Spring 2020

Slovakia’s Supreme Audit Office Highlights Importance of Quality and Peer Reviews, Leads By Example
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Slovakia’s Supreme Audit Office Highlights Importance of Quality and Peer Reviews, Leads By Example

Public administrations worldwide are increasingly challenged by society and stakeholders to demonstrate and improve value for sustainable development. Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) serve as important pillars of national socio-economic systems and play pivotal roles in enhancing public sector performance, which means meeting the highest...

Guatemala’s General Comptroller of Accounts Contributes to National SDG Efforts
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Guatemala’s General Comptroller of Accounts Contributes to National SDG Efforts

The General Comptroller of Accounts (CGC) of the Republic of Guatemala formed a strategic alliance with the Presidency’s Secretariat of Planning and Programming, who is responsible implementing the National Development Plan and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country. Under the leadership of Dr. Edwin Humberto Salazar Jerez, Comptroller General, the CGC...

SAI Latvia Assesses National Housing Policy’s Contribution to Sustainability
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SAI Latvia Assesses National Housing Policy’s Contribution to Sustainability

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 calls for the world to “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable,” with SDG Target 11.1 specifically aiming to ensure access to adequate, safe and affordable housing for all by 2030—a topical goal for Latvia. In December 2019, Latvia’s Supreme Audit Institution...

NAO Bahrain Hosts Internal Audit Seminar, Earns Prestigious Regional Award, Contributes to Sustainability and Participates in SAI PMF Workshop
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NAO Bahrain Hosts Internal Audit Seminar, Earns Prestigious Regional Award, Contributes to Sustainability and Participates in SAI PMF Workshop

The National Audit Office (NAO) of the Kingdom of Bahrain organized a seminar on the importance of internal audit. The two-day seminar, attended by more than 150 employees from 55 government agencies, focused on international standards, important developments and latest practices. The event also highlighted...

Journal Remains Committed to Ensuring INTOSAI Members, Broader Accountability Community Stay Connected
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Journal Remains Committed to Ensuring INTOSAI Members, Broader Accountability Community Stay Connected

The emergence of the COVID-19 Pandemic has, globally, put us on a tumultuous path. The pandemic has affected public health, the global economy, our governments, the citizens we serve, INTOSAI, our SAIs and our employees. As science continues closing in on this virus infecting millions around the world and affecting us all...

Auditing Sustainable Development: INTOSAI Community Milestones
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Auditing Sustainable Development: INTOSAI Community Milestones

The Spring 2020 Edition of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Journal is dedicated to a very promising, yet quite challenging, topic: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. While the world has seen a number of development agendas, none have been fully comprehensive, proactive and inclusive. The novel coronavirus outbreak has, once again, reminded us...