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CEB: Contribution of the United Nations system to the Economic and Social Council 23.02.2017

The High-level Committee on Programmes considered the possibilities for strengthening the engagement of the United Nations system in the work of the Economic and Social Council, stressing the need to define approaches and develop modalities to engage the organizations of the system in a real dialogue with the Council.

CEB: Campaign to end violence against women and girls 23.02.2017

The Board was informed of the UNite to end violence against women campaign, which had been launched by the Secretary-General on 25 February 2008 with the overall objective of increasing public awareness, political will and resources for preventing and responding to violence against women and girls. The campaign provided a common framework for the United Nations system and its partners to address the scourge of violence at the global, regional and national levels.

CEB: Other significant issues on the agenda of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination in 2008/09 23.02.2017

Evaluation; Regional coherence; Campaign to end violence against women and girls; Contribution of the United Nations system to the Economic and Social Council; Disaster risk reduction; Science and technology; International Public Sector Accounting Standards; Knowledge-sharing; Human resources; Procurement; Collaboration with the Joint Inspection Unit; Coordination among pillars of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination

CEB: Enhancing the contribution of the United Nations system to the Economic and Social Council 23.02.2017

The organizations of the United Nations system work together within the context of the mandates provided to them by Member States and under the direct oversight of their respective governing bodies. CEB and its three pillars aim to ensure overall coherence in the efforts by United Nations system organizations to collectively respond to intergovernmental mandates and system-wide challenges.

CEB: Other significant issues on the agenda of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination in 2009/10 23.02.2017

System-wide coherence; Enhancing the contribution of the United Nations system to the Economic and Social Council; Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017); Science and technology; Support to staff in emergency situations; Human resources; International Public Sector Accounting Standards; Financial management; Procurement; Information and communications technology; Collaboration with the Joint Inspection Unit.

CEB: Introduction 23.02.2017

During 2010/11, the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) intensified its efforts to align the strengths and expertise of its member organizations to respond to the mandates of Member States in a coordinated and effective manner. The adoption by the General Assembly of its resolution 64/289 has been an important directive for the United Nations system in further strengthening the coherence of its system-wide efforts, as detailed in the present report.

CEB: CEB Statements 14.07.2016

Statements and Joint Statements of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board (CEB) for Coordination

CEB: Briefings to Member States 05.08.2016

The CEB is committed to enhancing the transparency of its activities through its regular reports and briefings to the Economic and Social Council and the General Assembly.

CEB: Agreements between Specialized Agencies and the United Nations 23.02.2017

In 1946, ECOSOC tasked the UN Secretary General with establishing a standing committee of administrative officers of the specialized agencies for improved coordination with the UN. This page presents the agreements entered into between the UN and the specialized agencies, which in turn define the membership of the CEB.

Documents tagged with Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC)

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CEBs: Ms. Simona Petrova (Acting Secretary, CEB Secretariat) presentation to ECOSOC on the CEB Annual Overview Report for 2015 14.07.2016

Presentation of the Annual Overview Report of the United Nations Chief Executives Board for Coordination for 2015.Download powerpoint here.

CEB: Ms. Simona Petrova (Director, CEB Secretariat) presentation to ECOSOC on the CEB Annual Overview Report for 2013 15.06.2016

Presentation of the Annual Overview Report of the United Nations Chief Executives Board for Coordination for 2013.

CEB: Ms. Simona Petrova (Acting Secretary, CEB Secretariat) presentation to ECOSOC on the CEB Annual Overview Report for 2014 15.06.2016

Presentation of the Annual Overview Report of the United Nations Chief Executives Board for Coordination for 2014.

CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2013, New York) 23.02.2017

The present report provides an overview of major developments in inter-agency cooperation within the framework of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) in 2012.

Document reference: E/2014/69
UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (February 2014, New York) 23.02.2017

The UNDG Chair, Helen Clark, opened the first UNDG meeting of 2014 by welcoming Kanni Wignaraja as the new Director of UN DOCO and William Harris as the new representative of UNEP in the UNDG.

UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (September 2013, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Follow-up to ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment, including way forward for developing a comprehensive QCPR monitoring and reporting framework; Standard Operating Procedures for Delivering as One; Update on Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation; UNDG engagement on the post-2015 agenda; Update on UNDG engagement on post-2015 agenda; Update on UNDG Human Rights Mainstreaming Mechanism (HRM) key activities; UNDG Gender Equality Marker Guidance Note.

CEB: ASG KIM Won-Soo’s briefing to ECOSOC on the CEB Second Regular Session 2013 (December 2013) 23.02.2017

Informal briefing and exchange of views with ECOSOC on the outcome of the 2013 Second Regular Session of the CEB held in New York, USA.

CEB: ASG Thomas Stelzer’s briefing to ECOSOC on the CEB First Regular Session 2013 (May 2013) Q&As 23.02.2017
CEB: ASG Thomas Stelzer’s briefing to ECOSOC on the CEB First Regular Session 2013 (May 2013) 23.02.2017

Informal briefing and exchange of views with ECOSOC on the outcome of the 2013 First Regular Session of the CEB held in Madrid, Spain.

CEB: ACC Statement on the Implementation of General Assembly Resolution 53/192 (12 March 1999) 23.02.2017

ACC notes the progress made in strengthening the role of the United Nations system in providing support to national efforts of recipient countries through more effective development cooperation, greater efficiency and impact.

HLCP: Report of 5th session (March 2003, Rome) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Programme of Work of the High-Level Committee on Programmes for 2003-2004; Follow-up to the United Nations Millennium Declaration:preparations for the 2005 comprehensive review; Strategies for sustainable development: follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development; HIV/AIDS...

Document reference: CEB/2003/4
CEB: ASG Thomas Stelzer’s briefing to ECOSOC Coordination Segment (July 2012) 23.02.2017

Presentation of the annual overview report of the CEB pursuant to agenda item 7 (a) - "Coordination, programme and other questions" of ECOSOC Coordination Segment 2012

CEB: ASG Thomas Stelzer’s briefing to ECOSOC Coordination Segment (July 2011) 23.02.2017

Presentation of the annual overview report of the CEB pursuant to agenda item 7 (a) - "Coordination, programme and other questions" of ECOSOC Coordination Segment 2011.

CEB: ASG Thomas Stelzer’s briefing to ECOSOC on the CEB Spring session 2011 (April 2011) 23.02.2017

Informal briefing and exchange of views with ECOSOC on the outcome of the 2011 spring session of the CEB held in Nairobi, Kenya.

CEB: ASG Thomas Stelzer’s briefing to ECOSOC (October 2009) 23.02.2017

ECOSOC discussion on the coordinated response of the United Nations system in the follow-up to and implementation of the Outcome of the Conference on the World Economic and Financial Crisis and its Impact on Development

CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2000, New York) 23.02.2017

This report provides an overview of the work of the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC) and its subsidiary bodies in 1999.

Document reference: E/2000/53

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HLCP: Follow-up: Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development, ECOSOC (16 September 2009, E/2009/114) 15.06.2016

Report of the Secretary General: The Promotion and enhancement of a coordinated response of the United Nations development system and the specialized agencies in the follow-up to and implementation of the Outcome of the Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development, ECOSOC (16 September 2009, E/2009/114)

Document reference: E/2009/114

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CEB: United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) 23.02.2017

UNSCN is the food and nutrition policy harmonization forum of the United Nations. The mandate of the UNSCN is to promote cooperation among UN agencies and partner organizations in support of community, national, regional, and international efforts to end malnutrition in all of its forms in this generation. It will do this by refining the direction, increasing the scale and strengthening the coherence and impact of actions against malnutrition world wide, and raise awareness of nutrition problems and mobilize commitment to solve them at global, regional and national levels.

Direct access: United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN)
ECOSOC General Segment (18-25 July 2013) 23.02.2017

During this segment to be held from 18 – 25 July, the Council will review reports of its subsidiary bodies and of other UN entities working in the economic and social fields.  The subsidiary bodies include the Counci's functional commissions, regional commissions, expert and ad hoc bodies.  The Segment will also consider the report of its NGO Committee.

Direct access: ECOSOC General Segment (18-25 July 2013)
ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment (10-12 July 2013) 23.02.2017

The Operational Activities Segment is the place where Council exercises oversight of the funds and programmes and UN Women – which are “under the authority of the Council” (A/RES/48/162). 

The 2013 Operational Activities Segment (OAS) will be held from Wednesday, 10 July, to Friday, 12 July in Geneva, Switzerland.

Direct access: ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment (10-12 July 2013)
ECOSOC Coordination Segment(5-9 July 2013) 23.02.2017

The 2013 coordination segment will focus on two main substantive areas: Follow-up to the 2012 Ministerial Declaration on “Promoting productive capacity, employment and decent work to eradicate poverty in the context of inclusive, sustainable and equitable economic growth at all levels for achieving the Millennium Development Goals”; Follow-up to the International Conference on Financing for Development.

Direct access: ECOSOC Coordination Segment(5-9 July 2013)
ECOSOC High Level Segment (1-4 July 2013) 23.02.2017

The High-level Segment, to be held at the United Nations Office in Geneva from 1 to 4 July 2013, will focus on a broad range of issues at the heart of the UN development agenda (Programme):

Direct access: ECOSOC High Level Segment (1-4 July 2013)
ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (15-17 July 2013) 23.02.2017

Since the landmark General Assembly resolution 46/182, the international humanitarian system has grown and evolved tremendously. The humanitarian caseload has increased due to new and protracted complex emergencies and conflict, natural disasters occur with more frequency and intensity, and global challenges increase vulnerability and create new or exacerbate existing humanitarian needs. In addition, the operating environment for humanitarian actors has also become increasingly complex.

Direct access: ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (15-17 July 2013)
UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) 23.02.2017

The world’s economic, social and environmental challenges are ECOSOC’s concern. A founding UN Charter body established in 1946, the Council is the place where such issues are discussed and debated, and policy recommendations issued. As such, ECOSOC has broad responsibility for some 70% of the human and financial resources of the entire UN system, including 14 specialized agencies, 9 “functional” commissions, and five regional commissions.

Direct access: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 23.02.2017

The Commission on the Status of Women is a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).The Commission was established by ECOSOC resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946 with the aim to prepare recommendations and reports to the Council on promoting women's rights in political, economic, civil, social and educational fields. The Commission also makes recommendations to the Council on urgent problems requiring immediate attention in the field of women's rights.

Direct access: Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

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HLCP: Action on the UN system’s contribution to ECOSOC 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Enhancing the contribution of the UN System to ECOSOC 23.02.2017

Inter-agency Coordination Mechanisms tagged with Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC)

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CEB: United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) 23.02.2017

The United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN)  is the food and nutrition policy harmonization forum of the United Nations.

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