Strategic Goal 3

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee takes on a coordination role and evaluates whether the KSC's tasks are consistent with INTOSAI's strategic goals and objectives. One meeting is expected to take place every year. Important activities of the working groups will be presented to the Steering Committee to ensure coordination in order to achieve the objectives set for Goal 3.

The main tasks are to encourage SAI cooperation, collaboration, and continuous improvement through knowledge sharing, such as through providing benchmarks, conducting best practice studies, and performing research on issues of mutual interest and concern.

  https://www.intosaicommunity.net/staticpages/steeringCommittee

Chair | India

Girish Chandra Murmu
Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Member of the INTOSAI Governing Board
Chair of KSC | WGITA | CAS
Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General
Pocket-9
Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg
110124 New Delhi
India

  +91 11 23509600

  +91 11 23234014

   ir@cag.gov.in

Members
Chairs of the KSC Working Groups, Chairs of PSC and CBC
Observers
INTOSAI General Secretariat  • International Journal of Government Auditing • INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) • Forum for INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements (FIPP)
Partners

Academic and Research Institutions • INTOSAI Regional Organizations

Working Groups

Tasks of the Working Group on Public Debt include the following:

  • Prepare and publish guidelines and other materials for use by SAIs to encourage the proper reporting and sound management of public debt;
  • Identify key issues for the development of responsibilities and procedures for auditing and evaluating public debt commitments;
  • Prepare papers examining matters of definitions, reporting, and evaluating public debt;
  • Exchange knowledge with other institutions dealing with public debt issues;
  • Promote specific studies relating to the mandate of the Working Group.

The Working Group on Public Debt also has the permanent collaboration of the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI).

  http://www.intosaicommunity.net/wgpd

Chair | Philippines

Mr Gamaliel A. Cordoba
Chairperson of the Commission on Audit
Chair of the Working Group on Public Debt
Commission on Audit
Commonwealth Avenue
Quezon City 0880
Philippines

  +63 2 89319278

  +63 2 89319223

   secretariat.wgpd@coa.gov.ph

Members
Argentina • Austria • Azerbaijan • Bhutan • Brazil • Bulgaria • Chile • China • Ecuador • Egypt • Fiji • Finland • Gabon • Georgia • Honduras • India • Indonesia • Iran (Islamic Republic of) • Jamaica • Jordan • Kenya • Kuwait • Lithuania • Maldives • Moldova (Republic of) • North Macedonia (Republic of) • Pakistan • Portugal • Qatar • Republic of Korea • Romania • Russian Federation • Seychelles • Sri Lanka • United States of America • Thailand • Türkiye • Ukraine • Yemen • Zambia
Observers
France

The Working Group on IT Audit aims to support SAIs in developing their knowledge and skills in the use and audit of information technology by providing information and facilities for exchange of experiences, and encouraging bilateral and regional cooperation.

The Working Group's aims include:

  • Supporting and promoting the development and transfer of knowledge;
  • Publishing an IT Audit Directory on the basis of members' contributions;
  • Promoting discussion, development and dissemination of standards and guidelines among the members, and encouraging bilateral and regional cooperation and exchange of experiences;
  • Promoting local and regional training activities for auditors and audit directors;
  • Assisting individual SAIs to locate expertise within the member countries for bilateral exchange.

      http://www.intosaicommunity.net/wgita/

    Chair | India

    Girish Chandra Murmu
    Comptroller and Auditor General of India
    Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General
    Pocket–9Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg
    New Delhi 110124
    India

      +91 11 23239720
      +91 11 23237750

      +91 11 23236818

       ir@cag.gov.in

    Members
    Afghanistan • Antigua and Barbuda • Argentina • Australia • Bangladesh • Barbados • Bhutan • Brazil • Bulgaria • Cambodia • China • Chile • Colombia • Cuba • Ecuador • Fiji • France • Georgia • Hungary • Indonesia • Iran (Islamic Republic of) • Iraq • Israel • Jamaica • Japan • Kiribati • Kuwait • Lithuania • Mauritius • Malaysia • Mexico • Oman • Pakistan • Peru • Philippines • Poland • Qatar • Republic of Korea • Russian Federation • Rwanda • Samoa • Slovakia • Slovenia • South Africa • Sudan • Switzerland • Türkiye • United Kingdom • United States of America • Zambia • Zimbabwe
    Observers
    AFROSAI-E • Brunei Darussalam • Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA) • INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI)

    INTOSAI Working Group on Environmental Auditing (WGEA), aims to encourage the use of audit mandates and audit methods in the field of environmental protection and sustainable development by both members of the Working Group and non–member SAIs.

    The WGEA and its members share a commitment to use the power of public sector audit to leave a positive legacy for future generations, by improving the quality of the environment, the management of natural resources, and the health and prosperity of peoples around the world.

    In order to carry out its mission, the WGEA:

    • Assists SAIs in acquiring a better understanding of the specific issues involved in environmental auditing;
    • Facilitates exchange of information and experience among SAIs; and
    • Publishes guidelines and other informative material for their use.

      https://wgea.org

    Chair | Finland

    Mr Sami Yläoutinen
    Auditor General
    National Audit Office of Finland
    Porkkalankatu 1
    00100 Helsinki
    Finland

      +358 9 4321 (exchange)

      +358 9 4325820

       intosaiwgea@vtv.fi
       vivi.niemenmaa@vtv.fi    
       kati.hirvonen@vtv.fi    
       india.roland@vtv.fi    
       

    Members
    Algeria • Argentina • Armenia • Australia • Azerbaijan • Bahamas • Bangladesh • Bhutan • Botswana • Brazil • Bulgaria • Cameroon • Canada • Chile • China • Colombia • Costa Rica • Cyprus • Czech Republic • Ecuador • Egypt • El Salvador • Estonia • Ethiopia • European Court of Auditors • Fiji • France • Georgia • Greece • Guyana • Iceland • India • Indonesia • Iran (Islamic Republic of) • Iraq • Ireland • Italy • Jamaica • Jordan • Kazakhstan • Kenya • Kuwait • Latvia • Lesotho • Libya • Malaysia • Maldives • Malta • Mexico • Mongolia • Morocco • New Zealand • Nigeria • North Macedonia (Republic of) • Oman • Pakistan • Paraguay • Peru • Philippines • Poland • Qatar • Republic of Korea • Romania • Russian Federation • Samoa • Saudi Arabia • Slovakia • Slovenia • South Africa • Sri Lanka • Sudan • Tanzania (United Republic of) • Thailand • Tonga • Türkiye • Turks and Caicos Islands • Uganda • Ukraine • United Arab Emirates • United Kingdom • United States of America • Zambia • Zimbabwe

    The WGFACML aims to support SAIs' in anti-corruption efforts to fight against corruption and money laundering, broadening available concepts, best practices and applications through co-operation, collaboration, and continuous improvement by developing guidelines, facilitating training programs, establishing database of audit best practices and working with INTOSAI organs and international organizations; with the following main objectives:

    • Co-operation between SAIs to develop a set of professional pronouncements to enhance promoting  audit work performed by SAIs' in the field of  fighting corruption and money laundering and develop their capacities to perform their mandates in a way that enhances and supports the efficiency, effectiveness and transparency of government administration
    • Promoting Capacity Building of SAIs’ professionals in the field of Fighting Corruption and  Money Laundering  as well as activating the international cooperation between the INTOSAI WGFACML and the international organizations.
    • Sharing best practices and experiences of SAIs in the field of fighting corruption and money laundering.

        https://intosaicommunity.net/wgfacml/
        http://wgfacml.asa.gov.eg

      Chair | Egypt

      Counsellor Hesham Badawy
      President
      Accountability State Authority (ASA)
      Madinet Nassr
      P.O. Box 11789
      Cairo
      Egypt

        +20 2 24018360
        +20 2 22631469

        +20 2 24017086

         wgfacml@asa.gov.eg
         ircdept@asa.gov.eg
         ircdept@yahoo.com

      Members
      Austria • Brazil • Bulgaria • Chile • China • Colombia • Czech Republic • Ecuador • Fiji • France • Guatemala • India • Indonesia • Iran (Islamic Republic of) • Iraq • Lesotho • Malaysia • Mexico • Moldova (Republic of) • Morocco • Namibia • Oman • Pakistan • Papua New Guinea • Peru • Philippines • Poland • Russian Federation • Tanzania (United Republic of) • Thailand • Trinidad and Tobago • Ukraine • United Arab Emirates • United States of America • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) • Yemen • Zambia
      Observers
      International Journal of Government Auditing • IDI • INTOSAI General Secretariat

      The INTOSAI Working Group on SDGs and Key Sustainable Development Indicators established according to the recommendation of the 19th Congress of the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) held in Mexico City in 2007, is guided by the Strategic Plan of INTOSAI 2005–2010 and focuses in its activities on the realisation of the following strategic goals: to facilitate information and knowledge sharing among member SAIs and INTOSAI partners, to carry out evaluations and to render services on knowledge acquisition. The working group intends to enhance the role of SAIs in assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of national resources, to strengthen the credibility of INTOSAI at international level and to encourage the design and control of Key National Indicators in every possible way. The Working group considers as its long–term objective to help national governments to promote an increase of efficiency, transparency and public trust, to struggle against corruption and to assess the effectiveness of national resources in the interest of countries and peoples.

        http://kniknowledgebase.org/kniknowledgebase.org/index.html

        http://www.ach.gov.ru/en/page/the-intosai-working-group-on-sdgs-and-key-sustainable-development-indicators

      Chair | Russian Federation


      Chairman of the Accounts Chamber
      Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation (Schetnaya Palata)
      Zubovskaya street, 2
      119121, Moscow
      Russian Federation

        +7 495 9860509

        +7 495 9860952

         zaitcev_da@ach.gov.ru  (Dmitry Zaytsev)
         saakian_aa@ach.gov.ru  (Ani Saakyan)
         nikitina_ey@ach.gov.ru  (Ekaterina Nikitina)

      Members
      Armenia • Austria • Azerbaijan • Belarus • Brazil • Bulgaria • Canada • Chile • China • Egypt • Estonia • India • Indonesia • Italy • Jamaica • Kazakhstan • Kuwait • Malaysia • Maldives • Moldova (Republic of) • Morocco • Pakistan • Peru • Philippines • Poland • Saudi Arabia • Serbia • Slovakia • Switzerland • Thailand • Türkiye • Zambia  
      Observers
      AFROSAI-E • GIZ • IDI (INTOSAI Development Initiative) • JVI (Joint Vienna Institute) • Kyrgyzstan • OECD • South Africa

      The Working Group of Value and Benefists of SAIs (WGVBS) develops papers, guidelines, among other tools focused on the exchange and access to knowledge, experiences and best practices on how audit not only contributes to improving government performance, it also has an impact on the quality of life of citizens.

      The seven regional INTOSAI organizations and the five official INTOSAI languages are represented by them. The projects and activities are related to:  the communication and promotion of the value and benefists of the SAIs;  to the principles of jurisdictional activities of SAIs; to assessment and identification of internal risk; to risk–managment on the incorporation of programs related to the Sustainable Development Goals; and, to the cooperation between SAIs and the three levels of government, among other themes.

      With these efforts the WGBVS gives support to the INTOSAI members for strengthening the implementation of the INTOSAI P–12 objectives: accountability, transparency and integrity to be a model institution.

        https://www.intosaicommunity.net/wgvbs/

      Chair | Mexico

      David Rogelio Colmenares Páramo
      Auditor General
      Chairman of the Working Group on Value and Benefits of SAIs
      Auditoría Superior de la Federación de México
      Carretera Picacho-Ajusco 167
      Amp. Fuentes del Pedregal
      CP. 14110 Tlalpan, Ciudad de México
      México

        +52 55 52001500–10137

         wgvbs_secretariat@asf.gob.mx
         crobles@asf.gob.mx (Cristian Robles Cruz)
         zarosales@asf.gob.mx (Zaira Rosales González)
         jfvilla@asf.gob.mx (José Francisco De Villa Soto)

      Members
      Austria • Cambodia • Cameroon • Chile • China • Ecuador • France • Greece • Hungary • India • Indonesia • Iraq • Israel • Italy • Jamaica • Kuwait • Moldova • Namibia • New Zealand • Pakistan • Peru • Portugal • Russian Federation • Senegal • South Africa • Spain • Tanzania • Thailand • Togo • Türkiye • United States of America
      Observers
      Capacity–Building Committee (CBC) • Inter–American Development Bank (IADB) • International Budget Partnership (IBP) • INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) • Professional Standards Committee (PSC) • The World Bank (WB) • United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

      In the aftermath of the recent global financial crisis, governments have embarked on many efforts to modernize their financial regulatory systems, including consolidating or creating new regulatory bodies, and to reform their financial regulatory requirements, such as revising capital standards or subjecting products to greater regulation. This working group aims to assist SAIs in addressing the challenges that exist in this area by developing tools and knowledge sharing opportunities for evaluating national reforms, along with sharing information on progress of reforms, and systematically tracking information of reforms at national and international levels.

        https://www.intosaicommunity.net

      Chair | United States of America

      Gene Dodaro
      Comptroller General
      Member of the INTOSAI Governing Board
      Government Accountability Office
      441 G. Street, N.W.
      Washington, D.C.20548
      United States of America

        +1 202 5124707

        +1 202 5124021

         INTOSAI-Financial-Stability@gao.gov

      Members
      Austria • Brazil • Canada • China • Denmark • Estonia • European Court of Auditors • France • Germany • Hungary • India • Indonesia • Iran (Islamic Republic of) • Italy • Jamaica • Malaysia • Mexico • Morocco • Pakistan • Poland • Portugal • Qatar • Republic of Korea • Russian Federation • Saudi Arabia • Spain • Sweden • United Kingdom

      The Working Group on Audit of Extractive Industries (WGEI) was established at the XXI Congress of the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INCOSAI) held in Beijing, China, October 2013 with SAI Uganda as the Chair.

      WGEI was formed in response to the need expressed by the INTOSAI–Donor Steering Committee based on survey results which indicated numerous challenges in auditing extractive industries including; technical complexity of the sector, capacity building needs, retention of specialized staff and limitations in SAIs mandate to audit extractive Industries.

      The main objective of the Working group is to "promote audit of extractive industries within the INTOSAI community in order to support good governance and sustainable development for the UN post 2015 agenda".

      The scope of the Working Group, as agreed by members, covers oil, gas and solid minerals.

        website

      Chair | Uganda

      John F.S. Muwanga
      Auditor General
      Office of the Auditor General
      P.O Box 7083
      Kampala
      Uganda

        +256 793 344613

        +256 417 336000

         secretariat@wgei.org

      Members
      Argentina • Botswana • Brazil • Cameroon • Chile • China • Cyprus • Ecuador • Egypt • Estonia • Fiji • Georgia • Ghana • India • Indonesia • Iran • Iraq • Kenya • Kuwait • Kyrgyzstan • Lao People's Democratic Republic • Libya • Mali • Mongolia • Mozambique • Niger • Nigeria • Norway • Philippines • Qatar • Rwanda • Saudi Arabia • Senegal • Sierra Leone • South Africa • South Sudan • Sudan • Eswatini • Tanzania • Trinidad and Tobago • Uganda • United States of America • Vietnam • Zambia • Zimbabwe
      Observers
      AFROSAI–E • INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI)

      The Working group aims to develop the practice of Program and Public Policies Evaluation by SAIs and to provide interested SAIs with information, methodological tools and good practices examples.

      The group endeavours:

      • to develop the exchange of good practices in the field of Evaluation;
      • to collect and disseminate information and to promote knowledge sharing among SAIs;
      • to facilitate the planning and conducting of Program Evaluation by SAIs.

      The Working group report (Program Evaluation for SAIs – a Primer) helps to identify the main issues of Evaluation for SAIs such as planning, resources and organisational capacities.

        https://www.intosaicommunity.net/wgeppp/

      Chair | Switzerland

      Pascal Stirnimann
      Direktor der Eidgenössischen Finanzkontrolle
      Eidgenössische Finanzkontrolle
      Monbijoustrasse 45
      3003 Bern
      Schweiz

        +41 31 4631111

        +41 31 4631100

         wgeppp-intosai@efk.admin.ch

      Members
      Belgium • Costa Rica • El Salvador • European Court of Auditors • Finland • France • Gabon • Georgia • Germany • Hungary • India • Kenya • Libya • Lithuania • Morocco • Pakistan • Papua New Guinea • Philippines • Poland • Republic of Korea • United States of America

      The Working Group on Public Procurement Audit (WGPPA) was set up at the initiative of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation and the U.S. Government Accountability Office. The initiative was unanimously supported by other countries both at the 64th meeting of the INTOSAI Governing Board and at the XXI INTOSAI Congress.

      The Working Group aims to develop universally accepted common approaches and procedures of procurement contract audit and is based on the potential of Supreme Audit Institutions which have diverse experience in that field.

      Among the tasks which the Working Group endeavors to accomplish are the analysis of international practices and methodological baseline underpinning procurement audit, the development of international procurement contract audit standards on its basis, aids and guides on procurement contract audit for speafiс sectors and spheres, the creation of a cohesive training base.

        WGPPA Website

      Chair | Russian Federation


      Chairman of the Accounts Chamber
      Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation (Schetnaya Palata)
      Zubovskaya street, 2
      119121, Moscow
      Russian Federation

        +7 495 9860509

        +7 495 9860952

         intrel@ach.gov.ru

      Members
      Armenia • Azerbaijan • Belarus • China • Georgia • India • Kazakhstan • Kuwait • Kyrgyzstan • Pakistan • Philippines • Portugal • Serbia • Slovenia • Thailand • United Arab Emirates • Zambia

      The Working Group on Big Data is a specialized working group approved by INTOSAI under Strategic Goal Three: Knowledge Sharing and Services. Its objective is to identify the challenges and opportunities faced by SAIs in the era of big data; to summarize the knowledge and experience in the field of big data audit; and strengthen relevant bilateral and multilateral technical cooperation.

        https://www.intosaicommunity.net/wgbd/

      Chair | China

      Kai Hou
      Auditor General
      National Audit Office of the People's Republic of China
      No. 17, Jin Zhong Du Nan Street
      Fengtai District
      100073 Beijing
      China

        +86 10 50993205
        +86 10 50993209

        +86 10 50992836

         intosai-wgbd@audit.gov.cn

      Vice–Chair | United States of America

      Gene Dodaro
      Comptroller General
      Member of the INTOSAI Governing Board
      Government Accountability Office
      Washington, D.C.20548
      441 G. Street, N.W.
      United States of America

        +1 202 5124707

        +1 202 5124021

         spel@gao.gov

      Members
      Argentina • Austria • Bangladesh • Bhutan • Brazil • Denmark • Ecuador • Finland • Fiji • France • Georgia • India • Indonesia • Kuwait • Mexico • Netherlands • New Zealand • Norway • Pakistan • Peru • Philippines • Portugal • Republic of Korea • Russian Federation • Senegal • Thailand • Türkiye • United Kingdom • United States of America
      Observers
      AFROSAI–E • European Court of Auditors • Estonia

      WGISTA will focus on key developments in areas such as artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, cybersecurity, data analytics, 5G cellular network technology, machine learning, and quantum computing, among others, that will have an increasing impact on governments and their auditors. This work is directly connected to understanding the audited entity.

      The strategic objectives of WGISTA will include:

      • Work closely within INTOSAI and with key external stakeholders,
      • Conduct environmental scanning to identify key issues in science and technology that will affect governments and their auditors,
      • Assess and share best practices in auditing governments’ response to developments in science and technology,
      • Assess and share best practices in developing and maintaining expertise within SAIs and applying science and technology in their auditing,
      • Identify competencies required by SAIs and auditors to incorporate rapid developments in science and technology,
      • Strengthen cooperation among SAIs and other relevant entities with a shared interest in this subject matter, and
      • Create a list or database of experts or consultants that can be shared and used by INTOSAI members and Regional Organizations.
      Chair | United Arab Emirates

      Humaid Obaid Khalifa Obaid Abushibs
      President of the UAE Accountability Authority
      UAE Accountability Authority
      P.O. Box 3320
      Abu Dhabi
      United Arab Emirates

        +971 2 6359999

        +971 2 6359998

         Europerelations@uaeaa.gov.ae

      Vice–Chair | United States of America

      Gene Dodaro
      Comptroller General
      Member of the INTOSAI Governing Board
      Government Accountability Office
      Washington, D.C.20548
      441 G. Street, N.W.
      United States of America

        +1 202 5124707

        +1 202 5124021

         spel@gao.gov

      Members
      Austria • China • Estonia • Fiji • Finland • India • Indonesia • Jamaica • Kenya • Pakistan • Russian Federation • Samoa • Saudi Arabia • Senegal • Thailand • United Kingdom • Vietnam
      Observers
      American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) • Brazil • EUROSAI IT Working Group (ITWG) • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) • INTOSAI Development Inititative (IDI) • Sweden