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Overview of decisions adopted by the Executive Board at its annual session 2004

The Executive Board

Recalls that during the annual session 2004, it:

Item 1

Organizational matters

1. Approved the agenda and work plan for its annual session 2004 (DP/2004/L.2);

2. Approved the report of the first regular session 2004 (DP/2004/14); and

3. Agreed to the following schedule of future sessions of the Executive Board in 2004 and 2005:

Second regular session 2004: 20 to 24 September 2004

First regular session 2005: 24 to 28 January 2005

Annual session 2005: 13 to 24 June 2005 (New York)

Second regular session 2005: 19 to 23 September 2005

 

UNDP/UNFPA Segment

Item 10

Internal audit and oversight

Adopted decision 2004/17 of 18 June 2004 on internal audit and oversight for UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS.

Item 11

Programming process

Adopted decision 2004/18 of 18 June 2004 on progress in implementing decision 2001/11; and

Adopted decision 2004/19 of 18 June 2004 with respect to joint programming.

Item 12

Field Visits

Took note of the report on the joint field visit to Guatemala (DP/2004/CRP.4-DP/FPA/2004/CRP.3); and

Took note of the report on the field visit to Ukraine (DP/2004/CRP.5-DP/FPA/2004/CRP.4).

Item 18

Joint proposals for MYFF reporting

Adopted decision 2004/20 of 18 June 2004 on joint proposals for MYFF reporting.

Item 19

Joint meeting of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA, UNICEF and WFP: proposals for 2005

Decided to continue discussion of this matter at the Bureau level and to report to the Executive Board.

UNFPA segment

Item 13

Report of the Executive Director for 2003

Adopted decision 2004/23 of 23 June 2004 on the report of the Executive Director for 2003.

Item 14

Funding commitments to UNFPA

Adopted decision 2004/24 of 23 June 2004 on funding commitments to UNFPA.

Item 15

Country programmes and related matters

Took note of the following draft country programme documents and the comments made thereon:

Draft country programme document for Angola (DP/FPA/DCP/AGO/5);

Draft country programme document for Burundi (DP/FPA/DCP/BDI/6);

Draft country programme document for Madagascar DP/FPA/DCP/MDG/5);

Draft country programme document for the Islamic Republic of Iran (DP/FPA/DCP/IRN/4);

Draft country programme document for the Philippines (DP/FPA/DCP/PHL/6);

Draft country programme document for Armenia (DP/FPA/DCP/ARM/1);

Draft country programme document for Azerbaijan (DP/FPA/DCP/AZE/2);

Draft country programme document for Kazakhstan (DP/FPA/DCP/KAZ/2);

Draft country programme document for Kyrgyzstan (DP/FPA/DCP/KGZ/2);

Draft country programme document for Romania (DP/FPA/DCP/ROM/1); Draft country programme document for Tajikistan (DP/FPA/DCP/TJK/2);

Draft country programme document for Turkmenistan (DP/DCP/TKM/2);

Draft country programme document for Uzbekistan (DP/FPA/UZB/2);

Took note of the report on the implementation of the UNFPA special programme of assistance to Myanmar (DP/FPA/2004/11);

and Approved the two-year extension of the fourth country programme for Zimbabwe (DP/FPA/2004/13).

Item 16

Evaluation

Took note of the periodic report on evaluation (DP/FPA/2004/12).

Item 21

Other matters

Informal consultations

(a) UNDP:Presentation of a synthesis report on the MDG project;

(b) UNDP: Presentation on the Global Compact and the Commission on the Private Sector and Development report;

(c) UNDP: Informal consultations on UNCDF;

(d) UNFPA: Informal briefing on reproductive health commodity security;

(e) UNDP and UNFPA: Presentation on a transition country (Timor-Leste).

UNFPA special event

“Putting people first: implementing the ICPD agenda and achieving the MDGs”.

 

23 June 2004