The UN Resident Coordinator Office
The UN Resident Coordinator is the representative of the UN Secretary-General in Tanzania and is responsible for coordinating the work of the UN Tanzania Country Team (UNCT) which consists of 23 UN Agencies.
The UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) supports the Resident Coordinator in promoting Tanzania’s attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Africa Agenda 2063. The RCO further provides strategic guidance and coordination support for the design and delivery of the UN Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP II) 2016-2021. Developed in partnership with the Government, UNDAP II is the UN’s key instrument to respond to national needs and to advance social, economic and environmental priorities.
The RCO advises and supports the UNCT on areas of Strategic planning, Substantial evidence-based SDGs analysis; Data and Results-Based Management, Results monitoring and reporting; Partnership and Development Finance; and Programme Communications and Advocacy. More specifically, the main functions include:
- Providing strategic guidance to the UNCT on support to accelerate national progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through implementation of the UNDAP II.
- Coordinating the formation of strategic partnerships and development financing to accelerate implementation of the SDGs.
- Coordinating the planning, monitoring and reporting of UN system-wide results and the UN’s contribution to the achievement of Agenda 2030.
- Communicating the UN’s work and advocating for the UN’s normative values and the SDGs.
- Coordinating the implementation of area-based joint programmes in Kigoma and Zanzibar.
- Supporting enhanced efficiency and effectiveness in UN business operations and innovation through the Business Operations Strategy.