UNDP and the UN System

ALternative text for imagesMinister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Dr Arvin Boolell and Mr Simon Springett, United Nations Resident Coordinator for Mauritius


There are a number of UN Agencies, Funds, and Programmes that forms part of the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in both Mauritius and Seychelles. 

The UN Resident Coordinator system which encompasses all organizations of the United Nations dealing with operational activities for development aims to bring together the UNCT to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operational activities at the country level.

The UNDP Resident Representative assumes the role of Resident Coordinator of the United Nations system for Mauritius and Seychelles as the designated representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for development.  The UN Resident Coordinator's Office is managed and administered through UNDP in pursuant to its mandate from the United Nations General Assembly.  UNDP has also taken on the day-to-day management of United Nations common premises and common services in the country, and it supports a number of smaller resident UN agencies and non-resident UN agencies in the areas of procurement, recruitment, payments, travel services, etc.

Please click on the links for the composition of the Resident Coordinator’s Office

UN agencies in the country

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Joint United Nations Programme for HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

International Labour Organization (ILO)

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR)

United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN HABITAT)

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

The World Health Organization (WHO)

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)