Internal auditors have confirmed the Secretariat has implemented all six recommendations raised in the recent audit into historical waivers and declarations.
KPMG has also confirmed the Commonwealth Secretariat’s procurement policies and procedures meet established industry practice.
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said:
“The Secretariat complies fully with all our independent, internal and external audits.
“We have worked diligently to implement the recommendations of our internal auditors at the earliest opportunity.
“We now trust that Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation (CFTC) funding will be released as soon as possible so that we can continue delivering vital work on behalf of our member states.”