UN-Women Executive Board

First regular session of the UN-Women Executive Board, February 2016. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown.
Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown.

The Executive Board governs the operational activities of UN-Women and provides operational policy guidance to the Entity (General Assembly resolution 64/289, paragraph 57(b)).

Functions and working methods are described in the Informal Guide to the UN-Women Executive Board.

Executive Board Calendar

Upcoming meetings

Annual Session 2016
27-28 June 2016
Documents

2016 calendar

Election of the UN-Women Executive Board Bureau 2016 11 January 2016 Bureau 2016
Informal briefing on the Mid-Term-Review Process
22 January 2016
Documents
Orientation of new Executive Board Members 22 January 2016
Documents
Pre-session in advance of the first regular session 2016 26 January 2016 Documents
First regular session 2016 9 February 2016 Documents
Informal briefing on the internal review of evaluation 16 February 2016 Documents
Workshop on the Mid-Term Review of UN-Women’s Strategic Plan 2014-2017 12 April 2016 Documents

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

3 June 2016 Documents
Informal briefing on the Report on internal audit and investigation activities for the period 1 January to 31 December 2015 9 June 2016
Documents
Informal briefing on the Report of the Under-Secretary-General/Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women on progress made on the strategic plan, 2014-2017 including the Midterm Review of the strategic plan 10 June 2016 Documents
Informal briefing on the Report on the evaluation function of UN-Women 2015 13 June 2016 Documents
Pre-Session in advance of the Annual Session 2016 20 June 2016 Documents
Annual session 2016 27–28 June 2016 Documents
Second regular session 2016 1–2 September 2016 Documents

2015 calendar

Elections of the Executive Board Bureau 2015 7 January 2015 Executive Board Bureau 2015
Orientation of Executive Board members 2015 20 January 2015 Documents
Pre-Session of the First regular session 2015 and informal briefing on evaluation 23 January 2015 Documents
Briefing on UN-Women’s operational response at the national level in support of Beijing+20 preparations 2 February 2015 Documents
Joint Meeting of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, UN-Women and WFP 2 February 2015 PaperSmart portal
Documents
First regular session 2015 9 February 2015 PaperSmart portal
Documents
UN-Women’s response to the Ebola crisis in Liberia and Sierra Leone 9 February 2015 Documents
Joint field visit of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, UN-Women and WFP 24 April – 2 May 2015 PaperSmart portal
Informal briefing on the draft Integrated Budget 2016–2017 13 May 2015 Documents
Regional briefing for the Eastern European Group in advance of the annual session 2015 21 May 2015 Documents
Regional briefing for the Asia-Pacific Group in advance of the annual session 2015 21 May 2015 Documents
Informal briefing on the Report of the internal Audit and Investigation 2014 3 June 2015 Documents
Regional briefing for the Latin American and Caribbean Group in advance of the annual session 2015 12 June 2015 Documents
Pre-Session in advance of the 2015 Annual Session + briefing on the Annual Report of the Under-Secretary-General/Executive Director 15 June 2015 Documents
Informal briefing on Evaluation 23 June 2015 Documents
Regional briefing for the African Group in advance of the annual session 2015 24 June 2015 Documents
Annual session 2015 30 June – 2 July 2015 PaperSmart portal
Documents
United Nations Governing Bodies Secretariat Group: Seventh informal meeting 23–24 July 2015 PaperSmart portal

Briefing on UN-Women’s flagship report, “Progress of the World’s Women 2015–2016 – Transforming economies, realizing rights”

26 August 2015 Documents

GRULAC briefing on Programming in LAC

28 August 2015 Documents
Pre-Session in advance of the 2015 second regular session 28 August 2015 Documents
Informal briefing on structured dialogue on financing 31 August 2015 Documents

Informal briefing on the Integrated budget 2016–2017 as well as the management response to the Report of the Board of Auditors

4 September 2015 Documents
Informal briefing on Evaluation 4 September 2015 Documents
Second regular session 2015 15–16 September 2015 PaperSmart portal
Documents
Informal briefing on the global leaders’ commitment forum on gender equality and women’s empowerment 16 September 2015 Documents

Briefing on the flagship programming initiatives in the context of structured dialogue on financing

8 October 2015 Documents
2014 First regular session Annual session Second regular session Joint meeting
2013 First regular session Annual session Second regular session Joint meeting
2012 First regular session Annual session Second regular session Joint meeting
2011 First regular session Annual session Second regular session Joint meeting
2010 Organizational session      

Note: All meetings of the UN-Women Executive Board are PaperSmart. Documents and statements will be made public on this website and in the Executive Board PaperSmart portal as they become available.

Links

Midterm Review of the Strategic Plan, 2014-2017

 

PaperSmart Portal

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Planet 50–50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality

Publications
  • Strategic Plan 2014–17: Making this the century for women

    Strategic Plan 2014–17: Making this the century for women
    This brochure summarizes UN Women’s Strategic Plan 2014–2017 and presents the organization’s vision, goals and plan of action in a number of critical areas to support gender equality and women’s empowerment worldwide. More »

  • Cover of the 2014-2015 Annual Report

    Annual Report 2014–2015
    The Annual Report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality around the world. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year and provides summary financial statements, a list of new programmes and projects, and contact information. More »