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SAI independence in the spotlight

The issue of SAI independence and the need to recognize the repercussions created by a decline of SAIs‘ mandates and their operational autonomy is addressed in the article “Accountability is in danger if national watchdogs are compromised” published by the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) in Public Finance Focus, a platform hosted by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).

The article sheds a light on current cases of infringements that are…

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INTOSAI SCEI-CASt — Call for Proposals

Submitted research projects must focus on the practical work carried out by Supreme Audit Institutions. The idea is to explore and deepen knowledge in priority areas of external control and public…

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Letter from the Chair of INTOSAI

May 2024

Strengthening the Independence of Supreme Audit Institutions: A Global Commitment

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) have an essential role in the governmental accountability framework, as…

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Global SAI Stocktaking Report 2023 now online

IDI published its fifth Global SAI Stocktaking Report

The "Global SAI Stocktaking Report" – now online on the website of the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) – is a triannual report prepared by…

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SDG 13: the focal theme of the 26th UN/INTOSAI Symposium

Following a long-standing tradition, the 26th UN/INTOSAI Symposium, which is jointly held by the General Secretariat of INTOSAI and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN…

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Letter from the Chair of INTOSAI

April 2024

The Importance of ISSAI 140 for Quality Management in Government Audits

To guarantee the trust, credibility, and effectiveness of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), it is crucial to…

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Term-end – Peer Support Project

Term-end Review of Office of Auditor General Somalia
Peer Support Project 2021-2025

INTOSAI Development Initiative, Oslo invites bids for the Term-end Review of Office of Auditor General Somalia Peer…

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INTOSAI Audit

From 11 to 15 March 2024, INTOSAI's financial statements for the year 2023 were audited at the headquarters of the INTOSAI General Secretariat in Vienna, Austria.

The external auditors from the SAIs…

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Letter from the Chair of INTOSAI

March 2024

The role of Supreme Audit Institutions in gender equality

According to the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report 2023, it will take 131 years to reach global gender parity at…

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Letter from the Chair of INTOSAI

February 2024

The role of Supreme Audit Institutions in the prevention and mitigation of disasters

It is notorious that natural disasters have become increasingly more common on our planet. This…

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INTOSAI Framework of Professional Pronouncements: Strategic Development Plan 2023–2028

As we mark one year into the Strategic Development Plan (SDP) for INTOSAI's Framework of Professional Pronouncements (IFPP), we would like to draw your attention to this important document and…

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Strengthening budget credibility through external audits – Webinar series

DPIDG/UNDESA and the International Budget Partnership (IBP) in collaboration with Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) and partners are organizing a webinar series (February 1, 8, 15 and April 11, 2024,…

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WGFES – 10th Annual Meeting – November 2023

The INTOSAI Working Group on Financial and Economic Stability held its tenth annual meeting in Rome, Italy on November 8–9, 2023. Nearly 60 representatives from 23 SAIs attends the two-day meeting…

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Letter from the Chair of INTOSAI

January 2024

What is the role of Supreme Audit Institutions in relation to immigrants, refugees, and stateless people?

The 1951 Refugee Convention, the 1967 Protocol, and the 1969 Refugee Convention…

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Letter from the Chair of INTOSAI

December 2023

The Role of Supreme Audit Institutions in Addressing the Challenges of Digital Transformation of Governments

We are living in a time of profound transformation, driven by an…

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SDP Roundtable and FIPP Meeting

On 22 November 2023, in the follow-up to the 77th meeting of the INTOSAI Governing Board, INTOSAI's four Goal Committees, the Forum for INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements and the INTOSAI General…

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77th Governing Board meeting in Vienna

On the heels of INTOSAI's 70th anniversary celebrations, the INTOSAI Governing Board convened for its 77th meeting on 21 November 2023. As on the day before, when INTOSAI commemorated 70 years of…

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Special publication on INTOSAI’s 70th anniversary

The festive anniversary events held in November 2023 on the special occasion of INTOSAI’s 70th anniversary and the 60th anniversary of the INTOSAI General Secretariat centre around global sustainable…

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Letter from the Chair of INTOSAI

November 2023

The Supreme Audit Institutions in the Fight against the Climate Crisis: ClimateScanner, a global initiative of INTOSAI

Global warming and the ongoing climate changes in the world are…

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Letter from the Chair of INTOSAI

October 2023

The role of Supreme Audit Institutions in auditing policies to combat hunger and poverty

Last September, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit took place in New York, USA,…

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Letter from the Chair of INTOSAI

The chair of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI), Minister Bruno Dantas, in his first open letter, reinforces the relevant role of these organizations on budget…

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Signing of an MoU between INTOSAI and UNDP

On September 4, the Secretary General and the Chairman of INTOSAI signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in New York.

UNDP Assistant…

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INTOSAI Side Event at the UN HLPF in New York

"Moving towards full SDG implementation by partnering for greater impact of SDG audits."

This was the topic explored by the INTOSAI Side Event at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on…

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New INTOSAI Journal Website

The INTOSAI Journal is delighted to announce that the new INTOSAI Journal website is finally here!

Some of the great new features of the new website include:

  • Enhanced search and browsing across…

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Accelerated Peer-Support Partnership (PAP-APP) Programme

INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) is commissioning two separate evaluations of the Accelerated Peer-Support Partnership (PAP-APP) Phase 2: 2020–2024 (PAP-APP Phase 2) programme and the Bilateral…

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Renaming of the WGFMRR to WGFES

The INTOSAI Working Group on Financial Modernization and Regulatory Reform (WGFMRR) recently approved a name change through a majority vote of its members to the Working Group on Financial and…

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SDP Joint Seminar in Manama

From 8 to 10 May 2023, the Forum for INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements (FIPP) convened in Manama, Bahrain, and held a joint seminar with the INTOSAI Goal Chairs and the INTOSAI General Secretariat…

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FIPP: Call for volunteers to support the quality of INTOSAl’s standards

Please find below a letter from the Chair of the INTOSAI Professional Standards Committee (PSC) inviting applicants to become a member of the Forum for INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements (FIPP). You…

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Visit by a delegation of the SAI of Brazil

On 2 May 2023, a delegation of the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Brazil visited the INTOSAI General Secretariat. INTOSAI Secretary General Dr. Margit Kraker welcomed the chair of INTOSAI,…

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Call for expressions of interest for the position of member of the IDI Board

On 13 April 2023, the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) launched a call for expressions of interest for the selection of two new members to the IDI Board.

The IDI Board consists of 10 members,…

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PASAI institutions amplify concern with gender equality and climate change

Last March, the president of the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU), Minister Bruno Dantas, who also chairs the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI), attended the 24th…

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INTOSAI Audit

From 20 to 23 March 2023, INTOSAI's financial statements for the year 2022 were audited at the headquarters of the INTOSAI General Secretariat in Vienna, Austria.

The external auditors from the SAIs…

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Webinar — EUROSAI project group on COVID-19

The UK NAO has the pleasure to announce the next meeting of the EUROSAI project group on COVID-19. The project group will host a webinar on the subject of "The long term impact of Covid-19". This will…

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Meeting between the INTOSAI Secretary General and the INTOSAI Vice-Chair

On 9 February, INTOSAI Secretary General Margit Kraker met with the President of the SAI of Egypt and Vice-Chair of INTOSAI, Counsellor Hesham Badawy, in Cairo. This meeting was held in preparation of…

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Invitation to comment: Strategic Development Plan 2023–2025

On a periodical basis, the INTOSAI community is invited to provide input on the future of the organization's standard-setting activities in general and the INTOSAI Framework of Professional…

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INCOSAI XXIV: Endorsement of INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements

In the framework of INCOSAI XXIV, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 to 11 November 2022, INTOSAI's Goal Committees 1–3 submitted twelve Professional Pronouncements to Congress for endorsement.

I…

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Successful conclusion of INCOSAI XXIV

With the adoption of the Rio Declaration, INCOSAI XXIV was successfully concluded on 11 November 2022. Overall, some 700 representatives of INTOSAI’s member SAIs as well as external stakeholders…

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Pre-INCOSAI Review: Draft INTOSAI Strategic Plan 2023–2028

 

INTOSAI Strategic Plan 2023–2028 (adopted version)
12/12/2022


The INTOSAI Task Force on Strategic Planning is pleased to present the revised  draft of the INTOSAI Strategic Plan 2023–2028.…

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SDP Joint Seminar in Copenhagen

In preparation of the INTOSAI Strategic Development Plan (SDP) 2023–2025, which will serve to operationalize the INTOSAI Strategic Plan 2023–2028 to be adopted at INCOSAI XXIV, the Forum for INTOSAI…

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For Review: Draft INTOSAI Strategic Plan 2023–2028

The INTOSAI Task Force on Strategic Planning is pleased to present the second exposure draft of the INTOSAI Strategic Plan 2023–2028 for comment through 9 September 2022.

The Task Force created a…

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Call for expressions of interest for the position of member of the IDI Board

On 19 July 2022, the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) launched a call for expressions of interest for the selection of two new members to the IDI Board.

The IDI Board consists of 10 members,…

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INTOSAI Side Event at the UN HLPF in New York

"Accelerating implementation of the 2030 Agenda – the contribution of Supreme Audit Institutions." This topic was at the core of the INTOSAI Side Event held jointly by the INTOSAI General Secretariat,…

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Task Force Incorporates Stakeholder Feedback to Draft Strategic Plan

The INTOSAI Task Force on Strategic Planning (TFSP) continues to make significant progress in developing the INTOSAI Strategic Plan for 2023-2028.[1]  Based on the results of the internal and external…

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Visit by a delegation of the SAI of Saudi Arabia

On 8 June 2022, a delegation of the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Saudi Arabia visited the INTOSAI General Secretariat. INTOSAI Secretary General Dr. Margit Kraker welcomed the Second Vice-Chair…

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INTOSAI's contribution to the World Justice Forum in The Hague

On 2 June 2022, in the framework of the World Justice Forum in The Hague, the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) organized an event on the topic "Challenges and Trends for Accountability…

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INTOSAI delegation renders a visit to the United Nations Secretary-General

On 25 May 2022, an INTOSAI delegation consisting of INTOSAI First Vice-Chair Minister Bruno Dantas, INTOSAI Secretary General Dr. Margit Kraker and Members of the INTOSAI Governing Board Dr. Harib…

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IDI visit to the INTOSAI General Secretariat

On 5 May 2022, thanks to the easing of the COVID-19 restrictions, a working meeting between the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) and the INTOSAI General Secretariat was held in person in the…

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Update on INTOSAI Task Force on Strategic Planning

The INTOSAI Task Force on Strategic Planning (TFSP) continues to develop the INTOSAI Strategic Plan for 2023-2028. The most recent quarterly staff-level meeting of the TFSP in December 2021 focused on…

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Visit of the INTOSAI Vice-Chair to the INTOSAI Secretary General

On 3 March 2022, a delegation of the SAI of Brazil, headed by Minister Bruno Dantas and Minister Walton Alencar Rodrigues, visited INTOSAI Secretary General Margit Kraker at the premises of the…

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25th UN/INTOSAI Symposium – proceedings online

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the General Secretariat of INTOSAI are pleased to announce the publication of the proceedings of the 25th UN/INTOSAI Symposium in…

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INTOSAI Journal - Winter 2022 edition - now online!

The Winter 2022 edition is now online at www.intosaijournal.org.

You can also download the current issue here. Previous issues as well as translations of the editions are available online at the INTO…

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Appointment of Right Hon. Helen Clark as IDC Goodwill Ambassador for SAI Independence

Findings from recent research (including IDI’s Global SAI Stocktaking Report and the Word Bank’s SAI Independence Index) show that the independence of SAIs is declining in many regions of the world.…

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75th INTOSAI Governing Board meeting

The INTOSAI Governing Board convened for the 75th time on 23 November 2021, and for the second time the meeting was held in a virtual mode due to the pandemic. Overall, about 130 auditors representing…

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Global SAI Stocktaking Report 2020

IDI published its fourth Global SAI Stocktaking Report

The recently launched Global SAI Stocktaking Report 2020 contains a wealth of data on the current situation and challenges of Supreme Audit…

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100th anniversary webinar of the GAO

On 19 October 2021, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) celebrated its 100th anniversary in the form of a virtual event entitled "GAO’s INTOSAI and International Capacity Development…

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The report of the 25th UN/INTOSAI Symposium is now available online

The 25th UN/INTOSAI Symposium on “Working during and after the pandemic: building on the experience of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) for strengthening effective institutions and achieving…

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Newsletter and Knowledge Base on Macroeconomic Forecasts

Working Group on SDGs and Key Sustainable Development Indicators

The INTOSAI Working Group on SDGs and Key Sustainable Development Indicators (WGSDG KSDI) has published its third Newsletter and…

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Visit of the INTOSAI Chair to the INTOSAI Secretary General

On 12 July 2021, the Head of the SAI of the Russian Federation and Chair of INTOSAI, Aleksei Kudrin, visited INTOSAI Secretary General Margit Kraker at the premises of the Austrian Court of Audit. The…

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HLPF 2021

The INTOSAI Secretary General participated at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)
 

"Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the…

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25th UN/INTOSAI Symposium

Online for the first time and with almost 300 participants from 120 countries
 

The 25th UN/INTOSAI Symposium was held from 28 to 30 June 2021. For the first time in its 50-year-old history, the…

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UNGASS 2021

Special session of the United Nations General Assembly against corruption (2-4 June 2021)

Side Event — Organized by the SAI of the United Arab Emirates

On 2 June 2021, the Supreme Audit Institution…

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United Nations SDG 16 Conference

INTOSAI Secretary General Margit Kraker reported on the contribution of SAIs to the implementation of SDG 16 during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
 

In the framework of the virtual SDG 16 Conference…

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Evaluation of implementation of SAI PMF Strategy

The SAI Performance Measurement Framework (SAI PMF) is an international assessment framework of a SAI’s performance against the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs) and other…

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New Comptroller General Discussion Group on Covid-19 Lessons Learned

Following on to the work of the INTOSAI Policy, Finance, and Administration Committee Covid-19 initiative and lessons learned report, the Comptroller General of the United States is forming a…

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XI EUROSAI Congress – Online Event

The XI EUROSAI Congress was held on 14 and 15 April 2021. President Miloslav Kala, Head of the SAI of the Czech Republic and Chair of EUROSAI for the period of 2021 to 2024, invited the EUROSAI member…

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INTOSAI Chair launches the University of INTOSAI

The Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation is happy to announce the launch of the University of INTOSAI (U-INTOSAI) created under the auspices of the INTOSAI Chair. The official website of the…

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SAIs improving oversight through I.T. Innovation: #OECDIntegrity Webinar shows experiences from Finland, U.A.E. and Chile

The webinar "I.T. Innovation: Oversight in pandemic times" was organized by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile as Knowledge Partner of the 2021 OECD Global Anti-corruption…

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2021 GAO International Webinar Series

GAO is pleased to launch its free 2021 International Webinar Series for the INTOSAI community. These webinars will be offered periodically and will bring together experts and practitioners on topics…

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SAI Continuity during COVID-19 grant

The INTOSAI "SAI Continuity during COVID-19" grant is now available for Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) who are members of INTOSAI to apply for support. This is a unique measure taken by INTOSAI to…

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21-22 April 2021 – the First International Scientific and Practical Conference

The Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation is pleased to invite the INTOSAI Community to the 1st International Scientific and Practical Conference under the auspices of the INTOSAI Chair, which…

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Call for expressions of interest for the position of member of the IDI Board

On 18 January 2021, the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) launched a call for expressions of interest for the selection of one new member to the IDI Board.

The IDI Board consists of 10 members,…

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The final version of the SCEI Recommendations is now available!

The INTOSAI Supervisory Committee on Emerging Issues (SCEI) is pleased to introduce the final version of the Recommendations to the INTOSAI Governing Board.

The document was created as the outcome of…

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INTOSAI supports SAIs in the continuity of their operations

Already a number of Supreme Audit Institutions particularly affected in the continuity of their operations by the COVID-19 pandemic could be granted financial assistance in 2020. So far, the INTOSAI…

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Virtual INTOSAI conference on corruption prevention in times of crises

On 9 December 2020, the SAI of the United Arab Emirates held a virtual conference on a topic of particular importance in these times marked by COVID-19 and the economic challenges of the pandemic:…

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30 Years of EUROSAI

The date of 12 November 2020 marked the 30th anniversary of the European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (EUROSAI), the youngest of the seven Regional Organizations of INTOSAI. The decision…

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Sudden death of the Auditor General of South Africa, Kimi Makwetu

It is with deep sadness and a great sense of loss that the INTOSAI community received the news that Kimi Makwetu, the Auditor General of South Africa, Chair of the INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee…

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74th Meeting of the INTOSAI Governing Board

As many as 33 delegations of SAIs met virtually on the occasion of the 74th meeting of the Governing Board on 10 November 2020. The meeting was chaired by the SAI of the Russian Federation and…

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4th SCEI Webinar on the New Normal of Teleworking

The fourth webinar of the SCEI Expert Group held by the Chair of INTOSAI, the SAI of the Russian Federation, concluded the SCEI’s series of webinars devoted to sharing COVID-19-related experiences and…

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1st Anniversary of INTOSAI Chairmanship

This month of September marks a significant date – the 1st anniversary since the INTOSAI community met in Moscow for the XXIII INCOSAI and adopted the Moscow Declaration.

In this regard we kindly…

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3rd Webinar of the SCEI COVID-19 Expert Group on Inclusion


  Summary (english)

  Video (english)


About 145 representatives from SAIs around the world took part in the third virtual meeting held by the Expert Group of the INTOSAI Supervisory Committee…

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Survey on the Moscow Declaration

This month of September we are approaching a significant date – the one-year anniversary of the endorsement of the Moscow Declaration.

In this regard the SAI of the Russian Federation kindly invites…

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SIGNALS 2020 - 4th National Conference on Sustainable Development

On 25 November 2020, the SAI of Lithuania will host the 4th National Conference on Sustainable Development SIGNALS.

Distinguished government, academia, and civil society leaders as well as officials…

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First Newsletter

Working Group on SDGs and Key Sustainable Development Indicators
 

The INTOSAI Working Group on SDGs and Key Sustainable Development Indicators has published its first Newsletter. This is a milestone…

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Performance Audit ISSAI Implementation Handbook

Request for comments on the Exposure Draft of the Performance Audit ISSAI Implementation Handbook – Version 0
 

The INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) has developed a new Performance Audit ISSAI…

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INTOSAI letter to the IMF

INTOSAI and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) share the goal to ensure transparency, accountability and inclusiveness in the use of government expenditure, including emergency funding, through…

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Kick-off meeting of the SCEI COVID-19 Expert Group

More than 180 members of the INTOSAI community participated in the kick-off meeting of the COVID-19 Expert Group of the Supervisory Committee on Emerging Issues (SCEI) chaired by the SAI of the…

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INTOSAI SCEI COVID-19 Expert Group

As a long-term response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in continuation of the INTOSAI PFAC COVID-19 Initiative, the INTOSAI Supervisory Committee on Emerging Issues (SCEI) has established an Expert…

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Exposure drafts

ISSAI 2000 and GUID 2900

The INTOSAI Professional Standards Committee has published the following two new exposure drafts, both part of the same project "Consolidate and improve INTOSAI practice…

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Exposure drafts

GUID 4900 and GUID 5330

The INTOSAI Professional Standards Committee has published the following two new exposure drafts in the process of developing new INTOSAI Pronouncements:

Provide Guidance on…

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PFAC COVID-19 Website Online

It is a pleasure to announce the new PFAC COVID-19 website.

The new INTOSAI PFAC COVID-19 Initiative website will offer helpful information on and resources for maintaining continuity of operations,…

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INTOSAI and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The General Secretariat continues to assist the INTOSAI members and institutions within the possibilities of the necessary restrictions that affect the operations of our organizations during this…

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INTOSAI PFAC Initiative on the COVID-19 Pandemic

The INTOSAI Policy, Finance, and Administration Committee (PFAC) has launched an INTOSAI COVID-19 initiative that will be led by the SAI of the United States of America (PFAC Vice Chair) in…

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IDI's SDGs Audit Model (ISAM)

INTOSAI and its Development Initiative (IDI) are delighted to present the pilot version of IDI's SDGs Audit Model (ISAM). ISAM is a practical "how-to" guidance aimed to support SAIs in conducting high…

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Update: Coronavirus COVID-19

In the last days the INTOSAI General Secretariat has been contacted by several member SAIs enquiring whether there exists a policy regarding the global outbreak of the coronavirus.

Therefore, the…

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Meeting between Secretary General Margit Kraker and Chair Alexei Kudrin

On 20 February 2020, the INTOSAI Secretary General, Margit Kraker, and the INTOSAI Chair, Alexei Kudrin, met in Vienna.

The INTOSAI Chair highlighted the significance of strategic audits in order to…

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SDG coordination meeting in Vienna

In its capacity as the SDG coordination and information platform within INTOSAI, the INTOSAI General Secretariat organized an SDG coordination meeting in Vienna on 13 February 2020.

The coordination…

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Collaboration between SAIs and Anti-corruption Authorities

A meeting entitled "Strengthening Collaboration between Anti-corruption Authorities and SAIs" was held in the run-up to the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against…

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Extended meeting of the FIPP in Oslo

Upon the invitation of the Forum for INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements (FIPP), all FIPP members, the INTOSAI goal chairs, the chairs of the INTOSAI subcommittees and working groups and the INTOSAI…

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EUROSAI-AFROSAI SDG-Seminar in Lisbon

How can the member SAIs of AFROSAI and EUROSAI contribute to the successful implementation of the SDGs?

This question was discussed by the participants of the EUROSAI-AFROSAI Seminar on "Sharing…

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13th ARABOSAI General Assembly in Doha, Qatar

The 13th ARABOSAI General Assembly was held in Doha, Qatar, from 10 to 14 November 2019. In addition to the members of ARABOSAI, numerous observers, such as the General Secretariat of INTOSAI,…

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XXIX OLACEFS General Assembly in El Salvador

The XXIX OLACEFS General Assembly was held in San Salvador, El Salvador, from 16 to 18 October 2019. In addition to the 20 full members of OLACEFS, numerous associated members as well as observers,…

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XXIII INCOSAI 2019 in Moscow

The most important document of XXIII INCOSAI, which was held in Moscow, Russian Federation, in the last week of September 2019, is the Moscow Declaration. More than 650 delegates representing 168…

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International Congress of the International Organizations of Supreme Audit Institutions (INCOSAI) opens in Moscow

In the coming days, Moscow will be the focus of attention of auditors from all over the world – XXIII International Congress of Supreme Audit Institutions pulling together Supreme Audit Institutions…

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Accounts Chamber is Ready for XXIII INCOSAI

The Accounts Chamber is ready for the XXIII Congress of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI). This is the main conclusion made by the second Steering Committee of the…

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SAIs making a difference: Auditing the implementation of the SDGs

From 22 to 23 July 2019, IDI and UNDESA held, for the third time, the jointly organized "SAI Leadership and Stakeholder Meeting" (Report) in New York. This time it revolved around "Supreme Audit…

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Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between INTOSAI and UNODC

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between INTOSAI and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  was officially signed on 30 July 2019 in the Vienna International Centre by the INTOSAI…

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INTOSAI's contribution to the United Nations "SDG 16 Conference" in Rome

High-level representatives of governments, international organizations, academics and civil society as well as development experts from around the world convened in Rome, Italy, from 27 to 29 May 2019…

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Request for comments on the Exposure Draft of the Compliance Audit iCAT - Version 0

The INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) has developed a new Compliance Audit iCAT (Exposure draft -Version 0). The iCAT is a tool for mapping an SAI’s compliance audit practice against the compliance…

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INTOSAI Performance and Accountability Report (PAR 2017—2018)

The Chair and Vice Chair of the INTOSAI Policy, Finance and Administration Committee, in consultation and cooperation with the INTOSAI General Secretariat, prepared the first INTOSAI Performance and…

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III EUROSAI-ASOSAI Joint Conference 2019 in Israel

The SAI Israel organized from 11 to 14 March 2019 in Jerusalem, Israel the III EUROSAI–ASOSAI Conference on "Emerging Issues und Emerging Situations". 44 SAIs from Europe and Asia and the INTOSAI…

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INTOSAI Audit

From 4 to 8 March 2019, INTOSAI’s financial statements for the year 2018 were audited at the headquarters of the INTOSAI General Secretariat in Vienna, Austria.

Auditors from the SAIs of Ghana and…

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Participation of SAIs in Voluntary National Reviews

The INTOSAI General Secretariat, together with IDI and representatives of 3 international SAIs, participated in the 5th Partners for Review network meeting on the role of SAIs in the 2030 Agenda…

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Meeting of high-level INTOSAI delegation with World Bank President

INTOSAI Secretary General, Margit Kraker, and the Steering Committee INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation Chair and Vice-Chair, Hussam Alangari und Gene Dodaro, met on 13 February 2019 the Interim President of…

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UN Global Workshop for SDG-VNR – Knowledge Exchange in Geneva

On 17 October 2018 the INTOSAI General Secretariat participated in Geneva within the UN-DESA Global Workshop for SDG Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) in a Knowledge Exchange on approaches and tools…

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14th ASOSAI Assembly in Vietnam

From 19th to 22nd September 2018 the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) hosted the 14th ASOSAI Assembly and the 7th ASOSAI Symposium on "Environmental Audit for Sustainable Development" in Hanoi,…

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