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E/2010/69

Date published

07/05/2010

Last updated

15/06/2016

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This 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) during the period leading to and covering its fall session 2009 and its spring session 2010.

The report demonstrates the extent to which CEB and its three pillars, the High-level Committee on Programmes, the High-level Committee on Management and the United Nations Development Group,
have advanced their efforts to promote a more coherent United Nations system delivering as one in response to intergovernmental mandates at the global, regional and country levels.

Section II examines how CEB has actively addressed major system-wide challenges, and section III focuses on other issues taken up by the Board through its three committees and their networks. Section IV looks ahead to events that will have an impact on the agenda of the Board in the coming year.

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

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.

Looking ahead

During the reporting period, CEB and its three pillars have made advances in the coordination and coherence of the United Nations system on system-wide issues. The Board also devoted increasing attention to operational issues at the country level and to alignment of the work of the United Nations system at the global, regional and country levels.

Introduction

During 2009/10, the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) continued its ongoing efforts to align the strengths of the United Nations system in support of countries’ efforts to deal with the challenges confronting the international community. Throughout the reporting period, CEB has played a key role in ensuring a coherent approach by the United Nations system in addressing the needs of the international community and delivering as one at the global, regional and country levels.