Partner and Member State Interventions on UNV at Executive Board 2014

News
08 July 2014
Geneva, Switzerland

During the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board Annual Session 2014, several Members States and some of UNV's partners delivered positive statements about UNV and its contributions to peace and development.

Ambassador Peter Thomson, Permanent Representative of Fiji to the UN and President of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board, addressed UNV's reception in Geneva during the Board's annual session in June while UNV Executive Coordinator Richard Dictus looks on. (UNV, 2014)

Positive feedback about UNV and its contributions to peace and development contributed in turn to UNV's successful engagement with the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board at its Annual Session 2014, held from 23-27 June in Geneva, Switzerland.  Executive Board Member States of Brazil, China, Germany (endorsed by Ireland), Japan, Mexico, Nepal, Niger, the Russian Federation and Tanzania delivered statements during the session. 

The Board also heard from UNV's partners, including the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Department of Field Support (DFS) and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), who expressed their support.  

 Brazil Statement to UNDP Executive Board June 2014 (10 kb)  China Statement to UNDP Executive Board June 2014 (77 kb)  Germany statement with Ireland to UNDP Executive Board June 2014 (73 kb) Japan Statement to UNDP Executive Board June 2014 (185 kb)  Nepal Statement to UNDP Executive Board June 2014 (78 kb)  Niger Statement to UNDP Executive Board June 2014 French version (83 kb)  Russia statement to UNDP Executive Board June 2014 (56 kb)  Russia statement to UNDP Executive Board June 2014 English version (95 kb)  OHCHR Bullet points UNDP Executive Board re UNV June 2014 attributed (137 kb)