United Nations

 

Executive Board of the

United Nations Development

Programme and of the United

Nations Population Fund

 

Distr.: General
27 August 2013
 
 
 
Original: English

Second regular session 2013

9 to 13 September 2013, New York

Item 12 of the provisional agenda

UNFPA – Country programmes and related matters

 

UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND 

  

 

Extensions of country programmes in the Arab States region

 

Note by the Executive Director

Summary
The present note contains information on the first on-year extension of the UNFPA country programme for the State of Palestine.a

In accordance with established procedures, the Executive Director approves six-month extensions and first one-year extensions of country programmes, while requests for extensions for a second or third year, as well as two-year and two and a half year extensions, are submitted to the Executive Board for approval.

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aOn 29 November 2012, the United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 67/19.  Pursuant to operative paragraph 2 of that resolution, the General Assembly decided to "…accord to Palestine non-member observer State status in the United Nations…".  On 12 December 2012, Palestine informed the Secretary-General that the designation "State of Palestine" should be used in all official documents, although this does not preclude the use of the term "occupied Palestinian territory".


Table. One-year country programme extension approved by the Executive Director


Document symbol: DP/FPA/2013/17
Document Type: Note, Programme
Subject: Assistance, Children, Demographic issues, Gaza Strip, Governance, Health, Population, Social issues, Women
Publication Date: 09/09/2013