The Economist USA 08.24.2019

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The World Health Organization seeks
Members for its Independent Expert Oversight
Advisory Committee (IEOAC)
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations specialized
agency for health. WHO is seeking applications for positions on its
Independent Expert Oversight Advisory Committee (IEOAC).

  • The primary purpose of the IEOAC is to provide expert advice
    on fi nancial and accounting policy, risk management and the
    effectiveness of oversight mechanisms including audit, evaluation
    and investigations.

  • Service on the Committee is for a 4-year term and is without

  • Members are expected to attend an average of three sessions each
    year and for which an air ticket and travel expenses will be provided.

  • Members must be independent from the WHO Secretariat and
    the Executive Board and cover WHO’s geographic representation.
    Once selected, they shall serve in their personal capacity and shall
    neither seek nor accept instructions from any government or other

  • Applicants should have relevant professional fi nancial qualifi cations
    and recent senior-level experience in accounting, auditing, risk
    management and other relevant and administrative matters.

  • Interested applicants are invited to submit an application, not
    more than four pages to include brief career details, qualifi cation
    and personal information, by email at Further
    information on WHO and the IEOAC’s full terms of reference and
    recent reports can be found on the following website:
    Deadline for applications: 15 September 2019
    WHO is a non-smoking environment
    “Promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable”
    Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,
    Director General


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