Inside INTOSAI

Innovation Labs: Embrace Change to Reap Rewards
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Innovation Labs: Embrace Change to Reap Rewards

Potential useful data is piling up everywhere. Scientific and Technological (S&T) advances are happening quickly and are, just as quickly, becoming difficult to follow. Discussions on topics—such as audit automation, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain—abound, as does advice to move everything to the infamous cloud, and these trends are certainly impacting...

Supreme Audit Institutions and the Sustainable Development Goals: Charting the Best Path Forward
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Supreme Audit Institutions and the Sustainable Development Goals: Charting the Best Path Forward

Four years ago, 193 nations of the United Nations General Assembly put pen to paper and agreed to sign on to implement 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They were ambitious goals, targeted for 2030 and envisioned, among other things, ending poverty and hunger, improving health and education, making cities more sustainable, combating climate change, and protecting oceans and forests. But for goals to be met, action must follow. How does a country chart its progress? How can citizens be sure a nation’s government follows through on these commitments...

OLACEFS Specialized Working Group on Fighting Transnational Corruption Established
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OLACEFS Specialized Working Group on Fighting Transnational Corruption Established

At the LXIX Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) Governing Board meeting, the “Specialized Working Group on Fighting Against Transnational Corruption” was approved and created. The Office of the Comptroller General of the State of the Republic of Ecuador was elected to chair the working group, which is...

Independent Reviews Vital to Quality, Credibility
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Independent Reviews Vital to Quality, Credibility

Quality management is vital to Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs)—in audit work, as well as performance reports. Over the past few years, we have made great strides in increasing performance reporting efforts through the SAI Performance Measurement Framework (SAI PMF). By incorporating International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs)...

WGPD Holds Meeting in Azerbaijan
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WGPD Holds Meeting in Azerbaijan

The Republic of Azerbaijan's Chamber of Accounts (COA) hosted the 2019 International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Working Group on Public Debt (WGPD) annual meeting from May 23-25, 2019. Fifty-three participants from 27 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) attended the meeting, which included...