Promoting SDG Performance-based Budgeting that Prioritize Vulnerable Populations in Belarus
The Joint Programme (JP) will help the Government of Belarus to assess the efficiency of strategic planning and spending, identify budgeting gaps and better focus on long-term priority expenditures related to the national SDG targets. The implementation will result in improved transparency and public finance management through strengthened programming, result-based budgeting, the use of in-depth analysis of financial flows and strengthened linkages between processes of SDG cost planning, budget allocation, monitoring and evaluation at all levels of Government. A gender-responsive and SDG-aligned financing strategies will be built to mobilize public and private financing flows.
The project envisages a diagnostic assessment, as well as available fiscal resources, to be undertaken based on UNDP’s Development Finance Assessment (DFA). These include technical cooperation in: (a) advisory services to undertake the costing of SDG-related strategies addressing needs of vulnerable groups, (b) setting up of SDG performance-based budget tagging systems, (c) developing guidance for SDG program-based budgeting practices across ministries and administrative levels, (d) undertaking of SDG-related expenditure reviews and assessments; and (e) introduction of gender-sensitive budgeting methodology.
UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA, UN-Women
Ministry of Finance