Meeting in New York March 2016

CERF Advisory Group members meet in New York on 21-22 March 2016.

Back Row: L-R: Mr. Stephen O'Brien (Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator), Dr. Ashraf Shikhaliyev (Azerbaijan), Mr. Per Örneus (Sweden), Dr. Julius Oketta (Uganda), Mr. Joost  Andriessen (the Netherlands), Dr. Eltje Aderhold (Germany).

Front Row: L-R:  Mr. Manuel Bessler (Switzerland),  Ms. Jette Michelsen (Denmark), Mr. Samson Palia Wangusi (Kenya), Ms. Judy Cheng-Hopkins (Malaysia), Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Ms. Nozipho Mxakato-Diseko (South Africa),  Ms. Christina Buchan (Canada), Ms. Rachel Turner (UK), Ms. Lisa Doughten (Chief CERF secretariat).

AGENDA AND MEETING DOCUMENTS

SESSION I: WELCOME TO ALL MEMBERS
> CERF Advisory Group Annotated Agenda of 18 March 2016

 

SESSION II: UPDATE ON THE USE AND MANAGEMENT OF CERF
> Recommendations and Conclusions, CERF Advisory Group meeting of 27 and 28 October 2015 - A/70/615 (A, E, F, R, S)
> General Assembly Resolution - Strengthening of the Coordination of Emergency Humanitarian Assistance of the United Nations - A/RES/70/106 (A, E, F, R, S)
> Central Emergency Response Fund: Report of the Secretary-General - A/70/96 (A, E, F, R, S)
> Recipients of CERF funds 2016 as at 2 March 2016
> Recipients of CERF funds 2006 - 2016 at 2 March 2016

 

SESSION III: CERF FIT FOR THE FUTURE
> $1 Billion CERF: Building Blocks for an Advocacy and Engagement Strategy
> One Humanity, Shared Responsibility: Report of the Secretary-General for the World Humanitarian Summit, United Nations - A/70/709 (A, E, F, R, S)
> A CERF for the Future: Discussion Paper

 

SESSION IV: RESOURCE MOBILIZATION, ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS
> 2016 Resource Mobilisation and Communications Approach
> Advocacy and Engagement Plan as of 15 March 2016
> Donor Engagement Plan as of 15 March 2016
> Contributions to CERF: 2006 – 2016 as at 2 March 2016

 

SESSION V: PERFORMANCE AND POLICY ISSUES
> Standard Operating Procedures - Central Emergency Response Fund Handling of Potential Fraud with CERF Funds – December 2015
> Communicating the Fraudulent Use of CERF Funds - Guidance Note – July 2015
> Analysis of performance data from 2014 RC/HC Reports - People Reached with CERF Funding
> Analysis of Data from 2014 RC/HC Reports - Sub-Grants under 2014 CERF Projects
> Analysis of Data from 2014 RC/HC Reports - Added Value of CERF in 2014
> CERF Guidance: Monitoring of CERF Allocations
> Updated CERF Risk Action Plan (for information)

 

SESSION VI: INTER-AGENCY DISCUSSION
> Analysis of performance data from 2014 RC/HC Reports - People Reached with CERF Funding
> Analysis of Data from 2014 RC/HC Reports - Sub-Grants under 2014 CERF Projects
> Analysis of Data from 2014 RC/HC Reports - Added Value of CERF in 2014
> Background Note: Agency feedback on Partnerships
> UNICEF Actions on Use of CERF Grants
> UNFPA working with partners and actions to improve CERF disbursements
> FAO working with partners to ensure efficient and effective use of CERF funds
> Standard Operating Procedures - Central Emergency Response Fund Handling of Potential Fraud with CERF Funds
> Communicating the Fraudulent Use of CERF Funds - Guidance Note – July 2015

 

SESSION VII: PERFORMANCE AND POLICY ISSUES (continues)
> Independent review of the value added of CERF in the South Sudan crisis
> Independent review of the value added of CERF in the Syria crisis
> Revised Performance and Accountability Framework Indicators

 

List of Content as of 18 March 2016