UNDP supports and supplements national efforts aimed at solving most important problems caused by economic development and promotes the social progress and improvements in standards of living. A Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA) was signed between the Government of Mauritius and UNDP in 1974.
Pillar 1 of the UNDP Country Programme 2017-2020 ,“ Inclusive development and public sector efficiency” will prioritize social protection, gender equality and public sector efficiency to support the implementation of ‘Vision 2030’ in achieving equitable growth and promote an inclusive society. Through Pillar 2 of the Country Programme, the office will support the implementation of low-carbon, climate-resilient strategies while ensuring employment and livelihoods opportunities for the poor and excluded.
A Standard Basic Assistance Agreement was also signed between the Government of Seychelles and UNDP in 1977 which embodies the basic conditions under which the UNDP and its Executing Agencies shall assist the Government in carrying out its development objectives.
The objectives of UNDP are to improve the lives of the people of Mauritius and Seychelles, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, and to ensure a future that offers equality, dignity and opportunity for all. UNDP works in partnership with the Government of Mauritius and Seychelles, development partners, UN agencies, civil society and local communities to help identify local solutions to meet the national development challenges through a range of interventions that combine UNDP’s expertise and comparative advantage in the areas of Democratic Governance, Poverty Reduction and Environment.
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