Where can I find the reform proposals of Secretary-General António Guterres?
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2017     Views: 20

Secretary-General Guterres has made proposals to reform the United Nations since beginning his term in January 2017.

Several themes for reform were set out in the Secretary-General's introduction to the annual report on the Work of the Organization (A/72/1).

Some key reports on specific topics have been issued:

  • Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and abuse : a new approach (A/71/818Corr.1 + Add.1)
  • Capability of the United Nations system to assist Member States in implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy (A/71/858)
  • Repositioning the United Nations development system to deliver on the 2030 Agenda: ensuring a better future for all (A/72/124 - E/2018/3)
  • Improvement in the status of women in the United Nations System (A/72/220 + Corr.1)
  • Overall policy matters pertaining to special political missions (A/72/357)
  • Shifting the management paradigm in the United Nations: ensuring a better future for all (A/72/492 + Add.1)

In addition to the proposals related to the programme budget in A/72/492/Add.1, the following reports on administrative and budgetary matters have been issued:

  • Proposed revisions to the Regulations and Rules Governing Programme Planning, the Programme Aspects of the Budget, the Monitoring of Implementation and the Methods of Evaluation (article VII and annex) (A/72/73/Rev.1)
  • Strategic capital review (A/72/393)
  • Limited budgetary discretion (A/72/497)

We will update this FAQ as more reports with reform proposals are issued.

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