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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...

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...

Using Integrity, Fraud Management Publications to Increase Transparency
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Using Integrity, Fraud Management Publications to Increase Transparency

New resources are now available that Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) may find helpful when conducting audits using the extractive industries value chain, which describes the development process from discovery through extraction to lasting value creation for society. An important step in the value chain process is awarding contracts and licenses...

Applying Lessons Learned to Increase Integrity, Transparency
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Applying Lessons Learned to Increase Integrity, Transparency

In 2016, Korea spent approximately 25 trillion won on Social Overhead Capital (SOC), which equates to roughly 15% of the central government’s budget. The SOC is defined as 46 specified infrastructure projects—roads, railroads, harbors, dams and schools. These projects, major sources of financial burdens to administrative agencies, have demonstrated, through several studies, overestimated demand forecasts and underestimated costs...