international standards

PSC Meeting Highlights Efforts for Continued Improvement
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PSC Meeting Highlights Efforts for Continued Improvement

The PSC met virtually on October 6, 2020, to discuss past accomplishments and future initiatives with an agenda that featured such topics as strategic objectives and crosscutting priorities, international standards, the network of standards liaison officers, Technical Support Function and Strategic Development Plan (SDP) progress. In his opening remarks, Bruno Dantas...

News from Kuwait
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News from Kuwait

he State Audit Bureau (SAB) of Kuwait participated in various International Organization of Supreme Audit Institution (INTOSAI) working groups and activities in Spring 2019, including...

Professional Pronouncements Framework Migration Underway
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Professional Pronouncements Framework Migration Underway

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) established a new Framework for Professional Pronouncements (IFPP) in 2016 at the XXII INCOSAI. The IFPP aims to enhance the clarity and credibility of professional pronouncements and further the use and applicability of the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs) as...

Capitalizing on Standards, Knowledge Sharing to Audit Disaster Recovery Efforts
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Capitalizing on Standards, Knowledge Sharing to Audit Disaster Recovery Efforts

In 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the Ecuadorian coast, constituting one of the most catastrophic tragedies in the history of the country. The quake left 663 people dead, 6,274 injured, 80,000 people displaced, great damage to infrastructure and more than 2,300 aftershocks in the following months. Consequently, reparation measures cost approximately 3,344 USD million, challenging the response capacity of numerous public institutions, including the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Ecuador...

Professional Standards Committee Steering Committee Meets in Luxembourg
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Professional Standards Committee Steering Committee Meets in Luxembourg

The European Court of Auditors hosted the 15th annual meeting of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institution’s (INTOSAI) Professional Standards Committee Steering Committee (PSC-SC) in Luxembourg in May 2018. To make the event participative and equip the PSC-SC to effectively fulfill its strategic role to guide the INTOSAI standard-setting process, the annual meeting...

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...