UN Women Executive Board to convene annual session 2024

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The UN Women Executive Board will convene for its annual session from Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 June 2024 in person at United Nations headquarters in New York (Conference Room 2).

UN Women Executive Board to convene annual session 2024

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The President of the Executive Board, H.E. Ms. Markova Concepción Jaramillo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Panama to the United Nations, will open the session on 18 June at 10am EDT, together with UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous, who will deliver her opening statement.

Over the three days, the Executive Board will consider:

  • the report of the UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women on the implementation of the Strategic Plan 2022-2025, including the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan;
  • the third-party joint assessment on governance and oversight functions of the Executive Boards;
  • the annual report on the ethics function;
  • the UN Women Executive Board field visit to the Pacific in 2023;
  • the evaluation function of UN Women in 2023;
  • the corporate evaluation of UN Women’s work on governance and participation in public life;
  • the internal audit and investigation activities for 2023;
  • the report of the Advisory Committee on Oversight for 2023; and
  • UN Women’s related management responses.

The Board will further receive a briefing on policy and programme matters, including on UN Women’s operational activities in Asia and the Pacific, as well as updates on the implementation of UN General Assembly resolution 72/279 on the repositioning of the United Nations development system, and update on UN-Women’s policies and procedures to tackle sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment.

The detailed agenda of the 2024 annual session and all official documents may be accessed on the Executive Board web page. The session can be followed via UN Web TV.

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