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CEB: Procurement 23.02.2017

The reporting period marked the first year of existence of the Procurement Network of the High-level Committee on Management. During this period, the Network focused on aligning its inter-agency efforts with those of the Organization at large. The harmonization of procurement processes and practices in support of field offices, with a particular focus on the project offices in delivering-as-one pilot countries, was central to the work of the Network.

CEB: Procurement 23.02.2017

A project on harmonization of procurement in the field, which was completed in 2012, delivered inter-agency procurement guidelines and identified elements in organizations’ policies and procedures that required alignment to ensure that collaboration in the field could be optimized.

CEB: Improving United Nations business models 23.02.2017

The High-level Committee on Management strategic plan for 2013-2016 identifies harmonization and simplification of business practices as a core activity of the Committee. In this context, the plan focuses on common and shared services, improved common procurement practices, and other initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the United Nations system.

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HLCM: Report of 33rd Session (March 2017, Budapest) 07.07.2017

Conclusions of the Thirty-Third Session of the High Level Committee on Management (Budapest, 30-31 March 2017). Issues discussed included: HLCM Strategic Plan 2017-2020; Thematic Discussion on Global Service Centres; Project Proposal for the joint provision of HR Services; Duty of Care in High-Risk Environments; Briefing on the Current Security Environment for UN personnel; UN System Leadership Model; Outcome of the ICSC 84th Session and HR Network Strategic Work Plan; Adoption of a UN Common Documentation Standard; and Common Definitions of Fraud and Presumptive Fraud.

Document reference: CEB/2017/3
FBN: Report of 23rd Session (16-17 June 2014, IAEA, Vienna ) 23.02.2017

The FB Network discussed the following issues: New template agreement between the EU and the UN; The UN system-wide IPSAS project proposal beyond 2015; Proposal of a reference risk management, oversight and accountability model for common positioning by the UN system with governing bodies; Common definition of operating costs and a common and standardized system of cost control; Harmonization of rules and regulations, policies and procedures at the country, regional and headquarters level in the functional area of finance; After-service-health insurance (ASHI); Common Treasury Services – Pr

Document reference: CEB/2014/HLCM/FB/11
FBN: Report of 21st Session (24-25 June 2013, WFP, Rome) 23.02.2017

The FB Network discussed the following issues: Common definition of operating costs and a common and standardized system of cost control; Proposal of a reference risk management, oversight and accountability model for common positioning by the UN system with governing bodies; implementation of statement on internal control in financial reports; FB Network terms of reference; after-service-health insurance (ASHI) - study of funding options; status and action of the FB Network initiatives from the HLCM Plan on Harmonization of Busienss Practices in the UN System - Common Treasury Services; co

Document reference: CEB/2013/HLCM/FB/15
FBN: Report of 18th Session Videoconference (16 February 2012) 23.02.2017

At the videoconference the following items were discussed:  Common Treasury Services, After Service Health Insurance, Safety and Security Costs, Financial Statistics, IPSAS Task Force.

Document reference: CEB/2012/HLCM/FB/6
FBN: Report of 9th Session (July 2008, UNICEF, New York) 23.02.2017

Guidance on Consolidation; IPSAS and Budget implications; Off shoring of administrative functions; UNDGFB Network Coordination; Cost recovery policies; and Progress of work on Harmonization of Financial Regulations and Rules.

Document reference: CEB/2008/HLCM/FB/18
FBN: Report of 12th Session Videoconference (February 2010) 23.02.2017

Update on the HLCM Plan of Action for the Harmonization of Business Practices including WG on Common Treasury Services; the UN System-wide Financial Statistics Database and Reporting System project; the UNDG-HLCM WG on Cost Recovery Policy; status of the joint FBHR Network WG on Long Term Care; the joint FBHR network WG on Appendix D; WG on Staff Safety and Security; WG on Harmonized Financial Regulations and Rules; follow-up to the IPSAS Task Force meeting (Rome, Dec-2009) and IPSAS implementation progress; and organization of future FB Network meetings.

Document reference: CEB/2010/HLCM/FB/9
FBN: Report of 13th Session (September 2010, PAHO, Washington, D.C) 23.02.2017

Follow-up to IPSAS Task Force; Personal Financial Disclosure Programmes; Update from the joint FBHR network Working Group on Compensation for Service Incurred death, injuries and illnesses (Appendix D); UN operational rates of exchange (UNROE); Interim results from the Working Group on Safety and Security Costs; Common Services Centres; Progress report from the Working Group on Common Treasury Services; Progress report from the WG on Financial Reporting; Presentation of the UN System Financial Statistics 2010; Progress report from the WG on Harmonized Financial Rules and Regulations; and Up

Document reference: CEB/2010/HLCM/FB/30

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HLCM: Action on ASHI – Outcome of the General Assembly's discussions on the SG’s report 10.08.2016
HLCM: Action on Progress report on the Secretary-General study on ASHI 04.08.2016