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Mandate, Panel Members and Organizations Audited

Mandate

The Panel of External Auditors of the United Nations, the Specialized Agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency was established by the General Assembly Resolution 1438 (XIV) of 5 December 1959. It is made up of: (a) the members of the United Nations Board of Auditors; and (b) the external auditors of the Specialized Agencies of the United Nations and of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

The main objectives of the Panel are to further the co-ordination of the audits for which its members are responsible, and to exchange information on audit methods and findings.

The Panel may submit to the executive heads of the organisations audited any observations or recommendations it may wish to make in relation to the accounts and financial procedures of the organisation concerned. The executive heads of the participating organisations may also, through their auditors submit requests to the Panel for its opinion or recommendation on any matter within its competence.

Panel Members and Organizations Audited

The current and incoming members of the Panel, the organizations audited, and the duration of each member’s term of office, are as follows:

Panel Members

Organizations Audited

Duration

Comptroller and Auditor General of India

  1. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  2. World Health Organization (WHO)

Term ends 31 December 2025

Term ends 31 December 2023

Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile

  1.  United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF)
  2. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  3. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF
  4. United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)
  5. The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT)
  6. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  7. United Nations University (UNU)
  8. United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Term ends 30 June 2024

President of the German Federal Court of Auditors

  1. United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO)
  2. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  3. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP
  4. Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF)
  5. United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
  6. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
  7. United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
  8. Strategic Heritage Plan (SHP)

Term ends 30 June 2022

Auditor General of the People’s Republic of China

  1. United Nations Headquarters (Volume I)
  2. International Trade Centre (ITC)
  3. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
  4. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East Microfinance Department (UNRWA-MD)
  5. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East Provident Fund (UNRWA-SPF)
  6. Fund of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) including Global Environmental Facility (UNEP-GEF)
  7. United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
  8. United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
  9. United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC)
  10. Umoja  
  11. Information and Communication Technology (ICT)  

Term ends 30 June 2026

Comptroller and Auditor General of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Term ends 31 December 2023

First President of the Court of Accounts of France


World Food Programme (WFP)

Term ends 30 June 2022

Chairman, Philippine Commission on Audit  

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Term ends 31 March 2024

Director, Swiss Federal Audit Office

  1. Universal Postal Union (UPU)
  2. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)


Term ends 31 December 2020
Term ends 30 June 2026

President, Corte dei Conti

  1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  2. World Meteorological Organization (WMO)


Term ends 30 September 2022

Term ends 30 June 2024

Ghana Audit Service

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Term ends 31 December 2022

The Audit Board of The Republic of Indonesia

  1. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  2. International Maritime Organization (IMO)


Term ends 31 December 2022
Term ends 30 June 2024

Auditor General of Canada

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Term ends 31 December 2023

Chairman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Term ends 30 June 2022

Controller and Auditor General of the United Republic of Tanzania

Observer

1 July 2018 to 31 December 2021