2003/18
Joint programming, UNFPA

The Executive Board

1. Recognizes the commitment and contribution of UNFPA to a number of reform initiatives, including the reform programme of the Secretary-General, as endorsed by the General Assembly, and the provisions of the triennial comprehensive policy review as set out in General Assembly resolution 56/201 of 21 December 2001;

2. Requests that the Executive Director submit to the Executive Board for consideration at its annual session 2004, a written report containing an assessment, based on specific country examples, of UNFPA experience in joint programming and other innovative and collaborative approaches aimed at improving programming effectiveness and reducing transaction costs for programme countries.

19 June 2003