UNICEF Executive Board

Calendar

All meetings at United Nations Headquarters will be held in the Conference Rooms (CR) of the North Lawn Building (NLB) or the UN Conference Building (CB), unless otherwise noted.

 Date/Time

 Venue

 Meetings

8-11 Sep 2015

CR-3
CB

Second regular session

25 Aug 2015
10am-1pm

CR-4
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board second regular session

16-19 Jun 2015

CR-3
CB

Annual session

26 May 2015
10am-1pm

ECOSOC
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board annual session

3-5 Feb 2015

CR-3
CB

First regular session

2 Feb 2015

CR-3
CB

Joint meeting of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, UN-Women and WFP

20 Jan 2015
10am-1pm

CR-4
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board first regular session and informal briefings on:
(a) Strengthening predictability of the UNICEF response to humanitarian crises: Proposal to increase the Emergency Programme Fund ceiling;
and
(b) Extension and Expansion of the Vaccine Independence Initiative and its Revolving Fund

15 Jan 2015
10am-1pm

Maurice Pate CR,
UNICEF
House

Orientation of 2015 Executive Board members

13 Jan 2015
10am-1pm

CR-6
CB

Election of the UNICEF 2015 Bureau Members
and
Informal briefings on evaluations & management responses:
(a) Evaluation of the response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines; and 
(b) Evaluation of upstream work in the education sector

7 Jan 2015
3pm-5pm

CR-3
CB

Joint informal consultations on harmonisation of business practices (QCPR)

16 Dec 2014
10am-1pm

CR-4
CB

Informal briefings on:
(a) UNICEF work with countries transitioning from middle to high income status (PPT);
and
(b) the Ebola situation (PPT)

10 Dec 2014
10am-1pm

CR-8
CB

Informal briefing on:
(a) UNICEF annual financial report and audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2013 and report of the Board of Auditors (Report: A/69/5/Add.3) (PPT);
and
(b) Private fundraising: 2015 workplan and proposed budget (PPT)

9-12 Sep 2014

CR-3
CB

Second regular session
     • Session documents
     • PaperSmart (statements and presentations)

11 Sep 2014
2-3pm

CR-3
CB

Informal briefing on possible formats of the annual report of the Executive Director
     • Executive Director’s Annual Report: Options for improvement (PPT)

11 Sep 2014
11:30-1pm (TBC)

CR-3
CB

Informal briefing on the UNICEF response to the Ebola crisis
     • UNICEF's Response to the Ebola Crisis (PPT)
     • Ebola statement by the UNICEF Executive Board

8 Sep 2014
8:30am-5:35pm

Danny
Kaye,
UNICEF House

SPECIAL EVENT
[FOR INFORMATION ONLY - not Board related]
UNICEF Thematic briefings
Results, challenges and opportunities
Agenda
2013 Thematic Reports:
Young Child Survival and Development (Focus Area 1)
Basic Education and Gender Equality (Focus Area 2)
HIV/AIDS and Children (Focus Area 3)
Child Protection from Violence, Exploitation and Abuse
(Focus Area 4)
Policy Advocacy and Partnerships for Children's Rights
(Focus Area 5)
Humanitarian Action and Post-Crisis Recovery
'A Guide to UNICEF Thematic Funding under the Strategic Plan 2014-17'

2 Sep 2014
4-5:30pm

ECOSOC
Chamber,
CB

Joint UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and WFP informal consultation on the common country programme documents
     • Common Country Programming (PPT)

27 Aug 2014
10am-1pm

CR-3
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board second regular session
and
informal briefings on:
1. Private fundraising: financial report and statements for the year ended 31 December 2013 (PPT) 
2. Evaluations and management responses (Nutrition)
     • Reports available through the Evaluation website
     • Learning from Nutrition Programme Evaluations: A Thematic Report (PPT)
     • Learning from Nutrition Programme Evaluations: The Management Response (PPT)
3. Structured dialogue on financing results of the UNICEF Strategic Plan, 2014-2017, and Critical mass of core resources
     • Financing the UNICEF Strategic Plan 2014-2017 (E/ICEF/2014/CRP.27)
     • Critical Mass of Core Resources and Structured Dialogue on Financing (PPT)
4. UNICEF Strategic Plan: updated financial estimates, 2014-2017 (PPT)

3-6 Jun 2014

CR-3
CB

Annual session
     • Session documents
     • PaperSmart (presentations and statements)

28 May 2014
3-6pm

Labouisse
Hall,
UNICEF
House

Joint evaluation on joint programmes on gender equality in the United Nations system
     • Joint Evaluation on Joint Programmes on Gender Equality in the UN System
     • Joint Management Response on the Joint Evaluation on Joint Programmes on Gender Equality in the UN System

28 May 2014
10am-1pm

CR-6
NLB

Informal briefings on:
1. Annual report of the Executive Director of UNICEF: performance and results for 2013, including a report on implementation of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review
    • 2013 Annual Report of the Executive Director (PPT)
2. Creation of a fourth position of Assistant Secretary General/Deputy Executive Director in UNICEF in the context of strengthened management for results across the organization
    • Strengthening Management for Results (PPT)
3. Office of Internal Audit and Investigations 2013 annual report to the Executive Board
     • Remarks on the 2013 OIAI Annual Report
4. Evaluation of UNICEF's cluster lead agency role in humanitarian action
     • Evaluation of UNICEF’s Cluster Lead Agency Role in Humanitarian Action (CLARE web page)
     • Evaluation of UNICEF’s Cluster Lead Agency Role in Humanitarian Action (CLARE) (PPT)
     • Management Response to the CLARE (PPT)
     • UNICEF Management Response to Evaluation of UNICEF’s Cluster Lead Agency Role in Humanitarian Action
5. Thematic synthesis report of nutrition programmes
    • Learning from Nutrition Programme Evaluations: A Thematic Evaluation Synthesis Report
    • Learning from Nutrition Programme Evaluations: A Thematic Report (PPT)

20 May 2014
10am-1pm

CR-2
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board annual session and
Informal briefings on:
1. "Update on QCPR implementation"
2. Results framework and Theory of Change of the UNICEF strategic plan, 2014-2017
3. Progress of work in gender equality and empowerment of women in UNICEF
Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review: Progress Update (PPT)
Revised Results Framework and Supplementary Programme Note on the Theory of Change (PPT)
Progress on gender equality work (PPT)

13 May 2014
10am-1pm

CR-6
NLB

Informal briefings on:
1. Annual report on the evaluation function and major evaluations of UNICEF
2. Evaluation of UNICEF Programmes to protect children in emergencies: Synthesis report
3. Evaluation of Community Management of acute malnutrition (CMAM): Global synthesis report
Annual Report on the evaluation function (PPT)
• Management Responses to the Global Thematic Evaluation of Community Management of Acute Malnutrition and the Global Thematic Evaluation of Child Protection in Emergencies (PPT)
Evaluation of UNICEF Programmes to Protect Children in Emergencies (PPT)
Evaluation of Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (PPT)

11 Mar 2014
10am-12pm

Maurice
Pate CR,
UNICEF
House

Peer Review Group (PRG): Consultation on results matrix of
the Strategic Plan and the supplementary programme note
Draft agenda
• Supporting document to the UNICEF Strategic Plan, 2014-2017
Meeting of the Peer Review Group on Results Based Management (PPT)
Overview of Refined Results Matrices (PPT)
Supplementary Programme Note on the Theory of Change (PPT)

 4-7 Feb 2014

CR-3
CB

First regular session
Session documents
PaperSmart portal (presentations and statements)

 3 Feb 2014

CR-3
CB

Joint meeting of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, UN-Women and WFP
• Joint meeting documents
PaperSmart portal (presentations and statements)

 24 Jan 2014
 10am-1pm

CR-3
CB

Informal briefing on modifications to procedures for consideration
and approval of country programme documentation
Proposed modifications to approval procedures and documentation for country programme documents (PPT)
Interagency simplification and harmonisation efforts in programming in the context of QCPR (PPT)

 21 Jan 2014
 10am-1pm

CR-3
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board first regular session, Informal briefing on the Gender Action Plan and
Joint informal briefing by UNFPA and UNICEF on the evaluation on female genital mutilation
UNICEF’s Gender Action Plan (PPT)
Zero Draft Gender Action Plan Annotated Outline
• Joint Evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, Main results (PPT)
UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change, Management response and key actions (PPT)
Joint Evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on 
Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C): Accelerating Change
 (website)

 17 Jan 2014
 10am-1pm

CR-4
NLB

Informal briefing on private fundraising: 2014 workplan and proposed budget
and
thematic discussion on the work of UNICEF in humanitarian situations
UNICEF Private Fundraising and Partnerships Plan 2014-2017 (PPT)
Summary of UNICEF Private Fundraising and Partnerships Plan 2014-2017
Top five global trends for private-sector fundraising and partnerships
Thematic discussion on the work of UNICEF in
humanitarian situations
(E/ICEF/2014/CRP.4)

 15 Jan 2014
 3pm-6pm

Labouisse
Hall,
UNICEF
House

Orientation of the 2014 Executive Board Members
Presentations:
1. Key features of UNICEF programme operations
Rights of children, equity and our work (PPT)
Overview of the programming process (PPT)
Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review: Progress Update (PPT)
2. UNICEF’s humanitarian action (PPT)
3. Overview of UNICEF financial management (PPT)
4. UNICEF Executive Board: The year ahead
• Proposed programme of work for Executive Board sessions in 2014 (E/ICEF/2013/20)
Field visits by the members of the UNICEF Executive Board (PPT)

 8 Jan 2014
 11:30am-1pm

CR-6
NLB

Election of the 2014 Bureau Members.

 

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