Audit of USAID/Lebanon's Rule of Law Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Lebanon develop a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Lebanon's Ministry of Justice regarding a commitment to use the Judicial Training Institute for a specific time for its intended purpose and document the results of any disagreements.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Lebanon review the recommendations documented in the engineering consultant's technical report, require the implementer to implement the recommendations, and document justifications for any deviations from the recommendations contained in the technical report.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Lebanon develop written procedures regarding the required support documentation that should accompany waiver requests for funding.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Lebanon ask the Regional Contracting Office to make a management decision regarding the allowability of questioned ineligible costs in the amount of $37,600, paid prior to the task order modification no. 4, and recover amounts determined to be unallowable.

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$37600
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Recommendation 5

USAID/Lebanon establish written procedures regarding actions required for approvals of activity expenditures and provide them to the implementer.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Lebanon ask the Regional Contracting Office to make a management decision regarding the allowability of questioned ineligible costs in the amount of $26,052 and recover all amounts determined to be unallowable.

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$26052
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Recommendation 7

USAID/Lebanon ask the Regional Contracting Office to make a management decision regarding the allowability of questioned ineligible costs of $7,010 and recover all amounts determined to be unallowable.

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$7010
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Recommendation 8

USAID/Lebanon request an agency-contracted audit of the implementer's locally incurred costs to determine whether the recipient complied, in all material respects, with contract terms.

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Recommendation 9

USAID/Lebanon, in cooperation with the regional legal advisor, develop written procedures for negotiations to protect USAID-funded property from being subjected to taxes and customs duties imposed by the host country government.

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Recommendation 10

USAID/Lebanon, in cooperation with its Regional Contracting Office, develop written procedures for incurring costs for taxes and customs duties imposed by the host country government.

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Recommendation 11

USAID/Lebanon develop and document a checklist of required information to monitor completion of work plan activities.

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Recommendation 12

USAID/Lebanon develop written procedures for access requirements, transfer, and maintenance of electronic program files.

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Recommendation 13

USAID/Lebanon document and publicize requirements for its electronic records retention and link them to an official staff-departure checklist.

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Recommendation 14

USAID/Lebanon develop and implement a monitoring system to validate its reported data regularly.

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