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The global financial crisis and its impact on the work of the UN system

19.10.2009 - valérie schmitt
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Summary (English)

In view of the multiple facets of the crisis and their collective mandates and responsibilities, the United Nations System Chief Executives have agreed on nine joint initiatives:

1. Additional financing for the most vulnerable
2. Food Security
3. Trade
4. A Green Economy Initiative
5. A Global Jobs Pact
6. A Social Protection Floor
7. Humanitarian, Security and Social Stability
8. Technology and Innovation
9. Monitoring and Analysis

The report provides an overview of each initiative, including the one on the Social Protection Floor.