The Regional Committee,
Acknowledging the proposed Programme Budget 2012–2013 for the Western Pacific Region, prepared according to the principles of results-based budgeting and with the inclusion of cross-cutting strategic objectives, regional expected results and measurable regional indicators;
Recognizing the continuing efforts to present a more focused Programme Budget aligned with the longer term strategic vision covering three bienniums as articulated in the Medium-term Strategic Plan (2008–2013) and national priorities as elaborated in the Country Strategic Frameworks,
1. ENDORSES the Programme Budget 2012–2013 for the Western Pacific Region;
2. REQUESTS the Regional Director to review and revise, as necessary, the budget allocations to countries and areas and the intercountry programmes by strategic objectives and regional expected results, based on the review of the Regional Committee and the detailed operational plans, which have been developed with respective countries and areas, prior to implementation;
3. NOTES the Programme Budget for the Western Pacific Region is to be financed by assessed contributions and voluntary contributions to the extent that the latter becomes available;
4. REQUESTS the Regional Director to make every effort to implement the Programme Budget 2012–2013 for the Western Pacific Region in close collaboration with Member States.
Fifth meeting, 12 October 2011
 Annex 1 of document WPR/RC62/4.