98/25.  Overview of decisions adopted by the Executive Board at its third regular session 1998, 14-16 September and 21-22 September 1998

 

ITEM 8: UNFPA: RESOURCE MOBILIZATION

Adopted decision 98/23 of 23 September 1998 on the funding strategy for UNFPA;

ITEM 9:  UNFPA: FINANCIAL, BUDGETARY AND ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

Took note of the report on the UNFPA annual financial review 1997 (DP/FPA/1998/9);

Adopted decision 98/21 of 16 September 1998 on the revision of UNFPA Financial Regulations;

Took note of the report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions on the revision of financial regulations of UNFPA and the review of multi-bilateral trust-fund arrangements of UNFPA (DP/FPA/1998/14);

Adopted decision 98/22 of 22 September 1998 on UNFPA multi-bilateral trust-fund arrangements;

Took note of the progress report on the implementation of the UNFPA 1998-1999 biennial support budget (DP/FPA/1998/12);

ITEM 10: SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION

Took note of the progress report on UNFPA support to Partners in Population and Development (DP/FPA/1998/13) and approved the continuing working relationship between UNFPA and the Partners in Population and Development as contained in the report.

ITEM 11: UNFPA COUNTRY PROGRAMMES AND RELATED MATTERS

Approved the extensions of the following country programmes:

Extension of Assistance to the Government of Pakistan (DP/FPA/PAK/5/EXT 1);
Extension of Assistance to the Government of the Philippines (DP/FPA/PHI/4/EXT 1);
Extension of Assistance to the Governments of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan (DP/FPA/KATTUK/1/EXT 1);

Took note of the oral report on the UNFPA Global Initiative on Contraceptive Requirements and Logistics Management Needs in Developing Countries, including the private sector initiative.

ITEM 12: COORDINATING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Took note of the report on the first meeting of the WHO/UNICEF/UNFPA Coordinating Committee on Health (DP/FPA/1998/CRP.4) and the comments thereon, and endorsed the Committee's terms of reference as contained in the report.

ITEM 13: SECTOR-WIDE APPROACHES

Decided to postpone consideration of the report on UNFPA and sector-wide approaches (DP/FPA/1998/CRP.5) to the second regular session 1999 of the Executive Board;

ITEM 14: OTHER MATTERS

Decided to postpone the review of the reports on the field visits to Bangladesh, Tunisia and Lebanon, and South Africa (DP/1998/CRP.13; DP/1998/CRP.14; and DP/1998/CRp.15) to the first regular session 1999.

23 September 1998