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Brokerage to Strengthen the INTOSAI Community: An Interview with Marcela Hommefoss

Amongst the many things the INTOSAI Donor Cooperation (IDC) does to strengthen support to the SAI community, the IDC’s brokerage activities have helped connect SAIs with resources, guidance, and partnerships from donors, peer partners, and other organizations. The INTOSAI Development Initiative’s (IDI) Global Foundations Unit leads this work with the goal of enhancing the capacity of SAIs to lead their own development initiatives. 

International Collaboration Yields Methodology Workshop for TANTANA in Oslo
November 30, 2023
Killer Robots – A Case for SAIs

Killer robots, also known as lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWS), is not science fiction. They exist. Soon we can have AI-powered drone swarms where the drones themselves decide who to kill and what to attack. SAIs should play a role in keeping the development and use of such weapons under human control, in line with international law.

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News in Brief
Appointment of Mr. Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen as the New Auditor General of the SAI of Norway
October 27, 2022
Appointment of Mr. Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen as the New Auditor General of the SAI of Norway

The Norwegian Parliament has elected Mr. Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen to be the new Head of the Office of the Auditor General of Norway for a four-year term from 1 January 2022. 

Auditing Machine Learning Algorithms: A White Paper for Public Auditors

Public authorities and government entities have already started developing and implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) algorithms to improve public services and reduce costs. While prospective gains are immense, this technology also presents new challenges and risks, such as…

Innovation Labs: Embrace Change to Reap Rewards

Potential useful data is piling up everywhere. Scientific and Technological (S&T) advances are happening quickly and are, just as quickly, becoming difficult to follow. Discussions on topics—such as audit automation, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain—abound, as does advice to move everything to the infamous cloud, and these trends are certainly impacting…