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PASAI Congress Embraces Digital Demands and Change
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PASAI Congress Embraces Digital Demands and Change

The digital age is upon us. It has been called the greatest information revolution since the advent of the printing press. But, how can Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) adapt? Organizers of the 21st Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) Congress held in August in Queensland, Australia, recognized this challenge—for every sector of society, including every SAI...

State Audit Office of Vietnam Hosts ASOSAI Assembly in September
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State Audit Office of Vietnam Hosts ASOSAI Assembly in September

The SAV, in an effort to continue its international cooperation, will host the 14th ASOSAI Assembly in Hanoi this year. The assembly will set the stage for delegates to learn more about the SAV, the nation’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), as well as the nation itself. Vietnam, a dynamic and friendly destination, provides the perfect backdrop for global SAIs to learn about the SAV and ASOSAI while exploring...

CTPC Assesses Citizen Engagement Impact
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CTPC Assesses Citizen Engagement Impact

The Commission for Citizen Engagement (CTPC), an Organization for Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) committee, recently released the “Assessment of the Implementation of Impact Indicators for Good Practices in Citizen Engagement of CTPC Members” report. The report’s study...

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...