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UNICEF Executive Board

Calendar

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Joint calendar – Executive Board meetings of the New York based agencies 

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

22 Aug 2019
10am-1pm

CR-5
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) Evaluation report and management response (TBC); and
(b) Evaluation report and management response – Independent Task Force on workplace gender discrimination and harassment

20 Aug 2019
3pm-6pm

CR-11
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) UNICEF Strategic Plan: updated financial estimates, 2019–2022; and
(b) Oral update on humanitarian action

20 Aug 2019
10am-1pm

CR-3
CB

Pre-session of the Executive Board Second Regular Session
and
Informal briefing on:
(a) Update on the implementation of General Assembly resolution 72/279 on the repositioning of the United Nations development system in the context of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system;
(b) Structured dialogue on financing the results of the UNICEF Strategic Plan, 2018-2021; and
(c) Private Fundraising and Partnerships: financial report for the year ended 31 December 2018

11-13 June 2019

CR-3
CB

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

31 May 2019

ECOSOC
Chamber-CB

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

24 May 2019
3pm-6pm

CR-11
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) Report of the Ethics Office of UNICEF for 2018 and management response;
(b) Update on policies and processes of UNICEF on tackling sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment; and
(c)  Office of Internal Audit and Investigations 2018 annual report to the Executive Board, and management response

24 May 2019
10am-1pm

CR-11
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) Humanitarian situation in South Asia; and
(b) Update on UNICEF's work on education

20 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

20 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;
(b) Annual report on UNICEF humanitarian action; and
(c) Update on the implementation of General Assembly resolution 72/279 on the repositioning of the United Nations development system in the context of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system

10 April 2019
10am-11:30am

CR-4
CB

Briefing to the wider membership by the Working Methods Core Group

5 March 2019
10am-11am

Hank Shannon Conference –
DC-1, 21st Fl, UNDP NY

Informal briefing: Harmonization of Annual Reporting of the four Common Chapter Agencies (PPT)

5-7 Feb 2019

CR-3
CB

First Regular Session
• Session documents
PaperSmart (presentations and statements)
UN Web TV (on demand)

28 Jan 2019
3pm-5pm

CR-11
GA

Informal briefing on:
Update on UNICEF humanitarian action (PPT)

17 Jan 2019
10am-1pm

CR-11
GA

Informal briefing on:
(a) The humanitarian situation in the Middle East and North Africa (PPT); and
(b) Update on the implementation of General Assembly resolution 72/279
• Repositioning the UN Development System (PPT)
• Repositioning of the United Nations Development System in the context of the QCPR (Background Note)

15 Jan 2019
3pm-6pm

CR-8
GA

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

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 (PPT);
(b) Private Fundraising and Partnerships: 2019 workplan and proposed budget (PPT); and
(c) Oral update on the work of the National Committees for UNICEF (PPT)

11 Jan 2019
9am-1pm

Maurice Pate CR, UNICEF House

Orientation for the 2019 Executive Board Members
Key orientation documents
Agenda
1. Key features of UNICEF programme operations
• UNICEF's Humanitarian Action (PPT)
• UNICEF Strategic Plan, 2018-2021 (PPT)
2. Overview of the UNICEF funding and budget structure
• Resourcing the results of the Strategic Plan (PPT)
• Overview of the functioning of UNICEF: Financial Oversight and Management (PPT)
3. UNICEF Executive Board
• Getting familiar with the work of the Executive Board and available resources (PPT)
• Review of the 2019 programme of work
• 2019 field visits
• Available resources
• Perspectives from a former Executive Board and Bureau member

8 Jan 2019
10am-11:30am

CR-6
GA

Election of the UNICEF 2019 Bureau Members

 

Executive Board meetings by year

2018

2017

2016

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2013

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