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III EUROSAI-ASOSAI Joint Conference 2019 in Israel

The III EUROSAI–ASOSAI Joint Conference on "Emerging Issues und Emerging Situations" was organized by the SAI of Israel and took place in Jerusalem, Israel, from 11 to 14 March 2019. 44 SAIs from Europe and Asia as well as the INTOSAI General Secretariat participated in the meeting. As many as 21 heads of SAIs and more than 130 delegates attended the third joint EUROSAI-ASOSAI event ... more >>


From 4 to 8 March 2019, INTOSAI’s financial statements for the year 2018 were audited at the headquarters of the INTOSAI General Secretariat in Vienna, Austria. ... more >>

Participation of SAIs in Voluntary National Reviews

The INTOSAI General Secretariat, together with IDI and representatives of 3 international SAIs, participated in the 5th Partners for Review network meeting on the role of SAIs in the 2030 Agenda implementation and review process. Key questions addressed the role and added value of SAIs and how they can ensure that governments are held responsible, but also subjects such as creating synergies with other stakeholders (e.g. civil society and parliaments). The full paper can be downloaded from the following link: Summary

28 February 2019

Meeting of high-level INTOSAI delegation with World Bank President

INTOSAI Secretary General, Margit Kraker, and the Steering Committee INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation Chair and Vice-Chair, Hussam Alangari und Gene Dodaro, met on 13 February 2019 the Interim President of the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva, in Washington to raise awareness of the World Bank and the Donor Community in general for the important role SAIs play in promoting the efficiency, accountability, effectiveness and transparency of public administration ... more >>

INTOSAI Chair and INTOSAI Secretary General visit the UNODC

On 23 January 2019 the INTOSAI Secretary General, Margit Kraker, and the INTOSAI Chair and President of the State Audit Institution of the United Arab Emirates, Harib Al Amimi, paid an inaugural visit to John Brandolino, Director of the Division for Treaty Affairs, at the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) headquartered in Vienna at the Vienna International Centre ... more >>


Sudden death of Auditor General of Canada

It is with great sadness that the Office of the Auditor General of Canada has announced the death of the Auditor General Michael Ferguson on 2 February 2019. Mr. Ferguson was appointed Auditor General of Canada on 28 November 2011. INTOSAI lost a personality who, over many years, essentially shaped, influenced and strengthened government audit ... more >>

Financial Audit ISSAI Compliance Assessment Tool (iCAT) and Guidance-Version 1 (English)

IDI has been supporting Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the developing countries to implement International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs) since 2012 under its 3i Programme. The IDI has transitioned from programme-based delivery approach to continuous workstreams based support ... more >>


71st Meeting of the INTOSAI Governing Board
in Moscow, Russian Federation

Upon the invitation of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation the 71st INTOSAI Governing Board meeting took place in Moscow with around 90 participants on November 15 and 16, 2018.

The following list presents the most important decisions taken by the Governing Board on the occasion of its 71st meeting under the chairmanship of Dr. Harib Al Amimi ... more >>