capacity building

CBC, IDSC Partner to Share Ideas, Best Practices
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CBC, IDSC Partner to Share Ideas, Best Practices

"It's time for action, time to deliver, time to give life to our commitments," remarked Mr. Kimi Makwetu, Auditor General (AG) of South Africa's Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) and chair of the Capacity Building Committee. Mr. Makwetu's words resonated with the more than 100 delegates from SAIs and partner organizations worldwide that attended this year's joint CBC and IDSC meetings...

Regional Support Helps Nauru Close Audit Gap
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Regional Support Helps Nauru Close Audit Gap

Through the work of the Nauru Department of Audit, the Government of Nauru has reached an historical milestone—the Public Accounts for 2013-2014 was tabled during a Parliamentary session earlier this year—the first time following a 15-year backlog. Despite the challenges associated with minimal staff, Nauru's Department of Audit has also managed to...

Japan’s BOA Hosts Auditing Public Construction Works Event
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Japan’s BOA Hosts Auditing Public Construction Works Event

The Board of Audit of Japan (BOA), in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), hosted a seminar on "Government Audit in Public Construction Works" as part of Japan’s official development assistance programs. The annual event, held June 18-July 8, 2017, at JICA’s training center in Tokyo, Japan, and BOA’s training facility in Gunma Prefecture, Japan, is designed to share experiences and best practices with Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of developing countries...

U.S. GAO 2017 International Auditor Fellowship Program Underway
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U.S. GAO 2017 International Auditor Fellowship Program Underway

This year's International Auditor Fellowship Program (IAFP) kicked off Wednesday, March 22, at the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) headquarters in Washington, D.C. Mr. Gene Dodaro, U.S. Comptroller General, and Ms. Patricia Dalton, GAO's Chief Operating Officer, welcomed the 15 auditors representing 12 countries in an opening ceremony. The auditors—who hail from...

cultivating capacity
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Working Together to Cultivate Capacity, Professionalization

With the Capacity Building Committee meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, wrapping up a few weeks ago, ideas brought to the forefront during the event inspired me to share how, together we can further advance capacity building, and in doing so, contribute to a more robust, more prominent, more professional International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions...