The Chief Executives Board Regular Session Reports are produced twice a year following the first and second regular session meetings of the executive heads of the member organizations of the CEB. The page presents reports from the High-Level Committee on Programmes, the High-Level Committee on Management and the United Nations Development Group. Reports summarize discussions of issues of system-wide concern and decisions taken.

Second Regular Session Report (November 2015, New York)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees: HLCM, HLCP and UNDG; Briefings on UN-Water, Open consultation process on overall review of the implementation of the World Summit on the Information Society outcomes (WSIS+10), and System-wide action plan for ensuring a coherent approach to achieving the ends of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Issues of system-wide concern: Climate Change; and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development .

Second Regular Session Report (November 2014, Washington D.C.)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees; HLCM, HLCP and UNDG; Briefings on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime, UN-Water, the Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board, Drugs and Crime, and the World Summit on the Information Society; Issues of system-wide concern: The Data Revolution and Accountability, and a special session on the UN response to the Ebola Crisis.

First Regular Session Report (April 2013, Madrid)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees; HLCM (endorsement of the Committee’s report and Strategic Plan for 2013-2016 (Annex I); HLCP (endorsement of the report of HLCP, including the UN Plan of Action on Disaster Risk Reduction and the System-wide Plan for Action on Youth. The Board also endorsed the Strategic Vision of the Committee (Annex III); UNDG (endorsement of the UNDG report and the UNDG Strategic  Priorities for 2013-2016 (Annex II).

First Regular Session Report (April 2012, Geneva)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM, HLCP, UNDG); System-wide action plan on gender equality and the empowerment of women; Review of the Board’s role and functioning (second phase); Final preparations for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Institutional Integrity Initiative; Nomination of a new Chair of the High-level Committee on Management.

Second Regular Session Report (October 2011, New York)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM, HLCP, UNDG); Discussion on Human Rights and Development;  ILO report "Social Protection Floor for a Fair and Inclusive Globalization"; Independent study on the regional dimension of development and the United Nations sponsored by the regional commissions; World Exposition 2015: “Feeding the planet, energy for life”; Briefing by the Chair of the change management team.

Second Session Report (October 2007, New York)

This report covers: Discussions on Programme issues (Evaluation process for the “one UN” pilot projects, Support to African development, Leading by example: a climate-neutral UN); on Management issues (Harmonization of UN system business practices); and on Other Matters (Advocacy campaign in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights). The Board issued a Statement on "Moving Towards a Climate-neutral UN" annexed to the present report.

Second Regular Session Report (October 2005, New York)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM and HLCP). The Board also held a private meeting where the Secretary-General reviewed political developments with regard to Iraq following the constitutional referendum, the Middle East, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Latin America. The Board also discussed food security in Africa and natural disaster response, especially the importance of preparedness and capacity.

Second Regular Session Report (October 2004, New York)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM and HLCP). Discussions on Programme issues (2005 review of the United Nations Millennium Declaration: the response of the United Nations system; Information technology: coordinating the policy advice provided to countries and strengthening knowledge management within the system) and Management issues (Staff security and safety; Follow-up to the report of the High-level Panel on the Strengthening of the International Civil Service; Dialogue with staff representatives and the Chairman of the International Civil Service Commission).

Second Report (October 2003, New York)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM and HLCP). Discussions on Programme issues (Follow-up to Monterrey: financing for development; HIV/AIDS and its linkages with food security and governance; Follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development) and Management issues (Staff security and safety;  Dialogue with staff representatives and the Chairman of the International Civil Service Commission).

First Session Report (April 2003, Paris)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM and HLCP). Discussions on Programme issues (Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: “Strategies for sustainable development”; Africa’s development and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and Management issues (Education for All; World Summit on the Information Society; Launch of new security training programme).

Second Report (November 2002, New York)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM and HLCP). Discussions on Programme issues (Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: “Preventing armed conflict”; Future role of the High-level Committee on Programmes (HLCP) in follow-up to the United Nations Millennium Declaration; Preparations for future discussions on financing for development and strategies for sustainable development) and Management issues (Staff security and safety; Reform of the pay and benefits system; Information and communication technologies; Dialogue with the Chairman of the International Civil Service Commission and staff representatives; Secretary-General’s reform initiative).

First Session Report (April 2002, Rome)

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM and HLCP). Discussions on Programme issues (Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: “Treatment and prevention of diseases, including HIV/AIDS and malaria”; System-wide support for the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD); Functioning of HLCP) and Management issues (Education for All; World Summit on the Information Society; Launch of new security training programme).

Second Report (October 2000, New York)

This report covers: Discussions on the Demands placed on national and international systems by the new global environment; Health and other social implications of globalization; Financing for development; Least developed countries; Review of the Administrative Committee on Coordination; Briefings by members of the Administrative Committee on Coordination; Staff security and safety; Meeting with the Chairman of the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) and staff representatives; Follow-up to ACC decisions (International Strategy for Disaster Reduction; HIV/AIDS).

First Session Report (April 2000, Rome)

This report covers: Discussions on Globalization and the United Nations system: interrelationships between trade and economic, social and environmental dimensions; Information technology; Review of the Administrative Committee on Coordination; Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; Staff security and safety; Follow-up to ACC decisions (International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Issues arising from the subsidiary machinery); Other matters (Media guidelines; Recruitment practices; Staff College; Staffing of the Office for Inter-Agency Affairs).

Second Report (October 1999, New York)

This report covers: Discussions on the demands placed on national and international systems by the new global environment; Follow-up to the Beijing Platform for Action and gender mainstreaming; Follow-up to recent ACC decisions (Coordination of United Nations system activities in Africa, HIV/AIDS, Follow-up to global conferences and the Economic and Social Council,  Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace) ; Administrative Questions (Introduction of a second-tier appellate mechanism to enhance the administration of justice in the United Nations system, United Nations staff

First Session Report (April 1999, Geneva)

This report covers: Discussions on the demands placed on national and international systems by the new global environment — Interactions with the private sector; Follow-up to recent ACC conclusions (The Millennium Assembly; The causes of conflict and the promotion of peace and sustainable development in Africa; Recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Environment and Human Settlements to establish an environmental management group; World summit on the information society; Future arrangements for natural disaster reduction; Consultative Committee on Programme and Operations Questions

First Session Report (March 1998, Geneva)

This report covers: Discussions on Review of developments affecting international cooperation and development, and their implications for the United Nations system: poverty eradication; Strengthening and reform of the United Nations system, including the conclusion of the ACC review of the functioning of the inter-agency machinery; Administrative questions: staff security; Peace-building: draft strategic framework on/for Afghanistan; Follow-up to recent ACC conclusions (International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction) .

Second Report (October 1997, New York)

This report covers: Discussions on the relationships between the United Nations system and civil society, including the private sector: handling the global agenda with ; non-State actors; Integrated and coordinated follow-up to recent global conferences (Review of ad hoc inter-agency task forces; Preparations for the observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the five-year review of the Vienna Declaration and Plan of Action; Universal access to basic communication and information services; Administrative questions: staff security.

First Session Report (April 1997, Geneva)

This report covers: Discussions on the Review of developments affecting international cooperation and development, and their implications for the United Nations system: Reform and strengthening of the United Nations system, Peace-building; Follow-up, within the system, to ACC initiatives and decisions:Coordinated follow-up to international conferences; United Nations System-Wide Special Initiative on Africa; Universal access to basic communication and information services; The Graça Machel study: impact of armed conflict on children.

Second Report (October 1996, New York)

This report covers: Discussions on the Review of developments affecting international cooperation and development, and their implications for the United Nations system: strengthening and reform of the United Nations system; Follow-up within the United Nations system to ACC initiatives and decisions: Coordinated follow-up to international conferences and African economic recovery and development; Functioning of ACC and its subsidiary machinery; Administrative questions.