2001/7     Overview of decisions adopted by the Executive Board at its first regular session 2001

UNDP/UNFPA joint segment

Item 5:  Reports to the Economic and Social Council

Took note of the reports of the UNDP Administrator (DP/2001/6) and the UNFPA Executive Director (DP/FPA/2001/1) to the Economic and Social Council and agreed to transmit them to the Economic and Social Council with comments made thereon;

Item 6:  Recommendations of the Board of Auditors 1998-1999

Adopted decision 2001/3 of 1 February 2001 on UNDP: Follow-up to the report of the Board of Auditors 1998-1999;

Adopted decision 2001/4 of 1 February 2001 on UNOPS: Follow-up to the report of the Board of Auditors for 1998-1999;

Adopted decision 2001/5 of 1 February 2001 on UNFPA: Follow-up to the report of the Board of Auditors for 1998-1999;

Item 7:  Financial, budgetary and administrative matters

Adopted decision 2001/6 of 31 January 2001 on the proposed common financial regulations concerning contributions from non-governmental sources (DP/FPA/2001/3 and DP/2001/9);

UNFPA segment

Item 8:  Country programmes and related matters

Took note of the oral report on progress on implementing the 2000-2003 intercountry programme;

Approved the following programmes of assistance:

Assistance to the Government of Burkina Faso  DP/FPA/BFA/5
Assistance to the Government of Chad  DP/FPA/TCD/4
Assistance to the Government of Ghana  DP/FPA/GHA/4
Assistance to the Government of Namibia DP/FPA/NAM/3
Assistance to the Government of Uganda DP/FPA/UGA/5
Assistance to the Palestinian people DP/FPA/PAPP/2
Assistance to the Government of Turkey DP/FPA/TUR/3
Assistance to the Government of Indonesia DP/FPA/INS/6
Assistance to the Government of Ecuador DP/FPA/ECU/3
Assistance to the Government of Guatemala DP/FPA/GTM/4
Assistance to the Government of Peru DP/FPA/PER/6

Item 9:  Other matters

Authorized the Bureau of the Executive Board to confirm the selection of representatives from the African States, the Asian States and the Latin America and Caribbean States to serve on the WHO/UNICEF/UNFPA Coordinating Committee on Health for a two-year term;

Took note of the oral report of the Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Project Services on the utilization of the operational reserve;

Item 10:  Joint meeting of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA and UNICEF, with the participation of WFP

Held a joint meeting of the Executive Boards of UNDP, UNFPA and of UNICEF, with the participation of WFP, on progress with the use of common country assessment indicator frameworks.

5 February 2001