United Nations expresses broad support for the strengthening of SAIs
INTOSAI is receiving full support by the United Nations for its endeavours to strengthen Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the framework of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda. This was clearly demonstrated during a working visit by the Secretary General of INTOSAI, Mr Josef Moser, at the United Nations from 19 to 23 January 2015. The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, thus underlined the importance of the work of INTOSAI and the national SAIs to create transparency and accountability ... more >>
New Resolution on strengthening SAIs adopted by the UN General Assembly
On 19 December 2014, the 69th United Nations General Assembly took a new, essential step to strengthen Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs): following the Resolution A 66/209 of 2011, it adopted the Resolution "Promoting and fostering the efficiency, accountability, effectiveness and transparency of public administration by strengthening supreme audit institutions" and once again highlighted the importance of SAI independence ... more >>
XXIV OLACEFS General Assembly in Cusco
The XXIV OLACEFS General Assembly, which saw a record participation of some 200 delegates, took place in Cusco, Peru, from 24 to 28 November 2014.
The General Assembly revolved around the following technical subjects, which were introduced with general introductory/keynote speeches and then discussed in smaller groups ... more >>
66th INTOSAI Governing Board Meeting in Vienna
A total of 85 representatives from 29 different SAIs and countries participated in the 66th meeting of the INTOSAI Governing Board held at the Vienna International Centre in Vienna, Austria, from 6 to 7 November 2014.
The future strategic orientation and governance of INTOSAI, balancing the INTOSAI budget by different measures ... more >>
1st meeting of the FAC Task Force on Strategic Planning in Vienna
The INTOSAI Task Force on Strategic Planning held its second meeting and first in-person meeting on 5 November 2014 at the Vienna International Center in Vienna, Austria. Over 40 individuals representing 22 SAIs and the INTOSAI Secretariat participated.
The Task Force reviewed the progress that had been made to-date in identifying key strategic themes that need to be considered in the context of the next plan ... more >>
13th AFROSAI General Assembly in Sharm El Sheikh
The 13th AFROSAI General Assembly, to which 39 SAIs with more than 110 representatives of the Regional Working Group were invited, was held from 27 to 29 October in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Also represented were partner organisations such as the African Union Commission, the West African Economic and Monetary Union, the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), IDI and the INTOSAI General Secretariat in its capacity as observer. ... more >>