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31 May 2024

Personnel Services

This update is to extend the end date of transition of partner personnel currently on Service Contracts to Partner Personnel Service Agreement from 30 June 2024 to 31 December 2024.

30 May 2024

Expense Management

The Accounts Payable policy has been updated to align with the requirements of the Procurement Methods policy on micro-purchasing (purchases below $5,000). These purchases now require a PO in line with the requirements stipulated in Procurement Methods Policy (paragraphs 18 - 23).

29 May 2024

Award and Management of Contract

Paragraph 1 of the Payment and Taxes policy has been updated to align with paragraph 6 of the Prepayments policy to reflect that when an advance payment that exceeds $30,000 or 20% of the value of the contract is being granted to a supplier, an approval is required from BMS/OFM, in addition to a bank guarantee being provided by the supplier.

24 May 2024


The explanatory notes in Step 8 of the Internship procedure have been updated to clarify that the internship stipends are currently under review by OHR. In the meantime, the stipend rates issued in 2023 continue to be applicable in 2024. 

16 May 2024

Security Policy

The policy has been updated to reflect the updated link to the UNDP Security Service Delivery Model in para. 15 (page 7), para. 114 (page 20) and in the list of references (page 23).