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UNICEF Executive Board

Calendar

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All meetings at United Nations Headquarters will be held in the conference rooms (CR) of the
United Nations Conference Building (CB) or General Assembly (GA), unless otherwise noted.

 Date/Time

 Venue

 Meetings

11-13 Sept 2019

CR-2
CB

Second Regular Session
 

20 Aug 2019
3pm-6pm

CR-11
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) UNICEF Strategic Plan: updated financial estimates, 2019–2022; and
(b) Private Fundraising and Partnerships: financial report for the year ended 31 December 2018

20 Aug 2019
10am-1pm

CR-3
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board Second Regular Session
and
Informal briefing on:
(a) Structured dialogue on financing the results of the UNICEF Strategic Plan, 2018-2021; and
(b) Evaluation report and management response

11 June 2019

CR-3
CB

Annual Session

31 May 2019

 

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

23 May 2019
10am-1pm

CR-11
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) Report of the Ethics Office of UNICEF for 2018 and management response;
(b) Office of Internal Audit and Investigations 2018 annual report to the Executive Board, and management response; and
(c) Update on strengthening protections (i) against sexual exploitation and abuse and (ii) against workplace sexual harassment

21 May 2019
3pm-6pm

CR-11
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) Annual report for 2018 on the evaluation function in UNICEF and management response;
(b) Evaluation report and management response – Evaluation of the coverage and quality of the UNICEF humanitarian response in complex environments; and
(c) Annual report on the implementation of the UNICEF Gender Action Plan, 2018-2021

21 May 2019
10am-1pm

CR-2
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board Annual Session
and
Informal briefing on:
(a) Annual report for 2018 of the Executive Director of UNICEF; and
(b) Annual report on UNICEF humanitarian action

5-7 Feb 2019

CR-3
CB

First Regular Session
Draft country programme documents for review
(The commenting period is closed.)

17 Jan 2019
10am-1pm

CR-11
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) The humanitarian situation in the Middle East and North Africa; and
(b) Update on the implementation of General Assembly resolution 72/279

15 Jan 2019
3pm-6pm

CR-8
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) Formative evaluation of the Out-Of-School Children Initiative, and management response; and
(b) Independent panel review of the UNICEF response to protection from sexual exploitation and abuse and management response;

15 Jan 2019
10am-1pm

CR-3
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board First Regular Session
and
Informal briefing on:
(a) UNICEF financial report and audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2017 and report of the Board of Auditors, and management response;
(b) Private Fundraising and Partnerships: 2019 workplan and proposed budget; and
(c) Oral update on the work of the National Committees for UNICEF

11 Jan 2019
9am-1pm

Maurice Pate CR, UNICEF House

Orientation for the 2019 Board Members

8 Jan 2019
10am-11:30am

CR-6
GA

Election of the UNICEF 2019 Bureau

12-14 Sept 2018

CR-1
CB

Second regular session
Session documents
PaperSmart (presentations and statements)
UN WEB TV
 
Special Focus Session on Innovation
12 Sept 2018, 3-5pm
Background note
www.uniceftomorrowready.org

14 Sept 2018
8am-9am

CR-1
CB

Informal briefing on UNICEF's preliminary analysis of the implications of General Assembly resolution 72/279 on repositioning of the United Nations development system
Background note
PPT

13 Sept 2018
8:30am-9:30am

CR-B
CB

Informal briefing on the humanitarian situation in Eastern and Southern Africa
• Informal Briefing on Humanitarian Action - Eastern and Southern Africa Region (PPT)
• UNICEF Great Lakes Situation (PPT)
• UNICEF Horn of Africa Situation (PPT)
• Regional South Sudan Refugee Situation (PPT)

31 Aug 2018
10am-1pm

CR-3
CB

Joint Briefing on the Working Methods of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, UN-Women, and WFP (PPT)

27 Aug 2018
3pm-6pm

CR-3
CB

Joint Briefing on Cost-Recovery with the Executive Boards of UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, and UN-Women (PPT)

27 Aug 2018
12pm-1pm

CR-8
GA

Informal briefing on the Evaluation of the UNICEF Level 3 response to the cholera epidemic in Yemen: crisis within a crisis, and management response
• Evaluation of the Level 3 response to the cholera epidemic in Yemen: A crisis within a crisis (PPT)
• Management Response - Yemen: A Crisis within a Crisis (PPT)

22 Aug 2018
3pm-5:30pm

CR-2
CB

Joint Briefing on the Implementation of the Common Chapter of the Strategic Plans of UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and UN-Women, and the Approach to the Joint Evaluation of the Common Chapter
• Joint briefing on Common Chapter (PPT)
• Joint Evaluation of the Common Chapter to the 2018-2021
Strategic Plans of UNDP, UNFPA,UNICEF & UN Women (PPT)
• Joint briefing on Common Chapter - Glemerac (PPT)
• Joint Evaluation of the Common Chapter to the 2018-2021
Strategic Plans of UNDP, UNFPA,UNICEF & UN Women - Fox (PPT)

22 Aug 2018
10am-1pm

ECOSOC Chamber,
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board second regular session
and
Informal briefing on:
(a) UNICEF Strategic Plan: updated financial estimates, 2018–2021 (E/ICEF/2018/AB/L.4) (PPT);
(b) Private Fundraising and Partnerships: financial report for the year ended 31 December 2017 (E/ICEF/2018/AB/L.5) (PPT); and
(c) Structured dialogue on financing the results of the UNICEF Strategic Plan, 2018-2021 (UNICEF/2018/EB/9) (PPT)

11-14 June 2018

CR-3
CB

Annual session
Session documents
PaperSmart (presentations and statements)

1 June 2018

CR-2
CB

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

29 May 2018
3pm-5pm

CR-2
CB

Joint Briefing on Cost-Recovery with the Executive Boards of UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, and UN-Women
• Joint Briefing on Cost Recovery (PPT)
Joint report on cost recovery (draft, 13 April 2018)

22 May 2018
3pm-6pm

CR-6
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) Office of Internal Audit and Investigations 2017 annual report to the Executive Board (PPT); and
(b) Annual report on the implementation of the UNICEF Gender Action Plan, 2014-2017 (PPT)

22 May 2018
10am-1pm

Trusteeship
Chamber,
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board annual session
Informal briefing on:
(a) Annual report for 2017 on the evaluation function in UNICEF and management response (PPT);
(b) Revised evaluation policy of UNICEF (PPT); and
(c) Evaluation reports and management responses - Reducing Stunting in Children under Five Years of Age: A Comprehensive Evaluation of UNICEF’s Strategies and Programme Performance (PPT) (PPT)

21 May 2018
3pm-5pm

CR-6
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) Annual report of the Executive Director of UNICEF, 2017 (PPT);
(b) Annual report on UNICEF humanitarian action (PPT); and
(c) Report of the Ethics Office of UNICEF for 2017 (PPT)

4 April 2018
3pm-5pm

Maurice
Pate CR,
UNICEF House

Informal consultation on management efficiencies
Agenda
PPT

22 March 2018
3pm-5pm

ECOSOC Chamber
CB

Joint Briefing on Cost-Recovery with the Executive Boards of UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, and UN-Women
• Annotated Outline - Joint Cost Recovery Paper (PPT)

9 March 2018
10am-1pm

Maurice
Pate CR,
UNICEF House

Informal consultation on the revised draft evaluation policy
• UNICEF Evaluation Policy Revision 2018: Comments received on
draft evaluation policy and revisions made (PPT)
• Proposals for the Revised Evaluation Policy for UNICEF (PPT)

8 March 2018
3pm-5pm

Maurice
Pate CR,
UNICEF House

Informal consultation on:
Session I:  Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
• Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PPT)
• Child Safeguarding (PPT)
• Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: Independent Review of the UNICEF Response (PPT)
Session II: Workplace Sexual Harassment

12 Feb 2018
9am-3:30pm

Labouisse Hall, CR
UNICEF House

Workshop with Member States on the revised UNICEF Evaluation Policy
Agenda
UNICEF Revised Evaluation Policy

6-8 Feb 2018

CR-3
CB

First regular session
 Session documents
PaperSmart (presentations and statements)
UN Web TV (on-demand video)

24 Jan 2018
4:30pm-6pm

ECOSOC Chamber
CB

Joint briefing of UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and UN-Women on cost recovery (PPT)

16 Jan 2018
3pm-6pm

CR-8
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) Plan for global evaluations, 2018-2021 (E/ICEF/2018/3) (PPT)
(b) Road map to a revision of the evaluation policy of UNICEF (PPT)
(c) Evaluation reports (PPT) and management responses (PPT) -
Towards improved emergency responses: synthesis of UNICEF evaluations of humanitarian action, 2010-2016 (E/ICEF/2018/4; E/ICEF/2018/5

16 Jan 2018
10am-1pm

CR-2
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board first regular session
Informal briefing on:
(a) Private Fundraising and Partnerships: 2018 work plan and proposed budget (E/ICEF/2018/AB/L.1) (PPT)
(b) UNICEF financial report and audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2016 and report of the Board of Auditors  (A/72/537) (PPT)

15 Jan 2018
1:15pm-2:30pm

CR-5
GA

Joint briefing on:
Evaluation of the H4+ Joint Programme Canada and Sweden (2011-2016) (PPT)

12 Jan 2018
10am-1pm

CR-6
GA

Election of the UNICEF 2018 Bureau Members
 

11 Jan 2018
9am-1pm

Maurice
Pate CR,
UNICEF House

Orientation for 2018 Executive Board members
Key orientation documents
Agenda
Presentations:
1. Key features of UNICEF programme operations
• UNICEF Strategic Plan, 2018-2021 (PPT)
• UNICEF's Humanitarian Action (PPT)
• Resourcing the results of the Strategic Plan (PPT)
• UNICEF Programming Priorities (PPT)
2. Overview of UNICEF’s budget structure
• Overview of UNICEF Financial Oversight and Management (PPT)
3. UNICEF Executive Board: The Year Ahead
Review of the 2018 programme of work
• 2018 field visits of the Executive Board
• Working methods of the Executive Board

Executive Board meetings by year

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

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