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Accountability

Accountability

Accountability is the obligation to (i) demonstrate that work has been conducted in accordance with agreed rules and standards and (ii) report fairly and accurately on performance results vis-à-vis mandated roles and/or plans. (source: UNDP Accountability Framework (PDF)

UNDP is committed to independent and objective internal oversight to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its operations.

Audit & Investigations

The Office of Audit and Investigations conducts internal audits, related advisory services and investigation services. The office also has a unit dedicated to Social and Environmental Compliance.

Ethics

The UNDP Ethics Office is an independent, confidential, impartial, and professional resource for all UNDP staff and personnel, everywhere. We promote an organizational culture that places the highest value on professionalism, integrity, accountability, transparency, results orientation, and mutual respect. Our mission is to assist UNDP staff and other personnel to perform to the highest standards of integrity required by the Charter of the United Nations.

Evaluation

The Independent Evaluation Office works to enhance development effectiveness by strengthening accountability and learning through evaluation and partnership.

Transparency

UNDP has a long-standing commitment to transparency, with Country Offices publishing financial, procurement and programme information on respective websites on an annual basis.

Policies and procedures

Operational standards and procedural guidance on UNDP’s core business processes are detailed in the Programme and Operations Policies and Procedures (POPP). The enhanced POPP platform is public, bringing greater transparency on how UNDP operates.

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