AMAs

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Global Fund shows significant progress in reducing financial risks, but challenges remain in implementing some key interventions, OIG says

16 Nov 2017
Striking the right balance between fiduciary and program risk is proving elusive

Audits conducted by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to date in 2017 reveal steady improvements in the Global Fund, both at the Secretariat and country levels, and also continuing challenges in some areas. This is the central theme of the OIG’s progress report prepared for the Board meeting just concluded in Geneva.

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Report of the Global Fund’s Interim E.D. touches on AMAs, supply chain management and other topics

15 Nov 2017
Marijke Wijnroks calls for more realistic targets and deliverables for AMAs

“We need to work with the OIG more on AMAs [agreed management actions] to try to make the timelines and deliverables more realistic,” Marijke Wijnroks says in her progress report to the Board.

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Global Fund’s wambo.org platform has not achieved projected savings, nor improved lead times for orders, OIG says

7 Nov 2017
Project has also experienced delays

Although clients using wambo.org express a high degree of satisfaction with the platform, the project has experienced delays, has not achieved projected savings, and has not improved lead times for orders, compared to the Pooled Procurement Mechanism (PPM).

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Improvements in controls needed to ensure monitoring of Global Fund grants is effective, OIG says

7 Nov 2017
OIG audit coincides with the introduction of a new grant operating system
Portfolio Review Committee to be established at the Secretariat to review portfolio-wide grant performance

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) says that following the recommendations of a High-Level Panel in 2011 to improve management and internal controls, the Global Fund took significant steps to establish appropriate governance structures, processes, controls and systems for managing its portfolio of grants.

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Five AMAs to address the findings of an OIG audit into the Global Fund’s management of grants in high-risk environments

16 May 2017

Earlier this year, the Office of the Inspector General released a report on a thematic audit into grant management in high-risk environments. On 31 January, we reported on the findings of this audit.

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Update on AMAs from 2016 audit on grants to Nigeria

13 Mar 2017
Six of seven AMAs completed

A 2016 audit report on grants to Nigeria spelled out seven agreed management actions, or AMAs, which the Secretariat agreed to undertake to address the problems highlighted by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Recently, Aidspan received an update on the status of the AMAs from Mark Edington, Head of the Grant Management Division (GMD) and his colleagues.

5.

Progress made on implementing AMAs, though 17 remain long overdue

29 Nov 2016
OIG and Secretariat issue separate reports to the Board

For the first 10 months or so of 2017, 91 agreed management actions (AMAs) were closed and 73 new ones were opened. As of 10 October 2016, there were 17 long overdue AMAs (defined as being more than 180 days late).

AMAs are actions that the Secretariat has agreed to implement following discussions with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) about problems identified in OIG audits and investigations.

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