Mauritius and UN sign a Strategic Partnership Framework Agreement for 2019-2023 

  • Posted 21 Aug 2019
Mauritius and UN sign a Strategic Partnership Framework Agreement for 2019-2023 

A Strategic Partnership Framework (SPF) Agreement for the period 2019-2023 was signed on Tuesday between the Government of Mauritius and the United Nations (UN). 

In his address, the Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, stated that the SPF reiterates reinforced collaboration between Mauritius and the UN. He mentioned various projects facilitated by the UN, and highlighted that the engagement of the UN is unparalleled as regards the implementation of Strategic Development Goals, poverty alleviation and gender empowerment, amongst others.

The UN Resident Coordinator for Mauritius, Christine N. Umutoni, declared, for her part, that the purpose of the partnership is to support the ongoing transformation of the Mauritian economy and society towards high income country status with sustainable job creation and economic growth, and efforts to secure lasting and inclusive prosperity. The SPF will favour a strategic approach which is aligned with Government's expectations. 

The Strategic Partnership Framework is based on six priority areas : Transformed businesses; Ageing society, health and labour market reforms; Ocean economy and tourism; Inclusive, quality education and skilling; Social protection and gender equality; and Resilience to climate change. 

- More info on govmu.org

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