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PN: Report of 21st Session (March 2017, Geneva) 18.08.2017

Conclusions of the Twentieth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), WTO, Geneva, 22-24 March 2017. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professional Development, Strategic Vendor Management and Sustainable Procurement as well as a status report on the UN Global Marketplace (UNGM) and the projects on Collaborative Procurement of Vehicles, UNGM Strategic Enhancement, Collaborative Procurement of High Value Commodities, Collaborative Freight Forwarding and Update of the UN Procurement Practitioner’s Handbook.

Document reference: CEB/2017/HLCM_PN/21
CEB: First Regular Session Report (April 2017, Geneva) 07.07.2017

This report summarizes discussions held on: the state of the world; the future of multilateralism; and the reform of the United Nations development system. The Board also endorsed the reports of the Board's Committees: HLCM (33rd session), HLCP (33rd session) and UNDG, (22 February 2017 meeting), as well as the United Nations system strategic approach on climate change action and the United Nations system leadership framework.

Document reference: CEB/2017/1
FBN: Report of 27th Session (23-24 June 2016) 01.06.2017

The FB Network discussed the following issues: Quantifying the cost of oversight in the UN system; Common treasury services banking harmonization project; New and revised audit standards; Update from the Task Force on Accounting Standards; Update on the review by UN agencies od PAGoDA2;  Best practices and system-wide actions while engaging with implementing partners; After-service-health insurance (ASHI); Governance of jointly financed security costs; Cash distribution to beneficiaries; UNFCU restricted savings accounts for national staff; Financing for development: UN Po

Document reference: CEB/2016/HLCM/FB/9
HLCP: Report of 26th Session (October 2013, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Towards the Post-2015 Development Agenda; CEB Review of MDG Implementation; Promoting the Rule of Law; Advancing the Common Agenda: Disaster Risk Reduction, Oceans, Cybercrime and Cyber Security; Implications of Internal and International Migration; Demographic  Dynamics: Youth, The World of 7 Billion; Migration and Development; Implementation of HLCP and CEB Decisions; UN Activities in Combating Drugs and Organized Crime; Cybersecurity/Cybercrime; Climate Change; Review by CEB of MDG Implementation; UN System-wide Implementation of the Istanbul Programme of

Document reference: CEB/2013/6
HLCM: Report of 26th Session (October 2013, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Conclusions of the Twenty-Sixth Session of the High Level Committee on Management (Geneva, 10-11 October 2013). Issues discussed included: Performance Management; Status of action on the new HLCM Strategic Plan and Results Framework; HLCM’s response to the QCPR; ICSC Review of the UN Compensation Package; Mandatory Age of Separation; UN System Data Visualization Platform.

Document reference: CEB/2013/5
UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (June 2008, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Challenges facing UNCTs regarding the implementation of country-level strategy to address Global Food Crisis; Update on Delivering as One initiatives; UNDG Statement of Purpose; UNDG Working Groups – Priorities for 2008.

HLCP: Report of the 3rd Session, Geneva, 31 July - 2 Aug. 1995 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/16
CEB: ACC Statement on the Implementation of General Assembly Resolution 53/192 (12 March 1999) 23.02.2017

ACC notes the progress made in strengthening the role of the United Nations system in providing support to national efforts of recipient countries through more effective development cooperation, greater efficiency and impact.

HLCP: Report of 5th Session (January 1995, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/1
HLCP: Report of 12th Session (March 1998, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1998/7
HLCM: IASD: Report of the 6th Session (July 1995, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/17
HLCM: IASD: Report of the 10th Session (September 1997, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1997/12
HRN: Report of the 24th Session (February 2012, UNOG) 23.02.2017

Outcome/follow-up to HR Directors’ Strategic Meeting; Payment of fees by organizations with observer status at the HR Network; Statement on cost-sharing principles; Consolidation of the CEB Secretariat; Pay freeze; Dual Career and Staff Mobility Programme; Work-Life Balance; Harmonization of Business Practices; Security Staff Screening and Vetting Policy; UN Stress Counsellors; HR Network Workplan; Update from Field Group; UN Cares; Inter-organization Mobility Agreement; ICSC issues such as: Education grant; UN/US net remuneration margin: review of the methodology; Resolutions and decisions

Document reference: CEB/2012/HLCM/HR/13
CEB: First Regular Session Report (April 2012, Geneva) 23.02.2017

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.

Document reference: CEB/2012/1
HLCP: Report of 23rd Session (March 2012, Geneva) 15.06.2016

Issues discussed at the session: Sustainable Development: Preparations for Rio+20; Oceans Compact; Regional Dimension of Development; Human Rights and Development; The World at 7 Billion and Beyond...

Document reference: CEB/2012/4
CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2011, Geneva) 15.06.2016

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 2010 session and its spring 2011 session.

Document reference: E/2011/104
PN: Report of 8h Session (September 2010, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Conclusions of the Eighth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Geneva, 22-24 September 2010. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professionalisation, Supplier Access, Sustainable Procurement and Vendor Management as well as status reports on the UNCCS Project. Other topics discussed were the Sharing of Practices and the Joint Inspection UNIT (JIU) Procurement Review.

Document reference: CEB/2010/HLCM_PN/8
ICTN: Report of 8th Session (October 2000 Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/2000/ISCC/19 V3
ICTN: Report of 6th Session (October 1998 Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1998/19
ICTN: Report of 4th Session (October 1996 Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1996/18
ICTN: Report of 3rd Session (April 1995 Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/9
ICTN: Report of 2nd Session (October 1994 Geneva,) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1994/24
ICTN: Report of 1st Session (February 1994 Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1994/6
ICTN: Report of 1st Session (Geneva, May 2002) 23.02.2017
Document reference: CEB/2002/HLCM/10
ICTN: Report of 2nd Session (Geneva, September 2003) 23.02.2017
Document reference: CEB/2003/HLCM/22
FBN: Report of 1st Session (February 2004, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: CEB/2004/HLCM/12/Rev.1
FBN: Report of 7th Session (June 2007, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Joint session of the FB Network and the HLCM Task Force on Accounting Standards; Approval of IPSAS matters finalized in the Task Force meeting; Disclosure of information contained in Internal Audit Reports; and Contribution of the FB Network to the HLCM proposal for the harmonization of UN system-wide business practices.

Document reference: CEB/2007/HLCM/FB/10
CEB: CEB/ACC: Annual Overview Report, (June 1993, Geneva) 23.02.2017

The present report was prepared in order to provide the substantive session of the Economic and Social Council for 1993 with up-to-date information on the results of the ACC’s consideration of issues - such as the coordination of humanitarian assistance and the follow-up to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - currently before the Council and to inform the session of the outcome of the ACC’s review of its own functioning and methods of work, which was completed at the first regular meeting of ACC in April 1993.

Document reference: E/1993/81
CEB: CEB/ACC: Annual Overview Report, (June 1995, Geneva) 23.02.2017

The present report covers the work carried out by the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC) and its subsidiary bodies in 1994, and endeavours to highlight policy issues requiring attention by Governments and by concerned intergovernmental bodies.

Document reference: E/1995/21
CEB: CEB/ACC: Annual Overview Report, (June 1997, Geneva) 23.02.2017

During the year, ACC kept under review ongoing reform processes in the United Nations system and adopted a Joint Statement on reform and strengthening of the United Nations system.

Document reference: E/1997/54
CEB: CEB/ACC: Annual Overview Report (correc.), (July 1997, Geneva) 23.02.2017

The existing first sentence should be replaced by the following:
The present report covers ACC activities in 1996, before I assumed the office of Secretary-General.

Document reference: E/1997/54/Corr.1
CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 1999, Geneva) 23.02.2017

This report provides an overview of the work undertaken by the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC) and its subsidiary bodies in 1998.

Document reference: E/1999/48
CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2001, Geneva) 23.02.2017

This report provides an overview of developments at the inter-agency level during 2000 coming within the purview of the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC).

Document reference: E/2001/55
CEB: Annual Overview Report (June 2003, Geneva) 23.02.2017

This report provides an overview of major developments in inter-agency cooperation during the year 2002 within the purview of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB).

Document reference: E/2003/55
CEB: First Session Report (April 1997, Geneva) 23.02.2017

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.

Document reference: ACC/1997/4
CEB: First Session Report (March 1998, Geneva) 23.02.2017

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) .

Document reference: ACC/1998/4
CEB: First Session Report (April 1999, Geneva) 23.02.2017

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

Document reference: ACC/1999/4
CEB: First Regular Session Report (April 2007, Geneva) 23.02.2017

This report covers: Discussions on Programme issues (Employment and decent work, Aid for trade, One United Nations at the country level); and Management issues (Harmonization and reform of United Nations System Business Practices).

Document reference: CEB/2007/1
CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2007, Geneva) 23.02.2017

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 covering its fall 2006 and spring 2007 sessions.

Document reference: E/2007/69
CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2009, Geneva) 23.02.2017

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 covering its session in October 2008 and its session in April 2009.

Document reference: E/2009/67
HRN: Report of 2nd Session (April 2002, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Framework for Human Resources Management: (a) Review of the pay and benefits system: Report of the Working Group to the Commission (i) Realigning job evaluation to support organizational performance; (ii) Planning a broad banded salary structure for the United Nations common system; (iii) Pay for performance: developing a reward strategy for the United Nations common system; (iv) A United Nations Executive Service; (v) Recruitment, retention and relocation bonuses; (vi) New approaches and the current pay and benefits system; (vii) Relevant labour markets and the Noblemaire Principle; (viii)

Document reference: CEB/2002/HLCM/8
HRN: Report of 4th Session (January 2003, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Review of General Assembly resolution RES/57/285 on the common system; Reform of pay and benefits: Validation and promulgation of the Master Standard; Modalities for the pilot study of broad banding/reward for contribution - Consideration of model to be selected for pilot, Operating mechanisms, Financial Controls, Volunteer Organizations, Reward-for-contribution; Further development of modalities for the Senior Management Service - Defining membership, Validating core competencies, Reviewing supplemental competencies, Developing learning/assessment strategies; Contractual arrangements; Mobi

Document reference: CEB/2003/HLCM/4
HRN: Report of 9th Session (February 2005, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Review of the pay and benefits system: Modernizing and simplifying allowances: Spouse benefits; Children’s and secondary dependant’s allowances; Mobility and hardship allowance, hazard pay and strategic bonuses; Contractual arrangements; Progress report from piloting organizations on implementation of the pilot studies on broadbanding/reward for contribution; Base/floor salary scale; Survey of best prevailing conditions of employment in Paris; Total compensation comparisons under the Noblemaire Principle: Results of the United Nations/United States grade equivalency studies; Total compensat

Document reference: CEB/2005/HLCM/8
HRN: Report of 14th Session (July 2007, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Oral updates from Working Groups: Education grant; Long-term care; Appendix D; Salary Surveys; Briefing and update: Safety and Security update by the Department of Safety and Security of Staff; Update from the Medical Doctors Network on its meeting in April 2007; Update from the IT Network on their last meeting; Briefing from the FB Network; Issues for discussion: The system-wide implications for HR management of the recommendations included in the report of the High Level Panel contained in A/61/583) (discussion on business process exercise and action plans); UN Contracts – issues of conce

Document reference: CEB/2007/HR/14
HRN: HR Questions: 90th Session, (April 1999, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1999/5
HRN: HR Questions: 93rd Session, (June 2000, Geneva. July 2000, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/2000/13
HRN: Report of 19th Session (February 2010, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Review of 2010/2011 Work Plan; HR Response to Crisis Situations (i.e.

Document reference: CEB/2010/HLCM/HR/18
HRN: Report of 22nd Meeting (July 2011, WMO Geneva) 23.02.2017

Information on upcoming retreat of HR Directors and ICSC; Updates of initiatives undertaken by organizations, HLCM Dialogue with Staff Federations, Cost-sharing for salary surveys, Relocation and Security Evacuation under the Security Level System (SLS).

Document reference: CEB/2011/HLCM/HR/19
HRN: Report of 23rd Meeting (September 2011, ITU) 23.02.2017

ICSC Framework for Human Resources Management; Review of the pay and benefits scheme; Review of personnel working for UN common system organizations on non-staff contracts; Harmonization of Business Practices – HR Projects; Harmonization of vacancy advertisements and selection processes at Country level for GS and NPO positions; Harmonization of key elements of performance appraisal systems; Report from the Working Group on Inter-Organization Agreement concerning mobility; Update on the Mandatory Age of Separation; Review of EMSEA by ICSC; HRM Framework, and the pay and benefits system; Sit

Document reference: CEB/2011/HLCM/HR/23
HLCP: Report of 20th Session (September 2010, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: The outcome of the MDG Summit; Moving towards a fairer greener and sustainable globalization; Climate change; Gender; High-level Panel on Global Sustainability; Programme Criticality; Cyber security; IV UN Conference on the LDCs; South-South and triangular cooperation; and Access to energy.

Document reference: CEB/2010/6
HLCP: Report of Intersessional meeting (July 2006, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: System-wide coherence; Work programme.

Document reference: CEB/2006/6
HLCP: Report of Intersessional meeting (July 2007, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: CEB review; Preparations for the fall 2007 session of CEB (Climate change; Energy; Africa; Follow-up to CEB/High-Level Committee on Programmes decisions).

Document reference: CEB/2007/8
HLCP: Report of 17th Session (February 2009, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: The global financial crisis and its impact on the work of the United Nations System; Regional coherence; Climate change; Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017)...

Document reference: CEB/2009/4
HLCP: Report of 19th Session (March 2010, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: UN system joint crisis initiative on the global financial and economic crisis; Moving towards a fairer, greener, sustainable globalization, Ten-year review of the Millennium Development Goals, Climate change, System-wide coherence, Enhancing the contribution of the United Nations system to the Economic and Social Council.

Document reference: CEB/2010/4
HLCM: Report of 2nd Session (September 2001, Geneva) 23.02.2017

The agenda of the session included: the security and safety of staff; capitalizing on technology; the simplification in procedures, processes and entitlements; sustainable employability. Consultations were held with staff representatives.

Document reference: ACC/2001/12
HLCM: Report of 4th Session (October 2002, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Items discussed included: Information and communication technologies; Security and safety of staff; Impact on management and programme of the changing relationship between regular and voluntary funding; Emergency preparedness and the development of business contingency plans; Reform of the pay and benefits system; Greater commonality of health insurance arrangements. Other items discussed included: Auditing requirements for European Union contributions; Relationship between the HLCM, HLCP and the UNDG.

Document reference: CEB/2002/5
HLCM: Report of 9th Session (April 2005 , Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Dialogue with Representatives of FICSA and CCISUA; Security and Safety of Staff; United Nations system collaboration in regard to accountability and transparency; Update on the work of the HLCP, Report of the ICT Network on the elaboration of the United Nations system ICT strategy, Financial and budgetary issues; Human resources issues; United Nations common system issues; Secretariat of CEB. Other matters included: United Nations system medical directors’ group, Rules governing compensation.

Document reference: CEB/2005/3