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Development Services
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1.0 Relevant Regulations and Rules
UNDP Financial Regulations and Rules

Financial Regulation 16.0 2: Under such limits prescribed by the Executive Board and within the limits of resources allocated for UNDP programme activities, the Administrator is authorized to approve UNDP programme activities at the country, regional and global levels.

Financial Rule 116.02: The authority to approve programme activities is delegated along with the requirement to establish necessary instructions and operational procedures:

  1. The authority to approve UNDP programme activities, within the limit of resources allocated to those activities is delegated to the Associate Administrator. The Associate Administrator may delegate this authority, through the Director of the Regional Bureau concerned, to UNDP Heads of Office in the programme countries;
  2. Approval of UNDP programme activities becomes effective upon signature of the project document/annual workplan. 
Financial Rule 125.09: Petty cash advances may be made available to officials designated by the Treasurer or his or her designate from petty cash accounts. The Treasurer may, where adequate safeguards are provided, authorize petty cash advances from petty cash accounts to non-staff personnel up to an amount determined by the Treasurer. These cash accounts shall be maintained on an imprest basis. The amount and purposes of each account shall be defined by the Treasurer. The amount held shall be the minimum compatible with working requirements.


2.0 Policies
Main Policy
Development Services
3.0 Procedures
Main Procedures

Development Services

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Language English | Español | Français
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Focal Point
Jessica Murray,Margaret Thomas
Effective Date
05/06/2018
Planned Review Date
05/06/2021
Summary of Changes/Comments
March 20, 2019 - The Development Services policy and procedures are now available in Spanish. To access the content, click on the Spanish language tab.

March 01, 2019 - Fund code 32050 has been issued for Development Services. This is noted in step 4 of the Development Services procedures, section 3.0 of the main policy page. Please note that GMS needs to be charged for Development Services at the same rate it is charged for regular development projects.

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