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Internal Control Framework
1.0 Relevant Regulations and Rules
UNDP Financial Regulations and Rules (2012)

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. 
2.0 Policies
Main Policy
Internal Control Framework
 Related Policies
Quality Standards and Assurance
Programme and Project Management Arrangements
Accountability and Delegation of Authority
Service Contracts
Procurement Authority and Increased Delegated Procurement Authority
Procurement Oversight and Procurement Review Committees
Authorizing Official Business Travel
Furniture and Equipment: Disposal and Write-Off
Safe Management
Payment and Taxes
Closing
Protection against Retaliation
Plant and Property: Disposal and Write-Off
Language English | Español | Français
Page Properties
Key Words
None
Focal Point
George Kyriacou
Effective Date
01/07/2018
Planned Review Date
01/07/2021
Summary of Changes/Comments
July 01, 2018 - The updated ICF policy reflects the increase of manager and senior manager thresholds in Atlas in offices whose previous year delivery is above $50 million per year.

Section on Global Shared Service Unit was updated in May 2017.

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