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Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations System - JIU

International Organisations, Programmes, Funds, Institutes and other
Avenue de la Paix 8-14
1211 Geneva
+ 41 22 917 30 44

"As the only independent external oversight body of the United Nations system mandated to conduct evaluations, inspections and investigations system-wide, the Unit aims: To assist the legislative organs of the participating organizations in meeting their governance responsibilities in respect of their oversight function concerning management by the secretariats of human, financial and other resources; To help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the respective secretariats in achieving the legislative mandates and the mission objectives established for the organizations; To promote greater coordination between the organizations of the United Nations System; To identify best practices, propose benchmarks and facilitate information-sharing throughout the system."