At its 27th session, held in Venice in April 2014, the High-Level Committee on Management (HLCM) agreed to establish a working group, to be chaired by the Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security (USG, UNDSS), with a Co-Chair to be selected among other HLCM members, to undertake a comprehensive review of the issues raised in UNDSS’ paper titled, “Reconciling Duty of Care in the UN’s Operating Environment.”
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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.
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.