Summer 2019

Achieving Audit Quality: A Path Lined with Obstacles, As Well As Treasures
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Achieving Audit Quality: A Path Lined with Obstacles, As Well As Treasures

Ensuring the highest audit quality is a permanent, endless road lined with seemingly never-ending obstacles. Quality is a philosophy, a key priority and the cornerstone of Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) work. It is a component of strategy, culture, rules and practices, and, given these characteristics, quality is first and foremost. Achieving audit quality requires an appropriate legal framework and institutional independence. The Supreme Audit Office (SAO) of the Slovak Republic...

Independent Reviews Vital to Quality, Credibility
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Independent Reviews Vital to Quality, Credibility

Quality management is vital to Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs)—in audit work, as well as performance reports. Over the past few years, we have made great strides in increasing performance reporting efforts through the SAI Performance Measurement Framework (SAI PMF). By incorporating International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs)...

News from Bhutan
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News from Bhutan

The Royal Audit Authority (RAA) hosted the 10th meeting of the Forum for INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements (FIPP) Paro from March 4-8, 2019. Twenty-three delegates from 15 member countries attended the meeting and...

WGPD Holds Meeting in Azerbaijan
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WGPD Holds Meeting in Azerbaijan

The Republic of Azerbaijan's Chamber of Accounts (COA) hosted the 2019 International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Working Group on Public Debt (WGPD) annual meeting from May 23-25, 2019. Fifty-three participants from 27 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) attended the meeting, which included...