stakeholder engagement

State Audit Office of Thailand Identifies Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Approach
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State Audit Office of Thailand Identifies Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Approach

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs)—as independent, objective entities—play a major role in improving public financial management transparency and accountability.
SAIs also greatly contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by auditing national preparedness for SDG implementation and undertaking performance audits to track...

Incorporating Stakeholders to Enhance Decision-Making
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Incorporating Stakeholders to Enhance Decision-Making

ublic participation is generally defined as activities by which people's concerns, needs, interests and values are incorporated into decisions and actions on public matters and issues. Incorporating direct forms of public participation in oversight work can enhance citizen engagement and inform Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) decision-making, as the Comptroller General of the Republic of Costa Rica (CGR) discovered when considering the transfer of $4 billion...

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...

New Communication Strategy=New Era in Stakeholder Engagement for Turkish Court of Accounts
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New Communication Strategy=New Era in Stakeholder Engagement for Turkish Court of Accounts

Communication remains a significant tool for any successful organization, and the Turkish Court of Accounts (TCA), Turkey’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), is well aware that good communication channels with stakeholders can help achieve organizational strategic goals and contribute to an effective, transparent and accountable...

Gambia’s NAO Takes a Look Back at 2019
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Gambia’s NAO Takes a Look Back at 2019

Gambia’s National Audit Office (NAO) was a government department until 2015, when it was then declared an independent institution through a National Assembly Act. The NAO has been working on a series of initiatives to transform it into a leading national institution for public funds transparency and accountability. NAO management and staff continue working to improve...

Grand National Débat: The French Supreme Audit Institution Connected to the Citizens
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Grand National Débat: The French Supreme Audit Institution Connected to the Citizens

Confronted with a movement protesting the gas tax increase, the French government took action by launching a National Grand Débat to promote direct exchange with citizens. This national consultation was designed to shed light on citizen concerns within four main themes—ecological transition, taxation, public services and democracy. The consultation was divided into two phases...

SAI Roles in Achieving National Global Priorities and Goals
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SAI Roles in Achieving National Global Priorities and Goals

In keeping with the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) mission to continuously improve government auditing and Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) capacity development, Theme II of the XXIII INTOSAI Congress (INCOSAI),"The Role of SAIs in Achieving National Priorities and Goals," expanded upon previous INCOSAI discussions on...