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CEB: Enhancing the effectiveness, efficiency, coherence and impact of United Nations operational activities for development 23.02.2017

Coherent implementation of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of United Nations operational activities continued to be of highest priority to the United Nations Development Group. As called for in General Assembly resolution 67/226, the United Nations Development Group has systematically increased its focus on South-South and triangular cooperation.

CEB: Increasing the effectiveness and coherence of United Nations system activities at the country level 23.02.2017

In the Summit Outcome, Member States reaffirmed their commitment to the global partnership for development set out in the Millennium Declaration, the Monterrey Consensus and the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation. They further stressed that each country must take primary responsibility for its own development, and that the role of national policies and development strategies is critical in the achievement of sustainable development. Such national efforts should be complemented by supportive global programmes, measures and policies.

CEB: Enhancing the effectiveness, efficiency, coherence and impact of United Nations operational activities for development 23.02.2017

In response to General Assembly resolution 67/226 on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of United Nations operational activities for development of the United Nations system, the United Nations Development Group placed the highest priority on ensuring coherent implementation of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review across the system with a firm focus on high-impact areas.

CEB: Enhancing the effectiveness, efficiency, coherence and impact of United Nations operational activities for development 23.02.2017

In response to General Assembly resolution 67/226 on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of United Nations operational activities for development of the United Nations system, the United Nations Development Group placed the highest priority on ensuring coherent implementation of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review across the system with a firm focus on high-impact areas.

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UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (June 2015, New York) 11.05.2017

The UNDG Chair, Ms. Helen Clark, opened the second UNDG meeting of the year by announcing that the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) had joined the UNDG as an observer, and welcoming Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs. The UNDG Chair expressed her appreciation for the ongoing support DPA had been providing to Resident Co-ordinators, including through their support peace and development advisers in RC offices. In view of RCs working in increasingly complex political and development settings, Mr. Feltman underlined the need for the entire system to support them and expressed DPA’s commitment to do its part within the UNDG.

UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (February 2016, New York) 25.05.2017

The UNDG Chair, Ms. Helen Clark, opened the first UNDG meeting of the year by introducing Mr. Amir Abdulla, Deputy Executive Director of WFP, in his new role as UNDG Vice-Chair as of 1 February 2016. Issues discussed were 2016 ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment and Second Phase of the ECOSOC Dialogue on the Longer-term Positioning of the UNDS, Briefing on recent and ongoing work of the ASG Advisory Group, UNDG key messages for a strategic 2016 QCPR, Theory of Change for the UNDS to function as a system for relevance, strategic positioning and results, Universality and the 2030 Agenda, UNDG conflict and development analysis tool, 2016 UNDG work plan, AOB.

UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (February 2017, New York) 25.05.2017

The UNDG Chair, Helen Clark, opened the first UNDG meeting of 2017 by noting that this would be her last meeting as UNDG Chair. Ms. Clark noted she had advised the Secretary-General that she would be leaving UNDP, and hence also her role as UNDG Chair, at the end of her second term in April. Issues discussed were UNDG follow-up to the 2016 QCPR, New UNDG strategic priorities and updating global UNDG working arrangements, UNDG Joint Fund for the 2030 Agenda, UNDG Cost-sharing of the Resident Co-ordinator system, Guidance for UNDG endorsement, AOB.

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

The UNDG Chair, Ms. Helen Clark, opened the third UNDG meeting of the year by recognizing Ms. Flavia Pansieri who will be retiring from her position as Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights and Vice-Chair of the UNDG at the end of the year. The members of the UNDG joined the UNDG Chair in thanking Ms. Pansieri for her leadership and contributions within the UNDG and throughout her accomplished UN career.

UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (June 2016, New York) 25.05.2017

The UNDG Chair, Ms. Helen Clark, opened the second UNDG meeting of 2016 by noting that the midpoint of the year presented a timely opportunity for the UNDG to reflect on the results achieved to date and to determine the priorities for the second half of the year. Issues discussed were “The UN We Want for the SDGs” - UNDG Proposals for the 2016 QCPR and the ECOSOC Dialogue on the Longer-term Positioning of the UNDS, UNDG position paper: The Role of UN Business Operations for Enhanced Programme Delivery under the SDGs, Standard Operations Procedures (SOPs) Plan of Action for Headquarters 2016-2017, UNDG Logo Usage Policy.

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.

UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (January 2011, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session:Feedback from UNDG Advisory Group meeting; Feedback from UNDG members on implementation of the UNDG strategic priorities; issues and challenges for the UNDAF rollout in the regions; Issues and challenges on the implementation of the UNDG work plan;  Results-based Management Handbook.

UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (June 2009, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session:Guidance note on UNDAF Action Plan; Strengthened support to UNDAF roll out countries; RC Talent Management; Capacity requirements for RC offices in post crisis countries; Comprehensive Framework for Action on Food Security (CFA).

UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (February 2010, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Proposed UNDG Strategic Priorities for 2010-201; ICT guidelines and scale up plan for common ICT at country level; Deployment of Cost Savings from Operational Activities into Country Programmes; Guidance Note on Establishing Multi-Donor Trust Funds.

UNDG: Report of HLCM-UNDG joint session (September 2010) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: The high level HLCM-UNDG mission; UN Country Teams; Harmonization of business practices; UNDAF.

UNDG: Report of UNDG meeting (June 2011, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: The UNDG Working Mechanism Conveners’ Retreat of 19 May, including key priorities for 2011; UNDG Working Mechanisms; Implementation of the UNDG strategic priorities by the Regional UNDG Teams for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe and Central Asia; MDTF study on operational effectiveness.

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UNDG: Regional UNDG Teams 15.06.2016

The key role of Regional UNDG Teams (formerly known as “Regional Directors Teams”) is to provide leadership, strategic guidance and support to Resident Coordinators (RCs) and UN Country Teams (UNCTs) for the achievement of country level results.

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