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HLCP: The HLCP Working Group on Climate Change 25.05.2017

The Working Group on Climate Change was established by HLCP in 2007 with the aim of of facilitating a coherent approach and joint action of the United Nations system on climate change. Until the conclusion of its mandate in 2016, the Working Group served as a platform to share climate-related information and knowledge among its members; initiate joint implementation of climate action; inform CEB members on climate change issues; coordinate the UN system’s engagement in the UNFCCC COPs and other relevant fora; and prepare joint outreach and communication tools.

HLCP: Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth 03.03.2017

Over 40 per cent of the world’s economically active youth are either unemployed or have a job but live in poverty. The youth employment crisis is a stubborn reality in most countries and in all regions.

CEB: Disaster Risk Reduction 21.09.2016

 

HLCP: Disaster Risk Reduction 21.09.2016

 

CEB: Peace 05.10.2016

 With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015, Member States agreed to a comprehensive and far-reaching set of universal and inter-linked sustainable development goals and targets, with the imperative of leaving no one behind.  The 2030 Agenda provides an integrated framework for action aimed at markedly improving the lives of the world’s people, protecting the Earth’ natural resources, as well as fostering peaceful, just and inclusive societies.

HLCP: Peace 05.10.2016

 With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015, Member States agreed to a comprehensive and far-reaching set of universal and inter-linked sustainable development goals and targets, with the imperative of leaving no one behind.  The 2030 Agenda provides an integrated framework for action aimed at markedly improving the lives of the world’s people, protecting the Earth’ natural resources, as well as fostering peaceful, just and inclusive societies.

HLCP: Urbanization 19.10.2016

The international community is gathering in Quito, Ecuador, in October 2016 for the Third UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) to renew its global commitment to sustainable urbanization and a “New Urban Agenda.” As an input to the conference, CEB, in April 2016, adopted a Statement in with the Board’s members pledged their collective support to Member States in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda. 

HLCP: Lima Climate Change Conference - December 2014 23.02.2017

The 20th Conference of Parties (COP 20) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held from 1 – 12 December 2014 in Lima, Peru. In support of the negotiations, the UN system organized eleven joint side events and technical briefings at COP 20, coordinated through the  the HLCP Working Group on Climate Change.

HLCP: UN System Climate Change Library 25.05.2017

On the occasion of the UNFCCC COP21, more than 40 UN system entities have compiled a collection of their most relevant and most recent climate change publications. This virtual library of over 550 publications is hosted by UN CC:Learn and can be accessed here. 

HLCP: UN System joint publication on climate change 29.06.2017

The publication "How the UN System Supports Ambitious Action on Climate Change - The United Nations System Delivering as One on Climate Change and Sustainable Development" was written and produced by the nearly 40 UN organizations and bodies that coordinated their climate-related activities through the HLCP Working Group on Climate Change. It is available in French and English.

HLCP: Migration 23.02.2017

International migration - the movement of people across international border – has important implications for growth and development. More than 215 million people, half of them women, live and work outside their countries of birth. Migration is a key enables for equitable, inclusive and sustainable social and economic development to the benefit of countries of origin and destination, as well as the human development of migrants and their families.

HLCP: CEB Climate Change Action Framework 30.05.2017

The CEB Climate Change Action Framework identified five focus areas (Adaptation; Technology transfer; Forestry and Agriculture; Financing mitigation and adaptation action; Capacity-building) and four cross-cutting areas (

HLCP: Policy Coherence Toolkits 23.02.2017
HLCP: Permanent Missions to the United Nations - New York 15.06.2016
HLCP: System-wide Preparation and Follow-Up to UN conferences 23.02.2017

HLCP continues to focus its attention on ensuring system-wide preparation and the follow-up of United Nations conferences and summits.

HLCP: Reports of the Sub-Committee on Drug Control (SDC) 23.02.2017
HLCP: Sub-Committee on Drug Control (SDC) 23.02.2017
HLCP: Sub-Committee on Demographic Estimates and Projections (ACC/SCDEP) 23.02.2017

The mandate of the SCDEP is to ensure that the UN has one consistent and coordinated set of national and regional population and sectoral estimates and projections to be used by all elements of the system and to promote relations with both "data users" and "data producers".

HLCP: Sub-Committee on Statistical Activities (SSA) 23.02.2017

Sub-Committee on Statistical Activities constituted a forum for consultations and coordination between entities with mandates in statistical activities on those aspects of their activities that were of mutual concern.

HLCP: Sub-Committee on Nutrition (ACC/SCN) 23.02.2017

The Sub-Committee on Nutrition constituted a forum for consultations and coordination between entities with mandates in nutrition on those aspects of their activities that were of mutual concern.

HLCP: Bali Climate Change Conference - December 2007 23.02.2017

The UN system has engaged collaboratively in the UNFCCC process since COP13 in Bali, Indonesia December 2007, where the first preliminary framework for UN system activities in climate change was presented by the Secretary-General to the Parties to UNFCCC.

HLCP: UN System-wide response to Climate Change: Thematic flyers (2009) 23.02.2017

At COP15/CMP5, the UN system presented its ongoing work and practical solutions and tools at side events, exhibits and by sharing a joint package with the following thematic information

HLCP: UN system-wide response to climate change: Thematic flyers (2010) 23.02.2017

At COP16/CMP6, the UN system presented its ongoing work and practical solutions and tools at side events, exhibits and by sharing a joint package with the following thematic information.

HLCP: UN system-wide response to climate change: Thematic flyers 23.02.2017

At COP 17 / CMP 7, the UN system presented its ongoing work and practical solutions and tools at side events, exhibits and by sharing a joint package with the following thematic information.

HLCP: Reports of the Consultative Committee on Programme and Operational Questions (CCPOQ) 23.02.2017

The Consultative Committee on Programme and Operational Questions (CCPOQ) carried out interagency coordination on substantive questions related to operational and programmatic issues.

HLCP: Mechanisms for technology transfer 23.02.2017

Scaling up financing to contribute to demonstration, deployment, and transfer of low-carbon technologies with a significant potential for long-term greenhouse gas emission savings.

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

HLCP: Mobilize new and innovative concessional finance 23.02.2017

A new Climate Investment Funds portfolio with an expected capitalization of some US$ 6 billion, to build on progress made by many of the developing countries

HLCP: Support to leverage finance for energy efficiency and renewable energy 23.02.2017

Mobilizing funds for greater energy access and security, energy efficiency and clean energy development projects in over 100 countries.

HLCP: The UN system delivering as one on climate change 23.02.2017

As a unique international mechanism with universal membership that combines convening power, normative work, standard-setting, policy development and operational activities, the UN system in its entirety has embarked on an actionoriented and coordinated effort to support the international community to rise to this challenge.

HLCP: First World Conference on Women (1975) 23.02.2017

World Conference of the International Women's Year: Mexico City (19 June to 2 July 1975)

The first world conference on the status of women was convened in Mexico City to coincide with the 1975 International Women's Year, observed to remind the international community that discrimination against women continued to be a persistent problem in much of the world.

HLCP: Second World Conference on Women (1980) 23.02.2017

World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace: Copenhagen (14 to 30 July 1980)

HLCP: Third World Conference on Women (1985) 23.02.2017

World Conference to review and appraise the achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace:Nairobi (15 to 26 July 1985)

HLCP: Fourth World Conference on Women (1995) 23.02.2017

The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was adopted unanimously at the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women (4-15 September 1995) held in Beijing, China, by representatives from 189 countries.

HLCP: The post-2015 UN Development Agenda 23.02.2017

Enormous progress has been made towards reaching the MDGs. After 2015, efforts to achieve a world of prosperity, equity, freedom, dignity and peace for all the world’s people will continue unabated.

HLCP: 2010 Summit on the Millennium Development Goals 30.05.2017

The 2010 MDG Summit concluded with the adoption of a global action plan, "Keeping the Promise: United to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals " and the announcement of a number of initiatives against poverty, hunger and disease.

HLCP: 2008 High-level Event on the MDGs (25 September 2008) 30.05.2017

Governments, foundations, businesses and civil society groups rallied around the call to action to slash poverty, hunger and disease by 2015, by announcing new commitments to meet the Millennium Development Goals, at a high-level event at UN Headquarters on 25 September 2008.

HLCP: United Nations Millennium Summit (6-8 September 2000) 30.05.2017

At the Millennium Summit of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the Member States of the United Nations (147 of them represented by their Head of State or Government), in a historic decision on 8 September 2000, adopted the United Nations Millennium Declaration.

HLCP: UN System-wide support to MDG Achievements 30.05.2017

The 2010 MDG Summit concluded with the adoption of a global action plan -- Keeping the Promise: United to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals -- and the announcement of a number of initiatives against poverty, hunger and disease. The Secretary-General and CEB members welcomed the Outcome of the 2010 High-level Plenary Meeting on the MDGs.

HLCP: UN World Conferences on Women 30.05.2017

Four world conferences on women convened by the United Nations in the past quarter of a century have been instrumental in elevating the cause of gender equality to the very centre of the global agenda. The conferences have united the international community behind a set of common objectives with an effective plan of action for the advancement of women everywhere, in all spheres of public and private life.

HLCP: UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 30.05.2017

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women.

HLCP: Social Dimensions of Climate Change (SDCC) 23.02.2017

The UN System supports countries to develop a comprehensive conceptual framework on the social dimensions of climate change, advocate a multidimensional approach to climate change policies and develop climate-related measures to ensure better living conditions.

HLCP: Public awareness-raising and education 23.02.2017

The Secretary-General has made it a top priority to raise awareness at the highest level of the potential impacts of climate change and the necessity for taking urgent action.

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.

HLCP: Capacity-building 23.02.2017

The United Nations system works to strengthen national institutions and human capacity to better analyze the impacts of climate change, develop courses of action for greater resilience and implement relevant adaptation and mitigation activities.

HLCP: Financing mitigation and adaptation action 23.02.2017

The UN system, including the Bretton Woods Institutions, is assisting developing countries in better leveraging finance from a variety of sources to help them adapt to climate change impacts and undertake nationally appropriate mitigation actions in the context of sustainable development.

HLCP: Forestry and agriculture 23.02.2017

REDD-related activities of the UN system aspire to contribute towards achieving sustainable management of forests that enables the economic, environmental and social goods and services of forests to benefit countries, communities and forest users, while also contributing to global reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

HLCP: 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.

HLCP: 2005 world summit outcome: Updating the UN Charter 23.02.2017
A decision to revise and update the Charter by: Winding up the Trusteeship Council, marking completion of UN’s historic decolonisation role; Deleting anachronistic references to “enemy states” in the Charter.
HLCP: 2005 world summit outcome: Humanitarian assistance 23.02.2017
Improved Central Emergency Revolving Fund to ensure that relief arrives reliably and immediately when disasters happen. Recognition of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement as an important international framework for the protection of internally displaced persons.
HLCP: 2005 world summit outcome: International health 23.02.2017
A scaling up of responses to HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria, through prevention, care, treatment and support, and the mobilization of additional resources from national, bilateral, multilateral and private sources. Commitment to fight infectious diseases, including a commitment to ensure full implementation of the new International Health Regulations, and support for the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network of the World Health Organization.
HLCP: 2005 world summit outcome: Management reform 23.02.2017
Broad strengthening of the UN’s oversight capacity, including the Office of Internal Oversight Services, expanding oversight services to additional agencies, calling for developing an independent oversight advisory committee, and further developing a new ethics office. Update the UN by reviewing all mandates older than five years, so that obsolete ones can be dropped to make room for new priorities.
HLCP: 2005 world summit outcome: Human rights, Democracy and Rule of law 23.02.2017
Decisive steps to strengthen the UN human rights machinery, backing the action plan and doubling the budget of the High Commissioner. Agreement to establish a UN Human Rights Council during the coming year. Reaffirmation of democracy as a universal value, and welcome for new Democracy Fund which has already received pledges of $32 million from 13 countries. Commitment to eliminate pervasive gender discrimination, such as inequalities in education and ownership of property, violence against women and girls and to end impunity for such violence.
HLCP: 2005 world summit outcome: Responsibility to protect 23.02.2017
Clear and unambiguous acceptance by all governments of the collective international responsibility to protect populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity. Willingness to take timely and decisive collective action for this purpose, through the Security Council, when peaceful means prove inadequate and national authorities are manifestly failing to do it.
HLCP: 2005 world summit outcome: Peacebuilding, Peacekeeping, and Peacemaking 23.02.2017
Decision to create a Peacebuilding Commission to help countries transition from war to peace, backed by a support office and a standing fund. New standing police capacity for UN peacekeeping operations. Agreement to strengthen the Secretary-General’s capacity for mediation and good offices.
HLCP: 2005 world summit outcome: Terrorism 23.02.2017
Clear and unqualified condemnation—by all governments, for the first time—of terrorism “in all its forms and manifestations, committed by whomever, wherever and for whatever purposes.” Strong political push for a comprehensive convention against terrorism within a year. Support for early entry into force of the Nuclear Terrorism Convention. All states are encouraged to join and implement it as well as the 12 other antiterrorism conventions.
HLCP: 2005 world summit outcome: Development 23.02.2017
Strong and unambiguous commitment by all governments, in donor and developing nations alike, to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. Additional $50 billion a year by 2010 for fighting poverty. Commitment by all developing countries to adopt national plans for achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2006. Agreement to provide immediate support for quick impact initiatives to support anti-malaria efforts, education, and healthcare.
HLCP: Joint Crisis Initiatives (JCIs): UN system-wide Response 30.05.2017
Additional financing for the most vulnerable Green Economy Initiative (GEI) Humanitarian, security and social stability Food security Social protection floor Technology and innovation
HLCP: 2005 World summit (14-16 September 2005) 30.05.2017

A follow-up Summit to take stock of the progress towards the achievement of the Millennium Declaration was held from 14-16 September 2005 bringing together more than 170 Heads of State and Government.

HLCP: UN System Side Events: COP15 23.02.2017

This breadth and unity of United Nations system activities was reflected in several side events at COP 15/CMP5. The side events brought together a number of agencies under thematic focus areas, all demonstrating how the United Nations system stands ready...

HLCP: Millennium Development Goals 13.06.2017

The United Nations system has an important supportive role to play for the achievement of the MDGs. Since 2000, CEB has worked to ensure a coordinated UN system approach to the Millennium Summit and its follow-up. The Millennium Declaration itself has served to intensify CEB’s focus on strategic issues for the UN system as a whole.

HLCP: Monitoring and analysis 23.02.2017

The Monitoring and Analysis aspect of the Joint Crisis Initiative is based on three pillars: Global Impact and Vulnerability Alert System (GIVAS); Integrated Monitoring and Analytical System for Crisis Response; Monitoring Economic and Financial Policies – IMF Surveillance.

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: Humanitarian, security and social stability 23.02.2017

The initiative aims at drawing the attention of decision-makers to the short, medium and long-term impact of the ongoing crisis on the world’s humanitarian security and social stability through a holistic approach.

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: Global jobs pact 23.02.2017

The “Global Jobs Pact” initiative aims at focusing the attention of decision-makers on employment measures and decent work as the foundation for long-term recovery. The Initiative highlights that the multiplier effects of investments in employment-intensive areas are higher than those of alternate measures such as tax cuts. T

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...

HLCP: CEB Side Event at Rio+20 23.02.2017

The event entitled "United Nations System: Together for the Future We Want" was held on Friday, 22 June 2012, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Secretary‐General was joined by nearly 20 leaders of the UN system highlighting their joint efforts in support of all countries and their peoples in making sustainable development a reality.

HLCP: Trade 23.02.2017

The Trade Initiative monitors trade and investment developments to counter protectionism; regularly convene relevant stakeholders and prepare periodic reports on the situation of trade finance markets to foster transparency and best practices and ensure delivery of commitments.

HLCP: Food security 23.02.2017

The Food Security Initiative builds on the work of the Secretary-General’s High-level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis, established by CEB in April 2008, and, specifically upon the Comprehensive Framework for Action.

HLCP: Additional financing for the most vulnerable 23.02.2017

The UN System brings together its funding and operational capacities in a coherent and concrete implementation approach to support the implementation of an ambitious and effective framework of action,

HLCP: Global Financial and Economic Crisis 23.02.2017

Since the unfolding of the global financial and economic crisis in 2008, CEB has taken special measures to promote a rapid United Nations system response. Starting in October 2008, the Board and the High-level Committee on Programmes initiated a review and analysis of the impact of the crisis and identified the major challenges facing the international community in meeting the needs of the world’s most vulnerable.

HLCP: Gender Community of Practice 30.05.2017

The Gender Community of Practice includes policies and practices of UN system organizations to raise the level of awareness of the gender issues.

HLCP: Rio+20 12.06.2017

Sustainable development is a key priority guiding the work of the United Nations. The organizations of the UN system are firmly committed to advance economic growth, social development and environmental sustainability in an integrated manner through greater coherence and coordination of action. Together, they have made significant contributions to the Rio+20 conference.

HLCP: Durban Climate Change Conference-November 2011 15.06.2016

During the 17th Conference of Parties to UNFCCC at Durban, the UN system focused on modalities under the umbrella of the CEB Climate Change Action Framework. These activities brought together a number of agencies under thematic focus areas, and demonstrated how the UN system stands ready to support implementation at global, regional and national levels.

HLCP: Cancun Climate Change Conference - November 2010 15.06.2016

At the United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Cancun in December 2010, the United Nations system highlighted its readiness to support Member States in implementing their commitments through side events and information material that presented the system’s ongoing work and practical tools.

HLCP: Copenhagen Climate Change Conference - December 2009 15.06.2016

The main side event on The UN system Delivering as One on Climate Change took place on 16 December , from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm. Together with the UN Secretary-General it brought together on stage all Executive Heads present at the time in Copenhagen.

HLCP: Poznań Climate Change Conference - December 2008 15.06.2016
HLCP: The UN system at the UNFCCC COPs 13.06.2017

During the annual Conferences of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COPs), the UN system highlights actions in support of countries’ efforts to understand and manage the opportunities and challenges related to climate action, and maximize the development co-benefits that stem from low carbon and climate resilient growth. From 2007 until 2015, the UN system’s joint engagement in the COPs was coordinated by the HLCP Working Group on Climate Change. With the conclusion of its mandate in April 2016, the UNFCCC Secretariat has taken over this coordination role.

HLCP: Sustainable Development 06.06.2017

With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2015, world leaders agreed on a vision and an ambitious plan of action for change: freeing the world of poverty and hunger, protecting the planet from degradation; ensuring that that all people can live prosperous and fulfilling live in dignity and equality, and fostering peaceful, just and inclusive societies free of fear and violence. Universal in scope and application and integrated and indivisible in nature, the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has the potential to be truly transformative. Its implementation calls for coordinated actions across the peace and security, human rights, humanitarian affairs and sustainable development spectrum and requires a deeper collective engagement by all stakeholders – governments, parliaments, the scientific and academic community, civil society, the private sector, the international community and the United Nations system.

HLCP: Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 23.02.2017

The UN System-Wide Policy on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women was endorsed by the Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) in October 2006, as a means of furthering the goal of gender equality and women’s empowerment within the policies and programmes of the UN system, and implementing the ECOSOC agreed conclusions 1997/2.

HLCP: Policy Coherence and Coordination 23.02.2017

The High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP) fosters coherence, cooperation and coordination on policy and programme dimensions of strategic issues for the UN system.

HLCP: Terms of Reference for the High-Level Committee on Programmes 15.06.2016

The High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP) will foster coherence, cooperation and coordination on programme dimensions of strategic issues for the UN system.

HLCP: Statements & Guidance Notes 15.06.2016

A list of Statements and Guidance Notes issued by ACC/CEB or by former CCPOQ on behalf of ACC/CEB

HLCP: HLCP Resources 16.02.2012
HLCP: Inter-Agency Committee on Women and Gender Equality (IACWGE) 15.06.2016

The mandate of the Inter-Agency Committee on Women and Gender Equality provided for coordination and follow-up to the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women and of gender-related recommendations emanating from other UN conferences and summits.  The Committee also facilitated and monitored the mainstreaming of a gender perspective in the work of the system.

Since January 2002, inter-agency coordination in the field of women and gender equality is carried out by the Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality. 

HLCP: Inter-Agency Committee on Sustainable Development (IACSD) 15.06.2016

The Interagency Committee on Sustainable Development was established by the ACC following the Earth Summit (United Nations Conference on Environment and Development) held in Rio in 1992. The IACSD’s mandate is to identify major policy issues and follow-up to the Earth Summit to ensure effective co-operation and coordination of the UN system in the implementation of Agenda 21.

The following organs reporting through the IACSD were:

HLCP: Africa: System-wide Response 15.06.2016

The UN system’s work in Africa has been a long-standing item on the HLCP and CEB agendas, reflecting the priority that all parts of the system assign to supporting African development. The efforts of the Committee and the Board have been aimed at promoting collaborative actions to bring about greater coherence in the work of the UN system in Africa.

HLCP: Climate Change 27.06.2017

Climate change is the defining issue of our time. It is the ultimate test for the global community to unite and meet a challenge that respects no borders. It exacerbates nearly every other development challenge. At the same time, taking climate action will help solve many other social, environmental and economic problems as well. In fact, by acting on climate change we can significantly advance the sustainable development agenda.

HLCP: Reports of the High Level Committee on Programmes 15.06.2016

The High-Level Committee on Programmes convenes biannual sessions that are summarized in meeting reports.  Each report contains the list of participants, summary of discussions and decisions taken.  Annexes include presentations and draft proposals discussed during the meeting.

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HLCP: Addendum Strategic Approach on Climate Change Action 07.07.2017
HLCP: UN System Strategic Approach on Climate Change Action 27.06.2017

The Strategic Approach represents a unifying vision for collaborative UN action on climate change and serves as a driver and tool for the UN system to reinforce and operationalize the CEB Common Core Principles for a UN system-wide Approach to Climate Action; to encourage and guide integrated action in the areas of climate change and sustainable development; to identify and foster action in key impact areas; and to ensure coherent and, where possible, joint approaches to the UN’s country-level work on climate change.

HLCP: Report of 33rd session (March 2017, New York) 07.07.2017

Conclusions of the Thirty-third Session of the High Level Committee on Programmes (UN Headquarters, New York) Issues discussed at the session: Risk, Prevention, and Resilience; Cross-Pillar Linkages and Coherence; Climate Change; UN System Leadership Framework; Scoping Discussion -System-Wide Strategic Coherence as Key Driver for Addressing Global Challenges; Summary of Information Items-Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries.

Document reference: CEB/2017/4
HLCP: Common Core Principles for a UN System-wide Approach to Climate Action 27.06.2017

In 2016 CEB adopted the "Common Core Principles for a UN System-wide Approach to Climate Action". The principles have been designed to guide a system-wide approach and inform and strengthen the system’s collective support to climate change action under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UNFCCC process, and the implementation of the Paris Agreement at the global, regional and national and sub-national level.

HLCP: Rapport mondial des Nations Unies sur la mise en valeur des ressources en eau 2017 03.04.2017
HLCP: The United Nations World Water Development Report 2017 05.04.2017
HLCP: Equality and Non-Discrimination at the Heart of Sustainable Development - A Shared UN Framework for Action 06.01.2017

Rising inequalities across the world have become a defining challenge of our time. Gross inequalities both within and among countries are putting sustainable development at risk, stirring social unrest, undermining social progress, threatening economic and political stability, and undercutting human rights. As such, they threaten all pillars of the UN System’s work, from development to human rights to peace and security.

Document reference: CEB/2016/6/Add.1
HLCP: Report of 32nd session (September 2016, New York) 01.03.2017

Conclusions of the Thirty-Second Session of the High Level Committee on Programmes (UN Headquarters, New York, 29 and 30 September 2016) Issues discussed at the session: Risk, Prevention, and Resilience; UN System Leadership Model in the Post-2015 Era; Cross-Pillar Linkages and the 2030 Agenda; Equality and Non-Discrimination at the Heart of Sustainable Development; Follow-up to the High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants; and Summary of information Items: Istanbul Programme of Actions for the LDCs; and Reports of UN-Water, UN-Energy, UN-Oceans.

Document reference: CEB/2016/6
HLCP: Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth: Strategy Document page 03.03.2017

This strategy document (dated 22 October 2015) sets out the vision, guiding principles and key elements of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, along with some high-level planning for its launch and implementation.

HLCP: The UN system's joint engagement in COP 21 28.09.2016
HLCP: Report of 31st session (March 2016, Geneva) 01.03.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Urbanization and Sustainable Development; Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change; World Humanitarian Summit; Equality and Non-Discrimination at the Heart of Sustainable Development; Promoting Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies, Preventing Conflict; Support to the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; and Summary of information Items: Istanbul Programme of Actions for the LDCs; and Reports of UN-Water, UN-Energy, UN-Oceans.

Document reference: CEB/2016/4
HLCP: Report of 30th Session (October 2015, New York) 15.06.2016

Issues discussed at the session: Climate Change; Human Rights: Inequalities and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Promoting Peaceful, and Inclusive Societies, Preventing Conflict, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Disaster Risk Reduction; Youth Employment; and Summary of information Items: Urbanization and Sustainable Development; Istanbul Programme of Actions for the LDCs; and Reports of UN-Water, UN-Energy, UN-Oceans.

Document reference: CEB/2015/6
HLCP: Report of 29th Session (March 2015, Paris) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Urbanization and Sustainable Development; Inequalities, Human Rights and the post-2015 Development Agenda; The Data Revolution; Youth Employment; Climate Change and Summary of information Items: Climate Change, Instanbul Plan of Actions for the LDCs and Reports of UN-Water, UN-Energy, UN-Oceans.

Document reference: CEB/2015/4
HLCP: Report of 28th Session (October 2014, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Post-2015 development; Youth Employment; Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction; Twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Plat form for Action; Cybersecurity, Cybercrime and policies on Information; New United Nations urban agenda; Climate Change; Small Island Developing States and Summary of Information Items.

Document reference: CEB/2014/6
HLCP: Annex V - Synthesis report on follow-up action taken by the UN system to the High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development 15.06.2016
Document reference: CEB/2014/4
HLCP: Annex IV - Joint Statement of the United Nations Chief Executives Board for Coordination to the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States 15.06.2016
Document reference: CEB/2014/4
HLCP: Annex III - HLCP Working Group on Climate Change 2014-2015 Work Programme 15.06.2016
Document reference: CEB72014/4
HLCP: Report of 27th Session (March 2014, Santiago) 15.06.2016

Issues discussed at the session: Post-2015 development; Climate Change; Small Island Developing States ; New United Nations urban agenda; Other programme matters: Migration and Development, social and environmental sustainability, Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least developed Countries, reports of UN-Water, UN-energy and UN-Oceans, A world of 7 billion.

Document reference: CEB/2014/4
HLCP: UN-Oceans: Terms of Reference (resolution 68/70, Annex) 23.02.2017
Document reference: A/68/70
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
HLCP: Proposed recommendations and outcomes for the 2013 General Assembly high-level dialogue on international migration and development 30.05.2017

Coordinated by the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations Population Fund, in collaboration with the Global Migration Group, on behalf of the member agencies of the High-level Committee on Programmes.

Document reference: CEB/2013/4
HLCP: Report of 25th Session (March 2013, Paris) 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.

Document reference: CEB/2013/4
HLCP: Report of the 8th Session, Vienna, 28-29 September 2000 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/2000/1
HLCP: Report of the 7th Session, Paris, 15-17 September 1999 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1999/17
HLCP: Report of the 6th Session, Rome, 14-16 September 1998 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1998/17
HLCP: Report of the 5th Session, Vienna, 29 Sept. - 1 Oct 1997 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1997/17
HLCP: Report of the 4th Session, Vienna, 4-6 September 1996 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1996/17
HLCP: Report of the 3rd Session, Geneva, 31 July - 2 Aug. 1995 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/16
HLCP: Report of the 1st Session, Paris, 6-8 September 1993 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1993/18
HLCP: ACC Statement on the United Nations 10-year Programme on Girls’ Education (7 April 2000) 23.02.2017

The Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC) notes the progress made in basic education over the decade and, at the same time, registers that there is a need for the United Nations system to redouble its efforts so that this basic human right can be met. In registering this concern the ACC emphasized the role of basic education as a key component of poverty reduction and of human and economic development.

HLCP: Report of 1st Session (September 1993, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1993/25
HLCP: UN-REDD Programme 23.02.2017

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) endeavours to create incentives for poor forested countries to protect, better manage and wisely use their forest resources, thus contributing to the global fight against climate change.

HLCP: Tools for UN Country Teams 23.02.2017

An inter-agency effort, led by the United Nations Development Group (UNDG), to develop tools for the use of UN country teams in support of national responses to climate change.

HLCP: One UN Training Service Platform on Climate Change - UN CC: Learn 23.02.2017

To foster knowledge sharing and strengthening of climate-change learning and skills development in Member States in an effective and efficient manner.

HLCP: Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) 23.02.2017

To ensure that decision makers have access to the highest-quality climate predictions and services for effective adaptation and climate-risk management.

HLCP: Green Economy Initiative (GEI) 23.02.2017

GEI provides evidence of the contributions green investments can make to economic performance, social development and environmental improvement, including climate mitigation and adaptation.

HLCP: Climate Neutral UN 23.02.2017

A United Nations system-wide commitment to climate-neutral and environmentally-sustainable practices.

HLCP: Climate Finance Platform 23.02.2017

This platform, led by the UNDP and the World Bank Group , aims at providing comprehensive support to developing-country governments through learning and knowledge sharing

HLCP: Adaptation Learning Mechanism (ALM) 23.02.2017

A global knowledge platform to capture, exchange and scale up good adaptation practices, in response to the needs of developing countries.

HLCP: CEB Adaptation side event: COP15 Programme 23.02.2017

The United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) invitation to the debate on "Advancing work on adaptation to climate change:A UN system perspective"

HLCP: Annex C: Background-The UN system and climate change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Annex B: Priority issue areas 23.02.2017
HLCP: Annex A: Planning and implementation mechanisms 23.02.2017
HLCP: Adaptation Policy Paper 23.02.2017

Empowering individuals, communities and countries to cope with climate change impacts, in particular strengthening the adaptive capacity of the poorest, must go hand-in-hand with progress towards sustainable development in all its economic, social and environmental aspects.

HLCP: UN System Statement of Purpose: COP15 23.02.2017

The United Nations system, as the most inclusive multilateral institutional framework for policy and action, has an essential role to play in supporting the international community's efforts to combat climate change, especially those of developing countries.

HLCP: CEB High-level side event: COP15 Programme 23.02.2017

The United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) invitation to the debate on the role of the UN system in addressing climate change:COP15/CMP5

HLCP: UN System Supporting Adaptation in an Enhanced Adaptation Regime 23.02.2017

Recognizing that successful cooperation and implementation of adaptation actions depends on a wide engagement of stakeholders, Parties have invited relevant multilateral, international, regional and national organizations, the public and private sectors, civil society and other relevant stakeholders to undertake and support adaptation in a coherent and integrated manner.

HLCP: Supporting the Development of a Green Economy and Creating Green Jobs 23.02.2017

The UN’s green economy activities are being developed in a way that supports the sustainable development aspirations of developing countries and balances the three pillars of sustainable development (economic, social and environmental).

HLCP: Social dimensions of climate change 23.02.2017

The UN system highlights the key social impacts related to climate change in close collaboration with governments, civil society and the private sector, and in accordance with article 4.1 (f) of the UNFCCC...

HLCP: UN-REDD: Delivering as One 23.02.2017

The UN-REDD Programme is the UN system’s collaborative initiative on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) and supporting conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries.

HLCP: GHG emissions from international transport 23.02.2017

Being fully aware of the objective of the UNFCCC to stabilize GHG emissions, IMO will continue its endeavours to reduce the environmental impacts from international shipping and is already taking technical and regulatory actions to combat climate change.

HLCP: Protecting Health from Climate Change 23.02.2017

Climate change affects every aspect of society, from the health of the global economy to the health of our children. It is about the water in our wells and in our taps. It is about the food on the table...

HLCP: Gender Equality & Climate Change 23.02.2017

UN agencies, working in close collaboration with governments, multilateral organizations, civil society agencies and the private sector, work to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment principles into climate change policies and programmes.

HLCP: Energy for a Sustainable Future 23.02.2017

To ensure a focused system-wide approach, CEB created UN-Energy was created in 2004 as an interagency mechanism for coordination on energy issues...

HLCP: Regional and National Centres on Climate Technology 23.02.2017

Faster adoption of cleaner and more efficient technologies and standards is crucial for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change...

HLCP: Global Framework for Climate Services 23.02.2017

The Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) is a joint endeavour of the UN system to support efforts to address climate change by strengthening climate knowledge and its applications across all sectors and disciplines.

HLCP: Facilitating Access to Climate Finance 23.02.2017

To catalyze low-emissions, climate-resilient growth, countries need access to adequate climate finance that simultaneously reduces GHG emissions and promotes poverty reduction. The challenge is to mobilize a variety of resources at scale, while at the same time delivering at sufficient speed along national development priorities.

HLCP: Capacity Development as a Driver for Low-Emission, Climate-Resilient Development 23.02.2017

The UN system has the broad operational reach and vast network of regional, national and sub-national offices to deliver capacity development services at such scope and scale.

HLCP: Climate-Smart Agriculture 23.02.2017

Providing food, fuel and fibre for a global population of more than 9 billion people by 2050 will put ever greater pressure on our planet’s already scarce natural resources, without taking into account climate change.

HLCP: UN System Acting to Address Adaptation Needs of Member States 23.02.2017

The UN system is taking concerted action to help people and communities in countries, especially those particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, to manage climate-related risks in their efforts to achieve sustainable socio-economic development.

HLCP: UN System side events: COP16 23.02.2017

This breadth and unity of United Nations system activities was reflected in 19 side events at COP 16/CMP 6. The side events brought together a number of agencies under thematic focus areas, all demonstrating how the United Nations system stands ready...

HLCP: UN System Support to Adaptation – Progress and Opportunities for Enhanced Action 23.02.2017

The earth’s climate is changing at rates unprecedented in recent human history and will continue to change. The associated impacts and risks are global in their nature, geographically diverse and are increasingly being felt across a range of systems...

HLCP: Technology Transfer 23.02.2017

Achieving the 2°C climate target will require technological innovation and the rapid and widespread transfer of environmentally‐sound technologies for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and for adapting to the inevitable impacts of climate change.

HLCP: Social Dimensions of Climate Change 23.02.2017

The adverse effect of climate change will not only be felt in natural and managed ecosystems, but also have "significant deleterious effects" on the "operation of socio‐economic systems or on human health and welfare".

HLCP: Protecting Health from Climate Change 23.02.2017

Climate Change threatens the fundamental determinants of health: Air; Water; Food; Shelter; Freedom from disease...

HLCP: IMF Work on Fiscal Policy and Climate Change 23.02.2017

Fiscal policy has a critical role to play in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and raising revenues for climate finance, fiscal consolidation, and other purposes.

HLCP: International Transport and Greenhouse Gas Emissions 23.02.2017

Greenhouse gas emission from international shipping is modest but steadily growing apace with globalization and world trade. Therefore, IMO has been energetically pursuing control of GHG emissions from international shipping through a global approach...

HLCP: Global Framework for Climate Services 23.02.2017

The United Nations system is responding to society's pressing needs for practical information to anticipate the increasing impacts of climate on people's life. The Sixteenth World Meteorological Congress (Geneva, May‐June 2011) set in motion the process for the development of the Global Framework for Climate Service (GFCS) ...

HLCP: Gender Equality & Climate Change 23.02.2017

The Cancun Agreements, adopted at the 16th Conference of the Parties (COP16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), entrenched gender equality principles into the UNFCCC outcome documents for the first time.

HLCP: Green Economy: Powering Climate Solutions 23.02.2017

For societies around the world to better understand, mitigate and adapt to climate change, they need to know what is at stake. The planet is warming due to increased concentrations of heat‐trapping gases in our atmosphere.

HLCP: Disaster Risk Reduction 23.02.2017

Thus, climate analysis tools for assessing changes in severity, frequency, and occurrences of hydro‐meteorological hazards at seasonal, inter‐annual, decadal, and longer climate change time scales need to become available operationally and applied for risk assessment within the economic sectors to support decision‐making at various levels and time scales.

HLCP: Climate‐Smart Agriculture 23.02.2017

Business‐as‐usual scenarios of population growth and food consumption patterns indicate that agricultural production will need to increase by 70 percent to meet demands by 2050.

HLCP: Facilitating Access to Climate Finance 23.02.2017

To catalyze low‐emissions, climate‐resilient growth, countries need access to adequate climate finance that simultaneously reduces GHG emissions and promotes poverty reduction.

HLCP: Cities and Climate Change 23.02.2017

The effects of urbanization and climate change are converging in dangerous ways that seriously threaten the world’s environmental, economic and social wellbeing.

HLCP: Vulnerability, changing populations and human mobility 23.02.2017

At COP16, Parties agreed to include some of these issues as part of the Adaptation Framework, and to consider them within the emerging Green Climate Fund.

HLCP: Capacity Development as a Driver for Low‐Emission,Climate Resilient Development 23.02.2017

To meet the climate challenge, countries need the capacity to design and implement strategies that support low‐emission, climate‐resilient development.

HLCP: CCPOQ: Terms of Reference 23.02.2017

The Committee will advise and assist the ACC on a wide range of issues with a view to promoting complementarities and mobilizing the United Nations system’s analytical, normative and operational capacities for economic and social development in support of common goals and agreed strategies.

Document reference: ACC/1993/14 Annex I
HLCP: Report of the Inter-sessional meeting (June 1993, New York) 23.02.2017
HLCP: Report of 2nd Session (February 1994, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1994/3
HLCP: Report of 4th Session (October 1994, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1999/21
HLCP: Report of 5th Session (January 1995, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/1
HLCP: Report of Inter-sessional meeting (May 1995, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/11
HLCP: Report of Inter-sessional meeting-resumed 6th session (March 1995, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/11/Add.1
HLCP: Report of 7th Session (September 1995, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/18
HLCP: Report of 8th Session (March 1996, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1996/7
HLCP: Report of 14th Session (March 1999, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/199/7
HLCP: Report of 9th Session (September 1996, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1996/16
HLCP: Report of 10th Session (March 1997, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1997/7
HLCP: Report of 11th Session (September 1997, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1997/15
HLCP: Report of 12th Session (March 1998, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1998/7
HLCP: Report of 13th Session (September 1998, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1998/15
HLCP: Report of 15th Session (September 1999, New York) 23.02.2017
HLCP: Report of 1st Session (February 2001, Vienna) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: Poverty eradication and development; Africa; The global agenda/global public goods; Review of Administrative Committee on Coordination machinery...

HLCP: Report of 2nd Session (September 2001, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: road map and inventory exercises of the High-level Committee on Programmes; Africa...

Document reference: ACC/2001/11
HLCP: Report of 3rd Session (March 2002, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: treatment and prevention of diseases, including human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)...

Document reference: CEB/2002/4
HLCP: Report of 4th Session (September 2002, Vienna) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: System-wide response and reporting on the implementation of the Millennium Declaration; United Nations system collaboration with civil society organizations...

Document reference: CEB/2002/6
HLCP: Report of 5th session (March 2003, Rome) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Programme of Work of the High-Level Committee on Programmes for 2003-2004; Follow-up to the United Nations Millennium Declaration:preparations for the 2005 comprehensive review; Strategies for sustainable development: follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development; HIV/AIDS...

Document reference: CEB/2003/4
HLCP: Report of Intersessional meeting (July 2003, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Financing for development: Secretary-General’s report to the General Assembly; Review of the status of the work: Task Group on 2005 comprehensive review of the implementation of the Millennium Declaration...

HLCP: Report of 6th Session (September 2003, Rome) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Financing for development; HIV/AIDS and its linkages with food security and governance; Follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development; Conflict prevention; Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: 2005...

Document reference: CEB/2003/7
HLCP: Report of the Secretary-General: Mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the UN system 13.09.2017

The report presents progress made in accountability for gender mainstreaming in the entities of the United Nations system through the United Nations System-wide Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, and in mainstreaming gender perspectives in the operational activities of the United Nations development system.

Document reference: E/2017/57
HLCP: Report of 24th Session (October 2012, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Sustainable Development: Follow up to the Rio +20; United Nations system contribution to the post-2015 development agenda; The World at 7 Billion and Beyond; Climate Change; Cybersecurity and cybercrime; Quadrennial comprehensive policy review (QCPR) and “Delivering as one”; High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development.

Document reference: CEB/2012/6
HLCP: 2010 MDG Summit outcome: Keeping the Promise: United to Achieve the MDGs 23.02.2017
HLCP: United Nations Millennium Declaration 23.02.2017
HLCP: 2005 World Summit outcome document (16 September 2005) 23.02.2017

The final Summit outcome document provided a renewed global endorsement of the Millennium Development Goals, and built on the major international agreements of recent years to consolidate a practical plan of action. Crucially, leaders agreed that every country would adopt and implement comprehensive national development strategies to achieve the internationally agreed development goals and objectives, including the Millennium Development Goals by 2006.

HLCP: UN System-Wide Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (SWAP) 30.05.2017

The UN System-Wide Policy on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women was endorsed by the Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) in October 2006, as a means of furthering the goal of gender equality and women’s empowerment within the policies and programmes of the UN system, and implementing the ECOSOC agreed conclusions 1997/2.1.

HLCP: Rio+20: Outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 23.02.2017
Document reference: A/RES/66/288
HLCP: Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (September 1995) 23.02.2017

The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action is an agenda for women's empowerment emanating from the Fourth World Conference on Women, September 1995, Beijing, China. It aimed at accelerating the implementation of the Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women and at removing all the obstacles to women's active participation in all spheres of public and private life through a full and equal share in economic, social, cultural and political decision-making.

HLCP: Tools on social impact assessment of climate change 23.02.2017

The UN System supports countries to develop a comprehensive conceptual framework on the social dimensions of climate change, advocate a multidimensional approach to climate change policies and develop climate-related measures to ensure better living conditions.

HLCP: The Social Dimension of Climate Change 23.02.2017

This discussion paper was prepared under the auspices of the United Nations Task Team on Social Dimensions of Climate Change, which is currently composed of 20 Agencies: FAO, ILO, IOM, ITU, OHCHR, UNAIDS, UNDESA, UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UN-HABITAT, UNICEF, UNITAR, UNISDR, UNRISD, UNU, UN Women, World Bank (WB), WFP and WHO.

HLCP: 2005 World Summit outcome factsheet 23.02.2017

Development; Terrorism; Peacebuilding, Peacekeeping, and Peacemaking; Responsibility to protect; Human rights, Democracy and Rule of law; Management reform;

HLCP: Concluding remarks: Mr. Sha Zukang, Secretary-General, UNCSD (Rio+20) 23.02.2017

Remarks by Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Secretary-General, UNCSD (Rio+20)

HLCP: Summary of Discussion: CEB Side Event at Rio+20 23.02.2017

"United Nations System: Together for the Future We Want" event held on Friday, 22 June 2012, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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
HLCP: Report of 22nd Session (September 2011, New York) 15.06.2016

Issues discussed at the session: Moving towards a fairer, greener and sustainable globalization, Preparations for the Rio+20 Conference, Follow-up to decisions relating to Disaster risk reduction; Climate change; Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries; Cybersecurity.

Document reference: CEB/2011/6
HLCP: Key areas for policy coherence 23.02.2017

Discussions at HLCP grouped the several dimensions of the crisis and their impact in key policy areas, highlighting the connections within and across them. They also recognized the need to identify the gaps that have to be addressed. The eight key priority areas are:

HLCP: CEB Issue Paper: The Global Financial Crisis and its Impact on the Work of the UN System 15.06.2016

At its meeting in Geneva on 26-27 February 2009, the HLCP discussed extensively a preliminary version of this paper, submitted by the Chair, on the basis of a very rich set of contributions by all agencies. The CEB Paris meeting resulted in a robust exchange of views during which CEB members endorsed the course of action proposed by the HLCP and supported the various initiatives for joint action contained in the Issue Paper prepared by the Chair of the HLCP.

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.

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 7th Session (February 2004, Beirut) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Preparations for the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination spring 2004 session; Follow-up to the Chief Executives Board and the High-level Committee on Programmes decisions.

Document reference: CEB/2004/4
HLCP: Report of Intersessional meeting (May 2004, Frascati) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Preparations for the 2005 comprehensive review of the implementation of the Millennium Declaration; Bridging the digital divide; Follow-up to the decisions of the High-Level Committee on Programmes; HLCP programme of work, 2004-2005 and beyond.

Document reference: CEB/2004/5
HLCP: Report of 8th Session (September 2004, Florence) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Preparations for the fall 2004 session of the Chief Executives Board for Coordination; Follow-up to the Chief Executives Board for Coordination High-Level Committee on Programmes decisions; High-Level Committee on Programmes programme of work, 2004 to 2005 and beyond.

Document reference: CEB/2004/7
HLCP: Report of 9th Session (February 2005, Rome) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Review of recent developments; Preparations for the spring 2005 session of the United Nations System Chief Executive Board for Coordination; Follow-up to CEBHLCP decisions.

Document reference: CEB/2005/4
HLCP: Report of Intersessional meeting (July 2005, New York) 23.02.2017

Summary of the High-level Committee on Programmes retreat held at the Greentree Foundation in Manhasset, New York, from 19 to 21 July 2005. Informal discussion, Plenary talks and Breakout groups took place over the three days of the event.

Document reference: CEB/2005/6
HLCP: Report of 10th Session (October 2005, Frascati) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: 2005 World Summit; Follow-up to High-level Committee on Programmes decisions; Review of the programme of work of the High-level Committee on Programmes following the 2005 World Summit

Document reference: CEB/2005/7
HLCP: Report of 11th Session (February 2006, Paris) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: The system’s response to the 2005 World Summit Outcome; Preparations for the spring 2006 session of CEB; Follow-up to CEB decisions; Relations with inter-agency bodies; HLCP work programme.

Document reference: CEB/2006/4
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 12th Session (September 2006, Rome) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Developments in the work of the Panel on system-wide Coherence and implications for the work of the United Nations system, including preparations for the Joint session with the High-level Committee on Management...

Document reference: CEB/2006/7
HLCP: Report of 13th Session (March 2007, Castel Gandolfo) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Introductory remarks of the Chairman on current developments and the status of the CEB review; System-wide coherence; Preparations for the Chief Executives Board for coordination meeting; Participation by United Nations agencies in the Economic and Social Council; Follow-up to the decisions of the High-level Committee on Programmes; Africa.

Document reference: CEB/2007/4
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 14th Session (September 2007, New York 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Preparations for CEB (Climate change, Africa, Aid-for-Trade); Follow-up to HLCP decisions and emerging issues (Employment toolkit; UN-Energy, UN-Water and UN-Oceans, UN Communications Group...

Document reference: CEB/2007/7
HLCP: HLCP Report.: 15th Session, (March 2008, Rome) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Review of recent developments on system-wide coherence and the implications for the Chief Executives Board; Review of the High-level Committee on Programmes’ role, functioning and working methods; Evaluation of the United Nations pilots; Triennial Comprehensive Policy Review; Climate change; Peacebuilding; African development.

Document reference: CEB/2008/4
HLCP: Report of 16th Session (September 2008, Rome) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Review of recent developments and forthcoming events; Climate change; Evaluation of the United Nations pilots; Strategic direction for the future work of the High-level Committee on Programmes; UN-Water; Campaign to end violence against women and girls; Disaster risk reduction.

Document reference: CEB/2008/6
HLCP: Report of Intersessional meeting (July 2008, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Climate change; Global food crisis; HLCP working methods and future work programme.

Document reference: CEB/2008/7
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 18th Session (September 2009, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: UN system joint crisis initiative on the global financial and economic crisis; Climate change; The policy dimension of knowledge management and Second UN Decade for the Eradication of poverty (2008-2017)

Document reference: CEB/2009/5
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
HLCP: Report of 21st Session (March 2011, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Fairer, greener, sustainable globalization; Rio +20; Follow-up to the GA Plenary meeting on the MDGs; Climate change; Fourth UN Conference on the LDCs; and Biodiversity.

Document reference: CEB/2011/4

Meeting Documents tagged with High-Level Committee on Programmes

Date published

HLCP: Follow-up: Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development, ECOSOC (16 September 2009, E/2009/114) 15.06.2016

Report of the Secretary General: The Promotion and enhancement of a coordinated response of the United Nations development system and the specialized agencies in the follow-up to and implementation of the Outcome of the Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development, ECOSOC (16 September 2009, E/2009/114)

Document reference: E/2009/114
HLCP: Compilation of Updates/Progress on the Joint Crisis Initiatives (JCIs) 15.06.2016

Progress reports on the UN CEB Joint Crisis Initiatives on the Global Financial and Economic Crisis.

HLCP: Joint Crisis Initiatives (JCIs) Templates 15.06.2016

This draft strategy was presented by the Chair of HLCP to CEB at its April 2009 Session. CEB endorsed the strategy and adopted a Communiqué endorsing the nine initiatives proposed by HLCP.

HLCP: Letter to UN country teams: Joint Crisis Initiatives (JCIs) 15.06.2016

A letter from the Chair of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) , on 1 September 2009, to alert UN country teams of the initiatives. In the letter she called for UN country teams to respond to the crisis by applying the nine JCIs.

HLCP: Guidelines for Enhancing Programming Processes 15.06.2016
HLCP: on HIV/AIDS and the UN Workplace 15.06.2016
HLCP: Decentralization of Capacities and Authority 15.06.2016
HLCP: ACC Matrix of Governance 15.06.2016
HLCP: Letter addressed on 18 June 1999 by Dr. Nafis Sadik 15.06.2016
HLCP: Guidelines and Information for the Resident Coordinator System 15.06.2016
HLCP: Letter addressed by Mr. J.G. Speth 15.06.2016
HLCP: ICT for development 15.06.2016

Information and communication technologies for development (A/57/295, 4 March 2003) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly

HLCP: Integrated Follow-up by the United Nations System to the Major United Nations Conferences 15.06.2016
HLCP: ACC Guidance Note on the Implementation 15.06.2016
HLCP: ACC Guidance Note for United Nations System Activities to Counter the World Drug Problem 15.06.2016
HLCP: Guidance Note on the use of UN Volunteers 15.06.2016
HLCP: Common Country Assessment 15.06.2016
HLCP: ACC Guidance Note on the Partnership Approach 15.06.2016
HLCP: ACC Guidelines on the functioning of the Resident Coordinator System 15.06.2016
HLCP: Guiding Principles for a Monitoring and Evaluation 15.06.2016
HLCP: The Poverty Matrix 15.06.2016
HLCP: Universal Access to Basic Telecommunication Services 15.06.2016
HLCP: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in the context of the Programme Approach 15.06.2016

Letter dated 06 August 1996 from Mr. James Speth: to all Resident Coordinators/Resident Representatives

HLCP: Annex IV of the Guidance Note for the United Nations Resident Coordinator System 15.06.2016
HLCP: Management of Field Coordination Programme 15.06.2016
HLCP: Excerpt from the Report of the Workshop on Best Practices 15.06.2016

in the Resident Co-ordinator System and Related Matters, Turin, 18 - 21 April 1997

HLCP: Annex II of the Guidance Note for the United Nations Resident Coordinator System 15.06.2016
HLCP: Programme Approach 15.06.2016
HLCP: Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) in the context of the Programme Approach 15.06.2016

Letter dated 24 June 1991 from Mr. Salif N'Diaye: Director for Operational Activities, United Nations New York, to all Resident Coordinators/Resident Representatives

HLCP: Towards a multi-sectoral response to HIV/AIDS 15.06.2016
HLCP: National Execution 15.06.2016
HLCP: ACC Guidance Note on Capacity-Building 15.06.2016
HLCP: Letters addressed by the Chairman of CCPOQ 15.06.2016
HLCP: ACC Guidance Note on the United Nations System and International Year of Volunteers, 2001 15.06.2016
HLCP: Joint Letter by UNDG Executive Committee 15.06.2016
HLCP: Implementation of General Assembly Resolution 50/120 15.06.2016
HLCP: Field Level Follow-up to Global Conferences 15.06.2016
HLCP: United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) Guidelines 15.06.2016
HLCP: Operational Collaboration with Civil Society Organizations 15.06.2016
HLCP: Role and Functioning of the Resident Coordinator System 15.06.2016
HLCP: Country Strategy Note: basic principles and procedures 15.06.2016
HLCP: Halving Extreme Poverty 15.06.2016
HLCP: Fight Against the Illicit Production 15.06.2016
HLCP: Operational Guidance Note 15.06.2016
HLCP: ACC Guidance Note on Regional and Sub-Regional Development Cooperation 15.06.2016
HLCP: Division of Labour and Access to Resources 15.06.2016
HLCP: CCPOQ Guidelines on the Programme Approach 15.06.2016

Approved on behalf of ACC by the Consultative Committee on Programme and Operational Questions (CCPOQ) at its 13th Session, New York, September 1998

HLCP: Annex III of the Guidance Note for the United Nations Resident Coordinator System 15.06.2016
HLCP: ACC Guidance Note on the Implementation of the CCA and UNDAF Processes 15.06.2016
HLCP: General Assembly Resolution on System-wide Coherence 15.06.2016

(A/RES/63/311, 2 October 2009)

Bookmarks tagged with High-Level Committee on Programmes

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HLCP: Africa Renewal: January 2014 23.02.2017

The Africa Renewal information programme, produced by the Africa Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information, provides up-to-date information and analysis of the major economic and development challenges facing Africa today. Among the major items it produces is the renowned magazine, Africa Renewal (formerly Africa Recovery), which first appeared in 1987. It also produces a range of public information materials, including backgrounders, press releases and feature articles.

Direct access: Africa Renewal: January 2014
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. NGLS promotes constructive relations between the United Nations and civil society through dynamic partnerships to foster greater coherence around cross-cutting and emerging issues on the UN’s agenda and by facilitating meaningful civil society engagement in UN processes.

Direct access: United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)
HLCP: Global Humanitarian Platform (GHP) 23.02.2017

The GHP is a forum bringing together the three main families of the humanitarian community - NGOs, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and the UN and related international organisations. These families have a shared responsibility in enhancing the effectiveness of humanitarian action.

Direct access: Global Humanitarian Platform (GHP)
HLCP: Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) is a unique inter-agency forum for coordination, policy development and decision-making involving the key UN and non-UN humanitarian partners. The IASC was established in June 1992 in response to United Nations General Assembly Resolution 46/182 on the strengthening of humanitarian assistance.

Direct access: Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)
HLCP: United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) 23.02.2017

The United Nations Geographical Information Working Group (UNGIWG) is a network of professionals working in the fields of cartography and geographic information science to building the UN Spatial Data Infrastructure needed to achieve sustainable development.

Direct access: United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG)
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.

Direct access: The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
HLCP: Global Migration Group 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.

Direct access: Global Migration Group
HLCP: Executive Committee on Economic and Social Affairs (ECESA) 23.02.2017

The Executive Committee on Economic and Social Affairs (ECESA) is chaired by the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs. Its membership comprises DESA, the regional commissions, UNCTAD, UNEP, UN-Habitat, UNODC, OHCHR, UNDP, OHRLLS and OSAA and also includes UNU and the research/training institutes INSTRAW, UNRISD, and UNITAR.

Direct access: Executive Committee on Economic and Social Affairs (ECESA)
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.

Direct access: MDG Gap Task Force
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.

Direct access: Inter-agency and Expert Group on MDG Indicators
HLCP: Oceans Compact 23.02.2017

On 12 August 2012, at the Yeosu (Republic of Korea) International Conference to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the opening for signature of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, launched the Oceans Compact - an initiative to strengthen United Nations system-wide coherence to deliver on its oceans-related mandates.

Direct access: Ocean Compact
HLCP: United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) 23.02.2017

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. The Forum has universal membership, and is composed of all Member States of the United Nations and specialized agencies.

Direct access: United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF)
HLCP: United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea 23.02.2017

In 1999, the General Assembly decided to establish the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (the Consultative Process) in order to facilitate the annual review by the General Assembly, in an effective and constructive manner, of developments in ocean affairs and the law of the sea by considering the report of the Secretary-General on oceans and the law of the sea and by suggesting particular issues to be considered by it, with an emphasis on identifying areas where coordination and cooperation at the intergovernmental and inter-agency leve

Direct access: United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea
HLCP: United Nations Environment Management Group (EMG) 23.02.2017

The EMG was established in 1999 pursuant to by General Assembly resolution 53/242 as recommended by the Secretary-General in his report on Environment and Human Settlements (A/53/463).

EMG is a grouping of all UN agencies and Secretariats of Multilateral Environmental Agreements as well as the Bretton Woods Institutions and the World Trade Organization working together.

Direct access: United Nations Environment Management Group (EMG)
HLCP: The 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), it brings together key actors for the achievement of the shared goals of "food for all" and rural poverty reduction.

Direct access: The UN System Network on Rural Development and Food Security
HLCP: Global Food Security and Nutrition Forum (FSN Forum) 23.02.2017

The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) is a global on-line community facilitated by the Food and Agriculture (FAO).

Set up in 2007, the 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.

Direct access: Global Food Security and Nutrition Forum (FSN Forum)
HLCP: UN-Oceans 15.06.2016

UN-Oceans   is   an   inter-agency   mechanism   that   seeks   to   enhance   the coordination, coherence and effectiveness of competent organizations of the United Nations system and the International Seabed Authority, within existing resources, in conformity  with  the  United  Nations  Convention  on  the  Law  of  the  Sea,  the respective competences of each of its participating organizations and the mandates and priorities approved by their respective governing bodies.

Direct access: UN-Oceans
HLCP: Working Group on Climate Change 15.06.2016

The Working Group on Climate Change was established in 2007 to facilitate knowledge sharing and enhance coherence and coordination in the actions of UN system member organizations on climate change.

Direct access: Collaborative Forum on Climate Change
HLCP: UN-Water 15.06.2016

UN Water was established in 2003 as an inter-agency mechanism to strengthen coordination and coherence among UN entities dealing with issues related to all aspects of freshwater and sanitation.

Direct access: UN-Water
HLCP: Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) 15.06.2016

The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) is a network of United Nations offices, specialized agencies, funds and programmes. All UN member entities are represented in the Network.

Direct access: Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE)
HLCP: Climate Change Policy & Practice 15.06.2016

Climate Change Policy & Practice is a knowledge management project for international negotiations and related activities on climate change managed by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Reporting Services.

Direct access: Climate-L (Climate Change Policy & Practice)

Actions tagged with High-Level Committee on Programmes

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HLCP: Action on UN System Leadership Framework 27.06.2017
HLCP: Action on Megatrends 27.06.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 27.06.2017
HLCP: Action on Cross-Pillar Linkages and Coherence 27.06.2017
HLCP: Action on Risk, Resilience and Prevention 27.06.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate change 06.04.2017
HLCP: Action on migration 06.04.2017
HLCP: Action on equality 06.04.2017
HLCP: Action on cross-pillar linkages 06.04.2017
HLCP: Action on leadership 06.04.2017
HLCP: Action on risk, prevention and resilience 03.04.2017
HLCP: Action on Sustainable Development 13.01.2017
HLCP: Action on Peace and Preventing Conflict 27.06.2017
HLCP: Action on Inequality 01.03.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 06.01.2017
HLCP: Action on Disaster Risk Reduction 13.01.2017
HLCP: Action on Urbanization and Sustainable Development 06.01.2017
HLCP: Action on Youth Employment 13.01.2017
HLCP: Action on Inequality 13.01.2017
HLCP: Action on Small Island Developing States 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on a new UN Urban Agenda 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Disaster Risk Reduction 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Youth Employment 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Post-2015 Development Agenda 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Social and Environmental Sustainability 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Migration and Development 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on a new UN Urban Agenda 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Small Island Developing States 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Post-2015 Development Agenda 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Post-2015 Development Agenda 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on UN System-wide Implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action for LDCs 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Review by CEB of MDG Implementation 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Cybersecurity/Cybercrime 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on UN Activities in Combating Drugs and Organized Crime 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Migration and Development 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Human Rights 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on The World of 7 Billion 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Youth 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Internal and International Migration 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Cybercrime and Cyber Security 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Oceans 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Disaster Risk Reduction 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Promoting the Rule of Law 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on CEB Review of MDG Implementation 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Post -2015 Development Agenda 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Least Developed Countries 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Employment 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on African Development 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Peacebuilding 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Triennial Comprehensive Policy Review 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Evaluation of the United Nations pilots 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on HLCP’s role, functioning and working methods 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on System-wide Coherence 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Disaster Risk Reduction 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Campaign to end violence against women and girls 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on UN-Water 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Evaluation of the United Nations pilots 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Preparations for the Follow-up of International Conference on Financing for Development 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on UN Leadership Programme 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Implementation of the triennial comprehensive policy review 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the UN system’s contribution to ECOSOC 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017) 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Regional Coherence 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the global financial crisis and its impact on the work of the UN system 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Human Rights 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017) 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Knowledge Management 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on United Nations system Joint Crisis Initiative on the Global Financial and Economic Crisis 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Enhancing the contribution of the UN System to ECOSOC 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on System-wide Coherence 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Sustainable Globalization 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Ten-year review of the MDGs 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Review of the joint crisis initiatives 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Towards universal access to energy 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on South-South and triangular cooperation 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Fourth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Cybersecurity 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Programme criticality 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Gender 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Sustainable Globalization 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Outcome of the High-level meeting on MDGs 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Biodiversity 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Fourth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Working Group on Climate Change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Sustainable Globalization 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Global Jobs Pact 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Cybersecurity 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Disaster Risk Reduction 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Moving towards a fairer, greener and sustainable globalization 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the System Wide Action Plan for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Disaster Risk Reduction 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on The World at 7 Billion and Beyond 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Human Rights and Development 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Report of the Panel on Global Sustainability 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Rio+20 and Beyond 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Ocean Compact 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Sustainable Development: Preparations for Rio+20 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Quadrennial comprehensive policy review and “Delivering as one” 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Climate Change 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the World at 7 billion and Beyond 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on UN-Oceans and Oceans Compact 23.02.2017

CEB Mechanisms tagged with High-Level Committee on Programmes

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HLCP: High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP) 19.05.2017

The High-Level Committee on Programmes promotes policy coherence and system-wide cooperation, coordination and knowledge sharing in strategic programme areas.

Inter-agency Coordination Mechanisms tagged with High-Level Committee on Programmes

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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: Global Compact Inter-Agency Team 23.02.2017

The United Nations Global Compact Inter-Agency Team is a group of UN entities with a strong interest in: Ensuring coherent support for the internalization of the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact both within the United Nations System and among all Global Compact participants; and encouraging and supporting constructive UN-business relationships in support of UN goals, including the UN Global Compact.

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: UN Action Network Against Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict (UN ACTION) 23.02.2017

UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action) unites the work of 13 UN entities with the goal of ending sexual violence in conflict. It is a concerted effort by the UN system to improve coordination and accountability, amplify programming and advocacy, and support national efforts to prevent sexual violence and respond effectively to the needs of survivors.

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: Global Humanitarian Platform (GHP) 23.02.2017

The GHP is a forum bringing together the three main families of the humanitarian community - NGOs, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and the UN and related international organisations. These families have a shared responsibility in enhancing the effectiveness of humanitarian action.

HLCP: Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) is a unique inter-agency forum for coordination, policy development and decision-making involving the key UN and non-UN humanitarian partners. The IASC was established in June 1992 in response to United Nations General Assembly Resolution 46/182 on the strengthening of humanitarian assistance.

HLCP: International Network on Conflict and Fragility (INCAF) 23.02.2017

The International Network on Conflict and Fragility (INCAF) is a unique decision-making forum which brings together diverse stakeholders to support development outcomes in the world’s most challenging situations.

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: Executive Committee on Economic and Social Affairs (ECESA) 23.02.2017

The establishment of Executive Committees was an important component of the reform process launched by the Secretary-General in early 1997. They comprise the four principal sectoral areas of the Organization's work--Peace and Security, Economic and Social Affairs, Development Operations and Humanitarian Affairs, each with its own designated Convenor.

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-Oceans 23.02.2017

UN-Oceans   is   an   inter-agency   mechanism   that   seeks   to   enhance   the coordination, coherence and effectiveness of competent organizations of the United Nations system and the International Seabed Authority, within existing resources, in conformity  with  the  United  Nations  Convention  on  the  Law  of  the  Sea,  the respective competences of each of its participating organizations and the mandates and priorities approved by their respective governing bodies.

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: UN-Water 03.04.2017

UN-Water, which was established in 2003 by the United Nations High Level Committee on Programmes, has evolved out of a history of close collaboration among UN agencies. It was created to add value to UN initiatives by fostering greater co-operation and information-sharing among existing UN agencies and outside partners.

HLCP: United Nations Environment Management Group (EMG) 23.02.2017

The EMG was established in 1999 pursuant by General Assembly resolution 53/242 as recommended by the Secretary-General in his report on Environment and Human Settlements (A/53/463). It is chaired by the Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and supported by a secretariat provided by UNEP.

HLCP: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 23.02.2017

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of knowledge in climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic impacts.

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: Task Force on Children and Armed Conflict 23.02.2017

The Task Force on Children and Armed Conflict is an inter-agency mechanism that fosters discussion, collaboration and cooperation to advance the children and armed conflict agenda.

HLCP: Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict 23.02.2017

The Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) was established in July 2005 pursuant to the Security Council resolution 1612 (2005).

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.

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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