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GOAL International


Industry: Not For Profit
Underlying Misconduct: Anti-Corruption
Matter Type: Suspension & Debarment
Relevant Jurisdiction(s): US Agency for International Development
Penalties: Suspension
Fine Amount:
Reporting Agencies: USAID
Resolution Form: Administrative Agreement
Agreement Date: March 24, 2017
Monitor Reference Term: Independent Consultant
Monitor Identity: Unknown
Monitorship Term: 2 Years
Monitor Selection Process:

Host Organization to provide name, contact information, current position and resume to Reporting Agency, which will approve or reject.

Time to Propose Monitors: 45 days
Time to Engage Monitor: Not Specified
Time to First Report: 3 mos
Reporting Frequency: Quarterly
Monitor Required Qualifications:

Independent third-party. No particular expertise or qualifications noted in Agreement.

Summary of Monitor's Scope:

Observe, review and report on Host Organization's compliance with the Agreement and the effectiveness and continued improvement of the corporate compliance and ethics program.

Summary of Monitor's Activities:

Monitor serves as both a compliance asset and independent check for Reporting Agency on Host Organization's compliance with all terms of the Agreement and on the effectiveness of the corporate compliance and ethics program. Monitor will also advise the Audit and Risk Committee, the HCE, and Host Organization management concerning implementation of the Agreement, including reviewing, developing, and checking the operation of Host Organization's policies, procedures, and practices designed to ensure compliance with the terms of the Agreement. To provide guidance and advice to Host Organization regarding the implementation and continued improvement of its compliance program. At Monitor's discretion, investigate complaints concerning compliance with the Agreement.

Monitor's Restrictions:

Monitor may not be engaged or employed by Host Organization for a period of at least one year after the expiration of the Monitorship.

Documents Uploaded: GOAL-USAID-Admin-Agreement-24Mar2017.pdf