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    drugs
    • Chief Executives Board (CEB)
    • High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP)

    Policies on Illicit Drugs

    The global drug problem, which affects approximately 275 million people, presents a complex global challenge that is closely interlinked with sustainable development, peace and security and human rights. Combatting the problem is therefore integral to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). By adopting the outcome...

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    analytics
    • Chief Executives Board (CEB)
    • High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP)

    Predictive Analytics

    The world we live in is changing with unprecedented speed. Anticipating emerging trends and predicting the subsequent effects will be increasingly important for designing strategies that successfully address the most pressing global issues and ensure that “no one is left behind”. Anticipatory thinking will play a critical role in...

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    risk
    • High-Level Committee on Management (HLCM)
    • Finance & Budget Network (FBN)

    Risk Management, Oversight and Accountability

    Most UN system organizations have or are in the process of strengthening their internal control and risk management processes. In this regard, HLCM recognizes the strategic value of a collective engagement –  to devise effective approaches for the identification of events that could affect the organizations, and in managing risks...

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    sids
    • Chief Executives Board (CEB)
    • High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP)

    SIDS

    The Barbados Programme of Action (BPOA) adopted in 1994, further complemented by the Mauritius Strategy of Implementation (MSI) of 2005 and MSI+5 outcome document, recognized that although small island developing States (SIDS) are afflicted by economic difficulties and confronted by development imperatives similar to those of...

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    sustainability
    • High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP)
    • High-Level Committee on Management (HLCM)
    • Procurement Network (PN)

    Sustainability Management

    Sustainability management helps the United Nations to address and manage risks to the natural environments in which it operates, to the health of its staff, to the livelihoods of the people it serves and ultimately to the credibility and reputation of the Organization. At the same time, sustainability management brings about...

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    sustainable
    • Chief Executives Board (CEB)
    • High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP)

    Sustainable Development

    Sustainable development is an overarching paradigm guiding the work of the United Nations. The organizations of the UN system are firmly committed to advance economic growth, social development and environmental sustainability in an integrated manner through greater coherence and coordination of action.

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    sdgs
    • Chief Executives Board (CEB)
    • High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP)

    Sustainable Development Goals

    With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2015, world leaders agreed on a vision and an ambitious plan of action for change: freeing the world of poverty and hunger, protecting the planet from degradation; ensuring that all people can live prosperous and fulfilling lives in dignity and equality, and...

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    statistics
    • Chief Executives Board (CEB)
    • High-Level Committee on Management (HLCM)
    • Finance & Budget Network (FBN)
    • Human Resources Network (HRN)
    • Procurement Network (PN)

    UN System Statistics

    The CEB Secretariat is mandated to collect statistics on behalf of its member organizations. Data collected each year go further to provide a picture of the UN system's human resources and financial and budgetary situation. Procurement statistics generated by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) are also included.

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    urbanization
    • Chief Executives Board (CEB)
    • High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP)

    Urbanization

    The UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB), through its High-level Committee on Programmes (HLCP), has advanced UN system-wide coherence and coordination around sustainable urban development through joint contributions to Habitat III and its follow-up, including through the 2019 United Nations system-wide strategy on...

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    youth
    • Chief Executives Board (CEB)
    • High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP)

    Youth

    The UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB), through its High-level Committee on Programmes (HLCP), has produced two major products on the subject of youth: the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth (2015) and the System-wide Action Plan on Youth (2013).