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Internal Control Framework
1.0 Relevant Regulations and Rules
UNDP Financial Regulations and Rules (2012)
Financial Rule 118.08 a - c
2.0 Policies
Main Policy
Internal Control Framework

 Related Policies
Quality Standards and Assurance
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
Protection Against Retaliation Policy
Plant and Property: Disposal and Write-Off
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Focal Point
George Kyriacou
Effective Date
Planned Review Date
Summary of Changes/Comments
October 22, 2019 - The ICF has been revised to reflect the division of roles and responsibilities between country offices and GSSU with detailed guidance provided for the following 14 business processes services: bank-to-book (B2B) reconciliation; cash management; assets management; inventory management; vendor management; accounts payment processing; pay cycle; general accounting; travel processing; project financial closure and donor financial reporting; VAT processing; procurement: LTA Goods, Services and Works; and procurement: purchases over US$ 150,000 except IC; human resources services: (a) recruit, source, and select employees; (b) employee on-boarding; (c) manage employee performance, reward and retention; (d) manage employee well-being; (e) employee development and training; (f) administration of contracts, benefits and allowances; (g) administer payroll.

September 19, 2018 - The ICF policy reflects the following changes:

1) Increase the threshold above which Purchase Orders and E- requisitions are required from $2,500 to $5,000. 

2)Increase the number of vendor approvers to three staff members in offices whose previous year delivery is above $50 million per year. 

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.