(1) At its twentieth session (CEB/2010/5, paras.114-121), the Committee requested that at the next HLCM meeting a discussion be organized on social networking tools, including the legal, technical and public relations aspects of their use, and relevant agencies’ experiences.

(2) At its twenty first session in Paris (CEB/2011/3, paras. 119-127), the Committee expressed appreciation for the presentations “on social networking tools, including the legal, technical and public relations aspects of their use and relevant agencies’ experiences”.

The Committe tasked the CEB Secretariat to reach out to relevant parties and stakeholders, particularly the UN Communication Group, and including legal representatives, to facilitate the sharing of best practices and approaches to common challenges.

(3) At its twenty second session (CEB/2011/5, paras.1-15), HLCM agreed to a proposal by the Chair for the creation of an HLCM Communications Working Group to address how to positively influence perceptions of the UN Brand, and tasked the CEB Secretariat to start working on making arrangements for its establishment and launch.