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Mexico Holds 10th WGVBS Meeting
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Mexico Holds 10th WGVBS Meeting

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Working Group on Value and Benefits of Supreme Audit Institutions (WGVBS) held its 10th meeting September 6-8, 2017, in Mexico City. The WGVBS, which has been chaired by Mr. Juan M. Portal, Auditor General of Mexico, since 2013, aims to develop mechanisms and tools to promote the value and benefits of Supreme Audit Institutions...

EUROSAI Extends Mandate for WGAFADC
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EUROSAI Extends Mandate for WGAFADC

The Xth European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (EUROSAI) Congress resolution extended the mandate of the Working Group on Audit of Funds Allocated to Disasters and Catastrophes, which is chaired by the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine. The Congress also approved...

PASAI Congress: Promoting SAI Values, Benefits
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PASAI Congress: Promoting SAI Values, Benefits

“Pacific Auditors Working Together”—the fundamental notion that shapes the Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI). Every year, PASAI members unite to strengthen relationships and share knowledge, ideas and experiences—truly working together—to benefit the lives of citizens. This year’s congress, PASAI’s 20th, took place in Funafuti, Tuvalu...

In memoriam of Jørgen Kosmo
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In memoriam of Jørgen Kosmo

Mr. Jørgen Kosmo, former Auditor General (AG) of Norway, passed away July 24, 2017, at the age of 69. He was appointed by Parliament as the AG of Norway in 2006 and held the position until he retired in 2013. In this capacity, he also served as...

KSC Continues Tradition of Exchange
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KSC Continues Tradition of Exchange

More than 25 delegates representing 12 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) came to Bali, Indonesia, to attend the 9th Steering Committee Meeting of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Services Committee...

EUROSAI Joint Seminar on SAI, Auditor Relations
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EUROSAI Joint Seminar on SAI, Auditor Relations

The European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (EUROSAI) teamed up with the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA) for a joint seminar in Brussels, Belgium, May 11, 2017. The event, hosted by the Belgian Court of Audit and chaired by Mr. Gijs de Vries, Visiting Senior Fellow at the European Institute of the London School of Economics and Political Science, marked the culmination of the EUROSAI-ECIIA cooperation...

AFROSAI Hosts Illicit Financial Flow Conference
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AFROSAI Hosts Illicit Financial Flow Conference

The Secretary General of the African Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI), in partnership with the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF), African Organization of Public Accounts Committee (AFROPAC) and Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI), organized an international conference on Illicit Financial Flows May 24-26, 2017, in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Under the theme, “Tackling Illicit Financial Flows (IFF): An African Approach to a Global Phenomenon,” the conference...

High Level Meeting on SDG Implementation
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High Level Meeting on SDG Implementation

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Development Initiative (IDI) and the United Nations (UN) jointly held the "Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) Leadership and Stakeholder Meeting" July 20-21, 2017, at the UN headquarters in New York. The meeting, which focused on "Auditing Preparedness for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)," brought together high-ranking SAI representatives and prominent stakeholders...

INTOSAI WGITA Meets in Korea
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INTOSAI WGITA Meets in Korea

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Working Group on Information Technology Audit (WGITA) met in Seoul, Republic of Korea, May 22-23, 2017. Korea’s Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) hosted this 26th WGITA meeting that included 54 representatives from 27 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs). Heads of SAIs from...