United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation

Standard Basic Assistance Agreement

This Agreement embodies the basic conditions under which the UNDP and its executing Agencies shall assist the Government in carrying out its development projects, and under which such UNDP-assisted projects shall be executed. It shall apply to all such UNDP assistance and to such Project Documents or other instruments (hereinafter called Project Documents) as the Parties may conclude to define the participants of such assistance and the respective responsibilities of the Parties and the Executing Agency concerned hereinafter in more detail in regard to such projects.

Assistance shall be provided by the UNDP under this Agreement only in response to requests submitted by the Government and approved by the UNDP. Such assistance shall be made available to the Government, or to such entity as the Government may designate, and shall be furnished and received in accordance with the relevant and applicable resolutions and decisions of the competent governing bodies of the UNDP, and subject to the availability of the necessary funds to the UNDP.

Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the United Nations Development Programme, signed by Sergei Lavrov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the RF, and James Gustav Speth, UNDP Administrator, on 17 November 1993.

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