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CEB: Improving and innovating administrative and management functions of the United Nations system 15.06.2016

The High-level Committee on Management strategic plan for 2013-2016 identifies harmonization and simplification of business practices as a core activity. In this context, the plan focuses on common and shared services, including improved common procurement practices, and other initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the United Nations system.

CEB: Confidentiality of internal audit reports 15.06.2016

The High-level Committee on Management reviewed current practices within the system for sharing information contained in internal audit reports through its finance and budget network. In that regard, initial criteria that could serve to guide the exercise were under consideration with a view to establishing a common approach to disclosure of information contained in internal audit reports.

CEB: Management issues 15.06.2016

CEB continued its consideration of management issues in a more integrated and concrete fashion over the 2006/07 period with the support of its High-level Committee on Management. The Committee and its networks had recently given considerable time and attention to the subject of management harmonization and reform within the competence of United Nations system executive heads, with the aim of sharing information, avoiding duplication of efforts, identifying successful experiences as benchmarks and setting common directions for future work.

CEB: Implementing the International Public Sector Accounting Standards 15.06.2016

Since the adoption of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)  in 2006 by the United Nations system through High-level Committee on Management (CEB/2006/3), 21 organizations have completed their IPSAS implementation successfully, with 10 of them issuing their first IPSAS-compliant financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2012 and obtaining unqualified audit opinions in 2013.

CEBs: Implementing the International Public Sector Accounting Standards 15.06.2016

Since the adoption of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)  in 2006 by the United Nations system through High-level Committee on Management (CEB/2006/3), 21 organizations have completed their IPSAS implementation successfully, with 10 of them issuing their first IPSAS-compliant financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2012 and obtaining unqualified audit opinions in 2013.

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FBN: Report of 23rd Session (16-17 June 2014, IAEA, Vienna ) 15.06.2016

The FB Network discussed the following issues: New template agreement between the EU and the UN; The UN system-wide IPSAS project proposal beyond 2015; Proposal of a reference risk management, oversight and accountability model for common positioning by the UN system with governing bodies; Common definition of operating costs and a common and standardized system of cost control; Harmonization of rules and regulations, policies and procedures at the country, regional and headquarters level in the functional area of finance; After-service-health insurance (ASHI); Common Treasury Services – Pr

Document reference: CEB/2014/HLCM/FB/11
FBN: Report of 21st Session (24-25 June 2013, WFP, Rome) 15.06.2016

The FB Network discussed the following issues: Common definition of operating costs and a common and standardized system of cost control; Proposal of a reference risk management, oversight and accountability model for common positioning by the UN system with governing bodies; implementation of statement on internal control in financial reports; FB Network terms of reference; after-service-health insurance (ASHI) - study of funding options; status and action of the FB Network initiatives from the HLCM Plan on Harmonization of Busienss Practices in the UN System - Common Treasury Services; co

Document reference: CEB/2013/HLCM/FB/15

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UNDG: Working Group on Joint Funding, Financial and Audit Issues 15.06.2016

The Working Group on Joint Funding, Financial and Audit Issues develops guidance and oversight mechanisms in cases of joint agency funding for country teams, such as in multi-donor trust funds and joint programmes.