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SAI Peru Regional Anti-corruption Mega Operation Control Underway
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SAI Peru Regional Anti-corruption Mega Operation Control Underway

For the first time, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, Peru’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), will carry out Anticorruption Mega Operation Control (AMOC) in prioritized areas as part of the SAI’s territorial approach in preventing, investigating, detecting and addressing acts of corruption and functional misconduct. This new anti-corruption strategy, implemented in March 2020, consists of...

Finland Auditor General Visits Malta National Audit Office
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Finland Auditor General Visits Malta National Audit Office

The Auditor General of the National Audit Office (NAO) of Finland, Tytti Yli-Viikari, accompanied by Jenni Leppälahti, visited the NAO of Malta January 31, 2020, to discuss enhanced cooperation between the two institutions. Dialogue included an open exchange of experiences and knowledge on several mutually interesting public sector auditing topics, including...

New Communication Strategy=New Era in Stakeholder Engagement for Turkish Court of Accounts
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New Communication Strategy=New Era in Stakeholder Engagement for Turkish Court of Accounts

Communication remains a significant tool for any successful organization, and the Turkish Court of Accounts (TCA), Turkey’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), is well aware that good communication channels with stakeholders can help achieve organizational strategic goals and contribute to an effective, transparent and accountable...

Slovakia’s Supreme Audit Office Highlights Importance of Quality and Peer Reviews, Leads By Example
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Slovakia’s Supreme Audit Office Highlights Importance of Quality and Peer Reviews, Leads By Example

Public administrations worldwide are increasingly challenged by society and stakeholders to demonstrate and improve value for sustainable development. Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) serve as important pillars of national socio-economic systems and play pivotal roles in enhancing public sector performance, which means meeting the highest...

Guatemala’s General Comptroller of Accounts Contributes to National SDG Efforts
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Guatemala’s General Comptroller of Accounts Contributes to National SDG Efforts

The General Comptroller of Accounts (CGC) of the Republic of Guatemala formed a strategic alliance with the Presidency’s Secretariat of Planning and Programming, who is responsible implementing the National Development Plan and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country. Under the leadership of Dr. Edwin Humberto Salazar Jerez, Comptroller General, the CGC...

SAI Latvia Assesses National Housing Policy’s Contribution to Sustainability
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SAI Latvia Assesses National Housing Policy’s Contribution to Sustainability

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 calls for the world to “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable,” with SDG Target 11.1 specifically aiming to ensure access to adequate, safe and affordable housing for all by 2030—a topical goal for Latvia. In December 2019, Latvia’s Supreme Audit Institution...

NAO Bahrain Hosts Internal Audit Seminar, Earns Prestigious Regional Award, Contributes to Sustainability and Participates in SAI PMF Workshop
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NAO Bahrain Hosts Internal Audit Seminar, Earns Prestigious Regional Award, Contributes to Sustainability and Participates in SAI PMF Workshop

The National Audit Office (NAO) of the Kingdom of Bahrain organized a seminar on the importance of internal audit. The two-day seminar, attended by more than 150 employees from 55 government agencies, focused on international standards, important developments and latest practices. The event also highlighted...