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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...

EUROSAI Congress Focuses on ISSAI Use, Enhancement
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EUROSAI Congress Focuses on ISSAI Use, Enhancement

The Turkish Court of Accounts (TCA) hosted the 10th European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (EUROSAI) Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, May 22-25, 2017. This year’s congressional theme—"Implementation of International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs): Challenges and Solutions for Improvement"—geared participants toward discovering ways ISSAIs can be enhanced to best serve...

“Updates Available” on YES Event
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“Updates Available” on YES Event

A few years ago, a great idea arose in the European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (EUROSAI), an idea that proved a perfect match for young staff of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), an idea that led to the realization of two extremely successful events—Young EUROSAI (YES) Conferences. The National Audit Office of Estonia’s young staff continues the legacy of YES success...

EUROSAI TF on Municipality Audit Holds Inaugural Meeting
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EUROSAI TF on Municipality Audit Holds Inaugural Meeting

The European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions Task Force on Municipality Audit (EUROSAI TFMA) had its kick-off meeting April 11-12, 2017, in Vilnius, Lithuania. Forty-nine representatives from SAIs representing 25 EUROSAI countries assembled to build the foundation for task force future work. During the inaugural meeting, the Working Program 2017-2020 was discussed and approved, which encompassed planning activities, sharing responsibilities, establishing deadlines and defining strategic goals...