UN Women Executive Board convenes its first regular session 2020

Date: Monday, February 10, 2020

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka addresses the first regular session of the UN Women Executive Board, 14 February 2020. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown.
UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka addresses the first regular session of the UN Women Executive Board, 14 February 2020. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown.

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s first regular session on Friday, 14 February at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

The President of the Executive Board, H.E. Mr. Jukka Salovaara, Permanent Representative of Finland 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 be presented with updates on the implementation of UN General Assembly resolution 72/279 on repositioning of the UN development system; the midterm review of the UN Women Strategic Plan 2018-2021; and the working methods of the Executive Boards.The following agenda items will also be considered: the Financial report and audited financial statements for the year ending as of 31 December 2018, in addition to the Report of the Board of Auditors for the same period, and updated status of UN Women’s management’s response; as well as a joint preliminary comprehensive proposal on the cost-recovery policy.

In addition, the Executive Board will hear briefings on the operational response at the regional level highlighting East, Southern and West Africa; mobilizing for the Generation Equality Forum; and options on improving the quality of the structured dialogue on financing.

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