UN Women Executive Board convenes its second regular session 2019

Date: Monday, September 9, 2019

Opening segment of the second regular session 2019 of the UN Women Executive Board, 9 September 2019. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown.
Opening segment of the second regular session 2019 of the UN Women Executive Board, 9 September 2019. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown.

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s second regular session from today Monday 9 to Tuesday 10 September at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

The President of the Executive Board, Pennelope Beckles, Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations, will open the Session and the UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, will deliver her remarks.

The Executive Board will consider UN Women's integrated budget estimates for the biennium 2020–2021, as well as discuss the Structured Dialogue on Financing. In addition, the Board will be presented with an update on the status of implementation of General Assembly resolution 72/279 on the repositioning of the United Nations development system; and briefings on policy and programme matters, including one on the UN Women operational response in the Pacific by the Fiji Multi-Country Office and on the plan for the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action (Beijing+25), among other issues.

The detailed agenda of this session and all official documents can be accessed on the Executive Board webpage or the PaperSmart-portal of the United Nations.