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CEBs: UN System Procurement Statistics 15.06.2016

This section presents statistics produced by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), on behalf of the United Nations system of organizations to provide detailed information covering the spectrum of United Nations procurement activities. Procurement is defined as the acquisition through purchase or lease of real property, goods or other products (including intellectual property), works or services.

HRN: UN System Human Resources Statistics 15.06.2016

Every year the CEB Secretariat collects HR data from member organizations and publishes statistics. Reports detail staff demographics such as staff grade, nationality, location, gender and age. Staff with appointments for a period of less than one year are excluded from published data. Reports also exclude information on National Professional Officers, which is provided separately.

HLCP: Capacity building 23.02.2017

Handbooks and training on conducting Technology Needs Assessment for climate change, preparing technology transfer projects for financing, and conducting technology transfer negotiations

CEB: Data collection, information sharing and capacity building 23.02.2017

Development of the Forest Resources Assessment (FRA), a comprehensive data collection on the state of the world"s forests scheduled for release in 2010.

CEB: Capacity Building in Technology Transfer 23.02.2017

Supporting education, training, information exchange, best practices and national strategy initiatives related to the development and applications of renewable energy adapted to local needs and facilitating access to state-of-the-art technologies.

CEB: Enhancing knowledge sharing 23.02.2017

Improving the linkage of climate data to global early warning and early action networks that build capacities in developing countries, provide consequential policy options, and strengthen humanitarian preparedness and response systems.

CEB: Climate predictions, warnings and services: 23.02.2017

Climate/weather data management enables forecasts and the development and promotion of world climate impact assessment and response strategies, with climate hazards early warning systems, including regional flood alert systems and drought monitoring centres, in order to build the resilience of nations and communities to disasters.

CEB: Monitoring of climate impacts and vulnerability 23.02.2017

Monitoring reports, analysis and assessments provide valuable information on various climate-sensitive parameters and resources, such as: crop and food supply;marine and forest biomass resources;water resources;human settlements and related infrastructure...

CEB: Observations and monitoring of the climate system 23.02.2017

The Global Climate Observing System consolidates and makes available to countries information on essential climate variables collected through global atmospheric, oceanic and terrestrial observation systems that use in-situ, satellite and other remote sensing technologies.

CEB: Ms. Irina Bokova 23.02.2017

Irina Bokova, born on 12 July 1952 in Sofia (Bulgaria) has been the Director-General of UNESCO since 15 November 2009, and reelected for a second term in 2013. She is the first woman to lead the Organization.

HLCP: Climate knowledge: science, assessment, monitoring and early warning 23.02.2017

The UN system plays a central role in this area, bringing together global resources for observation and analysis of climate change trends. It is committed to reinforcing its efforts to provide sound and unbiased scientific information and climate services to enable evidence-based policy and decision making at all levels.

FBN: UN System Financial Statistics 23.04.2017

Financial Statistics is a collection of annual data from CEB member organizations on their revenue and expenditures. Using this data, revenues broken down by assessed and voluntary contributions can be shown. Also, expenditures at the country, regional and global levels and broken down by expenditure categories: development assistance, humanitarian assistance, technical cooperation, peacekeeping and normative activities.

HLCP: Technology and innovation 23.02.2017

Information and communication networks are the new engine of the modern global economy, and need to be consistently strengthened and expanded. Technological innovation, investment incentives and strong legal frameworks are essential to sustainable post-crisis growth.

HLCP: Social protection floor 23.02.2017

The aim of this initiative is to advocate for and advise on the provision of a social protection floor and public resource spending in ways that will both kick-start growth and support more inclusive and sustainable social and economic development.

HLCP: Green Economy Initiative (GEI) 23.02.2017

The Green Economy Initiative (GEI) responds to the development challenges and imbalances in growth strategies that underlie the global financial and economic crisis by motivating policymakers in all countries...

HRN: UN System Human Resources Statistics Reports 15.06.2016

This page presents the annual statistical reports on the staff of the organizations in the United Nations common system with appointments for a period of one year or more as at 31 December. The tables exclude information on National Professional Officers, which is provided separately.

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.

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CEB: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 23.02.2017
HLCM: Report of 23rd Session (March 2012, Madrid) 15.06.2016

Conclusions of the Twenty-Third Session of the High Level Committee on Management (Madrid, 15-16 March 2012). Issues discussed included: Dialogue with Staff Federations; Security and Safety of Staff; Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness of the UN System; HLCM Networks; CEB Secretariat’s dual location; UNESCO’s Financial Situation; Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality; UNSSC: Training and Learning Programmes for the UN system; EMG Sustainability Report and Conclusions from the Executive Session.

Document reference: CEB/2012/3
CEB: GA Corrigendum to Draft Agreement A/77 - 12 December 1946 23.02.2017

Corrigendum to the draft agreement (new Article XI) as per decision taken by General Assembly

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CEB: GA Draft Agreement A/77 - 30 September 1946 23.02.2017

Draft Agreement between the United Nations and UNESCO as approved by General Assembly Resolution 50(I)

Document reference: GA Draft Agreement A/77
PN: Report of 3rd Session (March 2008, Amman) 23.02.2017

Conclusions of the Third Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Amman, 3-5 September 2008. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Developing Country Supplier Access, Procurement Reform in the UN System, Professionalisation, and Vendor Management (UNGM). Other topics discussed were Vendor Suspension, the Statutes and Working Procedures of the HLCM PN, and Greening the UN.

Document reference: CEB/2008/HLCM_PN/3
CEB: Environment 23.02.2017

Facing such an acute economic downturn, there is a real risk that governments, business and other economic actors and multilateral agencies sacrifice their commitment to fight climate change and environmental degradation for economic survival and funding more immediate priori ties.

CEB: Technology transfer 23.02.2017

Technology transfer and development activities by the UN system promote the diffusion and uptake of environmentallyfriendly and climate-friendly technologies and practices towards achieving objectives of mitigation and adaptation at the country level.

CEB: Adaptation 23.02.2017

The United Nations system is working to help people and communities in countries, especially those most vulnerable, to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change while continuing to grow and achieve their development goals and aspirations.

CEB: Climate knowledge: science, assessment, monitoring and early warning 23.02.2017

Climate knowledge is the foundation for the development of an effective response to the climate change challenge. The UN system plays a central role in this area, bringing together global resources for observation and analysis of climate change trends. It is committed to reinforcing its efforts to provide sound and unbiased scientific information and climate services to enable evidence-based policy and decision making at all levels.

CEB: Foreword by the UN Secretary-General 23.02.2017

At the 13th session of the Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC in Bali, Indonesia, we met to initiate an ambitious new phase of international cooperation on climate change in the light of compelling scientific evidence. At that time, I spoke of climate change as the “defining challenge of our time”.

HLCP: Acting on Climate Change: The UN Delivering as One 15.06.2016

Under the leadership of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) has initiated a process of aligning its strengths to achieve a coordinated action-oriented approach to the global and multifaceted challenge of climate change. This document brings together information on activities undertaken throughout the United Nations system, including its agencies, funds and programmes, as contributed by the respective entities.

CEB: One United Nations: Catalyst for Progress and Change 15.06.2016

CEB’s contribution to the preparatory process of the 2005 World Summit culminated in the publication of "One United Nations: Catalyst for Progress and Change — How the Millennium Declaration is Changing the Way the United Nations System Works", which was launched at the July 2005 session of the Economic and Social Council and was commended by the President of the Economic and Social Council to the Summit.

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FBN: UNESCO's 2011 Financial Statements 23.02.2017

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CEB: In the margins of the CEB Second Regular Session 2013: UNESCO strengthens cooperation with UNWTO 23.02.2017

A new memorandum of Understanding was signed by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai, in the margins of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination in New York. The Agreement provides a framework for cooperation in a range of areas, including:

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Education for All Global Monitoring Report - 2012 15.06.2016

The tenth edition of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report shows how vital it is to ensure that all young people have the skills they need to prosper. As the Report reveals, however, across the world there is a lost generation of 200 million young people who are leaving school without the skills they need. Many living in urban poverty or in remote rural communities, and young women in particular, are unemployed or working for low pay.

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Migration research institutes database 15.06.2016

Launched in February 2002, the Migration Research Institutes Database provides information on almost 300 research and training institutes in 77 countries. It also provides details on 86 periodicals dealing with migration. The data is based on the output of UNESCO's DARE Database in social sciences and is gathered from questionnaires (Institute, Periodical) and other reliable sources such as official websites, annual reports and periodicals.

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Database of National Cultural Heritage laws 15.06.2016

In 2003, UNESCO devised an international solution to combat the illicit traffic of cultural property: the UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws. By compiling on the Internet the national laws of its Member States, UNESCO offers all stakeholders involved (Governments, customs officials, art dealers, organizations, lawyers, buyers and so forth) a complete and easily accessible source of information.

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UNESCO Public Reports 15.06.2016

The Report Folders Page shows all the reports that are available for you to use.

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UN Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD (IAC) 23.02.2017
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UNESCO Data Centre 15.06.2016

The Data Centre contains over 1,000 types of indicators and raw data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication.

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UNESCO Media Centre 23.02.2017
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International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) 23.02.2017
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International Bureau of Education (IBE) 23.02.2017
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Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) 23.02.2017
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PN: UN Global Marketplace 15.06.2016

The United Nations Global Marketplace - UNGM - is the procurement portal of the UN System. It brings together UN procurement staff and the supplier community. The United Nations represents a global market of over USD 14 billion annually for all types of goods and services.

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2nd UN Inter-Agency Meeting on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity 23.02.2017

The 2nd UN Inter-Agency Meeting on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity, which took place at the United Nations Office in Vienna (UNOV) on 22-23 November 2012, was convened by UNESCO and co-hosted by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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UNESCO on Google+ 23.02.2017
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UNESCO Library 23.02.2017
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UNESCO on Pinterest 23.02.2017
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UNESCO Vacancies General Services 15.06.2016
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UNESCO Vacancies Professional 15.06.2016
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UNESCO on YouTube 15.06.2016
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UNESCO on Facebook 15.06.2016
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UNESCO on Twitter 15.06.2016
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UNDG: Results-based Management Handbook 18.04.2013

This handbook development exercise was spearheaded by the Results-based Management (RBM) Task Team of the United Nations Development Group working group on programming issues.

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Green Growth at a Glance the Way Forward for Asia the Pacific 15.06.2016

In the Asian and Pacific region, facing ever-increasing demands for food, water, shelter, sanitation, energy, health services and economic and human security, how will we cope with all these added pressures? How will we meet the difficult global challenges before us, while simultaneously improving people’s lives and conserving our natural resources? The Governments in the Asian and Pacific region have unanimously agreed to respond to these challenges through the promising path of environmentally sustainable economic growth, or “Green Growth”.

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CEB: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) 15.06.2016
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UNESCO Annual Report 20.03.2017

UNESCO Annual Report 2015 aims at offering a comprehensive but easy-to-read account of UNESCO’s activities in the course of the past year.

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CEB: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 28.07.2016

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was established in 1945 to promote the aims set out in article 1, para. 3 of the UN Charter. Its purpose, as stated in article 1 of its Constitution, is to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science and culture.

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HRN: UN System Human Resources by Length of Service (Professional) 09.08.2016
HRN: UN System Human Resources by Gender (Professional) 01.05.2017
HRN: UN System Human Resources by Nationality 01.05.2017
HRN: UN System Human Resources by Age Bracket (Professional) 01.05.2017
HRN: UN System Human Resources by Grade 01.05.2017

Staff positions are grouped in two broad categories of occupations (the Professional and higher categories and the General Service category) and the hierarchy is expressed by grade levels within those categories.  The grade level of each position  is established based on the nature of duties and responsibilities assigned to it and the related skills, knowledge and experience required.

HRN: UN System Human Resources by Category 01.05.2017

Every year the CEB Secretariat collects HR data from member organizations and publishes statistics. Reports detail staff demographics such as staff grade, nationality, location, gender and age.

HRN: UN System Human Resources by Organization & Duty Station 01.05.2017

Every year the CEB Secretariat collects HR data from member organizations and publishes statistics. Reports detail staff demographics such as staff grade, nationality, location, gender and age.

PN: UN System Purchase Orders by Organization 10.08.2016

The overall procurement volume (goods and services combined) of UN organizations during 2013 increased to $16.1 billion, from $15.4 billion in 2012 – an increase of 4.6 percent. The total procurement of goods increased by $826 million, an increase of 12.1 percent, while procurement of services decreased by $115 million, a slight decline of 1.3 percent.

PN: UN System Purchase Orders by Country (Goods) 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

PN: UN System Purchase Orders by Country (Services) 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

PN: UN System Procurement of Services by Region 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

PN: UN System Procurement of Goods by Region 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

PN: UN System Procurement of Services by Organization 10.08.2016

The overall procurement volume (goods and services combined) of UN organizations during 2013 increased to $16.1 billion, from $15.4 billion in 2012 – an increase of 4.6 percent. The total procurement of goods increased by $826 million, an increase of 12.1 percent, while procurement of services decreased by $115 million, a slight decline of 1.3 percent.

PN: UN System Procurement of Goods by Organization 10.08.2016

The overall procurement volume (goods and services combined) of UN organizations during 2013 increased to $16.1 billion, from $15.4 billion in 2012 – an increase of 4.6 percent. The total procurement of goods increased by $826 million, an increase of 12.1 percent, while procurement of services decreased by $115 million, a slight decline of 1.3 percent.

PN: UN System Procurement of Services by Country 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

PN: UN System Procurement of Goods by Country 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

HRN: UN System Human Resources by Country & Duty Station 01.05.2017

Every year the CEB Secretariat collects HR data from member organizations and publishes statistics. Reports detail staff demographics such as staff grade, nationality, location, gender and age.

FBN: Total expenditure by agency 03.08.2016

This chart shows the total expenditure for each agency, calculated on the basis of all expenditure categories.

FBN: Total revenue by agency 03.08.2016

United Nations organizations vary widely in size based on annual revenues.  The largest organizations have revenues totaling in the Billions of USD while the smallest are in the range of 20 – 50 Million USD.  The annual revenues for each organization are presented below.

FBN: Agency revenue by government donor (voluntary contributions, specified) 03.08.2016

This chart shows agency voluntary contributions (specified) revenue from government donors.

FBN: Agency revenue by government donor (voluntary contributions, non-specified) 03.08.2016

This chart shows agency voluntary contributions (non-specified) revenue from government donors. The graphic is limited to show the top 100 donations.

FBN: Agency revenue by government donor (assessed contributions) 03.08.2016

This chart shows agency assessed revenue from government donors. The graphic is limited to show the top 100 donations.

FBN: Agency expenditure by category 03.08.2016

This chart shows expenditure by category for individual agencies.

FBN: Agency expenditure by category 03.08.2016

This chart shows agencies' expenditure by category.

FBN: Assessed agency revenue by revenue type 03.08.2016

This chart shows revenue by revenue type for assessed agencies.

FBN: Revenue type by agency 03.08.2016

This graph shows individual agencies' revenue, broken down by revenue type.

FBN: Agency revenue by revenue type 03.08.2016

While United Nations organizations have widely different business models, their annual revenue streams can be grouped into for major categories. These are: Assessed Contributions; Voluntary Contributions, not specified to use; Voluntary Contributions, specified to use; and Other Revenue.

FBN: Agency revenue by government donor (assessed and voluntary contributions) 03.08.2016

This chart shows agency revenue from government donors for assessed and voluntary revenue types.

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United Nations Strategic Planning Network (UNSPN) 06.06.2017

The UNSPN was set up in 2007 as an informal network of strategic planning and results-based management practitioners across the UN System. The group has held 8th annual meetings since. It is composed by more than 130 members from about 40 organizations

UN Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD (IAC) 23.02.2017

The UN Inter-Agency Committee for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (IAC) seeks to ensure harmonious international coordination of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) within the UN system, to embed the ESD agenda into the work of UN agencies in a coherent and timely manner, and to emphasize the role of ESD and its implications for all forms, levels and settings of education. It is a forum for open-ended collaboration towards the effective implementation of the Decade.

HLCP: HLCP Working Group on Climate Change 23.02.2017

The Working Group on Climate Change was established by HLCP in 2007 with the aim of coordinating system-wide participation in UN climate conferences and to facilitate a coherent approach and joint action of the United Nations system on climate change.

HLCP: UN System Task Team on the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda 23.02.2017

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon established a UN System Task Team to coordinate preparations for beyond 2015 and to support the work of the High-level Panel of eminent persons on the post-2015 development agenda that the Secretary-General appointed to advise him on the global development framework beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). President Yudoyono of Indonesia, President Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom are co-chairs of the 27-member Panel, made up of civil society, private sector and government leaders.

HLCP: United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS) 23.02.2017

The United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS) was established in 1975 by several UN agencies to serve as a UN System-civil society interface. Since its creation, the UN General Assembly has recognized the value of NGLS’ work on several occasions, in 1982 and again, in 1993.

HLCP: United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) 23.02.2017

UNEG was established in January 1984 as the Inter-Agency Working Group on Evaluation (IAWG). It is a professional network that brings together the units responsible for evaluation in the UN system including the specialized agencies, funds, programmes and affiliated organisations. UNEG currently has 45 such members.

HLCP: Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) is a network of Gender Focal Points in United Nations offices, specialized agencies, funds and programmes and is chaired by UN Women. UN Women also serves as the Secretariat for the Network. The Network has played a central role in promoting gender equality throughout the United Nations system and in follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995 and the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (Beijing +5) in 2000.

HLCP: Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) 23.02.2017

Formally established in 2008, the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) is a global alliance of UN agencies, NGOs and specialist institutes. As a global thematic platform of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), PEDRR seeks to promote and scale-up implementation of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and ensure it is mainstreamed in development planning at global, national and local levels, in line with the Hyogo Framework for Action.

HLCP: The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is an open global network of representatives from NGOs, UN agencies, donor agencies, governments, academic institutions, schools and affected populations working together to ensure all persons the right to quality and safe education in emergencies and post-crisis recovery.

HLCP: Global Migration Group (GMG) 23.02.2017

The GMG was established by the United Nations Secretary-General in early 2006 in response to a recommendation of the Global Commission on International Migration for the establishment of a high-level inter-institutional group of agencies involved in migration-related activities.

HLCP: MDG Gap Task Force 23.02.2017

The MDG Gap Task Force was created by the Secretary-General of the United Nations following the discussion of the Policy Committee on 1 May 2007 (Decision No. 2007/22) to improve monitoring of the global commitments contained in MDG 8, the Global Partnership for Development.

HLCP: Inter-agency and Expert Group on MDG Indicators 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency and Expert Group (IAEG) on MDG Indicators includes various Departments within the United Nations Secretariat, a number of UN agencies from within the United Nations system and outside, various government agencies and national statisticians, and other organizations concerned with the development of MDG data at the national and international levels including donors and expert advisers.

HLCP: United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) 23.02.2017

In October 2000, the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), in its Resolution 2000/35 established the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), a subsidiary body with the main objective to promote “… the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests and to strengthen long-term political commitment to this end…”based on the Rio Declaration, the Forest Principles, Chapter 11 of Agenda 21 and the outcome of the IPF/IFF Processes and other key milestones of international forest policy.

HLCP: UN-Energy 23.02.2017

UN-Energy was established to help ensure coherence in the UN system’s multi-disciplinary response to the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) and to ensure the effective engagement of non-UN stakeholders in implementing WSSD energy-related decisions. The Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), decisions taken at CSD-9, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21, and Agenda 21 serve as the basis for action on energy.

HLCP: Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD) 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development is a network consisting of UN entities, represented at the headquarters level, whose work is relevant to youth.

HLCP: Inter-agency Standing Committee Taskforce on HIV in Humanitarian Situations 23.02.2017

The IASC Taskforce on HIV in Humanitarian Situations was established in March 2007. The Task Force is composed of UN agencies, NGOs consortia, IOM and the IFRC and meets on a quarterly basis. It is co-chaired by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and a rotating representative of the non-UN membership.

CEB: UN System Network on Rural Development and Food Security 23.02.2017

The UN System Network on Rural Development and Food Security is a global partnership approach towards tackling rural development challenges at the country level. Established in 1997 by the UN Administrative Committee on Coordination (today UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination).

HLCP: Global Food Security and Nutrition Forum (FSN Forum) 23.02.2017

The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) offers an open and impartial space for e-discussions and resource sharing in food security and nutrition fields. With a facilitated email-group, a web-based forum and a dynamic website, the Forum allows for permanent, easy and high quality peer exchange.

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CEB: Ms. Irina Bokova 23.02.2017

Irina Bokova, born on 12 July 1952 in Sofia (Bulgaria) has been the Director-General of UNESCO since 15 November 2009, and reelected for a second term in 2013. She is the first woman to lead the Organization.