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SAI Poland Celebrates 100 Years of Public Service, Partnerships
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SAI Poland Celebrates 100 Years of Public Service, Partnerships

In 2019, the Supreme Audit Office of Poland (NIK) celebrates the centenary of its establishment. As part of the celebratory events, the NIK hosted an international conference on “The Role and Challenges of the State Audit in the Modern World” where members from INTOSAI, EUROSAI and the ECA came together to share views on public auditing goals—current and future...

News from SAI Iran
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News from SAI Iran

The Supreme Audit Court of the Islamic Republic of Iran (SAC) submitted the Annual Audit Report for Fiscal Years 2017-2018 to Parliament. Dr. Adel Azar, SAC President, presented the report's summary during the Official General Session of the Parliament in January, where he briefed on...

SAI Vietnam Releases 2019 Audit Plan, Issues New Framework
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SAI Vietnam Releases 2019 Audit Plan, Issues New Framework

The State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) issued its 2019 audit plan, which will include 190 audits in the coming year. The plan, officially announced earlier this year by Vietnam’s Auditor General (AG) was developed through feedback received from the National Assembly Standing Committee, Prime Minister, Central Inspection Committee and Central Internal Affairs. The plan also incorporates...

Corruption and Money Laundering: The Nexus, Way Forward
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Corruption and Money Laundering: The Nexus, Way Forward

Corruption and money laundering demoralize human development, international security and national economies. According to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), corruption is the greatest hurdle to lifting millions of people from destitution. Money laundering invigorates corruption, as it does all profit-driven delinquencies. Corruption and money laundering are mutualistic...

Building Partnerships to Combat Fraud, Corruption Via Effective SAI Technical Support
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Building Partnerships to Combat Fraud, Corruption Via Effective SAI Technical Support

Preventing fraud and corruption are major challenges facing governments, particularly those of developing countries. Government inability to establish effective internal audit and financial control systems and adequately establish or resource organizations charged with identifying fraud and corruption are just some causes of fraudulent and corrupt behavior. While no system exists to entirely avert fraud and corruption...