2007 Resident Coordinator Annual Report
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 RCAR 2007 - Pakistan




   2007 Results and Use of Funds

2007 Results and Use of Funds
Part One: Progress towards UNDAF outcomes (Results 2007)
Key Result Area Outcome Name    Comments
UNDAFOutcome 1  
UNDAFOutcome 2  
UNDAFOutcome 3  
UNDAFOutcome 4  
UNDAFOutcome 5  
Part Two: Coordination Results
Key Results Area Expected Outputs1 Performance Indicators2 Actual Outputs at Year End Funds required/spent at Year End Additional Support Needed from HQ or Regional Director's Team Target Date
SRC UNCCF UN Agencies Other
Required Spent Required Spent Required Spent Required Spent Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Result Area 1: Coordination for Results
UNCT Contribution to the National Development Plan/Poverty Reduction Strategy
UN support to formulation/implementation of relevant national strategies or plans e.g. JAS/NDP/PRSP Development and publication of the PRSP II

Publication of the PRSP II

MoU between UNDP, Donors and Government of Pakistan signed to ensure PRSP II results contribute to a rolling 3-years MDG based strategy.

       
UN plan to support the implementation of the Millennium Declaration and/or the UNDG Action Plan on the Development Outcome of the World Summit 3 (MDG Action Plan) *

       
UN support to capacity development strategies

       
UN assistance to national authorities for the preparation of the national report on the implementation of the Brussels Programme of Action of LDCs 4 *

       
Formulation/implementation of a transition plan or strategy 5

       
Other

       
Aid Coordination / Management / Paris Declaration
Planned efforts to making use of national systems in the areas such as programme/project reporting, PRS/sectoral monitoring and evaluation systems, annual PRS/sectoral performance reviews, national procurement systems, etc Closer alignment of donor systems and procedures to that of the governmnet in key areas such as financial management, procurement, country assessments and Sector-Wide Approaches (SWAps);

Development of a common workplan for the achievement of the principles of the Paris Declaration in Pakistan as mentioned in the Output.

• Paris Declaration Baseline Survey implemented • Two comprehensive analytical reports were prepared in the review period; one on international earthquake-related assistance and another one on regular development assistance provided in 2006/07. Both reports were based on data captured in DAD.

$558,450.00 $558,450.00

       
UN support to aid coordination/management operationalisation of the Development Assistance Database (DAD).

as above

•DAD Pakistan fully operational. The system currently tracks financial flows of over 1000 development projects. The project team trained over 150 Focal Persons from bi- and multilateral agencies, as well as national and international non-governmental organizations and 50 government officials in the use of the system. EAD Officers use DAD data to respond to requests from the PM’s Office and the National Assembly. Different development partners use DAD data in the context of their internal planning and programming process.

       
Other

       
UNDAF/Common Programming
Efforts to align UN programme cycle with national development cycle * A reviewed and strategic UNDAF that runs parallel to the government's five year planning cycle.

A new letter of agreement between the governmnet and the UN System regarding the new UNDAF and its extention till December 2010.

Results matrix in log frame format produced for each of the five theme groups.The UNDAF and the corresponding joint programme outcomes are identified.

       
Preparation of CCA/UNDAF

       
Progress towards UNDAF outcomes (inputs provided by theme group chairs) *

       
UNDAF Annual Review/ UNDAF Evaluation

       
Other

       
Joint Programmes
Preparation/ implementation of new Joint Programmes * Five new Joint Programmes Developed and implemented under the Reviewed UNDAF and funded through the MDG Pooled Fund.

Five new Joint Programme Agreements signed.

Basic elements of the joint programmes in the five theme areas in place. Consultation with Government partners in progress.

       
M&E of Joint Programmes

       
Other

       
HACT
Plan for the roll-out/implementation 7 of HACT in the country * Full implementation of HACT with the completion of the micro assessments and training of relevant UN & partner staff.

All staff of ExCom agencies usng face forms for financial reporting.

Macro & Micro Assessment have been completed. HACT/Face trainings have been conducted for Managers, Practioners, Program Support staff of ex-com agencies.

$10,000.00 $9,205.66

       
Strengthening national systems/capacities through HACT

       
Other

       
Gender Equality
UN support to incorporation of gender equality in national planning processes (such as National Development Strategies; PRSPs; SWAPs; Joint Assistance Strategies, etc.) Provide support to the inter donor forum for Gender and Development (INGAD). Publishing of report on Gender mainstreaming process within the UN Reform. Publication of the ONE UN-Stakeholders joint statement on Gender to be ratified by the UN-GoP-Donors-Civil Society Groups.

Publishing of a document on Gender maisntreaming within the UN Reform process.

Setting up UN Gender Focal Points Group. 2 Day Gender Focal Points Workshop on ONE Un-Gender mainstreaming and other cross-cutting themes. Work on revisiting the existing UN Statement on Gender (July 1998).

UNRCO Gender Advisor continued to chair the INGAD (Inter Agency Gender & Development Group) till the end of his tenure June 2007. Planned and executed joint UN, INGAD and ERRA initiative to mark and highlight humanitarian contributions made by women in the earthquake hit areas during emergency and rehabilitation phases. Planned and executed briefing for HoAgencies including Donor Agencies Heads on gender focused issues related to PRSP for advocacy with the GoP at the Pakistan Development Forum. Established and chaired UN Gender Focal Points Groups. Coordinated collaborative development and submission of Inter agency Joint Gender Proposal for Spanish MDG funding will UN Gender Focal Points and other partners. Planned and executed UN-Gender Gender Focal Points, HoAgencies and CSOs consultation on gender issues related to development interventions. Planned and executed UN Gender Focal Points, HoAgencies and Government counterparts’ consultation on gender focused development issues. Supported all TWGs in integrating gender issues within joint program development process through checklists, guidelines, presentations and workshops.

$18,000.00 $17,341.45

       
Gender theme groups able to support enhanced effectiveness of UNCT to respond to national priorities for gender equality

       
Other

       
HIV/AIDS
Establishment of Joint UN Team on AIDS and implementation of joint programme of support on AIDS * Development & implementation of Joint Programme/ UNISP-2007

Organizing UNISP Retreat involving UN Co-Sponsors, National & Provincial AIDS Control Programmes, Representatives of Donors, Civil Society & PLWHA to set priorities at National & Provincial levels - Review of joint Programme/UNISP implementation by the UNCT

Joint Planning Retreat held on 22-23 May in Bhurban involving all partners

$13,000.00 $6,264.93

       
UN support to the national response to AIDS through strengthening the Three Ones * Strengthening the decentralization & devolution process to liaise with the provincial & district programme in Punjab & Sindh in order that Three Ones are fully implemented & coordinated with the National Response

Organizing consultative meetings re: opertaionalizing the Three Ones, involving Co-sponsor agencies, Districts authorities/ PACPs/ NACP/MoH, civil Society organizations, Donors & PLHIV

       
HIV/AIDS in the Workplace

       
Other

       
Human Rights
Application of Human Right Based Approach

       
Strengthening the capacity of UNCTs to support national human rights protection systems

       
Other

       
Coordination of Humanitarian/Natural Disaster Operations
Coordination of humanitarian operations

       
Preparation of crisis prevention/natural disaster operations/plans Finalisation of national framework for disaster management; & Capacity development of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

National framework finalised and adopted by governmnet. NDMA fully operational.

NDMA established and made fully operational through technical assistant from UNDP , Coordination from RCO. NDMF established as the primary planning tool for the post earthquake recovery phase

$10,000.00 $9,353.14

       
Contingency Plan initiatives

       
Other

       
Common Services and Premises
Planned initiatives to increase cost-effectiveness of UN operations, incl. common administrative services and common arrangements in support of programme delivery (including Joint Office initiative) Development of a UN House for ALL UN Agencies in Pakistan

Development of a common UN procurement system.

Development of a common national UN Human Resource management system.

UN House construction initiated.

Interagency MOU signed for use of common procuremnet office.

Interagency MOU signed for use of common National Human Resource Management system.

OMT has 7 Working Groups namely; Procurement, ICT, HR, Common Services, Common Premises, Budget & Finance and General Administration. Following are their major achieved on-going and planned activities: An amount of US$ 0.65 has been approved the funds for all OMT groups from Transormation Funds. Detailed workplans are attached for any reference.

       
Planned initiatives on common premises

       
Other Development of an MDG Fund for the funding of UNDAF related Joint Programmes.

Interagency MOU signed and MDG Fund operational.

One Fund mission from New York arrived in November to help the UNCT make specific decisions regarding the One Fund. Will be finalised by March 2008

       
Other (specify)
Other (specify) Preparation of Civil Society Engagement Strategy

Civil Society Engagement strategy Approved and MOUs for Partnership with CSOs singed

Civil Society Engagement Strategy Approved in September 2007

$8,000.00 $7,528.57

       
Result Area 2: UN Advocacy and Resource Mobilization
Joint UNCT Advocacy and Communications
Development/implementation of the UNCT communications/advocacy strategy & plan Development of one UN image at the country level.

Communicating UN reform internally to UN Staff

Implementation of the consolidated UN Communication Workplan.

% of UN Staff in Pakistan who know the basic concept of One UN

Workplan developed and 70% implemented

Over 50% of the people aware of the UN Reform

$99,524.00 $67,000.00

       
Other

       
Joint UNCT Resource Mobilization Strategy
Development/implementation of RM strategy Resource mobilisation strategy & Mechanism developed

MOU for joint resource mobilisation signed by all agencies

Resource Mobilization strategy will be established in first quarter 2008.

       
Other

       
Result Area 3: Non-Resident UN Agencies
Special measures to integrate non-resident UN agencies in UNCT processes
Supporting the Involvement of non-resident UN agencies in the national strategic planning processes/ UN programming Input from NRA representatives into the MTR of the UNDAF.

MOU signed between participating NRAs and resident Agencies.

NRA provided resource (international consultant) to UNDP for the Situation Analysis report. Fact finding mission to Pakistan on One Programme by NRAs took place.

       
Other

       
Result Area 4: Coordination Capacity of the UNCT
Strengthening UNCT Coordination Capacity
RCO Staffing Capacity of IASU augmented for providing improved support to the UNCT. This includes three specialists, two additional GS-4 staff, two YPOs, and operational costs.

Staff hired.

During 2007 3 specialist , 1 UN Reform Advisor and 2 admn assistane were hired for support to RCO for one year.

$50,250.00 $48,124.74

       
Materials/Equipment

$700.00 $121.98

       
Training of UN staff Skills developed of UNCT & relevant staff on media relations, RBA and strategic planning.

UN RC Staff Traning

Trainings held

UNCT Retreats held specificall for UN reform in May 2007

HRBA/RBM workshop held in March 2007

During 2007 no training was conducted for the RCO Staff

       
Other Director RCO.

Director UNRCO appointed in December 2006.

$280,000.00 $279,610.00

       

TOTAL $83,250.00 $72,948.47 $26,700.00 $24,992.00 $558,450.00 $558,450.00 $379,524.00 $346,610.00



   Joint Programmes


         *** no joint programmes reported ***






   Coordination Procedures and Practices


         *** no practices or procedures reported ***






   2008 Workplan

2008 Workplan
KEY RESULTS AREA Expected Outputs Perf. Indicators Actual Outputs at Year End Funds required/spent at Year End Additional support needed from HQ or Regional Director's Team Target Date
SRC UNCCF UN Agencies Other
Req Spt Req Spt Req Spt Req Spt Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Coordination for Results (WORKPLAN08)
UNCT Contribution to the National Development Plan/Poverty Reduction Strategy UN support to formulation/implementation of relevant national strategies or plans e.g. JAS/NDP/PRSP Implementation and monitoring of PRSP 2.

Finalize and disseminate PRSP 2.

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

UN plan to support the implementation of the Millennium Declaration and/or the UNDG Action Plan on the Development Outcome of the World Summit 3 (MDG Action Plan) * "MP3-PRS: Public spending and allocation in pro-poor sectors increased through Federal / provincial poverty monitoring cells. "

Federal PRS secretariat strengthened;  At least one provincial PRS secretariat operational. Time use survey finalized and inputs into the economic report

$0.00 $0.00 $350,000.00 $0.00

UN support to capacity development strategies "MP3 -CPRSPD: Capacity built for evidence based MDG driven pro-poor policy research and formulation.

National Disaster Management Authority's capacity for disaster risk management strengthened."

Updated poverty headcount, income distribution numbers, social indicator profiles and MDG report.

$0.00 $0.00 $500,000.00 $0.00

UN assistance to national authorities for the preparation of the national report on the implementation of the Brussels Programme of Action of LDCs 4 *

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Formulation/implementation of a transition plan or strategy 5

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Other Under UN Reform 5 Thematic working groups (TWGs) are facilitated/supported in designing and implementing JPs

16-19 JPCs formulated (at least 1 JPC per TWG functioning)

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $500,000.00

Aid Coordination / Management / Paris Declaration Planned efforts to making use of national systems in the areas such as programme/project reporting, PRS/sectoral monitoring and evaluation systems, annual PRS/sectoral performance reviews, national procurement systems, etc "Aid Effectiveness Workshop held Aid Policy and Aid Management Manual drafted Final customization and handing over of DAD "

Integration of DAD in EAD Development Assistance Reports (DAR) published

$0.00 $0.00 $380,000.00 $0.00

UN support to aid coordination/management

Other

UNDAF/Common Programming Efforts to align UN programme cycle with national development cycle * "A reviewed and strategic UNDAF that runs parallel to the government's five year planning cycle.

One Programme document/Strategy Paper prepared"

"A new letter of agreement between the governmnet and the UN System regarding the new UNDAF and its extention till December 2010.

Strategy paper prepared "

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $100,000.00

Preparation of CCA/UNDAF M&E Framework

M&E Framework established

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Implementation of UNDAF M&E framework * Evaluation arrangements for One Programme finalized

Approved evaluation framework

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

UNDAF Annual Review/ UNDAF Evaluation

Other

Joint Programmes Preparation/ implementation of new Joint Programmes * "Five new Joint Programmes Developed and implementation started under the Reviewed UNDAF and funded through the MDG Pooled Fund.

Provide system wide awareness sessions on joint programming"

"Five new Joint Programme Agreements signed. Joint Programme Progress Reports.

Five orientation trainings for UN staff + NGOs at different locations of Pakistan on joint programmes conducted "

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $100,000.00

M&E of Joint Programmes Arrangements and mechanisms for Monitoring of Joints Programs developed End year review of Joint Programs Arrangements for Baseline data and targets One Program and JPs are made and available data is loaded on DevInfo Capacities of members of M&E Network and other M&E related personnel in all the UN agencies built for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of the Joint Programmes including using various Data Management systems

Approved Monitoring framework Monitoring and Advancement Report One Programe and JP outomce indicators with possible data avialble on DevInfo

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Other

HACT Plan for the roll-out/implementation 7 of HACT in the country * HACT/Face training will be organized for for Managers, Practioners, Program Support staff of ex-com agencies.

"2 workshops 2 trainings"

$0.00 $25,000.00 $0.00 $0.00

Strengthening national systems/capacities through HACT

Other

Gender Equality UN support to incorporation of gender equality in national planning processes (such as National Development Strategies; PRSPs; SWAPs; Joint Assistance Strategies, etc.) "Gender as a cross-cutting theme is mainstremed within the five TWGs

Follow up on Joint Gender Proposal 'Towards Gender Parity in Pakistan, ' carried out and shared with the HoAs and the Gender Focal Points.

Follow up round of UN-Government and CSOs stake-holders' consultation held on UN Reforms and Gender.

Report highlighting recommendations and suggestions regardign gender mainstreaming prepared to present before the UNCT" "Include Gender is cross cutting theme in joint assessment tools"

"Gender Sensitive UNDAF and JP outomce and output indicators

Report prepared on time and Gender focal points endorse the report

10 consultations

Report prepared on time and Gender focal points endorse the report

Workshops held and curricula distributed"

"Gender included as cross cutting theme in agreed joint assessment tools"

$0.00 $25,000.00 $0.00 $10,000.00

Capacity development for Gender theme groups to support UNCT to respond to national priorities for gender equality. "Joint forum comprising UN Gender Focal Points and gender focused CSOs set-up & operationalized

Donor Agencies engaged through INGAD (Inter Agency Gender & Development Group)

Regular up-dates for the Inter Agency Gender and Development Group on UN Reform process and integration of gender as a cross-cutting theme provided. "

"10 of meetings of the Gender Focal Points and their recommendations

5 donor agencies funding working in partnership with INGAD 5 updates and 10 gender concerns discussed "

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Other

HIV/AIDS Establishment of Joint UN Team on AIDS and implementation of joint programme of support on AIDS * Coordinated Joint Programme Component on HIV&AIDS (as part of Health and Population TWG)

Joint Programme component on HIV & AIDS addressing all areas of interest of members

$0.00 $5,000.00 $0.00 $0.00

UN support to the national response to AIDS through strengthening the Three Ones * Three Ones strenghthened

UN Support strengthened towards national response

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

HIV/AIDS in the Workplace Staff well oriented on issues relating to HIV & AIDS

Learning Strategy implemented with all its components

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Other

Human Rights Application of Human Right Based Approach "Human Rights Based Approach is adopted for designing the JPs and the Human Rights concerns are incorporated in all the programs"

Human Rights concerns are reflected in the One Program and JP outcomes and indicators

$0.00 $20,000.00 $0.00 $0.00

Strengthening the capacity of UNCTs to support national human rights protection systems

Other

Coordination of Humanitarian/Natural Disaster Operations Coordination of humanitarian operations "Establish Emergency Relief Fund with the donors along with monthly donor briefings. The fund can be used by the UNRC/HC in case of humanitarian situation or disaster

Arrange training in Pakistan regarding FTS, CERF and Flash Appeal

Establish donor forums for Government of Pakistan and facilitate aid coordination

Establish unified structures for disaster risk reduction, preparedness, response, early recovery and reconstruction. Formation of DMT over arching and inter-linking with other disaster management related forums.

Formulate Standard Operating Procedures for joint assessment and response with in coordination with government

Establish UN Area Coordination structures at the provincial level"

"ERF established with Donors

Four field based and one Islamabad based training on CERF, FTS and Flash Appeal conducted

Donor forum with NDMA on humanitarian aid coordination establishe

DMT with mandate to overlook disaster management life cycle established

SOPs agreed by humanitarian community formulated

Establishment of UNAC in the field approved by UNCT"

$0.00 $15,000.00 $0.00 $0.00

Preparation of crisis prevention/natural disaster operations/plans "Roll out SOP's at the provincial level through UNAC structurers

Train potential cluster leads in the field on coordinating through clusters

Constitute inter-agency response plan for most likely disaster scenerios Formulate inter-agency joint assessment tools along with commitment for standby teams from UN agency for assessment"

"SOPs introduceded with humanitarian partners in the field. Workshops and training arranged at federal and provincial level

Cluster leads in the field (NWFP, AJK, Sindh, Pak and Punjab) trained

Inter-agency response plan prepared

Agreed unified assessment tools and standby assessment teams nominated. "

$0.00 $0.00 $166,740.00 $10,000.00

Contingency Plan initiatives "Introduce IASC Contingency planning guidelines and roll out contingency plan for Winter, Monsoon and Floods, Complex Emergencies under the DMT with ground work from the provinces

Prepare response plans according to contigency plans vulnerability "

"Develop scenario based contigency plan for all the disaster vulnerability in the country

Specific response plans based on contigency planning put in place "

$0.00 $25,000.00 $0.00 $0.00

Other Information management capacity for servcies required during preparedness and response bulit

Information management capacity for servcies required during preparedness and response bulit

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Security Security Management Team

UNCT Security Plan

Other

Common Services and Premises Planned initiatives to increase cost-effectiveness of UN operations, incl. common administrative services and common arrangements in support of programme delivery (including Joint Office initiative) OMT has 7 Working Groups functionig namely; Procurement, ICT, HR, Common Services, Common Premises, Budget & Finance and General Administration. Following are their major achieved on-going and planned activities: Workshops/retreat, training

4 workshops 2 retreat 3 trainings

$0.00 $12,000.00 $0.00 $0.00

Planned initiatives on common premises

Other

Other (specify) Other (specify) "UN Civil Society Forum established Civil Society mainstreamed in five TWGs" Knowledge events organised for capacity develom,ent Developed and diiseminated knowledge products on good practices

3 meetings of CSO Forum held 4 Guest lecture arranged for UN and CSP partners 4 case studies of good practices published

$0.00 $30,000.00 $0.00 $15,000.00

UN Advocacy and Resource Mobilization (WORKPLAN08)
Joint UNCT Advocacy and Communications Development/implementation of the UNCT communications/advocacy strategy & plan "Advocate the UN reform with external partners and develop a One UN Documentary Development of Communication Strategy Implementation of Communication Strategy "

"% of partners who are informed of the Reform and a produced documentary

5 communication workshops (internal)

4 Communication workshops (external)"

$0.00 $30,000.00 $0.00 $0.00

Other Resources to ensure support to communication activities

Equipment bought and personnel hired

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Joint UNCT Resource Mobilization Strategy Development/implementation of RM strategy "Resource Mobilization Strategy developed

Resource Mobilization Strategy implemented"

Travel

"8 Meeting with donors

Several resource mobilization meetings

MDG Fund established

Resource raised for MDG Fund"

$0.00 $50,000.00 $0.00 $0.00

Other

Non-Resident UN Agencies (WORKPLAN08)
Special measures to integrate non-resident UN agencies in UNCT processes Supporting the Involvement of non-resident UN agencies in the national strategic planning processes/ UN programming "Input from NRA representatives into the MTR of the UNDAF.

Establish a focal point list (email group/contact details) of all non-resident UN agencies and include in the strategic planning process,

Establish contacts with UN-resident agencies and dessiminate information for inclusion in various processes "

"Participation of NRAs in the TWGs and in the formulation of the joint programmes.

Contact list of non-resident agencies prepared.

Working relations with non-resident agencies established throgh nomination of focal point in RC office "

$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $68,800.00

Other

Coordination Capacity of the UNCT (WORKPLAN08)
Strengthening UNCT Coordination Capacity RCO Staffing "Capacity of RCO augmented for providing improved support to the UNCT. This includes three specialists (funded by ExCom Agencies), two additional GS-4 staff and operational costs." 4 posts in the RC office for supporting UN reform: RC office Director, Gender Adviser/ 0.75%, Area Coordination Manager, Communication Specialist).

Staff hire.

$17,500.00 $279,500.00 $260,600.00 $243,000.00

Materials/Equipment Material/equipment/ phone bills and others

on going

$23,000.00 $20,000.00 $0.00 $0.00

Training of UN staff Skills developed of UNCT & relevant staff on media relations

Trainings/visits

$20,000.00 $20,000.00 $0.00 $0.00

Other UN RC Staff Traning

$9,185.00 $3,500.00 $0.00 $0.00


TOTAL $69,685.00 $560,000.00 $1,657,340.00 $1,046,800.00