Resources for:
  Governments
  Scientists
  Journalists
  Civil Society
  Business Persons
  Children and Youth

Thematic Areas


 
 Printable Version
 

97 (V). Fund of the United Nations Environment Programme: financial, administrative and budgetary matters

A

Financial reports and accounts and construction of permanent headquarters for the United Nations Environment Programme

The Governing Council

1. Takes note of and approves the financial report and accounts of the

Nations Environment Programrne for the year ended 31 December 1975; 23/

2. Takes note of the comments of the Executive Director on the audit opinion of the Board of Auditors 54/ and of the observations of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and budgetary Questions as set forth in its report; 25/

3. Calls upon the Executive Director to make a further report to the Governing Council at its sixth session on the action that he has taken to complete the implementation of the recommendations of the Board of Auditors and the Advisory Committee;

II

1. Notes the unaudited financial report and accounts of the United Nations Environment Programme for the year ended 31 December 1976; 56/

2. Recognizes that the United Nations Board of Auditors need not submit a formal audit report to the General Assembly and hence to the Governing Council to cover the first year of a biennium;

3. Considers nevertheless that comments on the documents could usefully be sought from the Board of Auditors and the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions;

Takes note of the progress report of the Executive Director on the architectural and engineering study of the construction of a permanent headquarters for the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi. 5-7/

74th meeting

24 May 1977

B

Progranme and programme support costs, 1976-1977 and 1978-1979

The Governing Council,

Having considered the 'Performance report on programme and programme support

costs budge, of the Fund of the United Nations Environment Programme

for the period 1 January to 30 June 1976, 28/ the proposed budget for programme and programme support costs of the Fund of the United Nations Environment Programme for 1978-1979, 29/ and the reports of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions on the performance report, the rationale for the distribution of staff costs between the regular budget of the United Nations and the programme and programme support costs budget of the Fund, and the proposed budget

1. Approves the performance report;

2. Takes note of section V of General Assembly resolution 31/208 of 22 December 1976; -

3. Requests the Executive Director to take into consideration the conclusions of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions in preparing future budget submissions under the regular budget of the United Nations and the Fund of the United Nations Environment Programme;

Agrees to the creation of the eight new costs (two P-4, two P-3 and four local level) requested by the Executive Director for environmental programmes for the Division of Communication and for the Fund Policies, Resources and Evaluation Division;

5.Recognizes the need for a post of legal liaison officer, (P-4) and

secretary(local level) as proposed by the Executive Director, and requests the

Executive Director to take the necessary action in line with the comments of

paragraph9 of the report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and

Budgetary Questions; 61/

6.Agrees to the proposed reclassification of a P-3 Post to P-4 to provide

deputy to the Chief of the General Services Section;

7. Requests the Executive Director, in view of the great importance of the Programme's regional activities to achieve equitable representation as between the regional offices at the earliest possible date and, at the same time, to conduct a review of regional representation, taking into account the specific needs of each region and the Governing Council at its sixth session on the results of the review and any additional budgetary requirements needed to meet the goal of equitable representation;

8. Approves, in view of the comments of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, the transfer to the regular budget of five Professional posts (one P-5, three P-4 and one P-3) and four local level posts;

9.Approves an allocation of $us 14,944,880 for the programme and programme support costs budget for 1976-1979.

74th meeting -27 May 1977