accountable, pluralistic and gender sensitive governance systems, with the full participation of civil society, including the most vulnerable.3. Gender Equality and Women’s EmpowermentResult 5: Women and girls have equal, effective and increased political and economic participation and representation in decision- making, implementation, and monitoring at central and local levels in both public and private institutions.Result 6: Government’s and CSOs’ including women’s movements and organizations, develop and implement policies and legislation (on prevention, prosecution, protection) and promote gender equality to reduce all forms of GBV (including child and forced marriages, sexual violence, honor killings) including during and after conflict and natural disasters4. Migration and International ProtectionEngage men and boys
5 Current Country Programme Components I- Disparity Reduction, Social Inclusion and ProtectionII- Youth Empowerment and ProtectionProject management = budget management = focus on spendingWorks well in WB – because specialists are not responsible for grant or loan managementIn Practice – a malnourished child seen by a doctor should be referred to social assistance.Not ask for cross0sectir collaboration but explain what each sector has to do….
6 Country Programme Component I Social protection policy and budgeting for childrenInstitutionalization of pediatric care & developmentPre school (formal and community based)Completion of Primary Education and transition to Secondary EducationImplementation of primary school standardsPrevention, intervention and monitoring non-attendance and drop-outsTransition to secondary educationEffective child protection systemChild rights monitoring and ombudsman system
7 Country Programme Component II Youth EmpowermentSupporting National Youth Policy developmentSupporting youth employment policy developmentInvestment in secondary educationBuilding life and livelihood skills for young people out of schoolJustice for ChildrenStrengthening child-specific judicial procedures, reducing pre-trial detention periods, increasing use of alternative measuresSetting and monitoring institutional care standards for children deprived of liberty
9 Why Partnership?Achieving results for children, stronger advocacy for children’s rightsInnovation for childrenGreater aid effectivenessStrengthened knowledge baseChanging landscape – evolving partnershipsNeed for a systematic approachUntapped potentialReduced Resources
10 Who do we partner with? Government - programme and policies Other UN Agencies – joint responseCivil Society – capacity building & advocacyCorporate Sector – mobilize resources and child rights’ principlesKnowledge Partners – evidence based work, learning from others, technical capacityMedia – raising awareness, engaging individualsNational Committee for UNICEF
11 Joint efforts for children’s right: Synergies through each others efforts Building on each other strengthsSome examples:Advocacy: focus on strengthening child protection systems in relation to violenceChild Rights monitoring: shadow reportTechnical assistanceKnowledge generation: joint researchResource mobilization: National CommitteeAwareness raising: social mediaService delivery: CFS/emergenciesUNICEF
12 What is expectations todays’ discussions? Feedback from you regarding focus for the Country Programme for (validating our assessment);Guidance and ideas towards UNICEF on the way forward: comparative advantage, added value;Outside-the-box discussions and ideas, and any other matters, related to cooperation UNICEF and civil Society;UNICEF