What is the CEB? (Chief Executives Board for Coordination)
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The United Nations Chief Executives Board (CEB) is the main body for UN system inter-agency collaboration on social, economic, and related issues.  It was established in 1946 by E/RES/13 (III), and is comprised of 29 executive heads from various UN system funds, programmes, specialized agencies, and organizations.

Former names:

  • Coordination Committee (1947-1948)

  • Administrative Committee on Coordination (1949-2000)

Document symbols:

  • Annual overview reports are submitted to the Economic and Social Council, thus document symbols begin with E/*
  • Working documents have different document symbols based on what the body was known as:
    • CO-ORD/* (1947-1948)
    • ACC/* (1949-2000)
    • CEB/* (2001-present)



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