Joint Inspection Unit

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The Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) is a United Nations unit established by resolution 31/192 of December 22, 1976 of the General Assembly of the United Nations.[1] Its objective is to enhance the efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning of the United Nations system and, to this end, it may make on-the-spot inquiries and investigations.[1] The Joint Inspection Unit is the only independent external oversight body of the United Nations system mandated to conduct evaluations, inspections and investigations system-wide.[2] It is based in Geneva, Switzerland.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Joint Inspection Unit web site, Joint Inspection Unit. Consulted on 10 June, 2013.
  2. ^ Joint Inspection Unit web site, Mission Statement. Consulted on 10 June, 2013.
  3. ^ Joint Inspection Unit web site, Stay in Touch. Consulted on 6 June, 2013.

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