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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...

XXVII OLACEFS General Assembly
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XXVII OLACEFS General Assembly

The official opening ceremony October 3, 2017, jumpstarted the week-long event that included some 150 delegates from Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) taking part in presentations, panels and roundtable discussions. Several associate members and observers also participated, including...

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...

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...