Author: INTOSAI Journal

SAIs a Necessity in Turbulent Times
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SAIs a Necessity in Turbulent Times

Throughout the global financial crisis over the past few years, social and political instability has amplified the level of uncertainty associated with socio-economic processes. This uncertainty has led to a severe negative impact, particularly on emerging and transitioning nations, including Tajikistan. Tajikistan’s economy, like that of many developing countries, remains vulnerable to international financial and economic changes...

SAO Afghanistan Efforts to Fight Corruption
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SAO Afghanistan Efforts to Fight Corruption

Afghanistan’s Supreme Audit Office (SAO) is responsible for the audit of Afghanistan’s government revenues and expenditures and oversees the way public finances are managed. Audit work promotes public sector accountability within the country by scrutinizing public financial management and reporting on whether public bodies are using public funds as directed...

Belarus Hosts Heads of SAI Council in Minsk
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Belarus Hosts Heads of SAI Council in Minsk

Minsk (the Republic of Belarus) hosted the XVI Council of Heads of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of the Commonwealth of Independent States (the Council) June 7-8, 2016. The President of the Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, along with the Chairman of the Executive Committee, Executive Secretary of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Sergei Lebedev, greeted attendees of the XVI session that included...

SAO Afghanistan: Training at Core of Strategy
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SAO Afghanistan: Training at Core of Strategy

Training is at the core of the Afghanistan SAO’s strategy, since a skilled workforce is key to its success. The Auditor General and his team are focused on ensuring that all SAO staff receive the requisite skills to efficiently and effectively perform their duties, and the Afghanistan SAO has conducted the following training sessions in the past few months...