Meeting in New York Nov 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), Mr. Julius Oketta (Uganda), Ms. Yukie Osa (Japan), Mr. Brouz Ralph Enneric Coffi (Cote d'Ivoire), Ms. Saadatou Mallam Barmou (Niger), Ms. Eltje Aderhold (Germany), Ms. Nancy Butijer (Croatia), Mr. Jozef H.L.M. Andriessen (The Netherlands), Ms. Susan Eckey (Norway), Ms. Jette Michelsen (Denmark), Mr. Wenlian Yao (China) and Mr. Ahmed Al-Meraikhi (Qatar).
Front row L-R: Mr. Mathewos Hunde Tulu (Ethiopia), Ms. Catherine Walker (Australia), Ms. Valerie Amos (Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator), 
Ms. Bénédicte Frankinet  (Ambassador of Belgium to the United Nations) and Lisa Doughten (Chief, CERF secretariat).
Absent: Mr. Jan Vandemoortele (Belgium)

 

Meeting in New York 4 and 5 November 2013
 

AGENDA
Annotated Agenda

 

SESSION I: INTER-AGENCY DISCUSSION
Open discussion

 

SESSION II: UPDATE ON THE USE OF THE FUND
Report of the Secretary-General on CERF 2012 - A/68/87
Recommendations and Conclusions to the Secretary-General, meeting of the CERF Advisory Group in Geneva, May 2013 - A/67/987
CERF Quarterly Newsletter: Third Quarter 2013
Donors to CERF 2006-2013
Recipients of CERF Funds 2006 - 2013
Recipients of CERF Funds 2013
CERF 2012 Annual Report
CERF Factsheet 2013

 

SESSION III:  DISCUSSION WITH THE CONTROLLER ON PROGRAMME SUPPORT COST
Open discussion

 

SESSION IV: CLOSURE OF THE MANAGEMENT RESPONSE PLAN (MRP) TO THE FIVE-YEAR EVALUATION
Final Update to the Management Response Plan to the CERF Five-Year Evaluation - September 2013

 

SESSION V: UPDATE ON THE REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY FRAMEWORK AND OUTCOME OF COUNTRY REVIEWS
Summary of the Independent Reviews of the Value Added by CERF to the Humanitarian Response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, Yemen and the Sahel (Burkina Faso, Niger and Senegal)
Change of Resident/Humanitarian Reporting Schedule for CERF

 

SESSION VI: UPDATE ON CERF POLICY ISSUES
CERF Funding Specific Sector Protection
UN Agency Sub-Granting of CERF funds to Implementing Partners in 2012
CERF Risk Action Plan - Semi-annual Update
Position Paper on Resilience - OCHA (2011)
Supporting Early Action through CERF and Country-Based Pooled Funds (CBPFs)
IASC Study: Study - Integrating Programme-based Approach in CAPs and CHF - A Scoping Study

 

SESSION VII: WRAP-UP
Open discussion


Read the Recommendations and Conclusions from the Advisory Group meeting here >>

 

Members 2013 - 2014
 

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. 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 
Mr. Brouz Ralph Enneric Coffi
Minister Plenipotentiary
Permanent Mission of Cote d'Ivoire to the United Nations
Cote d'Ivoire
Ms. Nancy Butijer
Head
Division for Economic Multilateral Relations, Economic and Social Issues
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
Croatia
 

Ms. Jette Michelsen
Counsellor, Coordinator of Humanitarian Affairs and Political Coordinator
Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations
Denmark 

Mr. Mathewos Hunde Tulu
Director
Early Warning and Response Directorate Disaster Management and Food Security Sector
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Ethiopia 

Dr. Eltje Aderhold
Head of Division
Task Force for Humanitarian Aid of the Federal Foreign Office 
Germany
 

Ms. Yukie Osa
President
Association for Aid and Relief, Japan
Professor in the Department of Sociology
Rikkyo University
Japan 
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. Jozef H.L.M. Andriessen     
Director of the Stabilisation and Humanitarian Aid Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Netherlands
 

 

 

Major General Dr. Julius Oketta     
Director
National Emergency Operations and Coordination Centre
Office of the Prime Minister
Department of Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Management
Uganda
Ms. Susanna Moorehead
Director
Western and Southern Africa
Department for International Development (DfID)
United Kingdom
Dr. Ahmed Al-Meraikhi
Director of the Department of International Development
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Director-General of the Qatar Development Fund
Qatar