enhancing stakeholder communication

Turning a Bad News Headline Into a Good News Story
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Turning a Bad News Headline Into a Good News Story

It was the type of newspaper coverage most Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) would dread. “Unaudited Accounts Cause Issues,” declared a September 2018 Cook Island News headline. The article, which went on to detail how the Cook Islands has a backlog of unaudited public accounts...

Cooperative Audits Subcommittee Promotes Virtual Catalog
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Cooperative Audits Subcommittee Promotes Virtual Catalog

At the September 2018 International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Governing Board meeting in Moscow, General Secretariats from the INTOSAI regions provided activity updates, and many regions expressed interest in conducting cooperative audits on topics ranging from water protection and waste management to climate change. To better disseminate valuable cooperative audit experiences...

Mobilizing Stakeholders to Increase Audit Impact
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Mobilizing Stakeholders to Increase Audit Impact

Public audit aims to enhance good governance by promoting transparency and accountability in governmental financial affairs. Throughout the audit process, identifying any weaknesses and gaps is crucial, particularly pertaining to legal compliance; internal control; revenue assessment and collection; budget, public procurement and project management; and...

Rethinking Dialogue in Times of Enhanced Stakeholder Integration, Modern Technologies
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Rethinking Dialogue in Times of Enhanced Stakeholder Integration, Modern Technologies

As we approach the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) XXIII Congress (INCOSAI) with quick strides, it gives me great pleasure to seize this opportunity to take stock of the organization’s progress over the last couple of years and look to the road ahead. When I assumed office as INTOSAI's Secretary General in the summer of 2016...

Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate, Empower: Stakeholder Engagement
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Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate, Empower

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) play a pivotal role in holding governments accountable for the use of public funds. At the forefront of good governance, SAIs can significantly add value and benefits to the lives of citizens. This article explores SAI stakeholder engagement and presents findings from an international survey...