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CEB: Global financial and economic crisis 15.06.2016

The unfolding global financial and economic crisis, the most severe economic downturn that the global community has experienced in the past 60 years, was at the top of the CEB agenda during the period under review. In a communiqué issued following the CEB session in April 2009, the executive heads emphasized that the social effects of the crisis were already disturbing and could worsen. Unless urgent action were taken, the crisis could have devastating effects for the most vulnerable and voiceless, with growing social insecurity and displacement of people.

CEB: CEB Joint Crisis Initiatives (JCI's) 15.06.2016

At the CEB first regular session 2009, Executive Heads adopted a Communiqué endorsing nine Joint Crisis Initiatives and emphasizing the need to assist countries and the global community to confront the crisis, accelerate recovery, and build a fair and inclusive system of globalization based on sustainable economic, social and environmental development for all.

HLCP: Policy Coherence Toolkits 15.06.2016
HLCP: Joint Crisis Initiatives (JCIs): UN system-wide Response 15.06.2016
Additional financing for the most vulnerable Green Economy Initiative (GEI) Humanitarian, security and social stability Food security Social protection floor Technology and innovation
HLCP: Monitoring and analysis 15.06.2016

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 15.06.2016

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 15.06.2016

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 15.06.2016

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 15.06.2016

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) 15.06.2016

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: Trade 15.06.2016

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 15.06.2016

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 15.06.2016

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 05.10.2016

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.

Documents tagged with Joint Crisis Initiatives (JCI)

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UNDG: UN System Joint Crisis Initiatives Note 15.06.2016

This note consolidates the support offered by the UN system under each of the nine Joint Crisis Initiatives, proposed by HLCP and endorsed by CEB on 5 April 2009, and provides contact details of focal points making the available resources easily accessible for UNCTs.

CEB: La crisis financiera mundial y su impacto en las tareas del sistema de la ONU 15.06.2016

Face à l‟éventualité que la communauté internationale affronte l‟une des menaces financières, économiques et sociales les plus sérieuses de notre temps, le Conseil des Chefs de Secrétariat des Organismes de l‟Organisation des Nations Unies pour la coordination (CCS) s‟est réuni pour analyser les divers aspects pertinents et se mobiliser pour prendre des mesures afin de faire face à l‟impact de la crise dans les domaines du travail de chacun de ses membres.

CEB: CEB Press communiqué on the Global Financial and Economic Crisis (Paris, France 05 April 2009) 15.06.2016

The communiqué was adopted by the Executive Heads at the CEB spring session retreat held in Paris on 5 April 2009, emphasizing the need to assist countries and the global community to confront the crisis, accelerate recovery, and build a fair and inclusive system of globalization based on sustainable, economic, social and environmental development for all, while facing the future in a spirit of conviction of the need for transformational change.

CEB: The need for an international coordinated response 15.06.2016

The current crisis is global and originates in the developed world. Governments around the world are taking unprecedented action to avert the collapse of the financial system. Much of the focus to date has been on stabilizing financial markets, restoring credit liquidity and reactivating the economy. In a number of developed and emerging economies, financial rescue measures have been complemented with the announcement of aggressive fiscal measures in the form of lower taxes and higher government spending. The amount of the fiscal packages is often without precedent.

CEB: The crisis and its consequences 15.06.2016

The world is in a global financial, economic and social crisis spreading and evolving at high speed. The channels of transmission are very rapid and multiple; from bank credit, finance and capital flows to a fall in demand affecting output, exports and prices, onto exchange rates, current account and fiscal positions. It is impacting upon the real economy and quickly becoming a global jobs crisis. All countries are affected by a severe global downturn characterized as the worst in over 60 years.

CEB: Introduction 15.06.2016

This paper has been prepared for the consideration of CEB by the Chair of HLCP as a result of the discussions held by HLCP at its meeting of 26 and 27 February 2009 on the impacts of the global financial and economic crisis. It reflects a revised version of the Issue Paper 1 prepared by the Chair of HLCP for that discussion, on the basis of a very rich set of contributions provided by CEB member organizations upon request from the Chair of HLCP to the respective Executive Heads. The compendium 2 of contributions received is also available to CEB.

CEB: Foreword 15.06.2016

 As the international community faces one of the gravest financial, economic and social threats in our lifetime, the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) has come together to analyze the relevant aspects and mobilize for action to confront the impact of the crisis in the areas of work of each of its members.

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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.

Actions tagged with Joint Crisis Initiatives (JCI)

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HLCP: Action on United Nations system Joint Crisis Initiative on the Global Financial and Economic Crisis 15.06.2016
HLCP: Action on Review of the joint crisis initiatives 15.06.2016