• Overview

    The Office of the Inspector General safeguards the assets, investments, reputation and sustainability of the Global Fund by ensuring that it takes the right action to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

    The Office of the Inspector General reports on all its activities, under Audits and Investigations, in the interests of transparency and accountability. All the results of its work are published on the Global Fund website in line with the disclosure policy outlined by the Board.

    Through audits, investigations and consultancy work, the Office of the Inspector General promotes good practice, reduces risk and reports on abuse.

    The scope of work for the Office of the Inspector General includes all systems, processes, operations, functions and activities of the Global Fund and of the programs it supports. The Inspector General has the authority to:

    • Access all books and records maintained by the Global Fund
    • Access all books and records relating to grants funded by the Global Fund, whether maintained by grant recipients or Local Fund Agents; access the sites where these records are kept and where the programs are implemented, as permitted under applicable arrangements
    • Seek any information required from any personnel involved in the Global Fund's projects and require such personnel to cooperate with any reasonable request made by the Office of the Inspector General
    • Obtain independent professional advice and secure the involvement in its activities of outside persons with relevant experience and expertise, if and when determined necessary

    The Office of the Inspector General is independent of the Global Fund Secretariat and reports directly to the Board through its Audit and Ethics Committee.