The Executive Board of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme will hold its second session for the year 2020 from 27 to 29 October 2020. The session will be held online. The decision to hold the session online was based on the recommendation by the Bureau of the Executive Board of UN-Habitat during its meeting on 10 August 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).


Notification by the Executive Director

Notification of the Executive Director

Notifications of the Executive Director for the 2020 Second Session of the Executive Board

Proposed Provisional Agenda

Proposed Provisional Agenda

HSP/EB.2020/19: Provisional agenda for the second session of 2020 of the Executive Board

Programme

Programme

Programme

Programme at a glance

Pre-session documents

Pre-session documents

Pre-session documents will be made available here.

Agenda item 1
HSP/EB.2020/18: Report of the Executive Board of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme on the work of its first session of 2020

HSP/EB.2020/19: Provisional agenda for the second session of 2020 of the Executive Board

HSP/EB.2020/19/Add.1: Annotated provisional agenda

HSP/EB.2020/INF/2: List of documents

Agenda item 2
HSP/EB.2020/20: Report of the ad hoc working group on working methods on the proposed working methods of the Executive Board of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme

Agenda item 3
HSP/EB.2020/21: Report of the Executive Director on the Financial, budgetary and administrative matters: Interim financial status as at 30 June 2020

HSP/EB.2020/21/Add.1: Update on the ongoing restructuring of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme

HSP/EB.2020/21/Add.2: Report on staffing as at 30 June 2020

A/75/5/Add.9: UN-Habitat Financial report and audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2019 and Report of the Board of Auditors

Agenda item 4
HSP/EB.2020/3/Add.1: Report of the Executive Director on Recruitment, equitable geographical distribution and gender parity

Agenda item 5
HSP/EB.2020/22: Draft work programme and budget for 2021

HSP/EB.2020/22/Add.1: Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions on the work programme and budget for 2021

HSP/EB.2020/INF.3: Report of the Executive Director on UN-Habitat’s response to COVID-19 (Summary Report)

HSP/EB.2020/INF.3: Report of the Executive Director on UN-Habitat’s response to COVID-19 (Full Report)

Agenda item 6a
HSP/EB.2020/5/Add.1: Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the 2014-2019 Strategic Plan for the year 2019 – (Summary report)

HSP/EB.2020/INF/4: Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the 2014-2019 Strategic Plan for the year 2019 – (Full report)

Agenda item 6b
HSP/EB.2020/5: Update on the final report of the full cycle of the 2014-2019 UN-Habitat Strategic Plan, including on the inception of the evaluation report

HSP/EB.2020/23: Full-cycle report on the implementation of the strategic plan of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme for the period 2014–2019

HSP/EB.2020/23/Add.1: Overview of the final evaluation of the implementation of UN-Habitat strategic plan for the period 2014-2019

HSP/EB.2020/INF.5: Final report on the strategic plan for the period 2014–2019 for the period 2014-2019 ( Full Report)

HSP/EB.2020./INF/6: Final Evaluation of the Strategic Plan of UN-Habitat for the period of 2014-2019

Agenda item 6c
HSP/EB.2020/7: Progress in the implementation of the strategic plan for the period 2020–2023: draft financial plan

HSP/EB.2020/8: Progress in the implementation of the strategic plan for the period 2020−2023: draft results-based management policy

HSP/EB.2020/9/Rev.1: Progress in the implementation of the strategic plan for the period 2020–2023: draft results framework

HSP/EB.2020/10/Rev.1: Progress in the implementation of the strategic plan for the period 2020-2023: the draft partnership strategy

HSP/EB.2020/11/Rev.1: Progress in the implementation of the strategic plan for the period 2020–2023: the draft communication strategy

HSP/EB.2020/12/Rev.1: Progress in the implementation of the strategic plan for the period 2020−2023: draft resource mobilization strategy

HSP/EB.2020/24: Organizational and personnel accountability within UN-Habitat: implementing the accountability framework of the United Nations Secretariat

Agenda item 7
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

HSP/EB.2020/25: Report of the Executive Director on Progress in the implementation of the resolutions and decisions adopted by the United Nations Habitat Assembly of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme at its first session

Agenda item 8
HSP/EB.2020/13/Add.1: Draft Capacity Building Strategy for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the New urban Agenda

Agenda item 9
HSP/EB.2020/14: Report of the Executive Director on Normative and operational activities of UN-Habitat: focus on the Global Land Tool Network, the Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance and the Mozambique country programme

HSP/EB.2020/26: Normative and operational activities of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme: the flagship programmes - Report of the Executive Director

HSP/EB.2020/27: Report of the Executive Director on the tenth session of the World Urban Forum

HSP/EB.2020/INF.7: Report of the Executive Director on the tenth session of the World Urban Forum (Full report)

Agenda item 10
HSP/EB.2020/15: Report on UN-Habitat action to strengthen protection against sexual exploitation and abuse and against workplace sexual harassment, as requested by the General Assembly

Agenda item 11
HSP/EB.2020/16: Implementation by UN-Habitat of the reform of the development system and management of the United Nations - Report of the Executive Director

HSP/EB.2020/16/Add.1: Alignment of the Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review process with UN-Habitat Planning Cycles - Report of the Executive Director

Agenda Item 12
A/74/305: Report of the Office of Internal Oversight Services : Activities of the Office of Internal Oversight Services for the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019

Agenda item 13
A/75/82: Annual report on the Activities of the Ethics Office - Report of the Secretary-General

Post-session documents

In-session documents
HSP/ EB.2020/CRP2 Financial, budgetary and administrative matters: Interim financial status as at 30 September 2020

HSP/ EB.2020/CRP3 Report on staffing as at 30 September 2020

HSP/EB.2020/CRP4: UN-Habitat Capacity Building Strategy: Draft Implementation plan for the year 2021

Abridged version of the options on the alignment of the planning cycles of UN-Habitat with the quadrennial comprehensive policy review process HSP/EB/2020/CRP.5

Presentation by the Executive Director under Agenda item 1 - Opening of the session

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 3 – financial, budgetary and administrative matters

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 4. Action by UNHabitat to address geographical and gender imbalances

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 5. Discussion and possible approval of the draft annual work programme budget for 2021’

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 5 - UN-Habitat COVID-19’s

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 6. Implementation of UN-Habitat strategic plans

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 7. Status of implementation of the resolutions and decisions adopted by the UNHabitat Assembly

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 8. Development of the capacity-building strategy

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 9 Normative and operational activities of UN-Habitat, including reporting on the programmatic activities of UN-Habitat in 2020

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 9 – Presentation by the Secretariat on the outcomes of WUF 10 under Agenda item 9abitat in 2020

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 10 - Action by UN-Habitat to strengthen protection against sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment in the workplace.

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 11 Implementation by UN-Habitat of the reform of the development system and management of the United Nations and alignment of the planning cycles of UN-Habitat with the quadrennial comprehensive policy rev

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 12 - Annual report of the Office of Internal Oversight Services to the Executive Board

Presentation by the Secretariat under Agenda item 13 – Annual Report of the Ethics Office

Post session documents
Post session documents
HSP/EB.2020/CRP6: Draft decisions for consideration by the Executive Board during its second session of the year 2020

Draft decisions for consideration by the Executive Board during its second session of the year 2020 – First reading

HSP/EB.2020/CRP6/Rev.1: Draft decisions for consideration by the Executive Board during its second session of the year 2020

HSP/EB.2020/CRP6/Rev.2: Draft decisions for consideration by the Executive Board during its second session of the year 2020

Decisions adopted by the Executive Board
Decisions adopted by the Executive Board at its second session of 2020, held from 27 to 29 October 2020

Statements
Opening Statement by the Republic of Kenya

Statement by the Chair of the Ad-Hoc working group on Programmatic , Budgetary and Administrative matters ( Romania)

Statement by the Chair of the Ad-Hoc working group on Working Methods ( Kenya)

Statement by the Chair of the Ad-Hoc working group on Stakeholder Engagement Policy ( Pakistan)

Statement by the European Union and its Member States to the Executive Board

Statement by the President of the UN-Habitat Assembly to the Executive Board (Mexico)

Statement by Spain under ‘Agenda item 6. (c) (vii) Progress in the implementation of the strategic plan for the period 2020−2023: draft resource mobilization strategy

Statement by the Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governements

Statement by the World Blind Union

Statement by the regional Group of African States (Eritrea)

Statement by Egypt

Statement by Switzerland

Comments by France on item 6c on Implementation of the Strategic plan 2020-2023

Statement on behalf of Block by Block

Statement of women in SAGE

Statement by the Chairman of G77 and China

Membership of the Executive Board

2020 – 2021 Bureau of the Executive Board of UN-Habitat

Chair
Asia-Pacific
Iran
Vice Chair
Africa
Egypt
Vice Chair
Latin America and the Caribbean
Chile
Vice Chair
Western Europe and Others
France
Rapporteur
Eastern Europe
Serbia

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

Use guide– remote interpretation platform

Guidelines for delegates - remote meetings with interpretation

Briefing by the Executive Director on preparations for the second session of the Executive Board in 2020

Daily journal