The Board requests the Finance and Audit Committee (FAC) to develop a framework to guide future reviews by the FAC of the Secretariat's annual budget proposals.
As part of the framework development process, (i) the Board requests the Executive Director, in consultation with the FAC and other Board committees to initiate an external evaluation of the Global Fund's staffing, including its structure and size; and (ii) the FAC will identify appropriate budgetary parameters to assist future budget reviews.
The Board requests the FAC to take into account the operational implications of the Resource Mobilization Task Team and the Four-Year Strategic Plan.
The Board requests that the FAC report to the Board on its progress at the April 2007 Board meeting.
The budgetary implications of this decision point are US$50,000.