The Executive Board
1. Takes note of the report on the UNDP and UNFPA programming process (DP/2004/29-DP/FPA/2004/7);
2. Welcomes the progress made in implementing decision 2001/11;
3. Notes the concerns expressed in the report DP/2004/29-DP/FPA/2004/7 about the increased time frame for developing country programmes, and requests UNDP and UNFPA to consult with their partners in the UNDG on how to address this concern in a harmonized way and to report back to the Executive Board in 2005.
18 June 2004