Highlights: March 2018

9 March 2018 marked the first meeting of UNSCN members in 2018, as well as the first meeting with the new Chair of the UNSCN, Ms Cornelia Richter, the newly appointed Vice President of IFAD. The members started by exploring potential synergies at the international level, such as through the High Level Political Forum, the Committee on World Food Security and the High-Level meeting on NCDs, planned for the third quarter of 2018. UNSCN’s formal report to ECOSOC was also reviewed. This action re-affirms UNSCN’s full commitment to accountability towards Member States. The UNSCN 2018 Work Plan and budget were approved. The group also took a dive deeper into UN consistency and collaboration at the country level, and the working agreements among the UN agencies.

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