peer reviews

CBC Steering Committee Meeting Highlights Progress Made Despite Challenges
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CBC Steering Committee Meeting Highlights Progress Made Despite Challenges

On September 29, 2021, INTOSAI’s Capacity Building Committee (CBC) held its annual Steering Committee meeting, led by South African Auditor General Tsakani Maluleke, CBC Chair, and Swedish Auditor General Helena Lindberg, CBC Vice Chair. The virtual event featured updates from the Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) leading CBC’s subcommittees, task forces, and workstreams, whose work demonstrates...

Slovakia’s Supreme Audit Office Highlights Importance of Quality and Peer Reviews, Leads By Example
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Slovakia’s Supreme Audit Office Highlights Importance of Quality and Peer Reviews, Leads By Example

Public administrations worldwide are increasingly challenged by society and stakeholders to demonstrate and improve value for sustainable development. Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) serve as important pillars of national socio-economic systems and play pivotal roles in enhancing public sector performance, which means meeting the highest...

Achieving Audit Quality: A Path Lined with Obstacles, As Well As Treasures
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Achieving Audit Quality: A Path Lined with Obstacles, As Well As Treasures

Ensuring the highest audit quality is a permanent, endless road lined with seemingly never-ending obstacles. Quality is a philosophy, a key priority and the cornerstone of Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) work. It is a component of strategy, culture, rules and practices, and, given these characteristics, quality is first and foremost. Achieving audit quality requires an appropriate legal framework and institutional independence. The Supreme Audit Office (SAO) of the Slovak Republic...

NAOL Readies for 2019 Peer Review
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NAOL Readies for 2019 Peer Review

In 2019, the fourth peer review of the National Audit Office of Lithuania (NAOL) will begin. The peer review team—European Court of Auditors (ECA) (team leader), Supreme Audit Office of Poland and National Audit Office (NAO) of the United Kingdom—will assess...

Motivating, Equipping SAIs to Carry Out Peer Reviews
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Motivating, Equipping SAIs to Carry Out Peer Reviews

"Peer Reviews Uniting the World of INTOSAI." The slogan on the 2018 Peer Review Conference opening slide was bold and gutsy, but the symbolism was fulfilled—the conference attendance by almost one hundred participants from 47 INTOSAI member organizations and some twenty participants from the host Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) served as proof...

SAI Hungary Carries Out Successful Peer Review
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SAI Hungary Carries Out Successful Peer Review

To enhance its quality-driven operations, the State Audit Office of Hungary (SAO) underwent a peer review in 2014 to evaluate the innovations and methodologies introduced from 2010 under the SAO’s value preserving renewal. The SAO adopted its new communication strategy a few years ago, in which it defined its main objectives...