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Seeking Comments to the SAI Performance Measurement Framework (SAI PMF) Revision by 21 May 2024
April 30, 2024
The INTOSAI Donor Cooperation Determines a Path Forward for Supporting SAIs in Developing Countries

Major donors, supreme audit institutions (SAIs), the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI), and key stakeholders gathered…

Pioneering Sustainable Technology Audit Practice in SAIs for Better Use of Technology by Governments: IDI’s LOTA Pioneers

Global technology trends are changing our world and the way we live. How can SAIs…

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INTOSAI Development Initiative Publishes Report on Independence Threats to SAI Montenegro
October 9, 2023
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The INTOSAI Development Initiative Welcomes Four New Board Members
October 4, 2023
IDI Champions Gender Equality with SAIs

Gender equality is necessary for flourishing societies and growing economies, and its positive effect has been proven by research. It is therefore in the interest of all countries to ensure everyone has equal rights and opportunities. Gender equality and women’s empowerment is even a specific United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 5), one that cuts across all sustainable development. Yet, to date, no country in the world has…

IDI Releases Video on Gender Equality

On November 25, 2021—the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women—the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) released “Gender counts: So how can Supreme Audit Institutions contribute to accounting for gender equality?” The aim of this video is to raise awareness of how SAIs can contribute to gender equality through their audit functions and as organizations. The video’s release was part of…

IDI Launches Initiative to Help SAIs Strengthen Crisis and Risk Management

During the COVID-19 pandemic, outdated and ineffective crisis and management systems have exacerbated disruptions to the work of many Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), potentially undermining their ability to ensure accountability. Often, these systems do not take into account risks that have intensified during the pandemic, like limited human and financial resources, or emerging risks, like those that accompany digitization. In response to these challenges, INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) is…

SAIs Contribute to Building Strong and Resilient National Public Health Systems

As the world deals with a global health crisis, the immense importance of strong and resilient public health systems to achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG 3)—ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages—has never been more evident. Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) have a key role to play in addressing the deepening inequalities during such pandemics and in ensuring vulnerable segments of the population are not left behind. To that end, the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI), in collaboration with the regional secretariats and Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Services Committee (KSC), is…

More than 800 SAI Auditors Begin an Exciting Professional Education Journey

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world,” said Nelson Mandela. This is a maxim that the INTOSAI community has taken to heart in the development, launch, and rollout of the Professional Education for SAI Auditors Pilot (PESA-P), a first-ever pilot by, and for…

Leading in a Crisis: SAI Young Leaders Share COVID-19 Experiences

“The true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis.”—Brian Tracy, motivational speaker. Leadership is a key driver of change, growth and performance for Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs). In 2015, the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) launched the SAI Young Leaders (SYL) program to nurture young leaders and enable…

INTOSAI Development Initiative Puts Gender Equality Center Stage

2020 is a big year for gender equality. Governments, civil society and the private sector are preparing for a series of high-level events celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, where governments worldwide pledged to advance equality, development and peace for all women everywhere. Many commitments have been incorporated into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)…