UN Interagency Coordination Group (IACG)
The Inter-Agency Coordination Group (IACG) of the 10YFP aims at ensuring the greatest level of cooperation and coordination within the UN system for the implementation of the Framework.
Members: So far 19 UN bodies have now joined the group, including: UNCTAD, UNDESA, UNDP, UNECLAC, UNEP, UNESCAP, UNESCO, UNESCWA, FAO, UN Habitat, UNICEF, UNIDO, ILO, ITC, UNOPS, UNU, UN Women, UNWFP, UNWTO. More UN bodies are welcome to join the IACG.
Co-chairs: there are two co-chairs. UNDESA has been elected as co-chair for a period two years (2013-2015). UNEP is a permanent Co-chair, as the 10YFP Secretariat
Main objectives and expected outcomes:
- Greater visibility of the 10YFP as a key Rio+20 implementation mechanism;
- Coordinated, effective and substantive contribution of the UN system, respecting existing mandates and programmes of work, to fulfill the objectives, goals and functions of the 10YFP, and those of its programmes, and to support implementation at all levels;
- Enhanced information sharing and coordination among UN bodies to support governments and other stakeholders’ efforts on shifting to SCP patterns.
Main areas of action include: i) enhancing visibility within the UN and raising awareness outside the UN, ii) enhancing coherent inter-agency support for the implementation of the programmes, iii) conducting joint research, iv) promoting information exchange, and v) responding to the 10YFP Board.
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For more information, please contact the 10YFP Secretariat: 10YFP@unep.org