The first meeting of UN-Habitat Executive Board in 2020 held virtually

Nairobi 29 June 2020—The First Session of the UN-Habitat Executive Board this year was held virtually on Monday with strong calls for more resources and action to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

Over 330 participants registered for the Session, which was chaired by the United States, including  representatives from the 36 members of the Executive Board and other observer countries, civil society, UN agencies and others.

The decision to hold the meeting online was based on the recommendation by the Bureau of the Executive Board of UN-Habitat during its meeting on 11 May 2020, based on the continued unpredictable global circumstances with regard to COVID-19 and measures put in place by the Government of Kenya, the United Nations and the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON). Read more...


Notification of the Executive Director

Notification of the Executive Director

Notification by the Executive Director for the first session of 2020 of the Executive Board of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (REVISED)

Proposed Provisional Agenda

Proposed Provisional Agenda

HSP/EB.2020/1/Rev.2: Revised Provisional Agenda

Programme

Programme

Tentative Programme for the on-line first session of the Executive Board for the year 2020

Documents

Pre-session documents

Pre-session documents will be made available here.

Agenda item 1
Notification by the Executive Director for the first session of 2020 of the Executive Board of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (REVISED)

Agenda item 2
HSP/EB.2020/1/Rev.2: Revised Provisional Agenda

HSP/EB.2020/1/Rev2/Add.1: Revised annotated provisional agenda

HSP/EB.2020/INF/1: List of documents

HSP/EB.1/12: Report of the Executive Board of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme on the work of its resumed first meeting

HSP/EB.1/11: Decisions adopted by the Executive Board of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme at its resumed first session

Agenda item 3
HSP/EB.2020/2- Report of the Executive Director on the financial status as at 31 December 2019

HSP/EB.2020/2/Add.1- Update on the on-going restructuring of UN-Habitat

HSP/EB.2020/3- Staffing of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme as at 31 December 2019

Agenda item 4
HSP/EB.2020/4: Draft annual work programme of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme and draft budget of the United Nations Habitat and Human Settlements Foundation for 2021

Agenda item 5
HSP/EB.2020/13 - Progress in the implementation of resolutions and decisions adopted by the UN-Habitat Assembly at its first session

HSP/EB.2020/13/Add.1 - Draft Capacity Building Strategy for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the New urban Agenda

HSP/EB.2020/13/Add.2 - Implementation of a review process for the United Nations System-Wide Guidelines on Safer Cities and Human Settlements: Concept note

Agenda item 6
HSP/HA.1/HLS.3 - Rules of procedure of the Executive Board of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme

Agenda item 7
HSP/EB.2020/17 - Provisional agenda for the second session of 2020 of the Executive Board

In-session documents

Draft decisions recommended by the Bureau for consideration by the Executive Board at its first session of the year 2020 – 24 June 2020

HSP/EB.2020/CRP.1: Update by the Executive Director on UN-Habitat Activities to the Executive Board for the period January to June 2020

HSP/EB.2020/CRP.2: Report of the Executive Director on Interim financial status as at 24 June 2020

HSP/EB.2020/CRP.3: Agenda as adopted by the Executive Board at its first session of the year 2020

Presentation under Agenda item 3, Financial, budgetary and administrative matters

Presentation under Agenda item 4, Status of and discussions on the draft annual work programme of UN-Habitat for 2021

Presentation under Agenda item 4, UN-Habitat Covid-19 response

Presentation under Agenda item 5, Status of implementation of the resolutions and decisions adopted by the UN-Habitat Assembly at its first session

Presentation under Agenda item 7 - Dates and provisional Agenda for the second session of the Executive Board in 2020 - Cost of Board sessions

The unedited draft decisions adopted by the Executive Board at its first session of the year 2020

Post-session documents

Post-session documents will become available here during and after the session.

Statements

Statements

Statement by the President of the UN-Habitat Assembly, 29 June 2020

Opening Remarks by the Executive Director of UN-Habitat, 29 June 2020

Statement by the Chair of the Executive Board on behalf of the Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to UN-Habitat and Chair of the Ad-Hoc working group on Stakeholder Engagement Policy, 29 June 2020

Statement by H.E. Ms. Julia Pataki Permanent Representative of Romania to UN-Habitat and Chair of the Ad-Hoc working group on Programmatic Budgetary and Administrative matters, 29 June 2020

Statement of the Chair of the Ad-Hoc working group on working methods - Argentina, 29 June 2020

Statement by the EU and its Member States, 29 June 2020

Statement by Switzerland, 29 June 2020

Opening Statement by Kenya , 29 June 2020

Statement by Cameroon, 29 June 2020

Statement by the World Blind Union

Statement by Germany

Closing statement by the ED of UN-Habitat

Statement by Nigeria, 29 June 2020

Membership of the Executive Board

Bureau of the Executive Board of UN-Habitat

Chair Year 1
Western Europe and Others
United States
Vice Chair
Latin America and the Caribbean
Argentina
Vice Chair
Asia-Pacific
China
Vice Chair
Eastern Europe
Russia
Rapporteur Year 1
Africa
Malawi

Composition of the Executive Board of the UN-Habitat (36 seats)

A. Africa (10 seats)

Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco, Ethiopia, Kenya, Angola, Malawi

B. Asia-Pacific (8 seats)

Sri Lanka, Republic of Korea, China, Japan, India, Iran, Indonesia, Pakistan

C. Eastern Europe (4 seats)

Poland, Russian Federation, Serbia, Romania

D. Latin America and the Caribbean (6 seats)

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Uruguay

E. Western Europe and Others (8 seats)

Canada, France, Sweden, Turkey, United States of America, Germany, Spain, Portugal

Seating arrangement

Seating arrangement

Information for participants

Information for Participants

Information for participants as of 28 May 2020

Guidelines for the virtual first session of the Executive Board in 2020 as at 24 June 2020

Daily journal

Daily journal