covid-19

CAROSAI Implements Survey to Better Understand COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts
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CAROSAI Implements Survey to Better Understand COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts

The COVID-19 Pandemic is more than a health crisis; it impacts the political, social, economic, religious and financial structures of the entire world. Pandemic impacts have also prompted changes in audit practices. The Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (CAROSAI) implemented a survey in May 2020 to explore...

INTOSAI PFAC COVID-19 Initiative Website Now Online
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INTOSAI PFAC COVID-19 Initiative Website Now Online

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Policy, Finance, and Administration Committee (PFAC) COVID-19 Initiative (Initiative) recently launched a website to help INTOSAI and Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) continue serving citizens and governments in this new, challenging environment. As a response to the global effects of the pandemic...

INTOSAI SCEI Establishes Expert Group, Hosts Inaugural Webinar
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INTOSAI SCEI Establishes Expert Group, Hosts Inaugural Webinar

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Supervisory Committee on Emerging Issues (SCEI) established an Expert Group on the Strategic Role of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in Addressing Challenges Posed by the COVID-19 Pandemic as a long-term response to the crisis and continuation of the INTOSAI PFAC COVID-19 Initiative. The Expert Group's main objectives include...

Guatemala Office of the General Comptroller of Accounts Takes Actions to Address COVID-19 Pandemic Implications
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Guatemala Office of the General Comptroller of Accounts Takes Actions to Address COVID-19 Pandemic Implications

Given the imminent arrival, spread and impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Guatemala, the President of the Republic and Council of Ministers declared a state of national emergency in March 2020. This declaration included social distancing provisions, which prevent large concentrations of people and limit travel. When the state of emergency was announced, Guatemala’s Office of the General Comptroller of Accounts...

Addressing COVID-19 Implications Nationally, Globally
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Addressing COVID-19 Implications Nationally, Globally

The COVID-19 Pandemic has posed significant challenges to public health, the global economy, our governments, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), and the citizens we serve. As an independent, non-partisan, objective agency, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) provides oversight of the federal response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. GAO has...

Oversight During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Oversight During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“The only constant is change.” This phrase is more relevant than ever for Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), as we face numerous challenges and forge new directions to address COVID-19 Pandemic implications. If there has ever been a moment where we should feel globalized, it is today.
Citizen demands on oversight are enormous, and SAIs...