The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) is an inter-agency body which consists of the representatives of 20 UN organisations working in the country. Under the leadership of the Resident Coordinator, the UNCT provides overall leadership to the work of agencies in South Sudan.
The civil war changed the dynamics of the engagement of the UN and other development partners. In order to address the current context of the country, the United Nations Country Team has adopted a short term development strategy that will guide the delivery of support during the interim period between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017 which also corresponds to the transitional period under the peace period.
The Interim Cooperation Framework (ICF) provides a basis for the UN to work with the government, and other development partners to address key challenges and issues, as South Sudan works towards achieving sustainable peace and development.