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CEB: Improving and innovating administrative and management functions of the United Nations system 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. In this context, the plan focuses on common and shared services, including improved common procurement practices, and other initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the United Nations system.

CEB: Improving and innovating administrative and management functions of the United Nations system 23.02.2017

At its twenty-fifth session in March 2013, the High-level Committee on Management approved its Strategic Plan for 2013-2016, outlining the priority objectives for the Committee and its networks for the next three to five years. Among the key drivers of the High-level Committee on Management strategic plan, are the mandates set by the General Assembly in its resolution 67/226 on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review.

CEB: Improving and innovating administrative and management functions of the United Nations system 23.02.2017

At its twenty-fifth session in March 2013, the High-level Committee on Management approved its Strategic Plan for 2013-2016, outlining the priority objectives for the Committee and its networks for the next three to five years. Among the key drivers of the High-level Committee on Management strategic plan, are the mandates set by the General Assembly in its resolution 67/226 on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review.

HLCM: Measuring & communicating results 15.06.2016

The global communities the UN system serves have become more sophisticated in their information needs and the organizations’ information content and the means by which it is delivered often seem inadequate and out]dated to younger and other intended mass audiences.

HLCM: HLCM Strategic Plan 17.05.2017

The HLCM Strategic Plan reflects the collective vision of the HLCM membership and intends to leverage its professional talent and expertise to formulate and put forward proposals – several of which are far-reaching – and foster its role as a source of inspiration and a catalyst for action towards UN system-wide management reform.

HLCM: Management Efficiencies 27.09.2016

An over-arching theme for the High Level Committee on Management (HLCM), one of the three pillars of the CEB, is Management Efficiency. Through cooperation and coordination, members of the committee work towards creating a more robust and effective UN system that can deliver better results for those who need it most.

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HLCM: HLCM Strategic Plan 2013-2016 12.05.2017

The HLCM Strategic Plan for 2013-2016 aims to contribute to the commitment of Member States to enhance the relevance, coherence, effectiveness, efficiency, accountability and credibility of the United Nations System through the re-design and implementation of administrative and management functions – so as to make the System organizations more adaptive and agile in delivering their programmatic mandates.

Document reference: CEB/2013/HLCM/2
HLCM: Report of 25th Session (March 2013, Rome) 23.02.2017

Conclusions of the Twenty-Fifth Session of the High Level Committee on Management (Rome, 7-8 March 2013). Issues discussed included: HLCM Strategic Plan and Working Modalities; Review of the Common System Compensation Package, Improved Efficiency and Cost Control Measures; Big Data; Environmental Sustainability Management in the UN System; Auditing as One; Programme Criticality Framework.

Document reference: CEB/2013/3
HLCM: Report of 23rd Session (March 2012, Madrid) 15.06.2016

Conclusions of the Twenty-Third Session of the High Level Committee on Management (Madrid, 15-16 March 2012). Issues discussed included: Dialogue with Staff Federations; Security and Safety of Staff; Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness of the UN System; HLCM Networks; CEB Secretariat’s dual location; UNESCO’s Financial Situation; Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality; UNSSC: Training and Learning Programmes for the UN system; EMG Sustainability Report and Conclusions from the Executive Session.

Document reference: CEB/2012/3
HLCM: Report of 22nd Session (September 2011, Washington) 15.06.2016

Conclusions of the Twenty-Second Session of the High Level Committee on Management (Washington, D.C., 26-27 September 2011). Issues discussed included: Security and Safety of Staff; Programme Criticality Framework; Improving Efficiency and Cost Controls; Common Principles on Results Reporting; UNDG-HLCM Mission to identify country-level bottlenecks in business practices; HLCM Networks; Mandatory of Separation, ERM.

Document reference: CEB/2100/5
CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2011, Geneva) 15.06.2016

This report provides an overview of major developments in inter-agency cooperation within the framework of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) during the period leading to and covering its fall 2010 session and its spring 2011 session.

Document reference: E/2011/104
HLCM: Report of 21st Session (March 2011, Paris) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Dialogue with Staff Federations; Security and Safety of Staff; HLCM Programme of Work, and coordination with UNDG; Mandatory Age of Separation; Improving Efficiency and Cost Controls; HLCM Networks; Social Media and the UN System, etc.

Document reference: CEB/2011/03

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HLCM: Action on the UN System Organizational Resilience Management System 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on the financial instruments and mechanisms for International Organizations 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on the contribution to the CEB Post 2015 Strategy 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on Improved Efficiency and Cost Control Measures 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness of the UN System 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on Triennial Comprehensive Policy Review (TCPR) of operational activities for development of the United Nations system: Management implications 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on Staff Management Leadership Development Programme 23.02.2017
HLCM: Action on Improved Efficiency and Cost Control Measures 15.06.2016

CEB Mechanisms tagged with Management efficiencies and cost control measures

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UNDG: Working Group on Country Office Business Operations Issues 23.02.2017

The WG assists country offices on harmonizing and simplifying business operations at the county level.

HLCM: Sub-Committee on Improved Efficiency and Cost Control 23.02.2017

The Sub-committee supports the work of the HLCM by collecting and analyzing initiatives implemented across UN member organizations to improve efficiency and control costs.

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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.

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