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CEBs: Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs 27.01.2017

This report synthesizes the main lessons learned from the MDG Reviews conducted by the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) between April 2013 and November 2015. The exercise, which brought together United Nations and World Bank Group staff, summarized the country situation, identified bottlenecks to attainment, and suggested potential solutions in 16 countries and 1 subregion. Many of the observations and proposed solutions could prove useful in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

CEB: Contributing to a "New Urban Agenda" 23.02.2017

The General Assembly in its resolution 67/216 encouraged the United Nations system to effectively contribute and actively participate in the third UN conference on housing and sustainable urban development (Habitat III) to be held in Istanbul, Turkey, in October 2016, as well as the preparatory process leading up to it.  The conference is expected to result in the reinvigoration of the global commitment to housing and sustainable urban development and the implementation of a “New Urban Agenda.”  Cities are engines

CEB: Coordinating United Nations system-wide support in the preparation of the post-2015 development agenda 23.02.2017

As the international community became increasingly engaged in with the formulation of a new development framework, the General Assembly in its resolution 69/17 emphasized the key role to be played by CEB in ensuring coordinated United Nations system-wide support in the preparation of and follow-up to the post-2015 development agenda, in accordance with relevant intergovernmental mandates.

CEB: Promoting system-wide preparation and follow-up to United Nations conferences and summits 23.02.2017

Throughout 2014, CEB responded to calls by the General Assembly for system-wide coordination in the follow-up to United Nations conferences and summits, including the Millennium Summit and the Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries, as well as in the preparation of the third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, the third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, the summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda, and the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development.

CEB: One UN Exhibit Area at COP20 23.02.2017

For the first time, a joint “One UN Exhibit Area” will be organized at COP20, allowing delegates to explore the UN system’s expertise and services in key thematic areas, including Sustainable Energy, Industry, Green Investment, Education, Climate Science, Human Mobility and National Policies for Climate Action. 

CEB: SIDS 23.02.2017

During the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, UN Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon, as Chair of the CEB, will host a high-level event on "The UN system partnering for the people of SIDS". The event builds on the joint CEB statement to the Conference that was endorsed by the Board in May 2014.

CEB: Looking ahead 23.02.2017

During the reporting period, CEB and its three pillars have made advances in the coordination and coherence of the United Nations system on system-wide issues. The Board also devoted increasing attention to operational issues at the country level and to alignment of the work of the United Nations system at the global, regional and country levels.

CEB: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 23.02.2017

At its spring 2011 session, CEB acknowledged the interlocking set of economic, social and environmental crises facing the world and the need for decisive action to accelerate sustainable development efforts. It recognized that the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) was a major opportunity for the United Nations system to lend its unified and coherent support to Member States in both organizing and delivering on the sustainable development agenda.

CEB: Preparations for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 23.02.2017

Member States have stated repeatedly that sustainable development was a key element of the overarching framework for United Nations activities and have called upon the United Nations system to take action to ensure the effective implementation of and follow-up to the sustainable development commitments, programmes and time-bound targets. At its fall 2011 session and spring 2012 session, CEB underscored that sustainable development, with its interlinked economic, social and environmental pillars, remained a top priority for the United Nations system.

CEB: Strengthening United Nations system support for sustainable development 23.02.2017

Supporting Member States in their efforts to advance economic growth, social development and environmental sustainability in an integrated manner has been of paramount concern for CEB and is a centrepiece of the Secretary-General’s five-year action agenda.

CEB: Conclusions 23.02.2017

During the reporting period, CEB, under the leadership of the Secretary-General, has made significant progress in taking effective and coordinated action on a wide range of programme, management and operational issues in support of intergovernmental mandates to ensure that the United Nations system collaborates closely on issues of system-wide concern.

CEB: Programme issues 23.02.2017

Strengthening United Nations system support for sustainable development; Accelerating the mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues into the work of United Nations system organizations; Strengthening United Nations coordination for sustainable development challenges ahead.

CEB: Introduction 23.02.2017

Pursuant to resolution 2008 (LX) of the Economic and Social Council, the present report provides an annual overview of the work of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) for the period covering the Board’s fall 2011 session and spring 2012 session, held in October 2011 and April 2012, respectively.

CEB: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 23.02.2017

In paragraph 27 of its resolution 64/236 on the implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development, the General Assembly called upon the United Nations system, under the leadership of the Secretary-General, to ensure inter-agency coherence and participation in the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development and its preparatory process.

CEB: System-wide preparation and follow-up to United Nations conferences and summits 23.02.2017

Responding to calls by the General Assembly for system-wide coordination in the preparation and follow-up to United Nations conferences and summits, CEB through its subsidiary machinery, consistently develops joint contributions as inputs to those meetings and systematically promotes collaboration and coherence in follow-up actions by the United Nations system.

Integrating human rights in the work of the United Nations system 23.02.2017

The outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012, entitled “The future we want” (General Assembly resolution 66/288, annex) reaffirmed the importance of respect for human rights for sustainable development, peace and security and the rule of law.

CEB: Supporting Small Island Developing States 23.02.2017

There are 38 countries in the Caribbean, the Pacific and the Atlantic, the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean and the South China Sea that belong to the distinct group of small island developing States. The need to review and enhance the effectiveness, coherence and coordination of United Nations system support for small island developing States has been recognized by the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council in various resolutions.

CEB: Coordinating United Nations system-wide support in the preparation of the post-2015 development agenda 23.02.2017

In 2013, Member States affirmed not only their commitment to intensify efforts to accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals but also their determination to craft a strong post-2015 development agenda that would build on the foundations laid by the Millennium Development Goals.

CEBs: Integrating human rights in the work of the United Nations system 23.02.2017

The outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012, entitled “The future we want” (General Assembly resolution 66/288, annex) reaffirmed the importance of respect for human rights for sustainable development, peace and security and the rule of law.

CEB: Supporting Small Island Developing States 23.02.2017

There are 38 countries in the Caribbean, the Pacific and the Atlantic, the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean and the South China Sea that belong to the distinct group of small island developing States. The need to review and enhance the effectiveness, coherence and coordination of United Nations system support for small island developing States has been recognized by the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council in various resolutions.

CEB: Coordinating United Nations system-wide support in the preparation of the post-2015 development agenda 23.02.2017

In 2013, Member States affirmed not only their commitment to intensify efforts to accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals but also their determination to craft a strong post-2015 development agenda that would build on the foundations laid by the Millennium Development Goals.

HLCM: The efficiency agenda 15.06.2016

Redesigning business models with an emphasis on right-sourcing, common services, and new technologies. New technologies open entirely new horizons to re-shape the operational models of UN organizations: cloud computing; meeting and conference services; compilation and availability of system-wide data and information, etc.

CEB: Box 2.28: Partnerships for sustainable development of Small Island Developing States 23.02.2017

In preparation for the International Meeting to Review the Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Mauritius (10-14 January 2005), the United Nations compiled a list of multi-stakeholder initiatives and partnerships, including various UN system organizations, that support the sustainable development of SIDS.

HLCP: Millennium Development Goals 23.02.2017

The United Nations system has an important supportive role to play for the achievement of the MDGs. Since 2000, CEB has worked to ensure a coordinated UN system approach to the Millennium Summit and its follow-up. The Millennium Declaration itself has served to intensify CEB’s focus on strategic issues for the UN system as a whole.

HLCP: CEB Side Event at Rio+20 23.02.2017

The event entitled "United Nations System: Together for the Future We Want" was held on Friday, 22 June 2012, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Secretary‐General was joined by nearly 20 leaders of the UN system highlighting their joint efforts in support of all countries and their peoples in making sustainable development a reality.

HLCP: Rio+20 23.02.2017

Sustainable development is a key priority guiding the work of the United Nations. The organizations of the UN system are firmly committed to advance economic growth, social development and environmental sustainability in an integrated manner through greater coherence and coordination of action. Together, they have made significant contributions to the Rio+20 conference.

HLCP: Sustainable Development 01.03.2017
HLCP: Policy Coherence and Coordination 23.02.2017

The High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP) fosters coherence, cooperation and coordination on policy and programme dimensions of strategic issues for the UN system.

CEB: CEB Statements 14.07.2016

Statements and Joint Statements of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board (CEB) for Coordination

CEB: Agenda 27.06.2013

The Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) and its three high level committees advance coordination and cooperation on a range of programmatic, management and operational issues facing UN system organizations. CEB agenda is developed in response to inter-governmental mandates, emerging issues and challenges faced by the UN system, in preparation and follow-up to international conferences and at the request of member states.

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HLCP: Report of 32nd session (September 2016, New York) 01.03.2017

Conclusions of the Thirty-Second Session of the High Level Committee on Programmes (UN Headquarters, New York, 29 and 30 September 2016) Issues discussed at the session: Risk, Prevention, and Resilience; UN System Leadership Model in the Post-2015 Era; Cross-Pillar Linkages and the 2030 Agenda; Equality and Non-Discrimination at the Heart of Sustainable Development; Follow-up to the High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants; and Summary of information Items: Istanbul Programme of Actions for the LDCs; and Reports of UN-Water, UN-Energy, UN-Oceans.

Document reference: CEB/2016/6
HLCM: Report of 32nd Session (October 2016, Paris) 23.05.2017

Conclusions of the Thirty-Second Session of the High Level Committee on Management (Paris, 3-4 October 2016). Issues discussed included: HLCM Strategic Plan 2017-2020; UN system model for transformative “leaders of the future”, HR Management in support of the 2030 Agenda; Sexual Exploitation and Abuse; Costs of oversight and accountability mechanisms in the UN system; Common Definitions Related to Fraud and Implementing Partners; Programme Criticality Framework; Health Support plans for duty stations world-wide; Data Innovation Lab & UN System Common Documentation Standard; Report of the Inter-Agency Security Management Network (IASMN); UN International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development; Payment of Pensions.

Document reference: CEB/2016/5
CEBs: Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs 01.03.2017

This report synthesizes the main lessons learned from the MDG Reviews conducted by the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) between April 2013 and November 2015. The exercise, which brought together United Nations and World Bank Group staff, summarized the country situation, identified bottlenecks to attainment, and suggested potential solutions in 16 countries and 1 subregion. Many of the observations and proposed solutions could prove useful in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

CEB: CEB common principles to guide the UN system’s support to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 25.01.2017

 

 

UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (February 2015, New York) 10.08.2016

The UNDG Chair, Ms. Helen Clark, opened the first UNDG meeting of the year by highlighting that 2015 would be a huge opportunity to advance the global sustainable development agenda by finding synergies across the big global processes and outcomes around the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, the Third Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, the Special Summit on Sustainable Development in New York, and the Climate Change COP21 in Paris.

CEB: CEB Statement of Commitment: Putting the imperative to combat inequalities and discrimination at the forefront of UN efforts to support implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (27 April 2016) 04.08.2016

In this statement of commitment on combatting inequalities and discrimination, CEB members affirm the United Nations system’s commitment to a more equal world respectful of human rights and dignity and to putting the imperative of eliminating discrimination and reducing inequalities —within and among countries —at the forefront of UN efforts to support Member States in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda;

HLCP: Report of 31st session (March 2016, Geneva) 01.03.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Urbanization and Sustainable Development; Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change; World Humanitarian Summit; Equality and Non-Discrimination at the Heart of Sustainable Development; Promoting Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies, Preventing Conflict; Support to the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; and Summary of information Items: Istanbul Programme of Actions for the LDCs; and Reports of UN-Water, UN-Energy, UN-Oceans.

Document reference: CEB/2016/4
HLCP: Report of 30th Session (October 2015, New York) 15.06.2016

Issues discussed at the session: Climate Change; Human Rights: Inequalities and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Promoting Peaceful, and Inclusive Societies, Preventing Conflict, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Disaster Risk Reduction; Youth Employment; and Summary of information Items: Urbanization and Sustainable Development; Istanbul Programme of Actions for the LDCs; and Reports of UN-Water, UN-Energy, UN-Oceans.

Document reference: CEB/2015/6
CEB: First Regular Session Report (April 2015, Paris) 15.06.2016

This report covers: The first regular session of CEB for 2015.

HLCP: Report of 29th Session (March 2015, Paris) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Urbanization and Sustainable Development; Inequalities, Human Rights and the post-2015 Development Agenda; The Data Revolution; Youth Employment; Climate Change and Summary of information Items: Climate Change, Instanbul Plan of Actions for the LDCs and Reports of UN-Water, UN-Energy, UN-Oceans.

Document reference: CEB/2015/4
CEB: Second Regular Session Report (November 2014, Washington D.C.) 23.02.2017

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees; HLCM, HLCP and UNDG; Briefings on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime, UN-Water, the Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board, Drugs and Crime, and the World Summit on the Information Society; Issues of system-wide concern: The Data Revolution and Accountability, and a special session on the UN response to the Ebola Crisis.

Document reference: CEB/2014/2
CEB: How the UN System Supports Ambitious Action on Climate Change (Spanish version) 23.02.2017
CEB: How the UN System Supports Ambitious Action on Climate Change 23.02.2017

This brochure, jointly written and produced by the nearly 40 UN specialized agencies, funds, programmes and other bodies that coordinate their respective activities on climate change through the HLCP Working Group on Climate Change, provides examples of how the diverse entities of the UN system work together and with partners to support ambitious action on climate change.

CEB: How the UN System Supports Ambitious Action on Climate Change (Spanish version) 23.02.2017
CEB: Statement of the Secretary-General for the Third International Conference on SIDS at the CEB High-level Side Event 23.02.2017
CEB: Statement of the Prime Minister of Samoa at the CEB High-level Side Event 23.02.2017
CEB: Statement of the Secretary-General at the CEB High-level Side Event 23.02.2017
CEB: How the UN System Supports Ambitious Action on Climate Change 15.06.2016

This brochure, jointly written and produced by the nearly 40 UN specialized agencies, funds, programmes and other bodies that coordinate their respective activities on climate change through the HLCP Working Group on Climate Change, provides examples of how the diverse entities of the UN system work together and with partners to support ambitious action on climate change.

CEB: CEB High-level Side Event: Programme 23.02.2017
CEB: First Regular Session Report (May 2014, Rome) 23.02.2017

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees; HLCM, HLCP and UNDG; Briefing on UN-Water; Issues of system-wide concern: financing for sustainable development; Other matters (United Nations Environment Assembly; Climate Summit)

Document reference: CEB/2014/1
CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2013, New York) 23.02.2017

The present 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) in 2012.

Document reference: E/2014/69
HLCP: Report of 3rd Session (March 2002, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: treatment and prevention of diseases, including human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)...

Document reference: CEB/2002/4
HLCP: Report of 5th session (March 2003, Rome) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Programme of Work of the High-Level Committee on Programmes for 2003-2004; Follow-up to the United Nations Millennium Declaration:preparations for the 2005 comprehensive review; Strategies for sustainable development: follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development; HIV/AIDS...

Document reference: CEB/2003/4
HLCP: Report of Intersessional meeting (July 2003, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Financing for development: Secretary-General’s report to the General Assembly; Review of the status of the work: Task Group on 2005 comprehensive review of the implementation of the Millennium Declaration...

HLCP: Report of 24th Session (October 2012, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Sustainable Development: Follow up to the Rio +20; United Nations system contribution to the post-2015 development agenda; The World at 7 Billion and Beyond; Climate Change; Cybersecurity and cybercrime; Quadrennial comprehensive policy review (QCPR) and “Delivering as one”; High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development.

Document reference: CEB/2012/6
HLCP: Rio+20: Outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 23.02.2017
Document reference: A/RES/66/288
CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2012, New York) 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) covering the period 2011/12.

Document reference: E/2012/67
CEB: Common CEB statement on the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (29 October 2011) 15.06.2016

During the CEB Second Session held in October 2011, the Board endorsed, in principle, the CEB statement to the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. The statement was subsequently submitted as an input to the Conference preparatory process on 1 November 2011.

HLCP: Report of 23rd Session (March 2012, Geneva) 15.06.2016

Issues discussed at the session: Sustainable Development: Preparations for Rio+20; Oceans Compact; Regional Dimension of Development; Human Rights and Development; The World at 7 Billion and Beyond...

Document reference: CEB/2012/4
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
CEB: ACC statement to the Commission on Sustainable Development (29 March 1995) 15.06.2016

The Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC) reaffirms its commitment to Agenda 21 and to support for the Commission on Sustainable Development.

It wishes to reiterate that new and additional financing remains a critical condition for the successful implementation of Agenda 21.

Document reference: E/CN.17/1995/31
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
CEB: Working together for poverty eradication and sustainable development 23.02.2017

Economic and social progress is one of the three pillars of action in the framework for international cooperation established by the Millennium Declaration. In that area, the framework fixes specific, time-bound targets and performance measures for poverty eradication and sustainable development.

CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2000, New York) 23.02.2017

This report provides an overview of the work of the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC) and its subsidiary bodies in 1999.

Document reference: E/2000/53
CEB: First Session Report (April 1999, Geneva) 23.02.2017

This report covers: Discussions on the demands placed on national and international systems by the new global environment — Interactions with the private sector; Follow-up to recent ACC conclusions (The Millennium Assembly; The causes of conflict and the promotion of peace and sustainable development in Africa; Recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Environment and Human Settlements to establish an environmental management group; World summit on the information society; Future arrangements for natural disaster reduction; Consultative Committee on Programme and Operations Questions

Document reference: ACC/1999/4
CEB: First Session Report (April 2001, Nairobi) 23.02.2017

This report covers: Discussions on Response by the system to the challenges of globalization in the context of the follow-up to the Millennium Summit of the United Nations; Strengthening system-wide support for the sustainable development of Africa; Reports of the High-Level Committee on Programmes and the High-Level Committee on Management.

Document reference: ACC/2001/4
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 Session Report (April 2003, Paris) 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: “Strategies for sustainable development”; Africa’s development and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and Management issues (Education for All; World Summit on the Information Society; Launch of new security training programme).

Document reference: CEB/2003/1
CEB: Second Report (October 2003, 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 Monterrey: financing for development; HIV/AIDS and its linkages with food security and governance; Follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development) and Management issues (Staff security and safety;  Dialogue with staff representatives and the Chairman of the International Civil Service Commission).

Document reference: CEB/2003/2

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UN Conference on Small Island Developing States 23.02.2017

The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States will be held from 1-4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, to be preceded by activities related to the conference from 28 to 30 August 2014, also in Apia, Samoa.

Direct access: UN Conference on Small Island Developing States
CEB: In the margins of the CEB Second Regular Session 2013: UNESCO strengthens cooperation with UNWTO 23.02.2017

A new memorandum of Understanding was signed by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai, in the margins of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination in New York. The Agreement provides a framework for cooperation in a range of areas, including:

Direct access: In the margins of the CEB Second Regular Session 2013:UNESCO strengthens cooperation with UNWTO
Webcast of the CEB high-level event: COP19 23.02.2017

In this webcast, you can watch the entire high-level event, hosted by the UN Secretary-General, as Chair of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB).

Direct access: Webcast of the CEB high-level event: COP19
UN Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD (IAC) 23.02.2017
Direct access: UN Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD (IAC)
UN Secretary-General’s Five-Year Action Agenda 23.02.2017
Direct access: UN Secretary-General’s Five-Year Action Agenda
HLCP: United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) 23.02.2017

The United Nations Geographical Information Working Group (UNGIWG) is a network of professionals working in the fields of cartography and geographic information science to building the UN Spatial Data Infrastructure needed to achieve sustainable development.

Direct access: United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG)
The Marrakech Process 23.02.2017

The Marrakech Process is a global process to support the elaboration of a 10-Year Framework of Programs (10YFP) on sustainable consumption and production, as called for by the WSSD Johannesburg Plan of Action. Its goals are to: 

Direct access: The Marrakech Process
Towards a green economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction 23.02.2017

The Green Economy Report is compiled by UNEP’s Green Economy Initiative in collaboration with economists and experts worldwide. It demonstrates that the greening of economies is not generally a drag on growth but rather a new engine of growth; that it is a net generator of decent jobs, and that it is also a vital strategy for the elimination of persistent poverty.

Direct access: Towards a green economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction
Rio+20: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 23.02.2017

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) was organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236), and took place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 marking the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the 10th anniversary of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg.

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UNDG: UNDP Human Development Report 2014 15.06.2016

The 2013 Human Development Report – “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World” – will be launched on 14 March in Mexico City by President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark. The 2013 Human Development Report examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world and its long-term implications for human development.

Direct access: UNDP Human Development Report 2014

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HLCP: Action on Sustainable Development 13.01.2017
HLCP: Action on Urbanization and Sustainable Development 06.01.2017
HLCM: Action on Human Resources for the 2030 Agenda 10.08.2016
HLCM: Action on One set of principles and follow up to CEB’s mandates 10.08.2016
HLCM: Action on System-wide semantic framework (XML) for document management 10.08.2016
HLCM: Action on the Thematic discussion: UN system's Operational fit for the new Sustainable Development Agenda 10.08.2016
CEB: Action on Financing for Sustainable Development 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Small Island Developing States 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on a new UN Urban Agenda 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Disaster Risk Reduction 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Youth Employment 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Post-2015 Development Agenda 23.02.2017
CEB: Action on Programme Matters 23.02.2017
CEB: Action on Financing for Development and Strategies for Sustainable Development 23.02.2017
CEB: Action on World Summit on Sustainable Development 23.02.2017
HLCP: Action on Sustainable Development: Preparations for Rio+20 23.02.2017
CEB: Action on 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20) 23.02.2017

Inter-agency Coordination Mechanisms tagged with Sustainable development

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UN Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD (IAC) 23.02.2017

The UN Inter-Agency Committee for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (IAC) seeks to ensure harmonious international coordination of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) within the UN system, to embed the ESD agenda into the work of UN agencies in a coherent and timely manner, and to emphasize the role of ESD and its implications for all forms, levels and settings of education. It is a forum for open-ended collaboration towards the effective implementation of the Decade.

HLCP: United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) 23.02.2017

In October 2000, the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), in its Resolution 2000/35 established the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), a subsidiary body with the main objective to promote “… the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests and to strengthen long-term political commitment to this end…”based on the Rio Declaration, the Forest Principles, Chapter 11 of Agenda 21 and the outcome of the IPF/IFF Processes and other key milestones of international forest policy.

HLCP: UN-Oceans 23.02.2017

UN-Oceans   is   an   inter-agency   mechanism   that   seeks   to   enhance   the coordination, coherence and effectiveness of competent organizations of the United Nations system and the International Seabed Authority, within existing resources, in conformity  with  the  United  Nations  Convention  on  the  Law  of  the  Sea,  the respective competences of each of its participating organizations and the mandates and priorities approved by their respective governing bodies.

HLCP: UN-Energy 23.02.2017

UN-Energy was established to help ensure coherence in the UN system’s multi-disciplinary response to the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) and to ensure the effective engagement of non-UN stakeholders in implementing WSSD energy-related decisions. The Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), decisions taken at CSD-9, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21, and Agenda 21 serve as the basis for action on energy.

HLCP: UN-Water 03.04.2017

UN-Water, which was established in 2003 by the United Nations High Level Committee on Programmes, has evolved out of a history of close collaboration among UN agencies. It was created to add value to UN initiatives by fostering greater co-operation and information-sharing among existing UN agencies and outside partners.

HLCP: United Nations Environment Management Group (EMG) 23.02.2017

The EMG was established in 1999 pursuant by General Assembly resolution 53/242 as recommended by the Secretary-General in his report on Environment and Human Settlements (A/53/463). It is chaired by the Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and supported by a secretariat provided by UNEP.

HLCP: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 23.02.2017

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of knowledge in climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic impacts.