capacity building

Improving the Effectiveness of Internal Audit Departments within Public Sector Entities
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Improving the Effectiveness of Internal Audit Departments Within Public Sector Entities

Over the last five years, agencies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s public sector have undergone fundamental transformations—including restructuring, implementing governance mechanisms, and activating control requirements—aimed at improving their performance. The General Court of Audit (GCA), the country’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), has sought to contribute to these efforts by...

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...