UNITAR QCPR Series IV Workshop: Findings of Surveys of Key Stakeholders

Workshop Date :  02 May 2012 , 22 June 2012, 28 September 2012

Location : New York, NY, United States

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)  an autonomous body within the United Nations system, announce the “workshop on QCPR Series IV: finding of surveys of Key Stakeholders.

The Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review (QCPR) is the mechanism through which the General Assembly assesses the effectiveness, efficiency, coherence and impact of UN operational activities for development and establishes system-wide policy orientations for the development cooperation and country-level modalities of the UN system

The QCPR course series is being organized into six half-day sessions, led by experts and practitioners in the respective fields. At the beginning of each session, the QCPR process will be briefly explained. the modules 1,2,3  has been already organized as below:

  • Module 1 (1 February 2012):Funding for UN operational activities for development (UNDESA in cooperation with UNDP and UNICEF).  (Already Done )
  • Module 2 (22 February 2012):Functioning of the UN development system: (a) UNDAF process, (b) UN Resident Coordinator system and (c) harmonization of business practices: challenges and opportunities.
  • Module 3 (13 March 2012): Positioning of the UN system in a changing development landscape.

The Workshop  on Modules 4, 5 & 6  are being organized as per schedule mentioned below.

  • Module 4 (2 May 2012): Perspectives from the field: findings of surveys of programme country governments, UN Resident Coordinators and UN country teams and civil society organizations working with the UN system at the country-level.
  • Module 5 (22 June 2012): Briefing before the operational segment of the Economic and Social Council:Designed fordiplomats coming to New York for the substantive session of the Economic and Social Council, this intensive module will summarize the key messages of the first four briefings and explain the QCPR process itself.
  • Module 6 (28 September 2012): Final briefing before the General Assembly: Designed for diplomats who arrived during the summer and were unable to attend the other briefings, this last module will present all the materials produced in the past briefings and explain the QCPR process itself.

This course is open to female members of the Permanent Missions accredited to UN Headquarters and other government officials; representatives of international, intergovernmental, and non-governmental organizations, and other interested individuals. Priority is given to delegates from developing and least developed countries.

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