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SAI Ecuador Promotes Gender Equality

In 2020, the Office of the Comptroller General of the State of Ecuador conducted its first-ever internal survey on gender equality. The survey asked 1,553 public servants within the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) about their awareness of the issue; the organizational culture; the prevalence of workplace harassment; and the need for gender equality policies. These efforts reflect...

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 Egypt Hosts WGFACML Meeting, SDG Training Session

The Accountability State Authority (ASA) of Egypt, headed by ASA President and Working Group on Fight Against Corruption and Money Laundering (WGFACML) Chair Hesham Badawy, virtually hosted the 14th WGFACML meeting on November 24, 2020, with the participation of 24 working group member Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs). During the meeting...

Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Shares First Year Progress in Implementing Moscow Declaration
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Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Shares First Year Progress in Implementing Moscow Declaration

One year has passed since the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) community gathered to exchange best practices and discuss the most acute issues in auditing and public administration at the XXIII INTOSAI Congress (INCOSAI), where the Moscow Declaration was endorsed. The declaration, a guide for INTOSAI’s future, highlights the spirit of INCOSAI discussions and provides a rededication to...

OLACEFS & IDI Host Workshop on Sustainable Purchases
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OLACEFS & IDI Host Workshop on Sustainable Purchases

The Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) and the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions Development Initiative (IDI) launched a cooperative audit on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) implementation. Costa Rica's Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) will be the lead coordinator. At the beginning of March...

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Auditing SDG Implementation: A Wheel of Balance

Sustainable development—development that meets present needs without compromising the ability to meet future needs—can be divided into three integrated dimensions: economic, environmental and social. These aspects must be balanced if we are to achieve the United Nations (UN) "future we want." How is such balance achievable and what does it look like conceptually? This article discusses...

Is Slovakia prepared to implement Agenda 2030?
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Is Slovakia Prepared to Implement Agenda 2030?

At the September 2015 United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Summit, Heads of State, including the Slovak Republic, adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which included 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—global goals establishing objectives across economic, environmental and social dimensions to be achieved by 2030. All 17 SDGs are...