August 10, 2016

Ombuds for UN Funds and Programmes Post 2015 Report

The Office of the Ombudsman for the United Nations Funds and Programmes (which serves employees of UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNOPS and UN-Women) has published a report covering its activities in 2015.  Recently-appointed Ombuds, Giuseppe de Palo and Alayne Frankson-Wallace, report that their office handled 458 cases in the last calendar year, 80% of which came from field offices.  
In addition to case data, De Palo and Frankson-Wallace also report on transition and outreach activities.  They summarize a range of recommendations that cut across their five different organizations.  (UNFP 2015 Ombuds Report.)

Related posts: UNDP Ombuds Report Leaked; UN Ombuds Reports on Reorganization Efforts; UN Ombuds Reports Growing Demand for Service; Fully Staffed UN Ombuds Program Issues Report on 2009 Activities; Externship Posting [2013]; Overview of Internal Dispute Programs at Intergovernmental Organizations; IOA Elects Five to 2013 Board; Job Posting; New Ombuds Appointed for United Nations Development Programme.

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