99/3.   Overview of decisions adopted by the Executive Board at its first regular session 1999

The Executive Board

Recalls that during the first regular session 1999 it:

ITEM 2:   RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE BOARD OF AUDITORS

Took note of the UNFPA report on an updated overview of implementation of recommendations of the Board of Auditors (DP/FPA/1999/2);

ITEM 9:   FIELD VISITS

Took note of the reports on the field visits to Bangladesh (DP/1998/CRP.13), Tunisia and Lebanon (DP/1998/CRP.14) and South Africa (DP/1998/CRP.15);

ITEM 10:  COUNTRY PROGRAMMES AND RELATED MATTERS

Approved the following country programmes:

Assistance to the Government of Burundi (DP/FPA/BDI/4);
Assistance to the Government of Madagascar (DP/FPA/MDG/4);

ITEM 11:  OTHER MATTERS

Authorized the Bureau to approve the nomination from the Western Europe and Other States group for a member and an alternate to serve on the WHO/UNICEF/UNFPA Coordinating Committee on Health for a one-year term, with the nomination to be confirmed at the second regular session 1999;

ITEM 12:  JOINT MEETING OF THE UNDP/UNFPA, UNICEF AND WFP EXECUTIVE BOARDS

Held a joint meeting with presentations made on areas of concerted action in 1999 and on the proposed revised format for the future biennial support budget, including the report thereon of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (DP/1996/6-DP/FPA/1999/1-E/ICEF/1999/AB/L.2; DP/1999/7-DP/FPA/1999/3-E/ICEF/1999/AB/L.4).

 

29 January 1999