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Expanded “Delivering as one” funding window for achievement of MDGs. JPO Workshop, Maputo, May 2009. Francesco Galtieri UN Development Operations Coordination Office (DOCO), New York. BACKGROUND & CONTEXT.
JPO Workshop, Maputo, May 2009
UN Development Operations Coordination Office (DOCO), New York
UNDP-Spain MDG ACHIEVEMENT FUND:
2 funding windows
EXPANDED DAO FUNDING WINDOW
expansion of “One UN” window
under UNDG governance mechanism
Who’s elegible:- DaO pilot countries- Countries who have already committed in moving towards a greater coherence/cohesiveness of UN programmes (indicated by RDTs)-UNDAF countries (from 2011)Criteria:- Nationally owned and led process for UN coherence- Clear link btwn UN programme and national priorities (NDS)
What needs to be in place in the country:an integrated UN Programme → results framework (down to activity level – multi-year operational document), → budgetary framework, → “country fund” with allocation and management mechanisms, → management arrangements and governance structure, → M&E framework, → RC/UNCT mutual accountability framework and working relationsA detailed description of the package to be submitted will be available in the guidance note to UNCTs.
Allocation criteria (according to availability of total funds)- country needs;- unfunded gaps after external resource mobilisation;- number of donors in the country or funding activities in the country;- UN programme volume;- UN past delivery/absorption capacities- “floor” of 500.000 USD- “ceiling” calculated on the basis of unfunded gap and past past expenditures
ReportingThe same mechanism of the reporting for the UN Country Fund will be used for the Expanded window (that will be treated as one of the sources of the country fund)
RC and UNCT – setting up nationally led process, ultimately responsible for the quality and delivery of results under ‘UNDAF Strategy and Action Plan’, management of ‘Country Fund’
RDTs – recommending eligible countries for ’09 -’10, regular quality support, assurance and oversight functions
Steering Committee for Exp. DAO Funding Window – overall leadership, strategic direction and decisions, including on allocations; will comprise of officials at Director level - members of the AG
Consultative Group – inputs to the key strategic directions, feeding back to donors and programme countries on forward plans and expectations; will comprise of 3 donors and 3 programme countries
Secretariat (DOCO) – operational coordination unit, management of funds, technical support to countries
2010 – onward: