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INTOSAI and SAI Saudi Arabia Funds Help with Continuity of Operations During Pandemic
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INTOSAI and SAI Saudi Arabia Funds Help with Continuity of Operations During Pandemic

In complementary efforts, INTOSAI and the General Court of Audit of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), have provided funding to SAIs to help with continuity of operations during the pandemic. Under the leadership of Dr. Hussam Alangari, Auditor General of Saudi Arabia, and Mr. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States...

KSC Compiles Information on Responses to the Pandemic
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KSC Compiles Information on Responses to the Pandemic

The INTOSAI Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Services Committee (KSC) has created a single consolidated resource document on the efforts undertaken by the INTOSAI community from March 2020 through February 2021 against the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Peru’s International Observatory of Government and SAI Initiatives concerning COVID-19, this document will serve as...

PSC Announces Revised Standards, Establishes Networks of Translators and Liaison Officers
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PSC Announces Revised Standards, Establishes Networks of Translators and Liaison Officers

Two revised INTOSAI pronouncements are available at issai.org for audits of financial statements: ISSAI 200 - Financial Audit Principles, and ISSAI 2000 - Application of the Financial Audit Standards. ISSAI 200 provides the key principles for the audit of financial statements or other forms of presentation of financial information. It complements the...

INTOSAI WGFMRR Shares Knowledge During Pandemic
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INTOSAI WGFMRR Shares Knowledge During Pandemic

Over the past year, the Working Group on Financial Modernization and Regulatory Reform (WGFMRR) has focused primarily on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the financial sector, governments’ responses to the crisis, and audit work assessing economic recovery efforts. The INTOSAI Governing Board established the working group in 2012 to enhance...

INTOSAI WGEA Holds Virtual Assembly, Launches New Award
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INTOSAI WGEA Holds Virtual Assembly, Launches New Award

With the pandemic ongoing, the INTOSAI Working Group on Environmental Auditing (WGEA) held its 20th Assembly in January 2021 as a virtual event. The assembly’s main theme was “circular economy,” which encourages more sustainable consumption and production, and the more efficient use of resources. “We believe that the concept of circular economy will help us...

OLACEFS Offers Free Online Course on Performance Audits
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OLACEFS Offers Free Online Course on Performance Audits

Access to a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Performance Audit—promoted by the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) Capacity Building Committee, currently under the presidency of Brazil’s Federal Court of Accounts—was made available in October 2020. This free course provides information about...