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Achieving Gender Equality Requires Continuous Collaboration and a Holistic Approach
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Achieving Gender Equality Requires Continuous Collaboration and a Holistic Approach

Despite progress in many countries, daunting challenges persist in the effort to achieve real equality between women and men. According to the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Strategic Plan for 2022-2025, there have been significant worldwide improvements in gender equality in the areas of...

OAG Nepal Launches Audit Management System
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OAG Nepal Launches Audit Management System

The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) of Nepal has launched its much-anticipated Nepal Audit Management System (NAMS), as part of an effort to strengthen the OAG. NAMS is a software that streamlines the audit process in order to accurately identify and reduce risks, thereby saving time, space, and money. This new system marks...

Board of Audit of Japan Issues FY 2020 Audit Report
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Board of Audit of Japan Issues FY 2020 Audit Report

Mr. Yuji Morita, President of the Board of Audit of Japan (the Board), submitted the annual Audit Report Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on November 5, 2021. The Cabinet then presented the report to the Diet (Japan’s bicameral legislature), along with the final accounts of state expenditures and revenues. The report contains...

SAI Peru Enhances Oversight, Transparency
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SAI Peru Enhances Oversight, Transparency

SAI Peru is expanding its concurrent control to all public procurement of goods, provision of services, and execution of public works over 10 million soles (approximately $2.45 million USD), in accordance with a new law passed by the Congress of the Republic. Concurrent control’s real-time, multidisciplinary oversight enables SAIs to...

SAI Philippines Official Reappointed to IPSAS Board
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SAI Philippines Official Reappointed to IPSAS Board

Commission on Audit (COA) Assistant Commissioner Luzvi P. Chatto, head of SAI Philippines’ Administration Sector, was reappointed as member of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) for the period of 2022 to 2024. Operating under the auspices of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), IPSASB works to...

SAI Azerbaijan Hosts ECOSAI Governing Board and Training Committee Meetings
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SAI Azerbaijan Hosts ECOSAI Governing Board and Training Committee Meetings

The Chamber of Accounts of the Republic of Azerbaijan hosted the 25th Governing Board and 20th Training Committee meetings of the Economic Cooperation Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ECOSAI) on December 6, 2021, in Baku. The Chamber has been a member of ECOSAI—a regional forum of the SAIs of South and Central Asia—since September 2002 and has repeatedly...