Coming together to reimagine education in Bosnia and Herzegovina

As the Transforming Education Summit kicks off today at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, I am keen to reflect on the important progress that the United Nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in support of the national authorities, have made in advancing more equitable and inclusive education across the country.

Tangible gains for women in politics - a Resident Coordinator blog

‘More women for more development’ is one of the inspiring mottos used by women's organizations in São Tomé and Príncipe in their battle for more space in country politics.

The privilege of serving

Looking back on a challenging 2021, the UN Resident Coordinator in Guatemala pays tribute to his colleague and long-time former Resident Coordinator Rebeca Arias Flores, who passed away sadly on the 19th of May after recently retiring from a 30-year career in the UN system.

All aboard the Cabo Verde ForesightSHIP: A journey like no other!

Eyes wide open, and full of curiosity, the passengers boarded the imaginary cruise ship. They had each received an invitation and a mysterious file containing ‘travel documentation’ for their destination which included analysis of the country and a guide to the wonders and pitfalls of the adventure ahead.
Girls look down into their hands while holding an educational tool.
A large group of women hold up certificates
A woman holds a sign with two children.
Several people look at documents and computers while a person speaks in the background.

The Development Coordination Office at a Glance

The Development Coordination Office (DCO) manages and oversees the Resident Coordinator system and serves as secretariat of the UN Sustainable Development Group. Its objective is to support the capacity, effectiveness and efficiency of Resident Coordinators and the UN development system as a whole in support of national efforts for sustainable development. 

DCO is based in New York, with regional teams in Addis Ababa, Bangkok, Beirut, Istanbul and Panama, supporting 130 Resident Coordinators and 132 Resident Coordinator’s offices covering 162 countries and territories.

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