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CEB: Preventing and managing armed conflict 23.02.2017

An increasingly important focus of inter-agency work is to enhance the system’s support for an effective response by the international community to the Secretary-General’s call for a strategic shift from a culture of reaction to a culture of prevention. This requires a collective approach to conflict prevention and calls for a deeper understanding of the causes of tensions within and between nations. It also implies a sustained system-wide effort to effectively integrate a conflict-prevention perspective in development programmes at the country level.

CEB: Introduction 23.02.2017

Since 2001, the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) has built its policy agenda around the themes identified in the Secretary-General’s first report on the implementation of the Millennium Declaration (A/56/326). In that report, the Secretary-General set out a broad road map for the follow-up process and proposed two topics on which the process might focus each year, leading to a comprehensive review of the implementation of the Declaration in 2005.

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.

Documents tagged with Armed conflict

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CEB: CEB Statement of Commitment: Bringing the UN system together to support conflict prevention and peacebuilding within the broader 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (27 April 2016) 30.05.2017

In this statement of commitment on preventing conflict and peacebuilding, CEB members affirmed their commitment to intensifying cooperation and collaboration across peace and security, human rights, humanitarian and development areas of UN efforts with the aim of preventing and addressing the root causes of violent conflicts, promoting human rights and the rule of law, promoting education and a culture for peace, building resilience, and sustaining peace.

CEBs: Working together to prevent and manage armed conflicts 23.02.2017

In the years since the adoption of the Millennium Declaration, the Executive Heads of the UN system in CEB have increasingly focused on the need for the system to reach a deeper understanding of the underlying causes of armed conflict and to make a more effective, sustained contribution to creating the conditions for lasting peace.

CEB: One United Nations: Catalyst for Progress and Change 15.06.2016

CEB’s contribution to the preparatory process of the 2005 World Summit culminated in the publication of "One United Nations: Catalyst for Progress and Change — How the Millennium Declaration is Changing the Way the United Nations System Works", which was launched at the July 2005 session of the Economic and Social Council and was commended by the President of the Economic and Social Council to the Summit.

CEB: First Session Report (April 1997, Geneva) 23.02.2017

This report covers: Discussions on the Review of developments affecting international cooperation and development, and their implications for the United Nations system: Reform and strengthening of the United Nations system, Peace-building; Follow-up, within the system, to ACC initiatives and decisions:Coordinated follow-up to international conferences; United Nations System-Wide Special Initiative on Africa; Universal access to basic communication and information services; The Graça Machel study: impact of armed conflict on children.

Document reference: ACC/1997/4
CEB: Second Report (November 2002, New York) 23.02.2017

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM and HLCP). Discussions on Programme issues (Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: “Preventing armed conflict”; Future role of the High-level Committee on Programmes (HLCP) in follow-up to the United Nations Millennium Declaration; Preparations for future discussions on financing for development and strategies for sustainable development) and Management issues (Staff security and safety; Reform of the pay and benefits system; Information and communication technologies; Dialogue with the Chairman of the International Civil Service Commission and staff representatives; Secretary-General’s reform initiative).

Document reference: CEB/2002/2
CEB: First Regular Session Report (April 2004, New York) 23.02.2017

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM and HLCP). Discussions on Programme issues (Curbing transnational crime; Bridging the digital divide) and Management issues (Policy on domestic partnerships; Establishment of the Senior Management Service).

Bookmarks tagged with Armed conflict

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European research network children in armed conflict 15.06.2016

This section contains research documents on children and armed conflict including the research outputs of Network partners.

Direct access: Children in armed conflict
The Global Reported Arms Trade: UN Register of Conventional Arms 23.02.2017

Many countries regularly report their arms imports and exports to the UN. This creates trust and helps ensure that weapons are only used in conformity with the UN Charter. 

Direct access: The Global Reported Arms Trade: UN Register of Conventional Arms
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.

Direct access: UN Action Network Against Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict (UN ACTION)
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).

Direct access: Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict

Actions tagged with Armed conflict

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HLCP: Action on Peace and Preventing Conflict 27.06.2017
CEB: Action on Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: “Preventing armed conflict” 23.02.2017

Inter-agency Coordination Mechanisms tagged with Armed conflict

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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: 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).