One UN is the result of a UN Reform process that brings together the strengths of all UN agencies to increase efficiency and efficacy in a transparent and accountable manner for better service delivery to the people of Pakistan for human development and humanitarian assistance when necessary. It will enhance coordination and support to the government, donors and development partners to further align UN activities with national priorities and procedures in line with the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.
One UN entails becoming one in four areas: One Programme, One Leader, One Budget, One Office. These are supported by the Operations Management Team (OMT), the IT Team and the UN Communication Group (UNCG). Within the One Programme, there are five thematic areas that the UN will concentrate on along with the cross cutting themes of gender, human rights, civil society and refugees. The thematic areas are:
One UN will ensure that all UN agencies work cohesively towards supporting Pakistan to fulfill its promise to achieve the MDGs in line with the national priorities and international norms and conventions.