Regional UN System meeting

When, local time: 
Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, 20 October 2017 - 6:00pm
Italy, Venice
Type of Event: 
Working group/Expert Meeting
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UNESCO will host the meeting of the Regional UN System – joint meeting of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) and the Regional UN Development Group for Europe and Central Asia(R-UNDG ECA). The Regional UN system meeting, which will see the participation of Regional Directors from 21 UN agencies will be preceded by a technical-level meeting of the UNDAF Peer Support Group (PSG).

The Regional UN system meetings aim at reaching decisions related to policy coherence, provision of leadership support, strategic policy guidance, quality assurance and oversight. The decisions taken during the meeting will be binding and taken by consensus. The upcoming meeting will focus on the implementation and monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region, the United Nations Development System (UNDS) reform and the preparation of the Regional Forum for Sustainable Development .