2007/42
Review of the system for the allocation of UNFPA resources to country programmes

The Executive Board


1.     Takes note of the review of the system for the allocation of UNFPA resources to country programmes as contained in document DP/FPA/2007/18;

2.     Approves the approach, effective January 2008, for resource allocation as outlined in document DP/FPA/2007/18, and endorses the procedure for categorizing countries into groups A, B and C;

3.     Approves the relative share of resources presented in table 4 of the above-mentioned document;

4.     Also approves the changes suggested to country programme documents as outlined in paragraph 23 of the above-mentioned document;

5.     Recommends that the distribution of resources to individual countries and particularly to those changing category, be made in a flexible manner, taking into account the need to ensure that the gains already made are not compromised;

6.     Requests the Executive Director to undertake, as needed, a further review of the system for resource allocation in 2011 in the context of the review of the UNFPA strategic plan, 2008-2011.

14 September 2007