Meeting in Geneva May 2013

Back row L-R: Ms. Susanna Moorehead (United Kingdom), Mr. Carlos Eduardo Zaballa (Argentina), Ms. Biya Han (Republic of Korea), Mr. Stephen Salewicz (Canada), Ms. Susan Eckey (Norway), Mr. Mathewos Hunde Tulu (Ethiopia),  Ms. Saadatou Mallam Barmou (Niger),  Mr. Rashid M. Khalikov (Director, OCHA - Geneva), Mr. Mohameden Ould Zein (Mauritania), Ms. Nancy Butijer (Croatia), Ms. Catherine Walker (Australia), Mr. Jan Vandemoortele (Belgium), Mr. Marius Daniel Dogeanu (Romania)
Front row L-R: Mr. Milton Rondó Filho (Brazil), Ms. Valerie Amos (Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator), 
Mr. Mikael Lindvall (Sweden), Ms. Kyung-wha Kang (Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator in OCHA) and Lisa Doughten (Chief, CERF secretariat).

 

Members 2012 - 2013
 

Mr. Carlos Eduardo Zaballa
Special Consultant for International Cooperation and Humanitarian Assistance
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Argentina
Ms. Catherine Walker
First Assistant Director-General
Humanitarian and Stabilisation Division and Humanitarian Coordinator
AusAID
Australia
 
Mr. Jan Vandemoortele
Retired
UN Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator and Humanitarian Expert
Belgium
 
Mr. Milton Rondó Filho
Coordinator-General
International Actions to Combat Hunger
Ministry of External Relations
Brazil
 
Mr. Stephen Salewicz
Director
International Humanitarian Assistance Directorate
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Canada
 
Mr. Wenliang Yao
Commercial Counsellor
Department of International Trade and Economic Affairs
Ministry of Commerce
China
Ms. Nancy Butijer
Head
Division for Economic Multilateral Relations, Economic and Social Issues
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
Croatia
 
Mr. Mathewos Hunde Tulu
Director
Early Warning and Response Directorate Disaster Management and Food Security Sector
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Ethiopia
 
Ms. Yukie Osa
President
Association for Aid and Relief, Japan
Professor in the Department of Sociology
Rikkyo University
Japan
 
Mr. Barges Hamoud Al Barges    
Chairman
The Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society
Kuwait


 

Mr. Mohameden Ould Zein      
Head
Mission for the Coordination of Activities
The Commissariat of the Food Security
Mauritania
 
Ms. Saadatou Mallam Barmou
Special Advisor
Humanitarian and Social Actions
Cabinet of the Prime Minister
Niger
 
Ms. Susan Eckey
Minister Counsellor
Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations in New York
Norway
 
Ms. Biya Han
Advisor
Korean Overseas International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
Republic of Korea
 
Mr. Marius Daniel Dogeanu      
Head
European Affairs, International Assistance and International Relations
Department of Romanian General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations
Romania
 
Mr. Mikael Lindvall (Chair)       
Ambassador
Special Envoy to the Somali Peace Process
Embassy of Sweden, Nairobi
Sweden
Mr. Osman Nüvit Bektas
Head
Department of the Prime Ministry
Disaster and Emergency Management
Turkey
 
Ms. Susanna Moorehead
Director
Western and Southern Africa
Department for International Development (DfID)
United Kingdom
 

 

 

Meeting in Geneva 13 and 14 MAY 2013
 

AGENDA
Revised Annotated Agenda

 

LOGISTICS
Directions to the conference room at Centre de Conferences de Varembe (CCV)

 

 SESSION I:   DISCUSSION WITH HUMANITARIAN COORDINATORS
Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator's Report 2012 - Yemen
Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator's Report 2012 - South Sudan

 

SESSION II:   UPDATE ON THE USE OF THE FUND
Recommendations and Conclusions of the CERF Advisory Group, 30 and 31 October 2012
Report of the Secretary-General on CERF 2012 - A/67/361
CERF Annual Report 2013
Analysis of CERF Activities in 2012
Contributors to CERF 2006 - 2013
Recipients of CERF Funds 2006 - 2013
Recipients of CERF Funds 2013

 

SESSION III:  DISCUSSION WITH THE DEPUTY-CONTROLLER
Open discussion

 

SESSION IV:  INTER-AGENCY DISCUSSION
Open discussion

 

SESSION V: DISCUSSION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF A NEW CHAIRPERSON AND VICE-CHAIRPERSON
Open discussion

 

SESSION VI: UPDATE ON MANGEMENT RESPONSE PLAN (MRP)
Update on the Mangement Response Plan to the CERF Five-year Evaluation

 

SESSION VII: UPDATE ON PERFORMANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY FRAMEWORK
Paper on most recent efforts to improve the quality of the Resident/Humanitarian reports
Paper on timeliness of agency disbursements to implementing partners

 

SESSION VII: UPDATE ON CERF POLICY ISSUES
Underfunded Emergency Window: Response to the 2012 Independent Review
Underfunded Emergency Window: Frequent Recipients of UFE Allocations
Update on the CERF Risk Action Plan
CERF and Country-based Pooled Funds - Stocktaking
Draft Guidance Note - Harmonization of CERF and Country-based Pooled Funds
Global Overview of Pooled Funds in 2012

 

SESSION IX: WRAP-UP

Open discussion