As lead coordinating entity of joint Executive Board activities this year, the UN Women Executive Board secretariat will convene this year’s Joint Meeting of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, UN Women and WFP, starting at 10 a.m. EDT, Friday 29 May 2020 on the topic: United Nations development system reform in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. This session will be conducted virtually.
The President of the UN Women Executive Board, Jukka Salovaara, Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations, will declare the session open and Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, will deliver opening remarks on behalf of the United Nations development system.
Following strategic points raised by each entity’s Principal on the United Nations delivering as one in the COVID-19 response, interactive discussions will take place between the Presidents of the participating Executive Boards, the Principals of six United Nations entities and the membership and observers of the Executive Boards thereof.
The detailed agenda of this Session as well as pertinent background documents may be accessed on the UN Women Executive Board webpage.