DSC 1125 webAt its second meeting of the year on Monday, the IACA Board of Governors approved the Independent External Auditors’ report for the budget year 2016 and discussed preparations for the sixth session of the Assembly of Parties, among other matters.

The external auditors, who were appointed from senior members of national supreme audit institutions or other suitable institutions of Member States, conducted the audit in March and April.

In their result and findings the auditors concluded that IACA has sound financial management, no misstatement of accounts or embezzlement was observed, and the statements were prepared and expenses incurred in accordance with relevant rules, standards, and regulations. The report will be submitted to the sixth session of the Assembly of Parties later this year for final acknowledgement.

In its deliberations on Monday regarding the forthcoming Assembly, the Board also discussed IACA’s next Work Programme for the period 2017-2020, possible resolutions, and side events that could take place within the framework of the event.

Other agenda items at the meeting included current institutional and academic developments at IACA.

The Board previously met in March 2017. Members of the Board serve in their individual capacity and come from all regions of the globe.