Synthesis of 2011/2012 Resident Coordinator Annual Reports

Resident Coordinator System

The latest analyses show that globally, extreme poverty has already been reduced by half, as has the number of people who do not have access to safe drinking water. The lives of slum dwellers in urban areas have improved with the amelioration of conditions for over 200 million individuals, which is double the target set for 2020. Gender parity has been achieved in primary education, and we have seen significant progress in reducing child mortality and the number of deaths due to tuberculosis and malaria. In chapter two, this report highlights the UNDG’s work “behind the scenes” to improve how UN agencies collaborate to achieve results, outlining the notable progress in programming, business operations and leadership in 2011-2012.

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