combating corruption

Leading by Example Creates Culture Shift: SAO Hungary Employs Mechanisms to Enhance Transparency, Accountability and Integrity
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Leading by Example Creates Culture Shift: SAO Hungary Employs Mechanisms to Enhance Transparency, Accountability and Integrity

SAIs are called upon to lead by example, as stated in ISSAI 20, which indicates transparency is a powerful force in combating corruption, improving governance and promoting accountability. The SAO of Hungary has employed several mechanisms over the years to enhance transparency and promote...

Combating Corruption By Promoting Transparency
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Combating Corruption By Promoting Transparency

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) play a vital role in oversight by promoting transparency, verifying government account accuracy and reliability, evaluating spending compliance, assessing such spending's efficiency and effectiveness, and supporting the fight against corruption. This article explores the relationship between transparency and...

The Fight Against Corruption: A Need for Energized Dialogue, Action
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The Fight Against Corruption: A Need for Energized Dialogue, Action

Corruption, the abuse of public authority or trust for private benefit—as defined by the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI)—comes in various forms and behaviors. Corruption hinders national development; damages public service performance, reputation and credibility; compromises service delivery; and causes hardship to citizens. SAIs are vital to the fight against corruption by...

Supreme Audit Institutions: Game Changers in the Fight Against Corruption
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Supreme Audit Institutions: Game Changers in the Fight Against Corruption

The phenomenon of corruption is no longer a concept—it is an international crime crossing borders; undermining political stability and peace; devastating social, economic and political structures; obstructing development plans; destroying trust in governments; and emboldening terrorism. Such implications necessitate addressing corruption with more...

SAI Peru Regional Anti-corruption Mega Operation Control Underway
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SAI Peru Regional Anti-corruption Mega Operation Control Underway

For the first time, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, Peru’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), will carry out Anticorruption Mega Operation Control (AMOC) in prioritized areas as part of the SAI’s territorial approach in preventing, investigating, detecting and addressing acts of corruption and functional misconduct. This new anti-corruption strategy, implemented in March 2020, consists of...