2007/16
UNFPA multi-year funding framework cumulative report, 2004-2007, and the UNFPA draft strategic plan, 2008-2011

The Executive Board


1.     Takes note of the UNFPA multi-year funding framework cumulative report, 2004-2007 (DP/FPA/2007/7 (Part 1), the statistical overview (DP/FPA/2007/7, Part 1, Add. 1), and the joint report of UNDP and UNFPA on the recommendations of the Joint Inspection Unit in 2006 (DP/2007/17/Add.1 – DP/FPA/2007/7 (Part II);

2.     Notes the achievements reported in the UNFPA multi-year funding framework cumulative report, 2004-2007, including progress on the six outcomes of the strategic results framework;

3.     Notes the analysis of lessons learned and encourages UNFPA to make use of these lessons in formulating its strategic plan, 2008-2011;

4.     Notes with appreciation the participatory and consultative process conducted by UNFPA in developing the draft strategic plan, 2008-2011; the draft global and regional programme, 2008-2011; and the draft resource allocation system;

5.     Notes the efforts made by UNFPA to strengthen results-based management and requests UNFPA to continue to strengthen the results-based focus in its programming;

6.     Notes the clear structure of the draft strategic plan, 2008-2011;

7.     Encourages UNFPA to make the indicators at all levels more precise, in order to better measure its performance;

8.     Requests UNFPA to take into account the comments of the Executive Board in finalizing the strategic plan, 2008-2011; the global and regional programme, 2008-2011; and the resource allocation system.

15 June 2007