Commission - APX

The APX Commission (Financial, administrative and general questions, programme support and external relations) met from 3 p.m. on Wednesday 10 November until 10 a.m. on Saturday 13 November 2021. The first meeting was held on Wednesday 10 November, at 10 a.m. in Room XI.

Items of the agenda:

  • 1.2       Report by the Director-General on communications received from Member States invoking the provisions of Article IV.C, paragraph 8(c), Article V.A, paragraph 1(b), and Article V.C, paragraph 14(b), of the Constitution
  • 4.1       Consideration and adoption of the Draft Programme and Budget for 2022-2025 (41 C/5)
    • Part I          General Policy and Direction
    • Part II.A      UNESCO Institute for Statistics
    • Part II.B      Sector for Priority Africa and External Relations
      • Coordination and monitoring of action to implement gender equality
      • Strategic planning
      • Communication and public engagement
      • Field Offices programme management and support services
    • Part II.C      Participation Programme and Fellowships
    • Part III.A     Sector for Administration and Management
    • Part III.B     Headquarters Common Costs
      • After-Service Health Insurance long-term liability (ASHI)
      • Loan Repayments for capital expenditures
  • 5.1       Proposals by Member States concerning the celebration of anniversaries with which UNESCO could be associated in 2022-2023
  • 5.12     Revision of the Terms of Reference of the Oversight Advisory Committee (OAC)
  • 5.17     World Kiswahili Language Day
  • 5.23     International day of women in multilateralism
  • 6.1       Governance procedures and working methods of the governing bodies of UNESCO
  • 6.3       Revised format and timeline for reporting on programme execution
  • 10.1     Financial report and audited consolidated financial statements relating to the accounts of UNESCO for the financial period ended 31 December 2020, and report by the External Auditor
  • 10.2     Collection of Member States’ contributions
  • 10.3     UNESCO’s Policy on Capital and Strategic Investment
  • 11.1     Staff Regulations and Staff Rules
  • 11.2     Staff salaries, allowances and benefits
  • 11.3     United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund
  • 11.4     Report by the Director-General on the state of the Medical Benefits Fund (MBF)
  • 11.5     Report by the Director-General on the implementation of the Human Resources Management Strategy 2017-2022
  • 11.6     Recommendations of the Executive Board on Geographical Distribution
  • 12.1     Report by the Director-General, in cooperation with the Headquarters Committee, on managing the UNESCO complex

Summary of Debates

10 November

11 November

12 November

13 November