Author: INTOSAI Journal

New Code of Ethics Adopted
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New Code of Ethics Adopted

A new Code of Ethics was adopted at the XXII INCOSAI in Abu Dhabi. The new Code responds to needs of the current public auditing environment. Ethical behavior is of key importance to Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in establishing a positive reputation and building trust with stakeholders. A code of ethics provides SAIs (and staff) a set of values and principles...

Mongolia Parliament Appoints New Auditor General
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Mongolia Parliament Appoints New Auditor General

Mr. Khurelbaatar Dorjsurenkhorloo was appointed by the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia as the Auditor General (AG) of Mongolia January 12, 2017. He succeeds Mr. Zangad Ayur, who resigned due to health reasons. Mr. Khurelbaatar earned his bachelor’s degree in construction engineering-economics from the Ural Polytechnic Institute of USSR in 1986 and a bachelor’s degree in law from...

Accounts Chamber of Russian Federation to Host INCOSAI XXIII
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Accounts Chamber of Russian Federation to Host INCOSAI XXIII

The Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation will host the XXIII INTOSAI Congress, the largest international forum for the audit community, in 2019, in Moscow, Russia. The decision to approve the Russian Supreme Audit Institution as a host for the next Congress meeting was adopted unanimously by the participants of the XXII INCOSAI in Abu Dhabi...

The Abu Dhabi Declaration
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The Abu Dhabi Declaration

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) agreed on the Abu Dhabi Declaration at the XXII INCOSAI in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The XXII INCOSAI builds on INTOSAI’s past achievements and initiatives, which aim at enabling SAIs to help their respective governments to improve performance, enhance transparency, ensure accountability and fight corruption. The declaration establishes key Congress outcomes and how they will guide INTOSAI in the future...

Working Together to Develop, Achieve Success
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Working Together to Develop, Achieve Success

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. This famous quote from Aristotle particularly rings true for the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI). As we embrace the strategic goals of INTOSAI’s Strategic Plan and further reflect on the themes of INCOSAI XXII related to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Professionalization, so, too, must we use what we learn, what we experience to increase our power as an organization...

Working Group on Big Data Endorsed and Approved
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Working Group on Big Data Endorsed and Approved

The sharing and transfer of knowledge and experience has long been a tradition of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI). It has been a common understanding of the Chinese National Audit Office (CNAO) and the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to foster the exchange of ideas and information and ensure INTOSAI’s work remains relevant...

Collaborative Book Unveiled
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Collaborative Book Unveiled

Technology has transformed peoples’ lives—social relations and interactions with companies and governments worldwide. Public agencies must understand this new reality and act accordingly to provide services and policies that adhere to the channels and relationship patterns of the digital age. The same challenge applies to Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), which must now modernize practices and engagement...

Staats Award Winner on Stakeholder Engagement, Success
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Staats Award Winner on Stakeholder Engagement, Success

Chandra Kanta Bhandari from the Office of the Auditor General of Nepal was presented with the Elmer B. Staats award at INCOSAI XXII. He sat down with the INTOSAI Journal after receiving the award for an exclusive interview on how Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) continuing Civil Service Organization (CSO) engagement will lead INTOSAI toward future success, providing perspectives on the relevance of his winning Journal article...

And the Award Goes To…
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And the Award Goes To…

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) presented two awards at the XXII Congress in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Named after those they honor—the Jörg Kandutsch Award and the Elmer B. Staats Award—recognize outstanding accomplishments by a Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) and individual achievement through contributions to the International Journal of Government Auditing...

INCOSAI XXII Provides Networking, Knowledge Sharing Opportunities
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INCOSAI XXII Provides Networking, Knowledge Sharing Opportunities

At INCOSAI XXII in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, a large professional exhibition area was designed to give Congress participants the opportunity to share knowledge and experiences through networking, special events, presentations, as well as in-depth discussions, both formal and informal. Numerous INTOSAI bodies, regional organizations and other affiliated groups were represented at booth spaces throughout the week-long event...