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NAO Malta Celebrates 20 Years
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NAO Malta Celebrates 20 Years

In 1997, Malta’s constitution was amended to provide for the independent offices of the Auditor General (AG) and Deputy Auditor General (DAG) and the establishment of the National Audit Office of Malta (NAO). This year, the NAO commemorated its 20th anniversary as an independent audit institution...

SAI Portugal Hosts SDG Seminar
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SAI Portugal Hosts SDG Seminar

"A very full and productive day" was how Mr. Vítor Caldeira, President of the Tribunal de Contas of Portugal (SAI Portugal), characterized the seminar on "The United Nations (UN) Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development: The Role of SAIs." The seminar, hosted by SAI Portugal...

SAI Brazil Engages Auditors in Fun, Exciting Way
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SAI Brazil Engages Auditors in Fun, Exciting Way

The Federal Court of Accounts, Brazil’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), developed a quiz on International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs) as a new way to engage its auditors while deepening knowledge on professional auditing standards. The quiz, which also included questions on the SAI itself, saw 475 auditors competing in...

Delegates Attend ACCA Conference in Myanmar
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Delegates Attend ACCA Conference in Myanmar

Mr. Maw Than, Union Auditor General from the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Myanmar, alongside the Myanmar Institute of Certified Public Accountants representatives, attended the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) International Conference on Regulation of the Accountancy Profession held in London, United Kingdom, October 5-6, 2017. The conference provided a forum for discussions on...

AGN Shares Regional Experience with INTOSAI GB
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AGN Shares Regional Experience with INTOSAI GB

The AGN, representing the Organization of Latin American Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS), presented the OLACEFS experience on implementing the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs) and enriching stakeholder communication. The AGN described necessary actions to implement ISSAIs...

Kuwait’s State Audit Bureau Hosts Youth Forum
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Kuwait’s State Audit Bureau Hosts Youth Forum

The State Audit Bureau of Kuwait (SAB) hosted the “The State Audit Bureau Youth Forum 2017” November 27-28, 2017. The event, tied to the State of Kuwait’s selection as the Capital of Arab Youth for 2017, aims to provide young people with the opportunity to participate in decision-making and system development, encourage creativity and innovation...