An audit by the Office of the Inspector General of grants to Pakistan concluded that while internal controls over programmatic activities are generally effective, there is considerable room for improvement in implementation arrangements, financial management, and procurement and supply chain management.
The audit was conducted in 2015. A report on the audit was released on 21 September.
Now that member-states have adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the global community is turning to how the seventeen goals can be achieved. The ambitious targets – 169 of them in total – were set through what some have called the most inclusive consultative process in the history of the United Nations.
The World Health Organization has revised its HIV guidelines to recommend that anyone who tests positive for the virus should be treated immediately.