1. This Charter is established by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). It has been prepared in accordance with the standards promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and adopted by the Internal Audit Services of the United Nations System. It also takes into account the Norms and Standards for Evaluation approved by the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) and the Uniform Guidelines for Investigations, 2nd edition, as endorsed by the 10th Conference of International Investigators. This Charter, approved by the ICAO Council at its 210th Session in 2017, will be periodically reviewed and updated, as required. The Council, while addressing changes to this Charter, shall consult the Secretary General and EAAC.
2. The main purpose of this Charter is to provide the general framework, mandate, authority, and responsibilities of the Evaluation and Internal Audit Office (EAO) of ICAO, as well as the related responsibility of the Council and the Secretary General.
safeguarding of assets; and
any substantive changes to the approved annual work plans shall be reviewed by the EAAC and approved by the ICAO Council;
act as a liaison point between ICAO and the Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations (JIU), and inform the Council of all reports received from the JIU, and highlight those which are directly relevant to ICAO and require the attention of Council.
implement the evaluation and internal audit recommendations within the indicated and agreed timeframes, and bring to the notice of the ICAO Council, all disagreements with the evaluation and internal audit recommendations, with reasons thereof, through an Annual Report to be presented in the first Session of the Council in each calendar year.