96/34.  Overview of decisions adopted by the Executive Board at its annual session 1996

 

The Executive Board

Recalls that during its annual session 1996 it: 

ITEM 3:  UNFPA: REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND PROGRAMME-LEVEL ACTIVITIES

       Took note of the annual report of the Executive Director for 1995 (DP/FPA/1996/17 (Part I)), taking into account the views expressed by delegations during the discussion on the item as reflected in the report on the session;

       Took note of the report on the status of financial implementation of country programmes and projects (DP/FPA/1996/19);

       Took note of the periodic report on evaluation (DP/FPA/1996/20);

       Adopted decision 96/26 of 8 May 1996 on the work plan of the United Nations Population Fund for 1997-2000 and request for programme expenditure authority;

       Adopted decision 96/27 of 17 May 1996 on enhancing the absorptive capacity and financial resource utilization in recipient countries, in particular in Africa;

ITEM 4:  MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND

       Adopted decision 96/28 of 8 May 1996 on the mission statement of the United Nations Population Fund;

ITEM 5:  UNDP/UNFPA: REPORTS TO THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL

       Took note of the report of the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (DP/FPA/1996/17 (Part II)) and the report of the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (DP/1996/18/Add.2) and agreed to transmit them, together with, as annexes: (a) the extract of the report on the annual session of the UNDP/UNFPA Executive Board dealing with the joint UNDP/UNFPA segment; (b) the extract of the report on the annual session of the Board dealing with the implementation of programming arrangements; and (c) the extract of the report on the second regular session 1996 of the Board dealing with evaluation;

ITEM 6:  UNDP/UNFPA: HARMONIZATION OF PRESENTATION OF BUDGETS AND ACCOUNTS

       Took note of the oral progress report of the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund on the harmonization of presentation of budgets and accounts with the comments made thereon;