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OIG Releases Reports on Audits in Namibia and Kyrgyzstan, and on a Diagnostic Review in the Caribbean

11 Oct 2012
The OIG noted both programmatic achievements and grant management deficiencies
For Namibia, the OIG said $2.2 million should be repaid

On 2 October 2012, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released three reports, two on audits conducted in Namibia and Kyrgyzstan, and one on a diagnostic review undertaken at the Caribbean Community Secretariat (CARICOM).

Namibia

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Is There Scope for Risk?

10 Oct 2012
Could someone please call the language police?

Anyone who has scrutinized reports from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) will have noticed that in the last couple of years the tone has become less strident and more nuanced. The new tone is welcome, but I have a quibble about some of the new language.

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OIG Audit in Mozambique Identifies Serious Weaknesses in One PR: the Ministry of Health

9 Oct 2012
Says control environment has not improved in eight years
MOH, other stakeholders, agree to steps to address the problems

According to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), in the short to medium term the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Mozambique may not be able to meet the strict requirements of the Global Fund due to limitations in capacity. The MOH is principal recipient (PR) for three active grants, one for each disease.

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OIG Releases Reports on Audits and a Diagnostic Review in Four Countries

1 Oct 2012
$3.3 million in unsupported expenditures in one country need to be repaid
PRs, CCMs are taking steps to address weaknesses identified by the OIG

Within the last month, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has released four reports, three on audits conducted in Angola, Mozambique and Senegal, and one on a diagnostic review undertaken in Myanmar.

In its reports, the OIG did not identify any instances of misappropriation of funds. However, in the Mozambique audit, the OIG said that some issues “call for further investigation” and are being pursued.

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OIG Releases Report on Audit of Global Fund Grants in Ukraine

13 Sep 2012
No misuse of funds, no ineligible expenses identified
Audit reveals positive outcomes and good practices, but also some weaknesses in administration and financial management

In a report on its audit of Global Fund grants in Ukraine, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) said that the grants had produced positive outcomes and that a number of good practices and achievements had been observed.

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OIG Releases Report on Audit of Grants to Malawi

7 Sep 2012
Most of the OIG recommendations are already being implemented
Ineligible and unsupported expenditures of $3.9 million identified; Malawi has agreed to refund at least $3.3 million

Malawi has secured positive outcomes and achievements with Global Fund grants but needs to address weaknesses in grant administration, procurement and supplies management, and financial management, an audit report by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has said.

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OIG Releases Report on Its Investigation of an SR in Bangladesh

15 Aug 2012
Alleges that $1.9 million was misappropriated
SR disagrees with the findings

In early July, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released its final report on an investigation into Padakhep Manabik Unnayan Kendra (PMUK), a sub-recipient (SR) and a sub-SR for several HIV grants in Bangladesh. The investigation was conducted between May 2011 and March 2012.

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OIG Releases Reports on Three Audits and Four Diagnostic Reviews

15 Aug 2012
No evidence of grant funds being misappropriated
Ineligible and unsupported expenditures of $4 million identified in one audit; country has agreed to pay back at least $3.3 million

In the first week of August, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released seven new reports covering audits conducted in Burundi, Malawi and Ukraine; and diagnostic reviews undertaken in Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia and Peru.

Audits

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Secretariat, OIG Agree on New Protocol

10 Jan 2012

Protocol describes how the two entities will collaborate on audits, diagnostic reviews and investigations

 

Process and timelines for audits spelled out

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OIG Releases Audit Report on 12 Grants in Sri Lanka

16 Dec 2011

"Losses" of $2.6 million identified by the OIG

 

Two of the PRs dispute some of the OIG's findings

 

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