The Executive Board
Recalls that during its annual session 2007, it:
Second regular session 2007: 10 to 14 September 2007
Election of Bureau for 2008: 11 January 2008
First regular session 2008: 21 to 24 January 2008
Annual session 2008: 2 to 13 June 2007 (Geneva)
Second regular session 2008: 8 to 12 September 2008
4. Adopted the tentative work plan for the second regular session 2007 of the Executive Board.
Adopted decision 2007/16 and 2007/21 on the UNFPA multi-year funding framework cumulative report, 2004-2007, and related matters.
Took note of the joint report of UNDP and UNFPA on the recommendations of the Joint Inspection Unit in 2006 (DP/2007/17Add.1-DP/FPA/2007/7 (Part 2).
Adopted decision 2007/13 on the report on funding commitments to UNFPA.
Took note of the following draft country programme documents and the comments made thereon:
Arab States, Europe and Central Asia
Asia and the Pacific
Latin America and the Caribbean
Took note of the one-year extensions of the country programmes for Burundi, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger and Nigeria. Approved the two-year extension of the country programme for Botswana; the second one-year extension of the country programme for Haiti; the second one-year extensions of the country programmes for Lebanon and Sudan; and the third one-year extension of the country programme for Timor-Leste.
Took an oral decision authorizing UNFPA to prepare its biennial support budget, 2008-2009, on the basis of scenario 3, contained in the review of the organizational structure of UNFPA (draft document dated 30 May 2007), with formal adoption of the decision to be taken at the second regular session 2007.
Adopted decision 2007/14 on the interim allocation for the UNFPA biennial support budget, 2008-2009.
Joint UNDP/UNFPA segment
Adopted decision 2007/29 on internal audit and oversight: UNDP/UNFPA and UNOPS.
Took note of the report on the joint field visit of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA, UNICEF and WFP to Liberia (24 February-4 March 2007).
Recalled its decision 2005/33; took note of the revised biennial support budget format as proposed in the informal mock-up budget document; and requested the Administrator of UNDP and the Executive Director of UNFPA to present a preliminary draft biennial support budget, 2008-2011, in the results-based format, based on information available, for the consideration of the Executive Board at its second regular session 2007.
Held an informal briefing on the implementation of the decisions and recommendations of the Programme Coordinating Board of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
Held informal consultations on the draft UNDP strategic plan, 2008-2011.
Held informal consultations on the draft UNIFEM strategic plan, 2008-2011.
Held a special event (UNDP) on the mid-point progress of the Millennium Development Goals.
22 June 2007