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CEBs: UN System Procurement Statistics 15.06.2016

This section presents statistics produced by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), on behalf of the United Nations system of organizations to provide detailed information covering the spectrum of United Nations procurement activities. Procurement is defined as the acquisition through purchase or lease of real property, goods or other products (including intellectual property), works or services.

HRN: UN System Human Resources Statistics 15.06.2016

Every year the CEB Secretariat collects HR data from member organizations and publishes statistics. Reports detail staff demographics such as staff grade, nationality, location, gender and age. Staff with appointments for a period of less than one year are excluded from published data. Reports also exclude information on National Professional Officers, which is provided separately.

CEB: Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka 23.02.2017

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position, having devoted her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka has worked in government and civil society, and with the private sector, and was actively involved in the struggle to end apartheid in her home country of South Africa.

CEB: Box 2.14: Global and regional initiatives to improve maternal and newborn health 23.02.2017

The global Safe Motherhood Initiative was launched in 1987 in response to high levels of maternal deaths in the developing world. A great deal has since been learned about effective and affordable strategies for saving women’s lives during pregnancy and childbirth and about the linkages between maternal and newborn well-being.

HLCP: First World Conference on Women (1975) 23.02.2017

World Conference of the International Women's Year: Mexico City (19 June to 2 July 1975)

The first world conference on the status of women was convened in Mexico City to coincide with the 1975 International Women's Year, observed to remind the international community that discrimination against women continued to be a persistent problem in much of the world.

HLCP: Second World Conference on Women (1980) 23.02.2017

World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace: Copenhagen (14 to 30 July 1980)

HLCP: Fourth World Conference on Women (1995) 23.02.2017

The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was adopted unanimously at the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women (4-15 September 1995) held in Beijing, China, by representatives from 189 countries.

HLCP: UN World Conferences on Women 23.02.2017

Four world conferences on women convened by the United Nations in the past quarter of a century have been instrumental in elevating the cause of gender equality to the very centre of the global agenda. The conferences have united the international community behind a set of common objectives with an effective plan of action for the advancement of women everywhere, in all spheres of public and private life.

HLCP: UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 23.02.2017

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women.

FBN: UN System Financial Statistics 23.04.2017

Financial Statistics is a collection of annual data from CEB member organizations on their revenue and expenditures. Using this data, revenues broken down by assessed and voluntary contributions can be shown. Also, expenditures at the country, regional and global levels and broken down by expenditure categories: development assistance, humanitarian assistance, technical cooperation, peacekeeping and normative activities.

HLCP: Gender Community of Practice 23.02.2017

The Gender Community of Practice includes policies and practices of UN system organizations to raise the level of awareness of the gender issues.

HLCP: Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 23.02.2017

The UN System-Wide Policy on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women was endorsed by the Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) in October 2006, as a means of furthering the goal of gender equality and women’s empowerment within the policies and programmes of the UN system, and implementing the ECOSOC agreed conclusions 1997/2.

HRN: UN System Human Resources Statistics Reports 15.06.2016

This page presents the annual statistical reports on the staff of the organizations in the United Nations common system with appointments for a period of one year or more as at 31 December. The tables exclude information on National Professional Officers, which is provided separately.

Documents tagged with UN Women

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CEB: CEB Statement to the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (20 November 2014) 27.03.2017

This CEB Statement reaffirms the UN system's shared commitment to gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.  It underscores the need for the post-2015 agenda to be bold and ambitious and foster the transformation of gender relations by tackling the root causes of gender inequality.

CEB: UN Women 23.02.2017
HLCP: ACC Statement on the United Nations 10-year Programme on Girls’ Education (7 April 2000) 23.02.2017

The Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC) notes the progress made in basic education over the decade and, at the same time, registers that there is a need for the United Nations system to redouble its efforts so that this basic human right can be met. In registering this concern the ACC emphasized the role of basic education as a key component of poverty reduction and of human and economic development.

HLCP: Gender Equality & Climate Change 23.02.2017

UN agencies, working in close collaboration with governments, multilateral organizations, civil society agencies and the private sector, work to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment principles into climate change policies and programmes.

HLCP: Gender Equality & Climate Change 23.02.2017

The Cancun Agreements, adopted at the 16th Conference of the Parties (COP16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), entrenched gender equality principles into the UNFCCC outcome documents for the first time.

HLCP: UN System-Wide Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (SWAP) 23.02.2017

The UN System-Wide Policy on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women was endorsed by the Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) in October 2006, as a means of furthering the goal of gender equality and women’s empowerment within the policies and programmes of the UN system, and implementing the ECOSOC agreed conclusions 1997/2.1.

CEB: Foreword by the UN Secretary-General 23.02.2017

At the 13th session of the Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC in Bali, Indonesia, we met to initiate an ambitious new phase of international cooperation on climate change in the light of compelling scientific evidence. At that time, I spoke of climate change as the “defining challenge of our time”.

HLCP: Acting on Climate Change: The UN Delivering as One 15.06.2016

Under the leadership of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) has initiated a process of aligning its strengths to achieve a coordinated action-oriented approach to the global and multifaceted challenge of climate change. This document brings together information on activities undertaken throughout the United Nations system, including its agencies, funds and programmes, as contributed by the respective entities.

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.

Bookmarks tagged with UN Women

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2009 World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 15.06.2016

The World Survey on the Role of Women in Development is the flagship publication of the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women.  It is presented to the Second Committee of the General Assembly at five-yearly intervals. The 1999 World Survey focused on globalization, gender and work and the 2004 World Survey addressed women and international migration.

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The UN Secretary-General database on violence against women 15.06.2016

In December 2006, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a comprehensive resolution calling for an intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and requesting the Secretary-General to establish a coordinated database on the extent, nature and consequences of all forms of violence against women, and on the impact and effectiveness of policies and programmes for, including best practices in, combating such violence

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Gender and land rights database 15.06.2016

A full Country Report about the geneder and the land rights

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Human Development Report Office's Library 15.06.2016

24 Years of Human Development Reports

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UN Women News page 23.02.2017
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Michelle Bachelet on Social Protection Floors as a Response to Demands for Social Justice 23.02.2017

Mrs Michelle Bachelet, Chairperson of the Social Protection Floor Advisory Group and Executive Director of UN Women, discusses how the implementation of social protection floors can offer an effective response to the increasing demands for social justice in many countries.

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UN Women on Google+ 23.02.2017
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UN Women on Pinterest 23.02.2017
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United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) 23.02.2017

In 1975 the First World Conference on Women, held in Mexico City, recommended the creation of a research and training institute dedicated to the advancement of women. The following year (1976), the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) created the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW).

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Third World Conference on Women (1985) 23.02.2017

World Conference to review and appraise the achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace:Nairobi (15 to 26 July 1985)

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Second World Conference on Women (1980) 23.02.2017

World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace: Copenhagen (14 to 30 July 1980)

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First World Conference on Women (1975) 23.02.2017

World Conference of the International Women's Year: Mexico City (19 June to 2 July 1975)

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Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) 23.02.2017

Gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) is government planning, programming and budgeting that contributes to the advancement of gender equality and the fulfillment of women's rights.

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Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women 23.02.2017

Adopted by the World Conference to review and appraise the achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace, held in Nairobi, Kenya, 15-26 July 1985.

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Fourth World Conference on Women (1995) 23.02.2017
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The role of parliament in financing for gender equality (New York, 27 February 2008) 23.02.2017

The event took place on Wednesday, 27 February 2008, at UN Headquarters in New York and highlighted the specific contribution of parliamentarians and the difference they can make in securing adequate financial support to women’s empowerment and the implementation of policies and programmes in favour of gender equality.

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International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (iKNOW Politics) 23.02.2017

International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics is an interactive network of women in politics who share experiences, resources, advice and collaborate on issues of interest.

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UN WOMEN Vacancies 15.06.2016
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UN WOMEN on YouTube 15.06.2016
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UN WOMEN on Facebook 15.06.2016
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UN WOMEN on Flickr 15.06.2016
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UN WOMEN on Twitter 15.06.2016
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CEB: UN WOMEN 15.06.2016
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HLCP: Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) 15.06.2016

The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) is a network of United Nations offices, specialized agencies, funds and programmes. All UN member entities are represented in the Network.

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UNDG: Results-based Management Handbook 18.04.2013

This handbook development exercise was spearheaded by the Results-based Management (RBM) Task Team of the United Nations Development Group working group on programming issues.

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UN WOMEN Annual Report 20.03.2017

The Annual Report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality around the world. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year and provides summary financial statements, a list of new programmes and projects, and contact information.

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CEB: UN Women 14.10.2016

UN Women was established in July 2010 by the General Assembly (res. 64/289) to improve the coordination and coherence of gender equality and empowerment of women, and promote more effective gender mainstreaming across the UN system. It consolidated the work of four UN gender entities: the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), the Division for the Advancement of Women, the Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues, and the UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women.

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FBN: Working Group on UN SWAP Gender Marker Implementation 20.10.2016

The Working Group on Gender Markers was formed following a presentation on the “UN-SWAP: Tracking resources for gender equality and the empowerment of women” made at the Finance and Budget Network meeting of June 2014.  The purpose of the Working Group is to support the implementation of UN-SWAP Performance Indicators 8 (resource tracking/expenditure) and 9 (resource allocation/budget) through increasing the use by UN entities of gender equality markers that apply the UNDG/CEB endorsed standards and principles to produce comparable data.

Statistics tagged with UN Women

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HRN: UN System Human Resources by Length of Service (Professional) 09.08.2016
HRN: UN System Human Resources by Gender (Professional) 09.08.2016
HRN: UN System Human Resources by Nationality 09.08.2016
HRN: UN System Human Resources by Age Bracket (Professional) 09.08.2016
HRN: UN System Human Resources by Grade 09.08.2016

Staff positions are grouped in two broad categories of occupations (the Professional and higher categories and the General Service category) and the hierarchy is expressed by grade levels within those categories.  The grade level of each position  is established based on the nature of duties and responsibilities assigned to it and the related skills, knowledge and experience required.

HRN: UN System Human Resources by Category 09.08.2016

Every year the CEB Secretariat collects HR data from member organizations and publishes statistics. Reports detail staff demographics such as staff grade, nationality, location, gender and age.

HRN: UN System Human Resources by Organization & Duty Station 09.08.2016

Every year the CEB Secretariat collects HR data from member organizations and publishes statistics. Reports detail staff demographics such as staff grade, nationality, location, gender and age.

PN: UN System Purchase Orders by Organization 10.08.2016

The overall procurement volume (goods and services combined) of UN organizations during 2013 increased to $16.1 billion, from $15.4 billion in 2012 – an increase of 4.6 percent. The total procurement of goods increased by $826 million, an increase of 12.1 percent, while procurement of services decreased by $115 million, a slight decline of 1.3 percent.

PN: UN System Purchase Orders by Country (Goods) 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

PN: UN System Purchase Orders by Country (Services) 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

PN: UN System Procurement of Services by Region 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

PN: UN System Procurement of Goods by Region 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

PN: UN System Procurement of Services by Organization 10.08.2016

The overall procurement volume (goods and services combined) of UN organizations during 2013 increased to $16.1 billion, from $15.4 billion in 2012 – an increase of 4.6 percent. The total procurement of goods increased by $826 million, an increase of 12.1 percent, while procurement of services decreased by $115 million, a slight decline of 1.3 percent.

PN: UN System Procurement of Goods by Organization 10.08.2016

The overall procurement volume (goods and services combined) of UN organizations during 2013 increased to $16.1 billion, from $15.4 billion in 2012 – an increase of 4.6 percent. The total procurement of goods increased by $826 million, an increase of 12.1 percent, while procurement of services decreased by $115 million, a slight decline of 1.3 percent.

PN: UN System Procurement of Services by Country 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

PN: UN System Procurement of Goods by Country 10.08.2016

The UN system procured goods and services from 192 different countries in 2013, with 123 countries having an annual procurement volume of more than $10 million each in 2013. The ten major countries supplying UN organizations in 2013 included four developing countries, with the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, India and Kenya accounting for 37.4 percent of the total procurement volume of the top ten countries of supply.

HRN: UN System Human Resources by Country & Duty Station 09.08.2016

Every year the CEB Secretariat collects HR data from member organizations and publishes statistics. Reports detail staff demographics such as staff grade, nationality, location, gender and age.

FBN: Total expenditure by country 03.08.2016

This map shows all agencies' country expenditure combined.

FBN: Total expenditure by region 03.08.2016

This chart shows all agencies' expenditure for each region.

FBN: Total expenditure by agency 03.08.2016

This chart shows the total expenditure for each agency, calculated on the basis of all expenditure categories.

FBN: Total revenue by agency 03.08.2016

United Nations organizations vary widely in size based on annual revenues.  The largest organizations have revenues totaling in the Billions of USD while the smallest are in the range of 20 – 50 Million USD.  The annual revenues for each organization are presented below.

FBN: Agency revenue by government donor (voluntary contributions, specified) 03.08.2016

This chart shows agency voluntary contributions (specified) revenue from government donors.

FBN: Agency revenue by government donor (voluntary contributions, non-specified) 03.08.2016

This chart shows agency voluntary contributions (non-specified) revenue from government donors. The graphic is limited to show the top 100 donations.

FBN: Agency revenue by government donor (assessed contributions) 03.08.2016

This chart shows agency assessed revenue from government donors. The graphic is limited to show the top 100 donations.

FBN: Agency expenditure by category 03.08.2016

This chart shows expenditure by category for individual agencies.

FBN: Agency expenditure by category 03.08.2016

This chart shows agencies' expenditure by category.

FBN: Global and inter-regional expenditure by agency 03.08.2016

This graph shows agency global and inter-regional expenditure.

FBN: Voluntary agency revenue by revenue type 03.08.2016

This chart shows revenue by revenue type for voluntary agencies.

FBN: Country and regional expenditure by agency 30.01.2017

This chart shows the expenditure of each agency within a country

FBN: Revenue type by agency 03.08.2016

This graph shows individual agencies' revenue, broken down by revenue type.

FBN: Agency revenue by revenue type 03.08.2016

While United Nations organizations have widely different business models, their annual revenue streams can be grouped into for major categories. These are: Assessed Contributions; Voluntary Contributions, not specified to use; Voluntary Contributions, specified to use; and Other Revenue.

FBN: Agency revenue by government donor (assessed and voluntary contributions) 03.08.2016

This chart shows agency revenue from government donors for assessed and voluntary revenue types.

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United Nations Strategic Planning Network (UNSPN) 01.10.2015

The UNSPN is set up as an informal network of units with the main responsibility for strategic planning and results based management in each UN organization (taken here to mean the multiple organizational forms in the UN systems- funds, programmes, specialized agencies, UN Secretariat departments and affiliated organizations).

HLCP: HLCP Working Group on Climate Change 23.02.2017

The Working Group on Climate Change was established by HLCP in 2007 with the aim of coordinating system-wide participation in UN climate conferences and to facilitate a coherent approach and joint action of the United Nations system on climate change.

HLCP: UN System Task Team on the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda 23.02.2017

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon established a UN System Task Team to coordinate preparations for beyond 2015 and to support the work of the High-level Panel of eminent persons on the post-2015 development agenda that the Secretary-General appointed to advise him on the global development framework beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). President Yudoyono of Indonesia, President Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom are co-chairs of the 27-member Panel, made up of civil society, private sector and government leaders.

HLCP: Global Compact Inter-Agency Team 23.02.2017

The United Nations Global Compact Inter-Agency Team is a group of UN entities with a strong interest in: Ensuring coherent support for the internalization of the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact both within the United Nations System and among all Global Compact participants; and encouraging and supporting constructive UN-business relationships in support of UN goals, including the UN Global Compact.

HLCP: United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) 23.02.2017

UNEG was established in January 1984 as the Inter-Agency Working Group on Evaluation (IAWG). It is a professional network that brings together the units responsible for evaluation in the UN system including the specialized agencies, funds, programmes and affiliated organisations. UNEG currently has 45 such members.

HLCP: Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) is a network of Gender Focal Points in United Nations offices, specialized agencies, funds and programmes and is chaired by UN Women. UN Women also serves as the Secretariat for the Network. The Network has played a central role in promoting gender equality throughout the United Nations system and in follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995 and the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (Beijing +5) in 2000.

HLCP: Global Migration Group (GMG) 23.02.2017

The GMG was established by the United Nations Secretary-General in early 2006 in response to a recommendation of the Global Commission on International Migration for the establishment of a high-level inter-institutional group of agencies involved in migration-related activities.

HLCP: MDG Gap Task Force 23.02.2017

The MDG Gap Task Force was created by the Secretary-General of the United Nations following the discussion of the Policy Committee on 1 May 2007 (Decision No. 2007/22) to improve monitoring of the global commitments contained in MDG 8, the Global Partnership for Development.

HLCP: Inter-agency and Expert Group on MDG Indicators 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency and Expert Group (IAEG) on MDG Indicators includes various Departments within the United Nations Secretariat, a number of UN agencies from within the United Nations system and outside, various government agencies and national statisticians, and other organizations concerned with the development of MDG data at the national and international levels including donors and expert advisers.

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: Inter-agency Standing Committee Taskforce on HIV in Humanitarian Situations 23.02.2017

The IASC Taskforce on HIV in Humanitarian Situations was established in March 2007. The Task Force is composed of UN agencies, NGOs consortia, IOM and the IFRC and meets on a quarterly basis. It is co-chaired by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and a rotating representative of the non-UN membership.

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CEB: Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka 23.02.2017

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position, having devoted her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka has worked in government and civil society, and with the private sector, and was actively involved in the struggle to end apartheid in her home country of South Africa.