Summer 2018

Exploring New Ways to Audit Training, Build Capacity, Address Sustainability
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Exploring New Ways to Audit Training, Build Capacity, Address Sustainability

Capacity building is critical for all dynamic organizations, both public and private. Training, an essential tool to systematically build capacity, also helps achieve desired organizational objectives. Public sector training programs are generally funded through national budgetary allocations and tend to be subject to audit by Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), the nature of which is determined by the SAI mandate that, typically, covers...

Transforming the World Through Sustainability Efforts
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Transforming the World Through Sustainability Efforts

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) have served citizens by ensuring accountable use of public resources for national development. Irrespective of borders, across the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) community, members are collaborating with international peers and counterparts to ensure value-based delivery of services to citizens. This proven conviction in SAI capabilities is exemplified by...

SAI Ecuador Promotes National Contest For INTOSAI Journal Feature Article
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SAI Ecuador Promotes National Contest For INTOSAI Journal Feature Article

The International Affairs Directorate of the Office of the Comptroller General of Ecuador, Ecuador’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), launched a contest encouraging staff to write articles on innovative auditing techniques to submit to the INTOSAI Journal,, the official INTOSAI communication organ. Several articles were presented to a selection committee...

Control, Oversight System Reformed in Republic of Belarus
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Control, Oversight System Reformed in Republic of Belarus

Changes in legislation regulating oversight activity became effective in the Republic of Belarus January 1, 2018. These innovations, outlined in the presidential decree “On Measures to Improve Control (Oversight) Activities,” were developed by a specially created working group headed by the Supreme Audit Institution of Belarus...

INTOSAI-Region Coordination Platform Meets in Oslo
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INTOSAI-Region Coordination Platform Meets in Oslo

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI)-Region Coordination Platform provides INTOSAI with a single point of contact for all INTOSAI organs and regional organizations. The platform, held annually, provides a forum to coordinate, consult, explore synergies and align INTOSAI efforts to support the successful implementation of the INTOSAI Strategic Plan 2017-2022 and better address the INTOSAI value chain...