Standing open-ended intergovernmental working group on improving the governance and financial situation of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

 
The standing open-ended intergovernmental working group on improving the governance and financial situation of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime was established in 2009 by the Economic and Social Council in its  decision 2009/251. Its terms of reference are contained in Commission on Narcotic Drugs resolution 52/13 and Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice  resolution 18/3.

In 2011, the Council adopted decision 2011/258, with which it renewed the mandate of the working group until the first half of 2013. 

At its general segment in July 2013, the Economic and Social Council adopted decision 2013/246 put forward by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs at its 56th session and the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice at its 22nd session to renew the mandate of the working group until the first half of 2015. Recommendations on the future work of the group are contained in Commission on Narcotic Drugs resolution 56/11 and Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice resolution 22/2.

The working group deals with the consolidated budget of UNODC for the current biennium, evaluation and oversight, and other governance and financial matters, including the progress made by UNODC in implementing its regional and thematic programmes. 

Reports

Background documentation 2013-2015

Background documentation 2011-2013

Background documentation 2009-2011