FC 110/1

Finance Committee

Hundred and tenth Session

Rome, 19 - 23 September 2005

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 the Provisional Agenda and Timetable (docs. FC 110/1, FC 110/1 Add.1 and FC 110/INF/1)


2. Programme and Budgetary Transfers in the 2004-2005 Biennium (doc. FC 110/2)

3. Financial Highlights and Status of Current Assessments and Arrears (doc. FC 110/3)

4. Report on Support Costs Expenditure and Recoveries (doc. FC 110/4)

5. Audited Accounts

      1. FAO Credit Union 2004 (doc. FC 110/5a))
      2. FAO Commissary 2004 (doc. FC 110/5b))

6. Performance of the Split Assessment Arrangement 2004-05 (doc. C 2005/16)


7. Progress Report on Implementation of the External Auditor’s Recommendations
(doc. FC 110/7)

8. Report of the External Auditor on the Review of Official Travel in FAO (doc. FC 110/8)

9. Report of the External Auditor on the Review of Contracts for Local Services in FAO (doc. FC 110/9)

10. Issues for Consideration in the Appointment of an External Auditor of FAO
(doc. FC 110/10)

11. Utilization of the Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities
(doc. FC 110/11)

12. Ongoing Review of the Mandate, Organization and Sustainability of FAO Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance (no document)

13. Internal Controls Reporting (doc. FC 110/13)

14. FAO Audit Committee (Internal) – Annual Report to the Director-General for 2004 (doc. FC 110/14)

15. Joint Inspection Unit Reports
- Harmonization of the Conditions of Travel throughout the United Nations System
(JIU/REP/2004/10) (doc. CL 129/INF/5)
- Procurement Practices within the United Nations System (JIU/REP/2004/9)
(doc. CL 129/INF/9)


16. Funding of the After Service Medical Coverage Liability
(doc. FC 110/16)

17. Acceptance of Local Currency in Payment of Assessed Contributions
(doc. FC 110/17)


18. Programme of Work and Budget 2006-2007 (doc. C 2005/3)

19. European Commission for Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease – Budget for 2006-2007 (doc. FC 110/19)

20. Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific (APHCA) – Budget for 2006-2007 (doc. FC 110/20)

21. Approval of the Budgets of the Desert Locust Commissions (doc. FC 110/21)


22. Progress Report on Human Resources Action Plan (doc. FC 110/22)

23. Recommendations and Decisions of the International Civil Service Commission and UN Joint Staff Pension Board to the General Assembly (including Changes in Salary Scales and Allowances) (docs. FC 110/23 and FC 110/23-Add.1)

24. Human Resources Issues Raised by the Finance Committee (doc. FC 110/24)

25. Costs of the Medical Insurance Plans (doc. FC 110/25)


26. Independent Evaluation of FAO’s Decentralization – Further Management Response (doc. PC 94/3 – FC 110/26)

27. Progress Report on Administrative Information Systems (doc. FC 110/27)

28. Translation Services in FAO (doc. FC 110/28)

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


30. Date and Place of the Hundred and eleventh Session

31. Any Other Matters