Follow-up of the recommendations by the External Auditor on the audit of the World Heritage ...
Follow-up of the recommendations by the External Auditor on the audit of the World Heritage Centre
The report of the audit of the World Heritage Centre of UNESCO by the External Auditor in December 2009 was presented to the World Heritage Committee at its 34th session in Brasilia, Brazil (WHC-10/34.COM/5G).
The present document is a follow-up to Decision 34 COM 5G in which the World Heritage Committee calls for "urgent implementation of all recommendations made by the External Auditor, inter alia for monitoring of extra-budgetary funds, centralizing of all calls for funds and collection of contributions by the Comptroller and introduction of a results-based management approach (as referred to in Recommendations 7, 8, 10 and 11)"; as well to "provide a report on the implementation of all recommendations for the 35th session of the World Heritage Committee in 2011".
In accordance with Decision 34 COM 5G, the World Heritage Centre presents a report on the progress achieved in the implementation of the recommendations of the Office of the External Auditor and the provisions of the cited decision. For each recommendation the document indicates the measures taken to ensure their application.