UN-Women Executive Board

Wide view of the Trusteeship Council Chamber during the closing session of the UN Women Executive Board annual meeting, held at UN Headquarters, on 28 June 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 2019

(Previous years are available through the “Executive Board documents” page.)

  • Election of the Bureau, 8 January 2019
  • Pre-session and orientation, 29 January 2019
  • First regular session, 12 February 2019
  • Annual session, 18–20 June 2019
  • Second regular session, 9–10 September 2019

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.


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