Regional News

ASOSAI WGEA Holds Seminar, Working Meeting
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ASOSAI WGEA Holds Seminar, Working Meeting

The State Audit Office of the Kingdom of Thailand hosted the Seventh Seminar on Environmental Auditing in conjunction with the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions’ (ASOSAI) sixth Working Group on Environmental Audit (WGEA) meeting January 29-31, 2018, at Khao Yai National Park, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Fifty-seven participants from 24 ASOSAI member-states...

SAIs Operating in Challenging Contexts Share Insight, Ideas
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SAIs Operating in Challenging Contexts Share Insight, Ideas

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institution's (INTOSAI) Capacity Building Committee (CBC) workstream dedicated to supporting Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) operating in particularly challenging contexts recently organized a forum in Johannesburg, South Africa. Seven Auditors General (AG) who currently lead SAIs with experience working in such contexts...

Declaration of Asunción on SAI Budgetary Security
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Declaration of Asunción on SAI Budgetary Security

One of the outcomes from the OLACEFS General Assembly held in Asunción, Paraguay, in October 2017, was the issuance of the Declaration of Asunción on Budgetary Security and Financial Stability of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs). Reflecting the concept that oversight/control is an essential part of government operations, the declaration acknowledges...

Implementing International Standards: A Regional Perspective
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Implementing International Standards: A Regional Perspective

by the Supreme Audit Institution of Portugal, Chair of the European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions Task Force on Audit and Ethics Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) are expected to make a difference to the lives of citizens, particularly as nations embark on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To do so, SAIs must act as...

Values, Benefits Achieved Using INTOSAINT
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Values, Benefits Achieved Using INTOSAINT

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) are called upon to lead by example, as stated in ISSAI 20, “Principles of Transparency and Accountability,” and International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) tools support SAIs as models of integrity, transparency and accountability, which leads to an enhanced reputation and legitimacy among citizens and relevant stakeholders. One such INTOSAI tool is the Self-Assessment of Integrity...