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SAO Thailand Plays a Prominent Role during the Pandemic
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SAO Thailand Plays a Prominent Role during the Pandemic

The State Audit Office of the Kingdom of Thailand (SAO) has been carefully monitoring the government’s response to the pandemic. This response has included establishing the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), regulating medical supplies, developing tracking applications, and preparing vaccinations.
Under the leadership of Auditor General Prajuck Boonyoung, SAO Thailand has...

Oversight During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Oversight During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“The only constant is change.” This phrase is more relevant than ever for Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), as we face numerous challenges and forge new directions to address COVID-19 Pandemic implications. If there has ever been a moment where we should feel globalized, it is today.
Citizen demands on oversight are enormous, and SAIs...

SAI Peru Regional Anti-corruption Mega Operation Control Underway
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SAI Peru Regional Anti-corruption Mega Operation Control Underway

For the first time, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, Peru’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), will carry out Anticorruption Mega Operation Control (AMOC) in prioritized areas as part of the SAI’s territorial approach in preventing, investigating, detecting and addressing acts of corruption and functional misconduct. This new anti-corruption strategy, implemented in March 2020, consists of...

Banking Oversight: Developing a Useful SAI Framework
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Banking Oversight: Developing a Useful SAI Framework

Corruption and financial fraud are very challenging issues within the banking system that can inflict irreparable harm to a nation’s development and growth. The potential widespread and destructive effects can reduce social capital and increase poverty, social injustice and class divisions. The banking system will continue to face these issues far into the future until successful counteraction initiatives are implemented...

U.S. GAO launches Center for Strategic Foresight
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U.S. GAO Launches Center for Strategic Foresight

To achieve positive, long-term outcomes, James-Christian Blockwood, Managing Director of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Strategic Planning and External Liaison (SPEL) office, believes creatively and critically thinking about emerging trends and future challenges and collaborating with experts are necessary efforts...

Control, Oversight System Reformed in Republic of Belarus
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Control, Oversight System Reformed in Republic of Belarus

Changes in legislation regulating oversight activity became effective in the Republic of Belarus January 1, 2018. These innovations, outlined in the presidential decree “On Measures to Improve Control (Oversight) Activities,” were developed by a specially created working group headed by the Supreme Audit Institution of Belarus...

Delegates Attend ACCA Conference in Myanmar
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Delegates Attend ACCA Conference in Myanmar

Mr. Maw Than, Union Auditor General from the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Myanmar, alongside the Myanmar Institute of Certified Public Accountants representatives, attended the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) International Conference on Regulation of the Accountancy Profession held in London, United Kingdom, October 5-6, 2017. The conference provided a forum for discussions on...