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Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Shares First Year Progress in Implementing Moscow Declaration
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Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Shares First Year Progress in Implementing Moscow Declaration

One year has passed since the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) community gathered to exchange best practices and discuss the most acute issues in auditing and public administration at the XXIII INTOSAI Congress (INCOSAI), where the Moscow Declaration was endorsed. The declaration, a guide for INTOSAI’s future, highlights the spirit of INCOSAI discussions and provides a rededication to...

OLACEFS & IDI Host Workshop on Sustainable Purchases
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OLACEFS & IDI Host Workshop on Sustainable Purchases

The Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) and the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions Development Initiative (IDI) launched a cooperative audit on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) implementation. Costa Rica's Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) will be the lead coordinator. At the beginning of March...

Auditing SDG Implementation: A Wheel of Balance
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Auditing SDG Implementation: A Wheel of Balance

Sustainable development—development that meets present needs without compromising the ability to meet future needs—can be divided into three integrated dimensions: economic, environmental and social. These aspects must be balanced if we are to achieve the United Nations (UN) "future we want." How is such balance achievable and what does it look like conceptually? This article discusses...

Is Slovakia Prepared to Implement Agenda 2030?
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Is Slovakia Prepared to Implement Agenda 2030?

At the September 2015 United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Summit, Heads of State, including the Slovak Republic, adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which included 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—global goals establishing objectives across economic, environmental and social dimensions to be achieved by 2030. All 17 SDGs are equally important and cover 169 universally applicable thematic targets. Based on national circumstances...

Guatemala’s General Comptroller of Accounts Contributes to National SDG Efforts
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Guatemala’s General Comptroller of Accounts Contributes to National SDG Efforts

The General Comptroller of Accounts (CGC) of the Republic of Guatemala formed a strategic alliance with the Presidency’s Secretariat of Planning and Programming, who is responsible implementing the National Development Plan and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country. Under the leadership of Dr. Edwin Humberto Salazar Jerez, Comptroller General, the CGC...

SAI Latvia Assesses National Housing Policy’s Contribution to Sustainability
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SAI Latvia Assesses National Housing Policy’s Contribution to Sustainability

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 calls for the world to “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable,” with SDG Target 11.1 specifically aiming to ensure access to adequate, safe and affordable housing for all by 2030—a topical goal for Latvia. In December 2019, Latvia’s Supreme Audit Institution...