The Resident Coordinator Office
The UN Resident Coordinator leads the UN Country Team, representing the United Nations system in interactions with Government, parliament, civil society and the private sector to advance agreed sustainable development objectives.
The Resident Coordinator Office supports the Resident Coordinator and the UNCT in developing, implementing, monitoring and reporting on the UN Cooperation Framework (former UNDAF) and in all joint activities related to Agenda 2030 in Uzbekistan.
The UN Resident Coordinator’s Office has five core functions:
- Strategic Planning
- Partnerships and development finance
- Data and results management and reporting
- Communications and advocacy
The UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan
Mr. Yu Yu (China) assumed duties as UN Resident Coordinator a.i. for the Republic of Uzbekistan in July 2021.
He has more than 17 years of work experience with UNFPA. He was appointed UNFPA Representative in Uzbekistan and Country Director in Tajikistan in August 2019. Before that, he worked as UNFPA Deputy Representative in Zimbabwe (five years) and Pakistan (four years), Head of Office in DPR Korea (five years) and National Programme Officer in China (three years). He also worked for three years at the Ministry of Commerce of China before joining UNFPA. Mr Yu Yu holds an MSc Degree in Public Policy and Management from the University of London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.