Ethics Office Annual Report 2020

Friday, December 17, 2021

The present report, the eleventh since the designation of an Ethics Officer in UNRWA in January 2008 and the tenth since the establishment of the UNRWA Ethics Office in September 2009, is submitted pursuant to UN Secretary-General Bulletin ST/SGB/2007/11 and the updated UNRWA Organizational Directive 30 (OD 30 Terms of Reference of the Ethics Office), requiring annual reporting on the activities of the Ethics Office and any evaluations and assessments relating to such activities. In accordance with Section 24 of the OD 30, the draft report was shared for review and advice with the Advisory Committee on Internal Oversight (ACIO) and the UN Ethics Panel. The report will be submitted to the Commissioner-General and to the Advisory Commission on UNRWA. 

UNRWA opens its doors for internally displaced persons (IDP’s) as collective shelters following a series of Israeli air attacks on the controlled Gaza Strip.The refugees changes the classrooms of UNRWA Salah al-Din School into living rooms. © 2021 UNRWA photo by Mohamed Hinnawi