International Journal

Previous Information 2015

67th INTOSAI Governing Board meeting in Abu Dhabi

A total of 105 representatives from 34 different SAIs and countries participated in the 67th meeting of the INTOSAI Governing Board held at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 10 to 11 November 2015.

The future strategic orientation and governance of INTOSAI and the necessary amendment of the Statutes until the adoption of the new Strategic Plan 2017-2022, the future role of the INTOSAI Governing Board, the future of the INTOSAI standard setting and certification process  ... more >>

Importance of Independent Public Sector Auditing Stressed by the INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation

The 8th Steering Committee Meeting of the INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation took place on October 6-7, 2015. Over 50 representatives from INTOSAI and the international donor community confirmed the Cooperation’s strategic direction to enhance support for capacity building of SAIs. The Minister President of the Federal Court of Accounts of Brazil, Aroldo Cedraz, hosted the meeting.

The Cooperation partnership continues to be relevant, five years following its establishment. A recent independent evaluation of progress highlighted an increase in peer-to-peer support over these years,  ... more >>

Adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

On the occasion of the 70th summit of the United Nations (UN) in New York in end-September, the UN Member States adopted a comprehensive global development strategy entitled "Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" for the upcoming 15 years.

The adoption of the 2030 Agenda (formerly "Post-2015 Development Agenda"), which comprises the 17 Sustainable Development  ... more >>

Third International Conference on Financing for Development: Clear Commitment to Strengthening Supreme Audit Institutions

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development, which was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 13 to 16 July 2015, brought a clear commitment to strengthening SAIs. The joint efforts of the INTOSAI General Secretariat and the  Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs were rewarded with success: the outcome document of the United Nations conference, ... more >>

INTOSAI Secretary General at the ECOSOC High Level Political Forum in New York

In his statement at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), INTOSAI Secretary General Josef Moser emphasized the important role of SAIs with regard to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In the framework of the High Level Political Forum, which took place in New York from 3 to 11 July 2015, he highlighted the essential contribution of SAIs for ensuring transparency and accountability. ... more >>

2nd meeting of the FAC Task Force on Strategic Planning in Vienna

The INTOSAI Task Force on Strategic Planning (TFSP) held its third meeting and second in-person meeting on 5 March 2015 at the Rechnungshof (Austrian Court of Audit) in Vienna, Austria. Auditors General and staff representing 15 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI), the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI), and the INTOSAI Secretariat participated in the day-long discussion of INTOSAI's next strategic plan. The discussion covered a wide range of issues such as SAI independence, INTOSAI standard-setting and SAI capacity development, ... more >>

23rd UN/INTOSAI Symposium in Vienna in March 2015

The 23rd UN/INTOSAI Symposium was held in the Vienna International Centre from March 2 – 4, 2015, in close cooperation between the INTOSAI General Secretariat and the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA). ... more >>

23rd UN/INTOSAI Symposium

The 23rd UN/INTOSAI Symposium takes place in Vienna, Austria, from 2-4 March 2015. The theme of the Symposium is "UN Post-2015 Development Agenda: The Role of SAIs and Means of Implementation for Sustainable Development" ... more >>

13rd ASOSAI General assembly in Kuala Lumpur

ASOSAI, the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions, held its General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 9 to 13 February 2015. This General Assembly was attended by some 200 paritcipants from almost all ASOSAI member SAIs an numerous observers, among them also the Secretary General of INTOSAI ... more >>

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 >>