IACA Board of Governors Convenes

The IACA Board of Governors convened for this year’s third meeting on 29 September at the Academy’s premises in Laxenburg.

During the meeting the Board acknowledged the report of the Independent External Audit of IACA’s financial statements 2015, carried out by a collegium of independent senior auditors from Pakistan, Indonesia, and the Russian Federation. This external audit statement was formally approved by the Board.

Furthermore, the agenda included substantive preparatory work for the 5th session of the Assembly of Parties in November, discussions on the next Work Programme, and review of IACA’s latest (academic) activities such as progress on preparation for the launch of a second master’s programme on collective action, compliance, and (private- sector) anti-corruption.

The meeting was chaired by Mr. Eduardo Vetere, Former Director of the Division for Treaty Affairs at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and brought together seven other members of the Board, including its Vice Chairperson, Prof. Pakdee Pothisiri (Thailand).