The UN Women Executive Board will convene for its annual session from Tuesday 21 to Wednesday 22 June 2022 in person at United Nations’ Headquarters in New York.

UN Women Executive Board to convene annual session 2022

The President of the Executive Board, Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, will open the Session on 21 June at 10 a.m. EDT. Followed by the UN Women Executive Director, Sima Bahous, who will deliver her opening remarks.

Over the two days, the Executive Board will consider reports of the UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women on the implementation of the Strategic Plan 2018–2021; on the evaluation function of UN Women in 2021; the corporate evaluation of UN Women’s work on policy and advocacy; the internal audit and investigation activities for the period of 1 January to 31 December 2021; the report of the Advisory Committee on Oversight for the period of 1 January to 31 December 2021; and UN Women’s related management responses.

There will be several briefings on policy and program matters, including on UN Women’s operational activities in Latin America and the Caribbean, the implementation of General Assembly resolution 72/279, and update on the implementation of recommendations in the independent victim-centred review of UN-Women policies and processes on tackling sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment.

The detailed agenda of the 2022 annual session and all official documents may be accessed on the Executive Board webpage. The session can be followed via UN Web TV.