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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.

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Informations supplémentaires sur les financements accordés aux pays candidats

6 Mar 2017
41 millions de dollars ont été approuvés pour six subventions de cinq pays

Comme nous l'avons mentionné dans un

7.

Additional information on the funding awards to country applicants

12 Feb 2017
$41 million approved for six grants from five countries

As reported in a separate article in this issue, among the funding from the 2014-2016 allocations awarded by the Board in December, $40.5 million went to six grants from five components and countries that have not previous received funding. See the table for details.

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.

4.

Engagement renouvelé de la Fondation Ecobank envers le Fonds mondial

9 Nov 2016
La Fondation promet une contribution de trois millions de dollars sur trois ans lors de la Conférence de reconstitution du Fonds mondial

La Fondation Ecobank a renouvelé son partenariat avec le Fonds mondial en annonçant une contribution d'une valeur de trois millions de dollars sur trois ans, lors de la Conférence de reconstitution du Fonds qui s’est tenue

5.

Ecobank Foundation and its renewed Global Fund commitment

19 Oct 2016
More on the Foundation's three-year, $3 million commitment made at the Global Fund replenishment conference

The Ecobank Foundation renewed its partnership with the Global Fund, announcing a three-year, $3 million commitment during the Fund’s September Replenishment Conference in Montreal, Canada as reported by Aidspan here.

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OIG investigation reveals fraudulent activities by an SR in Nigeria

10 May 2016
$3.8 million in expenditures deemed non-compliant

An investigation by the Office of the Inspector General has found evidence of systematic embezzlement of program funds, fraudulent practices, and collusion by staff of a sub-recipient for an HIV grant to Nigeria. The OIG released a report on investigation on 3 May.

1.

OIG audit identifies major deficiencies in the implementation of grants to Nigeria

10 May 2016
Ineffective implementation arrangements in a large federal state said to be at the heart of the problem
Secretariat believes that is has implemented measures to adequately minimize the risks

Despite efforts made the Secretariat and despite significant investments – over $800 million in the past few years – there are still major deficiencies in the Nigeria portfolio’s internal controls, affecting procurement and supply chain management, financial management, and program management.

6.

Les préoccupations récurrentes du Fonds mondial sur les risques et les performances des subventions du portefeuille du Nigéria

5 May 2016
Les décaissements pour les subventions VIH et paludisme temporairement suspendus

Comme c’est souvent le cas lors des réunions du Conseil d’administration, un sujet qui n’était pas au programme officiel était de toutes les discussions de couloir. Lors de la dernière réunion, c’est la méthodologie d’allocation. Cette fois-ci, ce sont les préoccupations concernant les performances des subventions au Nigéria.

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Global Fund wrestles with concerns about grant performance and risks in the Nigeria portfolio

27 Apr 2016
Disbursements for HIV and malaria grants temporarily suspended

As happens at many Board meetings, a topic that was not on the official agenda was prominent in corridor discussions. Last meeting it was the allocations methodology. This meeting it was concerns about the performance of grants to Nigeria.

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