In recent years, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) have increasingly seen the value in engaging with civil society as a way to enhance government accountability and the quality of their audits. While we regularly engage with civil society during the normal course of our work, at no time has this been more important than during global emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic that we all have experienced for going on three years.
Civil Society Participation in Audit – the Australian National Audit Office’s Approach to Citizen Engagement in Performance Audits
The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) uses several approaches to engage with citizens and CSOs during the course of a performance audit, particularly during the fieldwork phase.
Board of Audit and Inspection of Korea (BAI) Audit Request System and its Implications for Public Participation
By operating the Audit Request System, BAI also strives to satisfy the need of citizens by rapidly resolving matters that disrupt the lives of the public.
SAI Nepal Perspectives on Civil Society Participation in Performance Audits
The Office of the Auditor General of Nepal (OAGN) approved the Citizen Participation Audit (CPA) procedure in 2016. This procedure incorporates civil society partners into the audit process to provide primary sources of data or sector specific information and expertise.
CSO Engagement a New Opportunity for Many Pacific Island SAIs: PASAI Stakeholder Engagement
Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI), delivered a workshop called Effective Stakeholder Engagement attended by staff from 10 Pacific Island public audit offices.
SAI Bosnia and Herzegovina’s First Communication Strategy Targets Improved Civil Society Engagement
The Audit Office of the Institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina (SAI Bosnia and Herzegovina) developed its first communication strategy for a four-year period (2022-2025). The communication strategy aims to increase the impact of SAI Bosnia and Herzegovina, and enables delivery of proper value and benefits for the society through enhanced stakeholder engagement.
Chairmanship of CAROSAI passed to the Court of Audit Aruba during the XII CAROSAI Congress
During the week of May 15th to May 19th, 2022, the XII CAROSAI Congress was organized in Aruba by the Court of Audit Aruba. The theme for the XII CAROSAI Congress, “Targeting Superior Audit Impact”, promotes accountability, transparency, and inclusiveness.
INTOSAI – UN High Level Political Forum Side Event Highlights SAI Contributions to the 2030 Agenda
Multiple INTOSAI entities jointly organized a discussion panel in New York City to spotlight Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) contributions to the United Nations’ (UN) 2030 Agenda and efforts to address UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
KSC Releases Survey 2020 Results
The INTOSAI Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Services Committee (KSC), which encourages Supreme Audit Institutions’ (SAIs) cooperation, collaboration, and continuous improvement, has published a report on the INTOSAI Community Portal with the findings of its KSC Survey 2020. One of the essential features...
Task Force Gathers Stakeholder Feedback for INTOSAI Strategic Plan
The INTOSAI Task Force on Strategic Planning (TFSP) continues to develop the INTOSAI Strategic Plan for 2023-2028. The June 2021 quarterly staff-level meeting shifted the focus of the TFSP to...