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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 sustainable societies” was jointly organized by the INTOSAI General Secretariat and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs from 28 to 30 June 2021. For the first time in its 50-year-old history, the symposium was held via videoconference. Almost 300 representatives of international organizations and SAIs from some 120 countries took part in the symposium.

Over the three days, high-ranking representatives of SAIs, the World Bank, IDI, the IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors), the IBP (International Budget Partnership) and UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) discussed the following subthemes:

  1. Impact of COVID-19 on SAIs' organizational capacities, working methods and processes
  2. Experiences and good practices in auditing the COVID-19 responses and recovery plans
  3. Innovative approaches to enhancing the transparency of and accountability for the COVID-19 responses
  4. Resilient accountability systems and institutions in the aftermath of COVID-19

The General Secretariat would like to invite you to consult the outcome document, the Report of the 25th UN/INTOSAI Symposium. This report offers a summary of the discussions as well as the "Conclusions and Recommendations", which were adopted by the participants on the last day of the Symposium.


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