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INCOSAI XXII in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

On the occasion of INCOSAI XXII, which was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 7 to 11 December 2016, the new Secretary General of INTOSAI, Dr. Margit Kraker, was cordially welcomed to her new function. She underlined her willingness to make a positive and constructive contribution to the successful further development of INTOSAI ... more >>

Presentation of Peer Review Reports on Independence

On the occasion of INCOSAI XXII in Abu Dhabi, the General Secretariat of INTOSAI presented the results of the first INTOSAI-wide peer review project in the framework of a seminar on 9 December 2016. This project was executed jointly by the Austrian Court of Audit, in its capacity as the General Secretariat of INTOSAI, and the Austrian Development Agency ... more >>

Press release: Strengthened Strategic Direction for the INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation

The 9th meeting of the INTOSAI-Donor Steering Committee was kindly hosted in Cape Town on 5-6 October by the Auditor-General of South Africa, Mr. Kimi Makwetu. Participants welcomed the synergies from holding the meeting, for the first time, in connection with the annual meeting of INTOSAI's Capacity Building Committee (CBC) ... more >>

Draft INTOSAI Statutes

In the past 10 months the Task Force on INTOSAI Statutes has elaborated a draft of the modified INTOSAI Statutes to adapt them to the new draft Strategic Plan 2017–2022.

INTOSAI members are kindly asked to send their possible comments to the SAI of China ( as chair of this Task Force until 30th September 2016. The revised Statutes are available in all five INTOSAI working languages.

Nevertheless comments should please be sent ONLY in English. ... more >>

Draft April 2016 INTOSAI Strategic Plan for comments by INTOSAI members

We are pleased to present draft INTOSAI Strategic Plan 2017-2022 to members of the global public auditing community. To enable easier commenting on the draft, we have laid out the plan with comment boxes adjacent to the text. Linking comments directly to the applicable text will also enable the Task Force on Strategic Planning to appropriately and accurately address your comments. If you would prefer, you may also send comments through email.

Please send all comments to: intosaistrategicplan(AT)


INTOSAI Side Event
ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum

Together with the United Nations (UN) and the Permanent Missions of Austria and the United Arab Emirates to the UN, the INTOSAI General Secretariat successfully organised a high-level roundtable discussion on "The contribution of Supreme Audit Institutions to ensuring that no one is left behind in the implementation of the SDGs" in the framework of the UN ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum in New York on 20 July 2016 ... more >>

New Secretary General of INTOSAI

Dr. Margit Kraker assumed office as President of the Austrian Court of Audit (ACA) and Secretary General of INTOSAI on 1 July 2016. She was elected by the Austrian Parliament in June 2016 in accordance with the provisions of the Austrian Federal Constitutional Law for a term of office of 12 years.

Dr. Kraker has long-standing experience in national and international government auditing as the former director of the Court of Audit of the Province of Styria (Austria) and member of the Management Committee of the European Organisation of Regional External Public Finance Audit Institutions (EURORAI). She held these functions until assuming office in the ACA.

Margit Kraker also gained extensive experience as a legal expert at the Austrian Parliament  and the Provincial Parliament of Styria, and as supervisory board member in private-sector companies such as the Styrian Tourism Association and the Styrian Hospital Corporation.

Independence for the world’s audit institutions: a step closer

INTOSAI welcomes the May 12, 2016 Anti-Corruption Summit in London on having recognised the important role Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) play in the fight against corruption. The Conference communique called for the governments across the world to strengthen  ... more >>

Draft new INTOSAI Strategic Plan for comments by INTOSAI members

The Chair of INTOSAI's Finance and Administration (FAC) Task Force on the 2017-2022 Strategic Plan, Mr. Gene Dodaro, is pleased to release a draft of the plan for consideration among the Full Membership of INTOSAI.  The draft is based on the thoughtful input of many across the INTOSAI community and as such is a perfect example of our motto "Mutual Experience Benefits All".  ... more >>

INTOSAI Secretary General Josef Moser met high-ranking UN representatives to illustrate the role of INTOSAI in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

The visit of INTOSAI Secretary General Josef Moser at the United Nations (UN) in New York from 18 to 21 April 2016 was fully devoted to the activities of INTOSAI in the framework of the 2030 Agenda on sustainable development. On the occasion of his participation at the 15th Session of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) the Secretary General of INTOSAI  ... more >>


From 29 February to 4 March 2016 INTOSAI's financial statements for the year 2015 were audited at the headquarters of the INTOSAI General Secretariat in Vienna, Austria.

Auditors from the SAIs of Oman and Ghana submitted their audit report with unqualified opinion to the General Secretariat for inclusion in the annual report which will be submitted to the Governing Board by the end of April 2016.