Little Islands: limits and prospects of the United Nations Chief Executive Board = Pequeñas islas: límites y expectativas de la Junta Directiva de Naciones Unidas Articles uri icon

publication date

  • October 2015

start page

  • 369

end page

  • 380

issue

  • 2

volume

  • 7

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1989-4570

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1989-4570

abstract

  • After decades of slow incremental improvements, the United Nations AdministrativeCoordination Committee finally became the Chief Executive Board of the United Nations, which aimsto develop further policy coherence within the UN system by promoting improved inter-agency cooperation.This high-level UN body opens up promising avenues. However, it also faces critical challengesto performing its task as a result of the strong pressures for regime-building within specialized UNagencies as well as a lack of coherence in policy formation at governmental level.

keywords

  • united nations; chief executive board; policy coherence; coordination; naciones unidas; junta directiva de coordinación; coherencia de políticas; coordinación