Several challenges constrained the implementation of the the Cooperation Framework in 2021. However, these challenges also served as an opportunity for the United Nations in Bahrain to adapt its programming and operations and strengthen its support. The lessons learned in 2021 will also inform the United Nations work in the country moving forward. 

Constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic
Limited availability of financial resources
Importance of national commitment
Interagency coordination
Opportunities for civil society and private sector engagement
Role of data and analysis