In a public service and business career that spans more than four decades, David Beasley, a former governor of the US state of South Carolina, has worked across political, religious and ethnic lines to champion economic development, education, interfaith cooperation and humanitarian assistance for the most vulnerable – not just within the United States, but across the globe.
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The annual statistical report on United Nations procurement (ASR) provides an overview of procurement in the UN system in support of its operations, projects and programmes. Procurement includes all acquisition through purchase or lease of real property, goods or other products (including intellectual property), works or services, as defined by the UN procurement practitioner’s handbook. The report provides a range of information about the categories of goods and services procured by the UN system, as well as the countries from which these goods and services were procured.
Every year the CEB Secretariat collects HR data from member organizations and publishes statistics. Reports detail staff demographics such as staff grade, nationality, location, gender and age. Staff with appointments for a period of less than one year are excluded from published data. Reports also exclude information on National Professional Officers, which is provided separately.
Assisting developing countries in their effort to reduce emissions from REDD through the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility by building capacities for REDD activities and testing a program of performance based incentive payments in pilot countries...
Development of a voluntary global financial mechanism/portfolio approach/forest financing framework for all types of forests to support the implementation of the Non-Legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests and the achievement of the Global objectives on Forests.
Developing the capacity of low-income countries to access the CDM through the Nairobi Framework
Providing advisory services on how to mainstream climate change considerations into development decision-making, including for the achievement of the MDGs in the LDCs and other countries of Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America;
Scaling up sustainable land management in Sub-Saharan Africa within the TerrAfrica framework; Pan-African Land Policy Framework; MENARID umbrella programme for sustainable management of the drylands of the Middle East and North Africa region; decreasing vulnerability to climate variability in African river basins;
Assistance to Least Developed Countries with National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs); assistance to African countries in launching integrated and comprehensive approaches to adaptation; studies on the socioeconomic and demographic impact of climate change on countries and cities;
UN system organizations are supporting a number of specific emergency information and response systems on climate-sensitive socio-economic parameters related to agriculture, food insecurity and vulnerability, animal and plant pests and diseases, natural disasters.
Monitoring reports, analysis and assessments provide valuable information on various climate-sensitive parameters and resources, such as: crop and food supply;marine and forest biomass resources;water resources;human settlements and related infrastructure...
The United Nations System Network on Rural Development and Food Security, promoted by FAO, IFAD and WFP, combines the exchange of best practices among network members with country-level theme groups.
Financial Statistics is a collection of annual data from CEB member organizations on their revenue and expenditures. Using this data, revenues broken down by assessed and voluntary contributions can be shown. Also, expenditures at the country, regional and global levels and broken down by expenditure categories: development assistance, humanitarian assistance, technical cooperation, peacekeeping and normative activities.
The initiative aims at drawing the attention of decision-makers to the short, medium and long-term impact of the ongoing crisis on the world’s humanitarian security and social stability through a holistic approach.
The aim of this initiative is to advocate for and advise on the provision of a social protection floor and public resource spending in ways that will both kick-start growth and support more inclusive and sustainable social and economic development.
The Green Economy Initiative (GEI) responds to the development challenges and imbalances in growth strategies that underlie the global financial and economic crisis by motivating policymakers in all countries...
The Food Security Initiative builds on the work of the Secretary-General’s High-level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis, established by CEB in April 2008, and, specifically upon the Comprehensive Framework for Action.
This page presents the annual statistical reports on the staff of the organizations in the United Nations common system with appointments for a period of one year or more as at 31 December. The tables before 2015 exclude information on National Professional Officers, which is provided separately.