Finance and Accountability

Internal Oversight Office

The Internal Oversight Office (IOO) provides an independent, objective verification of financial, administrative and operational activities of WMO. It uses a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effective, efficient and economical use of all resources.

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External Auditor

The independent External Auditor, appointed by the Executive Council, audits the financial statements of the Organization, including all trust funds and special accounts, and issuing reports on the results.

Financial Advisory Committee

The Financial Advisory Committee (FINAC) provides advice from WMO Members on financial matters and the affordability, sustainability and implementation of the results-based budget to Congress and the Executive Council. See the Terms of Reference.

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Audit and Oversight Committee

The Audit and Oversight Committee is mandated by the Executive Council to make observations and provide feedback to them and the Secretary-General on all matters relating to the legality, compliance, effectiveness, efficiency and economy of the WMO Secretariat management practice, including accounting, finance, ethics, rules, regulations and procedures, in order to assist them in carrying out oversight activities. See the Terms of Reference.

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