2004/41
Overview of decisions adopted by the Executive Board at its second regular session 2004

The Executive Board

Recalls that during the second regular session 2004, it:

Item 1

Organizational Matters

1. Approved the agenda and work plan for its second regular session 2004 (DP/2004/L.3 and Corr.1);

2. Approved the report of the annual session 2004 (DP/2004/32);

3. Agreed that further consultation was needed at the Bureau level before adopting the tentative work plan for the first regular session 2005, the draft annual work plan 2005 and the following proposed dates for sessions in 2005:

First regular session 2005: 21 to 28 January 2005

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

Second regular session 2005: 19 to 23 September 2005

UNFPA Segment

Item 7

Financial, budgetary and administrative matters

Adopted decision 2004/26 of 21 September 2004 on the annual financial review, 2003;

Adopted decision 2004/27 of 22 September 2004 on additional security requirements to safeguard UNFPA personnel and premises globally;

Took note of the report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions on additional security requirements to safeguard UNFPA personnel and premises globally (DP/FPA/2004/17);

Item 8

Country programmes and related matters

Took note of the draft country programme document for Guatemala (DP/FPA/DCP/GTM/5) and the comments made thereon;

Item 9

Technical Advisory Programme

Adopted decision 2004/28 of 23 September 2004 on a midterm review of the Technical Advisory Programme;

Joint UNDP/UNFPA segment

Item 12

Internal audit and oversight

Adopted decision 2004/39 of 24 September 2004 on the proposed framework for resolution of issues contained in internal audit reports.

Item 13

Other matters

Informal consultations Held informal briefing on UNFPA support to young people: Programme update;

Held briefing by the UNDP Administrator and the Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on the UNDP-UNIDO partnership;

Held informal high-level meeting on Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Africa: Paving the way for Action in 2005 and Beyond;

Held presentation of a model for future MYFF reports;

Item 14

Follow-up to UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board Meeting

Adopted decision 2004/40 of 24 September 2004 on the f ollow-up to UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board meeting.

24 September 2004