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SAO Thailand Continues Capacity Building Efforts During Pandemic
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SAO Thailand Continues Capacity Building Efforts During Pandemic

Thailand was affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic early on and has continuously imposed strict measures to prevent and control the spread of the virus at all levels. The State Audit Office (SAO) of the Kingdom of Thailand, an independent organization monitoring government spending of public funds and resources during the crisis, is also facing unprecedented challenges to which the SAO remains committed to...

Supreme Audit Institutions: Important Partners for German Development Cooperation
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Supreme Audit Institutions: Important Partners for German Development Cooperation

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), key partners for the German Development Cooperation (GDC), strengthen Public Financial Management (PFM) system performance and are key actors in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In its "Marshall Plan with Africa," the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has recognized the prominent roles SAIs...

Collaboration, Exchange Between CNAO and GAO Contribute to Enhanced Audit Capacity
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Collaboration, Exchange Between CNAO and GAO Contribute to Enhanced Audit Capacity

Committed to collaborative partnerships, the heads of the National Audit Office of the People's Republic of China (CNAO) and the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 2012 to facilitate cooperation and information exchange. Since then, both Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) have...

Building Partnerships to Combat Fraud, Corruption Via Effective SAI Technical Support
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Building Partnerships to Combat Fraud, Corruption Via Effective SAI Technical Support

Preventing fraud and corruption are major challenges facing governments, particularly those of developing countries. Government inability to establish effective internal audit and financial control systems and adequately establish or resource organizations charged with identifying fraud and corruption are just some causes of fraudulent and corrupt behavior. While no system exists to entirely avert fraud and corruption...

INTOSAI CBC Shares Inspiring “Good Stories”
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INTOSAI CBC Shares Inspiring “Good Stories”

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) working in complex and challenging contexts often deal with enormous challenges, yet they still find a way to carry out audit work despite the conditions. The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Capacity Building Committee (CBC) has established a workstream to support these SAIs. A key workstream initiative is to...