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The framework is intended to help us know we are delivering the reforms we promised.

This is the main message of UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the ECOSOC Operational Activities for Development Segment, where he briefed Member States on the progress of repositioning the UN development system. 

To establish a dialogue with heads of entity who received enhanced delegated authority from the Secretary-General on 1 January 2019, the Under-Secretaries-General for Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance (DMSPC) and for Operational Support (DOS) co-chaired two regional briefings, with support from their Assistant Secretaries-General in late January.

Built on the principles of results-based management, an accountability framework will enable heads of entity to demonstrate that they are exercising their delegated authority in a transparent, responsible and accountable manner.

Business Transformation and Accountability (BTA)—a critical pillar of the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance (DMSPC)—is a shining example of innovative transformation afforded by the new management paradigm.

The launch of the new Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance (DMSPC) on 1 January 2019 was a critical step in the path to make the Secretary‑General’s vision for a nimbler, more responsive United Nations a reality.

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres emphasizes how the reforms will transform the work of the United Nations.

In this brief interview, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Reforms, Mr. Jens Wandel of Denmark, introduces the three UN reform streams.

United Nations Secretary-General’s Informal Briefing to the General Assembly on the Implementation of the United Nations Reform.

In the face of mounting unrest in Burkina Faso, the United Nations System is mobilized to respond to security challenges using a wide range of tools in support of government. UN Resident Coordinator in Burkina Faso, Ms. Metsi Makhetha, explains how prevention is a key element of the reform.

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted an ambitious and comprehensive transformation of the UN development system.