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OAG Nepal Launches Audit Management System
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OAG Nepal Launches Audit Management System

The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) of Nepal has launched its much-anticipated Nepal Audit Management System (NAMS), as part of an effort to strengthen the OAG. NAMS is a software that streamlines the audit process in order to accurately identify and reduce risks, thereby saving time, space, and money. This new system marks...

INTOSAI Grant Program Helps More than 50 SAIs during the Pandemic
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INTOSAI Grant Program Helps More than 50 SAIs during the Pandemic

In a major show of support, INTOSAI provided funding to Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) to help with continuity of operations during the pandemic. Under the leadership of Dr. Hussam Alangari, Auditor General of Saudi Arabia, and Mr. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, the “SAI Continuity during COVID-19” grant funded the purchase of...

New Infographic from INTOSAI’s ACCC Showcases SAI Resilience and Creativity
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New Infographic from INTOSAI’s ACCC Showcases SAI Resilience and Creativity

SAIs in difficult circumstances have often demonstrated considerable creativity and resilience during the pandemic. INTOSAI’s Capacity Building Committee workstream on Auditing in Complex and Challenging Contexts (ACCC) has sought to capture some of this richness in its new infographic on Getting Connected. The document is not a classic how-to manual, but rather a...

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SAI UAE Implements Ambitious Digital Transformation Program

Anticipating that technology would transform the way governments conduct their business, the leadership of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has aggressively promoted “e-government”—the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) to more effectively and efficiently deliver government services—for the past 20 years. This steadfast commitment to leveraging technology to improve governance has resulted in the transition from a paper-based to a digitally powered government. To stay relevant in the context of e-government, and to use technological advancements to improve the efficiency of its work, the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of the UAE...

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GAO Holds International Webinar on Auditing for Fraud

With governments around the world spending massive sums to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) have a key role to play in detecting and preventing fraud. To share knowledge and best practices, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) held an international webinar on September 15, 2021, on “Auditing for Fraud: Experiences, Tools and Techniques, and Looking Ahead.” The virtual event, which attracted approximately 260 attendees, was...

OLACEFS Commission Enhances the Work of SAIs through Technology and Innovation
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OLACEFS Commission Enhances the Work of SAIs through Technology and Innovation

During the pandemic, the Commission on Information Technologies and Communications (CTIC) of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) has helped the region’s Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) carry out their work in various ways. To help the region’s SAIs continue to hold events and perform tasks remotely...

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SAI Myanmar Enhances IT Sector

The government of Myanmar has taken important steps toward achieving its vision of digital transformation, including developing a Digital Economy Roadmap (2019), e-Government Master Plan (2016-2020), and Framework for Economic and Social Reform (FESR) (2012-2015). The Office of the Auditor General of the Union (OAG) of Myanmar is contributing to these efforts and has...