The UNDG Joint Office Initiative August 2006. UN and the need for change. ODA is increasing – but the UN’s share is <10% Our government partners currently manage development agencies rather than manage their development Unless we change the UN risks irrelevance and obsolescence.
“How can we overcome our own fragmentation and competition for funding so that we can continue to ensure that increased ODA flows …can have their maximum impact ?”Kofi Annan
…..Some guiding principles…
Each Joint Office initiative will be designed by the country office to fit with national circumstance and nature of UN support
The 1st Joint Office – Cape Verde
Formally launched on 1 January 2006
The Cape Verde Joint Office has ONE:
Teams developing the Cape Verde Joint Office adopted a change management process approach
An industry standard on successfully making change happen
Change Management Process Approach
A series of several distinct phases
A methodology to manage shifts in agency business systems
Currently under discussion: an inter-agency team to craft a change management toolkit for developing joint offices
Making it Happen
Change Management Methodology
Lessons learned to date - continued
Viet Nam: 2nd Joint Office Initiative
Why identifyViet Nam as a Joint Office ?
How to draw together the different visions of stakeholders ?
20 Joint Offices in process by 2007