Geneva, March 1997
|Programme, Financial and Administrative Committee||PFA|
STRUCTURE OF THE DISCUSSION OF THE
PROGRAMME AND BUDGET PROPOSALS FOR 1998-99
1. Following the suggestion first made in the preliminary consultation paper in March 1996, the Director-General wishes to recommend a new structure for the discussion of the programme and budget proposals at the Governing Body's 268th Session (March 1997).
2. It is proposed to launch the debate with a general discussion. This would be followed by discussions of the following segments:
3. This discussion would replace the current practice of discussing some 35 major programmes separately.
4. At the outset of its discussion of the Director-General's proposals for the biennium 1998-99, the Committee may wish to adopt the structure for the discussion recommended above.
Geneva, 7 February 1997.