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CEB: Improving transparency and accountability 23.02.2017

Continuing the direct and substantive dialogue between CEB and Member States, as called for by General Assembly resolutions 64/289 and 69/17, to enhance and strengthen the Board’s transparency and accountability, remained a priority in 2014. Three formal briefings on the work of CEB by the CEB Secretariat to the Economic and Social Council were held in June, July and December 2014.

CEB: Improving and innovating administrative and management functions of the United Nations system 23.02.2017

The High-level Committee on Management strategic plan for 2013-2016 identifies harmonization and simplification of business practices as a core activity. In this context, the plan focuses on common and shared services, including improved common procurement practices, and other initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the United Nations system.

CEB: Pursuing United Nations system oversight 23.02.2017

CEB member organizations continued to participate actively in the review and follow-up of specific recommendations emanating from oversight reports by the Joint Inspection Unit, the Board of Auditors and the Office of Internal Oversight Services. Priority attention is given to maintaining the highest levels of transparency and accountability, strict compliance with established rules and regulations and enhancing the capacity of the United Nations system for oversight and audit.

CEB: Management issues 23.02.2017

Harmonization of business practices; Security and safety of staff; International Public Sector Accounting Standards.

CEB: United Nations development system working together 23.02.2017

Roll-out of the United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks and development of common country programme documents; Update on the implementation of the management and accountability system, including on the comprehensive review; Working together in crisis, post-crisis and transition countries.

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: Management and accountability system 23.02.2017

During the reporting period, the United Nations Development Group commissioned an independent review of the implementation of the management and accountability system in order to identify ways to improve, strengthen and accelerate its implementation. The independent review recognized that much progress had been made and noted a marked improvement in the culture of working and delivering results together.

CEB: Conclusions 23.02.2017

During the reporting period, CEB, under the leadership of the Secretary-General, has made significant progress in taking effective and coordinated action on a wide range of programme, management and operational issues in support of intergovernmental mandates to ensure that the United Nations system collaborates closely on issues of system-wide concern.

CEB: United Nations development system working together 23.02.2017

Follow-up to the Millennium Development Goals Summit and preparations for the post-2015 framework; United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks; Management and accountability system; Crisis, post-crisis and transition countries.

CEB: Management and accountability system 23.02.2017

In response to General Assembly resolution 62/208 and Economic and Social Council resolution 2011/7, the United Nations Development Group continued to ensure that the functioning of the resident coordinator is participatory, collegial and accountable.

CEB: Strengthening coordination at the country level 23.02.2017

United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks; Management and accountability system; Crisis, post-crisis and transition countries; Effective deployment of knowledge and know-how

CEB: Improving transparency and accountability 23.02.2017

In response to paragraph 5 of General Assembly resolution 68/20 and paragraph 232 of the report of the Committee for Programme and Coordination on its fifty-third session (A/68/16), CEB made further efforts to interact and communicate with Member States through a series of formal and informal exchanges with Member States organized in the course of the year.

HLCM: Measuring & communicating results 15.06.2016

The global communities the UN system serves have become more sophisticated in their information needs and the organizations’ information content and the means by which it is delivered often seem inadequate and out]dated to younger and other intended mass audiences.

HLCM: Accountability, oversight and risk management 15.06.2016

HLCM aims to develop a consolidated and trust based relationship with Member States on the level and quality of controls in place in the organizations to allow for rationalized oversight, more focus on key risks and better internal resource allocation.

HLCM: HLCM Strategic Plan 17.05.2017

The HLCM Strategic Plan reflects the collective vision of the HLCM membership and intends to leverage its professional talent and expertise to formulate and put forward proposals – several of which are far-reaching – and foster its role as a source of inspiration and a catalyst for action towards UN system-wide management reform.

Documents tagged with Governance, Accountability and Transparency

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HLCM: HLCM Strategic Plan 2013-2016 12.05.2017

The HLCM Strategic Plan for 2013-2016 aims to contribute to the commitment of Member States to enhance the relevance, coherence, effectiveness, efficiency, accountability and credibility of the United Nations System through the re-design and implementation of administrative and management functions – so as to make the System organizations more adaptive and agile in delivering their programmatic mandates.

Document reference: CEB/2013/HLCM/2
HLCM: Report of 25th Session (March 2013, Rome) 23.02.2017

Conclusions of the Twenty-Fifth Session of the High Level Committee on Management (Rome, 7-8 March 2013). Issues discussed included: HLCM Strategic Plan and Working Modalities; Review of the Common System Compensation Package, Improved Efficiency and Cost Control Measures; Big Data; Environmental Sustainability Management in the UN System; Auditing as One; Programme Criticality Framework.

Document reference: CEB/2013/3
UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (January 2009, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Global economic crisis; Progress achieved by the UNDG; Implementation Plan for the Management and Accountability Framework; Operational Document for the Expanded ‘Delivering as One’ Funding Window.

FBN: FB Questions: 88th Session, (August 1998, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1998/6
FBN: Report of 4th Session (July 2005, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: CEB/2005/HLCM/26

Bookmarks tagged with Governance, Accountability and Transparency

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JIU Reports 15.06.2016
Direct access: JIU Reports
Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities 23.02.2017

The Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities (CCSA) was established in September 2002 in order to continue coordination in the statistical sector, which had been done by the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC) Subcommittee on Statistical Activities prior to 2002. An annual report on ongoing Committee activities is made available to the United Nations Statistical Commission and/or the High Level Committee on Programmes of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB).

Direct access: Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities

Actions tagged with Governance, Accountability and Transparency

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HLCP: Action on Post-2015 Development Agenda 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on the Organizational Resilience Management System 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on the Risk Management, Oversight & Accountability Model 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on the financial instruments and mechanisms for International Organizations 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on Auditing as One / Joint Delivering as One Audit 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on the HLCM Strategic Plan and Working Modalities 23.02.2017
CEB: Action on Disclosure of information contained in internal audit reports 23.02.2017

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HLCM: United Nations Representatives of Internal Audit Services (UN-RIAS) 23.02.2017

UN-RIAS is an affiliation of Chief Audit Executives of United Nations System organisations. It is a framework and a forum to promote the development and exchange of UN internal audit and oversight related practices and experience.

FBN: Ad-hoc Group on Evaluation of Governance and Oversight 15.06.2016

Ad-hoc Group on Evaluation of Governance and Oversight