Author: INTOSAI Journal

IDI Launches New Website, Facilitates ISSAI Initiatives
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IDI Launches New Website, Facilitates ISSAI Initiatives

The new website presents an interactive user experience where downloading different IDI publications—guidance materials, IDI plans and reports, previous IDI and INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation newsletters and other global public goods—is now possible.  Information about IDI, various capacity development programs and the INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation are also available...

Kuwait’s SAB Participates in Workshops, Meetings
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Kuwait’s SAB Participates in Workshops, Meetings

Kuwait’s State Audit Bureau (SAB) participated in numerous workshops, seminars and committee meetings to cap off 2016, including the European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (EUROSAI) Working Group on Environmental Auditing (WGEA) 14th Meeting in Macedonia that included a training seminar on "Audit Sustainable Development." SAB also contributed...

Guatemala’s SAI Implements ISSAI E-Learning
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Guatemala’s SAI Implements ISSAI E-Learning

As part of the ongoing effort in implementing the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI), the Comptroller General (CG) of the Republic of Guatemala, Mr. Carlos Enrique Mencos Morales, successfully finalized necessary actions to develop an e-Learning program, "Professional Update on International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions." The Government Regulatory and Training Department led the training program...

Turkish Court of Accounts Coordinates Meetings, Workshops
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Turkish Court of Accounts Coordinates Meetings, Workshops

The Turkish Court of Accounts (TCA) hosted several meetings in Ankara, Turkey, in October 2016, including the 21st Economic Cooperation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ECOSAI) Governing Board Meeting; 16th Training Committee Meeting; and 7th ECOSAI Assembly. Mr. Seyit Ahmet Baş, ECOSAI Chairman, kicked off the meetings with opening remarks to attendees...

BAI of Korea Hosts Triennial Seminar in Seoul
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BAI of Korea Hosts Triennial Seminar in Seoul

The Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) of Korea hosted a triennial seminar themed on "How to Ensure Efficient Auditing and Effectiveness of Audit Results." The seminar, held in Seoul, Korea, mid-October last year, saw 50 participants from 31 SAIs in the Asian Region. During the event, participants were divided into three groups, where they shared individual Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) policies and practices...

Joint Seminar on SDGs, Oversight a Success!
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Joint Seminar on SDGs, Oversight a Success!

The International Seminar on "Sustainable Development Goals and Oversight" held in Santiago, Chile, shortly after INCOSAI XXII, came to a successful conclusion. The seminar’s aim was twofold—to serve as a platform to disseminate the 2030 Agenda and to encourage discussion on the role external control should play in implementing the goals. In addition, the seminar provided an opportunity to launch...

SAIs and Climate Change Adaptation
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SAIs and Climate Change Adaptation

Climate change is considered, by many, to be a complex, crosscutting issue that poses risks to several environmental and economic systems. According to the National Research Council of the United States, although exact details cannot be predicted with certainty, there is a clear scientific understanding that climate change presents serious consequences to human society and many of the physical and ecological systems upon which it depends...

SAI Peru Opens New National Training Center
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SAI Peru Opens New National Training Center

A model of academic excellence for public management and government control in Latin America. The opening of Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) Peru’s new National Training Center reflects the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru’s dedication to institutional strengthening continuously promoted over the years...