The Executive Board
1. Thanks the Government of Viet Nam for hosting the field visit of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), with the participation of the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), that took place from 16 to 25 April 2002;
2. Requests that the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme discuss, within the Executive Committee of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG), the possibilities of an integrated field visit in 2003;
3. Requests that the UNDP Administrator, in consultation with the UNDG Executive Committee, prepare a short report for the first regular session of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA in 2003 on the consultations referred to in paragraph 2 above and on possible ways in which the Executive Board and representatives of UNDP, UNFPA, the United Nations Development Fund for Women, United Nations Capital Development Fund and United Nations Volunteers in the United Nations country teams could deepen their mutual understanding of how the United Nations operational activities could respond to development challenges and possible funding modalities.