THIS IS THE TRANSPARENCY
PROMISES TO UN MEMBER STATES AND DONORS
THIS IS THE REPORTING
THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION
WILL HAVE TO PROVIDE TO A REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT
TO JUSTIFY $500,000 OF U.S. TAX PAYERS MONEY FOR MEETINGS TO SAVE FORESTS
IS THIS ACCEPTABLE REPORTING ?
As shown in a recent document from UN-DESA's Capacity Development Office, in its reporting to the ninth session of the UN's Forum on Forests, about $1.294 Million dollars were spent in meetings for an "ad-hoc expert group" on forestry and and for few other workshops.
What interesting is that almost half of the funds, about $500,000 (half a million) came from United States of America. But DESA's Capacity Development Office does not even try to comply with agreed format of programme or project reporting, and instead of providing full transparency of funds used by budget line, choses to report to the member states and to the Obama Administration with this budget: