As a key component of the One UN Initiative in Viet Nam, the Programme Coordination Groups (PCGs) are a unique modality to foster joint programming and to facilitate implementation of the UN’s One Plan in a more coordinated and effective manner.
The eight PCGs operate as a joint working mechanism co-owned by the Government of Viet Nam and the UN, and as such are co-convened by a Government ministry and a UN agency. A PCG consists of nominated staff from various Government ministries and UN agencies working together in a specific programmatic area.
The PCGs are diverse in size, structure and coordination modalities and also serve as an internal UN coordination mechanism in which staff from relevant UN organizations work together on a common area (see table below) to ensure high quality coordination, institutional learning and staff development.
List of PCGs, including Government co-coveners and PCG secretariat members
(As of June, 2011)
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