The Executive Board
Recalls that during its annual session 2005, it:
1. Approved the agenda and work plan for its annual session 2005 (DP/2005/L.2 and Corr.1);
2. Approved the report of the first regular session 2005 (DP/2005/14); and
3. Agreed to the following schedule of future sessions of the Executive Board in 2005 and 2006:
4. Discussed the working methods of the Executive Board.
Internal audit and oversight
Adopted decision 2005/19 of 23 June 2005 on internal audit and oversight for UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS.
Adopted decision 2005/28 of 23 June 2005 on progress in implementing decision 2001/11: addressing the issue of the time frame for developing country programme documents.
Took note of the report on the field visit to the Lao People's Democratic Republic (DP/2005/CRP.7- DP/FPA/2005/CRP.1);
The report on the joint field visit to Azerbaijan (DP/2005/CRP.8-DP/FPA/2005/CRP.2) will be reissued, for technical reasons.
Report of the Executive Director for 2004
Adopted decision 2005/25 of 23 June 2005 on the report of the Executive Director for 2004.
Funding commitments to UNFPA
Adopted decision 2005/24 of 23 June 2005 on funding commitments to UNFPA.
Country programmes and related matters
Took note of the following draft country programme documents (and the comments made thereon):
Arab States and Europe
Asia and the Pacific
Latin America and the Pacific
Took note of the report on the implementation of the UNFPA special programme of assistance to Myanmar (DP/FPA/2005/11);
Took note of the first one-year extension of the first programme of special assistance to Myanmar (DP/FPA/2005/12);
Approved the two-year extension of the first country programme for Timor-Leste (DP/FPA/2005/12).
Held the following:
(a) A farewell tribute to the UNDP Administrator and adopted decision 2005/15, Expression of appreciation to Mark Malloch Brown, Administrator of UNDP from 1999 to 2005;
(b) A special event on post-conflict peace building: role of UNDP ( El Salvador experience);
(c) An informal consultation on UNDP and UNFPA audit reports;
(d) A UNDG presentation on the findings of the global survey on the impact of the MDGs* at the country level;
(e) An informal consultation on the role and action of UNFPA in emergency preparedness, humanitarian response, and transition and recovery; and
(f) A UNFPA informal briefing on maternal health and HIV/AIDS.
23 June 2005
*Internationally agreed development goals, including those contained in the Millennium Declaration