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CBC Steering Committee Meeting Highlights Progress Made Despite Challenges
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CBC Steering Committee Meeting Highlights Progress Made Despite Challenges

On September 29, 2021, INTOSAI’s Capacity Building Committee (CBC) held its annual Steering Committee meeting, led by South African Auditor General Tsakani Maluleke, CBC Chair, and Swedish Auditor General Helena Lindberg, CBC Vice Chair. The virtual event featured updates from the Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) leading CBC’s subcommittees, task forces, and workstreams, whose work demonstrates...

KSC Steering Committee Meeting Emphasizes Value of Collaboration
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KSC Steering Committee Meeting Emphasizes Value of Collaboration

The 13th Steering Committee meeting of the Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Services Committee (KSC) was held virtually on September 16, 2021. Representatives from the INTOSAI Chair, Goal Committees, General Secretariat, and INTOSAI Development Initiative IDI) participated, along with representatives of KSC’s 12 working groups. In his opening remarks, Mr. Girish Chandra Murmu, Comptroller and Auditor General of India and KSC Chair, underscored...

Photo: PSC Steering Committee Meeting Focuses on IFPP Updates and Improvements
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PSC Steering Committee Meeting Focuses on IFPP Updates and Improvements

On October 19, 2021, the INTOSAI Professional Standards Committee (PSC) held its 18th annual Steering Committee meeting. Minister Bruno Dantas of Brazil’s Federal Court of Accounts (TCU), the Chair of PSC, welcomed participants to the virtual event, which focused on work related to the INTOSAI Framework of Professional Pronouncements (IFPP). The meeting featured a number of updates on...

IDI Launches Initiative to Help SAIs Strengthen Crisis and Risk Management
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IDI Launches Initiative to Help SAIs Strengthen Crisis and Risk Management

During the COVID-19 pandemic, outdated and ineffective crisis and management systems have exacerbated disruptions to the work of many Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), potentially undermining their ability to ensure accountability. Often, these systems do not take into account risks that have intensified during the pandemic, like limited human and financial resources, or emerging risks, like those that accompany digitization. In response to these challenges, INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) is...

Graphic: SAIs Contribute to Building Strong and Resilient National Public Health Systems
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SAIs Contribute to Building Strong and Resilient National Public Health Systems

As the world deals with a global health crisis, the immense importance of strong and resilient public health systems to achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG 3)—ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages—has never been more evident. Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) have a key role to play in addressing the deepening inequalities during such pandemics and in ensuring vulnerable segments of the population are not left behind. To that end, the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI), in collaboration with the regional secretariats and Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Services Committee (KSC), is...

OLACEFS CPC & INTOSAI CBC
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OLACEFS and CBC Hold Webinar on Citizen Participation

The Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, Chair of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) Citizen Participation Commission, and the Auditor-General of South Africa, Chair of the INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee (CBC), organized a webinar on September 30, 2021, on “Benefits of Citizen Participation in Governmental Control/Audit.” The webinar provided...