FC 96/1

Finance Committee

Ninety-sixth Session

Rome, 7 - 12 May 2001

Provisional Agenda


This document does not constitute an invitation to the session. While complete sets of documents cannot be provided, one copy of specific committee documents can be provided upon written request.

1. Adoption of Agenda and Timetable (docs. FC 96/1, FC 96/1 Add.1, FC 96/INF/1)

2. Election of Vice-Chairman


3. Summary Programme of Work and Budget 2002-2003 (doc. CL 120/3)

4. Annual Report of Budgetary Performance and Programme and Budgetary Transfers (doc. FC 96/4)

5. Protection of the Programme of Work and Budget against Exchange Rate Fluctuations (doc. FC 95/9 distributed at 95th Session)

6. European Commission for Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease - Budget for 2002-2003 (doc. FC 96/6)

7. Regional Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific (APHCA) - Budget for 2002-2003 (doc. FC 96/7)

8. Approval of the Budgets of the Desert Locust Commissions (doc. FC 96/8)


9. Financial Highlights (doc. FC 96/9)

10. Management of Contributions

i) Collection of Current Assessments and Arrears (doc. FC 96/10(i))

ii) Scale of Contributions 2002-2003 (doc. FC 96/10(ii))

iii) Role of the Finance Committee in the Management of Arrears (doc. FC 96/10(iii))

iv) Review of the Incentive Scheme to Encourage Prompt Payment of Contributions (doc. FC 96/10(iv))

11. Report on Investments 2000 (doc. FC 96/11)

12. Liabilities for After Service Medical Coverage (doc. FC 96/12)

13. Audited Accounts

i) FAO 1998-99 (doc. C 2001/5)

ii) FAO Credit Union 1999 (doc. FC 96/13(ii))

iii) FAO Commissary 1999 (doc. FC 96/13(iii))

14. Appointment of the External Auditor (doc. FC 96/14)


15. 2000 Annual Activity Report of the Office of the Inspector-General (doc. FC 96/15)

16. UN Joint Inspection Unit Reports

- Annual Report of the Joint Inspection Unit for 1999 (doc. CL 120/INF/11)

- Work Programme for 2000 and Preliminary List of Potential Reports for 2001 and Beyond (doc. CL 120/INF/12)


17. WFP Report of Budgetary Performance 2000 (doc. FC 96/17)

18. WFP Strategic and Financial Plan (doc. FC 96/18)

19. Amendment to the WFP Financial Regulations on the Operational Reserve (doc. FC 96/19)


20. Working Methods of the Finance Committee (no document)

21. Date and Place of Ninety-seventh Session

22. Any Other Matters